The next BC Genealogical Society’s general meeting, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, features the Society’s Annual Family History Award presentations, authors’ talks and the annual Strawberry Tea!
Authors will be speaking about their books and their own writing experiences.
Time: starting at 7:30 pm
Location: Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC.
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All interested are very welcome to attend.
Learn more about the BCGS Family History Book Awards here.
The next BC Genealogical Society General Meeting is Wednesday, 9th of May 2018, 7:30 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church (Lower Hall), 6010 Kincaid Street in Burnaby.
Download Directions and map here (.pdf)
Re BC Genealogical Society Draft Revised Bylaws
A presentation will be given to members at the meeting. A question and answer session will follow. Changes and additions will be considered by the Board of Directors on May 23rd, and the final draft will be sent to all members with the June British Columbia Genealogist journal.
The current bylaws are available on the BCGS Website (.pdf), and the draft bylaws will be posted following the May 9th meeting.
In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns, please let me know.
Rob Whitlock, Past President
Chair, Bylaw Review Committee
General links for Russian genealogical and family history research (Now Russian Federation)
See also Europe and Eastern Europe sections
How to Research Genealogy in Russia by Lisa A. Alzo, December 18, 2013, Family Tree Magazine: https://www.familytreemagazine.com/premium/research-genealogy-in-russia
Russian records & research aids, FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927021?region=Russia
Russia, research lessons, including an introduction and lessons on reading Russian documents: https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?show=lessons&search=Russia
Russia, FamilySearch wiki: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Russia_Genealogy
Finding Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family, Vera Miller: https://lostrussianfamily.wordpress.com/important-links-for-finding-family/
The next BC Genealogical Society General Meeting is Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 7:30 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church (Lower Hall), 6010 Kincaid Street in Burnaby.
Download Directions and map here(.pdf)
After the business meeting – the Irish Group and the European Group will meet.
Reminder: the BCGS Library will be closed all day Saturday, April 21, 2018, due to neighbourhood road closures for the Vaisakhi Parade.