Qualicum Beach Family History Society – Upcoming Meetings

Alberta Family Histories Society has been asked to share the following information from Qualicum Beach Family History Society.

The Qualicum Beach Family History Society is pleased to invite all your members to attend the presentations we have arranged for the winter/spring session 2024, as shown. More details and how to register can be found here: https://www.qbfhs.ca/category/speakers/

We thank you for distributing this information to your members.

January 17, 2024.

“Introducing Library and Archives Canada new website”

The January 17th 2024 General Meeting of the Qualicum Beach Family History Society will feature a presentation by a Vancouver representative of Library and Archives Canada who will talk about their new website.

February 21, 2024.

“Getting Organized One Paper at a Time” – presented by Diana Elder

When you are faced with the overwhelming task of organizing years of genealogy research, learning a system to deal with each paper will make this task doable. Learn about digital and physical filing systems, genealogy databases, and more.

April 17, 2024.

“Family History (Genealogy) at BC Archives” – presented by Trevor Dyck

The BC Archives holds many records that can help you learn your family’s story. We have records and publications from court registries, government agencies, as well as private individuals, families and institutions that may contain information about your family members or the communities where they lived.

To help you with your genealogical research, we’ve created guides to help direct you to resources available at the BC Archives as well as at other institutions.

May 15, 2024.

“Trusting Your Sources: How Do You Know You’ve Found the Right Record? “ – presented by Marie Palmer

You’ve worked hard to collect records for your ancestors, but how do you know you have the right records for the right people? This talk gives tips on how to find and evaluate records and ensure your research is top-notch. Using the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) as our guide, we’ll discuss a compelling case study that seemed watertight… until it wasn’t.

For more details and registration: https://www.qbfhs.ca/category/speakers/