Member Benefits and Education

  • Access to over 400 members of the Society many who have been researching their ancestry for 40-50 years;
  • Monthly membership meetings held at the Danish Lutheran Church on Kincaid Street in Burnaby, with guest speakers and refreshments;
  • Walter Draycott Library and Resource Centre: Over 16,000 books and magazines concentrated on genealogy in many parts of the world. Website access to New England…

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  • Quarterly e-Journal “The BC Genealogist”
  • Monthly e-newletter
  • Reduced rates on annual spring seminar
  • The Library was recently designated as a FamilySearch affiliate which means that members have access to digitized records only accessible at Family History Centres and affiliated centres

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  • Reduced rate on membership with provincial genealogical societies in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
  • Access to Members’ Section of the Website
    Paid Members’ Section
  • Access to interest groups and coffee chat sessions

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Interests Groups

(Each group is headed up by facilitators who organize education sessions for
the members of each group. The following is a list of those groups

  • England (Rob Whitlock & Lorraine Irving) as scheduled
  • Wales (Carole Smythe)
  • Scotland (Lorraine Irving)
  • Ireland (Eunice Robinson)
  • Scandinavia (Poul Erik Rasmussen)
  • Europe (Peter Whitlock)
  • Canada (Keith MacNutt, Janet White and Judith Ueland)
  • Quebec (Linda Maitland) meets every second Saturday of every month, with some exceptions such as stat holidays
  • Unites States (Judith Ueland)
  • Mac/Reunion Group (Bill Clayton)
  • Computer Software for Genealogy (Ann Buchanan)
  • DNA (Sharon Clayton)
  • Downtown (Vacant)
  • Metis (Frances Ingram)
  • First Nations (Vacant)
  • Cemeteries/FindaGrave (Marianne Cote-Malley)
  • Computers (Peter Clayton)

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