Our thanks to our excellent speaker, Chris Paton, for his wonderful presentations. And great appreciation to all members of the Education Committee, and seminar volunteers. Lots of very positive comments have been received. Compliments on the food, too!
Stay tuned for what is planned for Seminar 2017.
For those who have tickets to the BCGS 2016 Seminar this Saturday, April 30th, 10 am to 4:30 pm, with Chris Paton, here is a printable map with directions to the Seminar.
Lunch is included. And the BCGS Boutique will be there.
This Seminar is sold out, no more tickets are available.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
FamilyTreeDNA sponsored and the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) organized DNA related talks throughout Who Do You Think You Are Live! 2016 held in Birmingham, England.
Most of these will be on YouTube soon. The first one is here:
Here is the link to the DNA Lectures – Who Do You Think You Are YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7HQSiSkiy7ujlkgQER1FYw?nohtml5=False
We will be having a DNA Group session at the May General Meeting and after that, a couple of small sessions at the BCGS Library.
NO MORE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR OUR SPRING SEMINAR WITH CHRIS PATON.
This seminar has sold out.
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If you are visiting us because you met or saw us at the CelticFest Vancouver Parade today, or because you are thinking about your Celtic relatives this week, welcome!
Perhaps they were from Ireland or Scotland? We do have resources here that can help you in researching these families, and we have many resources for family history research around the world. We have recommended family history web links, and meeting groups for both Irish and Scottish research, for example.
Looking for a full size version of our genealogy pedigree chart? Click here for a .pdf version of the BCGS pedigree chart that you can print out and use free of charge.
Don’t hesitate to contact us. firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Library in Surrey, BC at 604 502 9119.
The 1912 postcard shown above is courtesy of Wikipedia which has a nice article all about shamrocks.
[Postcard: “St. Patrick’s Day Souvenir” postmarked 1912 in the United States. On postcard: “OLD WEIR BRIDGE” Description: “1912 POSTCARD ST. PATRICK’S DAY SOUVENIR; POSTALLY USED and CANCELLED MARCH 1912” Pictured: The painting depicted is of the “Old Weir Bridge” located Dinis Cottage, in Killarney National Park, Ireland. By Artist for original postcard not credited – Postcard described above via, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9778509 ]