From the British Genealogical Society – http://www.bcgs.ca/
The 2016 British Columbia Genealogical Society’s Walter Draycott free Library Week will start July 17th with an annual Open House and continue Monday through Saturday that week.
Open free to all interested.
OPEN HOUSE AND LIBRARY WEEK SCHEDULE AT THE BCGS WALTER DRAYCOTT LIBRARY
Unit 211, 12837 – 76th Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
SUNDAY, July 17th – OPEN HOUSE – 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Refreshments.
MONDAY TO SATURDAY, July 18th to 23rd – Open 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM each day.
MONDAY – SCOTLAND
1:00 pm – EUROPEAN RESEARCH -Brenda Smith; M. Diane Rogers & other members
TUESDAY – IRELAND
WEDNESDAY – ENGLAND
THURSDAY – CANADA
FRIDAY – UNITED STATES
SATURDAY – AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND and
1:00 PM – DNA AND GENEALOGY – M. Diane Rogers
Special databases available free in addition to Ancestry Library Edition and American Ancestors:
My Heritage Library Edition – highlights –
– 6 billion historical records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions
– 2 billion exclusive family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni
– More than 100 million gravestone photos and more than 80 million historical photographs
For more information, see: https://www.ebscohost.com/academic/myheritage-library-edition
Genealogy Quebec – LaFrance French America collection – highlights –
– All marriages from the arrival of the first French settlers to the year 1915 (some 875 000 acts). For marriages 1621 to 1914 included is a link to the image of the original document.
– All baptisms and burials for the 1621-1849 period, with a link to the original (more than 2 206 000 acts).
For more information, see: https://www.genealogiequebec.com/en/
PRDH – highlights –
– All the catholic certificates of baptism, marriage and burial of Quebec and the Protestant marriages 1621-1849.
– A genealogical dictionary of families, 1621-1799 Quebec and French-Canada.
– A repertory of couples and filial relations, 1621–1799 Quebec and French Canadian.
For more information, see: http://www.genealogy.umontreal.ca/en/home
All interested are invited to come to the library, bring your questions, and the volunteers will attempt to assist you.
For more information see http://www.bcgs.ca/