Branch News

Heritage Dinner 2019

The South West Branch 30th Annual Heritage Dinner will held be Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Knox United Church, 451-18th Street in Brandon. The Guest Speaker will be Gordon Goldsborough. Topic: 20/20 Hindsight: Historic Commemoration in Manitoba. Gordon is past...

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Upcoming Events

Memoirs Writing at Brandon Public Library

Are you looking for inspiration to write your memories and stories? Brandon Public Library and South West Branch Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting 4 sessions of Memoir Writing on these Thursdays: February 21st, March 21st, April 18th and May 16th, 2019  from...

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South West Branch Library

Spring Library Hours –  2019

Knox United Church , Lower Level  451 – 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba

Open 2 – 4 pm on the following Mondays’

March 18th, 25th,

April 1st, 8th,15th, 29th

May 6th,13th and 27th

MEG, SWBranch Library closed Mondays April 22 and May 20th, 2019

Drop In Genealogy – no meeting in March  

Researchers can also send an email to the SW Branch at “contact us” on this website to arrange an appointment if Monday afternoon is not convenient.

Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s

Prairie Town Images

If you are looking for photos or maps of where your ancestors settled this maybe a helpful site for you.This website features images from towns and historic maps of Western Canada. http://www.prairie-towns.com/. There are photos from many towns in Manitoba,...

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40th Anniversary Reception Report

Southwest Branch MGS Celebrates 40th Anniversary The Southwest Branch celebrated its 40th Anniversary by hosting a reception on April 20th at the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum in Brandon. President George Mackay welcomed over 40 people in attendance. The...

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Become a Member Today!

Find out how you can find out more about your family and your heritage right here in South West Manitoba! Join the South West Branch today and enjoy exclusive member benefits: network with other members at monthly meetings; gain free access to our extensive library of Southwest Manitoba genealogical resources including cemetery record indexes, obituary collection and community history books; receive our quarterly newsletter; and enjoy discounts on workshops.