Program Schedule Sep- Dec 2022

Our group of family researchers meet regularly at Cobourg Library or via Zoom to exchange ideas, share discoveries and learn from visiting guest speakers. New members & visitors welcome. Pre-registration required. To register or make inquiries: LGSregister@gmail.com

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 – Doors open 6:15 pm Rotary Room, Cobourg Public Library

Speakers Abigail Miller, Archivist and Katie Kennedy, Curator of Northumberland County Archives & Museum After a tour of the Archives, Abigail and Katie will share plans for the design and services of the new building, how the NCAM collection is growing, and how they can support LGS members.

Monday, October 17, 2022 – Doors open 6:30 pm Rotary Room, Cobourg Public Library

Speaker: Nancy Trimble, PLCGS, Durham Branch OGS Exploring Ancestry DNA – the DNA Story; Matches and the Thru-Lines areas of the Ancestry.ca website, showing how to use hints from each to explore what your DNA is telling you

Monday, November 21, 2022 – Doors Open 6:30 pm Rotary Room, Cobourg Public Library

Speaker, Glenn Wright will present via Zoom Proudly They Served: Researching Canadian Men and Women in the Second World War 1939 – 1945; service records and how to retrieve and interpret them; researching unit war diaries for the Canadian Army and operations record books for the RCAF and more.

Monday, December 12, 2022 – Doors Open 6:30 pm Rotary Room, Cobourg Public Library

The Architectural Heritage of Hamilton Township. Speaker: Tom Cruikshank will talk about the diversity of the buildings in the rural area around Cobourg including early families.

Tom promises us a few surprises

Inquiries and to Pre-register: LGSregister@gmail.com