Branch News

Jan 9, 2019 meeting

January 9th: Program: Graveyard Symbols and Motifs, presenter:Laura Crookshanks, a SWBranch member. General  Meeting at Crocus Plains, Rm 102 at 7:30 pm and program to follow. read more

Upcoming Events

Drop-In Genealogy

The next “Drop-In Genealogy” will be  Thursday Dec 20th, 2018, 1:30 – 3:30 the MEG Library, Knox United Church 451-18th Street, Brandon. This will be a time and place for genealogy researchers who have a question or a road block in their... read more

South West Branch Library


 Winter MEG SWBranch Library Hours –  

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

January and February

Open 2 – 4 pm on the following Mondays’

January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th,

February 5th, 12th and 28th

Drop In Genealogy TBA

Researchers can also send an email to the SW Branch at “contact us” on this website to arrange an appointment if Monday is not convenient. The library is not open Monday February 18th Stat Holiday

Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s

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 3 sessions of Memoir Writing this fall: Thursdays: Sept 13th, Oct. 11th and Nov. 8th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.... read more

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... read more

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.

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