Branch News

Upcoming Events

Memoir Writing at Brandon Public Library June 20th

Are you looking for inspiration to write your memories and stories? Brandon Public Library and South West Branch Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting  Memoir Writing on these Thursday June 20th 2019  from 1:30 - 3:30 pm at the Brandon Public Library. Limited...

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South West Branch Library

Summer Library Hours –  2019

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

Open 2 – 4 pm on the following Mondays’

July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th  August 12, 19, 26

 SWBranch Library closed Monday Aug 5, 2019

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 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. 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.