Brick Walls Seminar, Saturday, November 3, 2012, Surrey BC

BCGS BC Brick Wall #1Brick Walls Seminar: Sharing Strategies on Tough Genealogy Problems

Saturday, November 3, 1:00–5:00 pm, Cloverdale (Surrey), BC

Co-sponsors: the British Columbia Genealogical Society and the Cloverdale Branch, Surrey Public Library

Join our panel of Experts, M. Diane Rogers, Brenda Smith, and Peter Whitlock, who will share their thoughts on overcoming difficult Family History challenges.

The panel members will then individually meet attendees who have submitted questions for 1-on-1 fifteen minute consultations.

During the 1-on-1 sessions Librarian Paul MacDonell will present (to the main group) ‘Librarian Secrets: Easy(ish) Resources for Family Historians’. The workshop covers various information resources that aren’t strictly for family historians but are nonetheless valuable genealogy tools. A light meal and refreshments will be provided free of charge.

1-on-1 questions need to be paid for and submitted in advance. Contact Cloverdale Library or the BCGS for details and tickets: or call Susan Snalam at 604 273 8209. BCGS tickets available in person at meetings as of Sept. 12, 2012. Pay on-line below with PalPal.

Sat. November 3, 1:00–5:00 pm
Charge: $15 (includes food).
Additional charge of $10 for 1-on-1 meeting with an Expert.

If you sign up for the 1-on1 Consultation option, you will need to provide ahead of time a brief description of your Brick Wall. A form will be provided to you for this purpose.

Please note: Also on November 3, join Cloverdale Library for the Family History Collection Orientation from 10:30am–12pm.

All Programs require pre-registration and are held at the Cloverdale Library unless otherwise noted: 5642 – 176A Street, Surrey, BC V3S 4G9 Call 604 598 7328 or e-mail:

BCGS BC Brick Wall #1 above – do you recognize this wall? Click here to see the original building it’s from.

Brick Wall Seminar

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About DRogers

M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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