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April 4th meeting at Brandon University

The April 4th meeting of Southwest Branch will take place at Brandon University – Convergy’s Computer Lab on the main floor of the Library. Please meet at 7:20 pm in the rotunda just outside the Library (same entrance as the Evans Theatre). Please try to be... read more

March 7, 2018 meeting

March meeting is the SW Branch Annual General Meeting March program: “Members sharing their DNA experience”. Come and learn what SWB members have learned from doing their DNA. Meeting will be at Room 102- Crocus Plains High School, 1930-1st Street,... read more

“Drop In Genealogy” Jan 18th, 2018

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

February 7th Meeting – What is MANI?

February meeting program topic will be “What is MANI?”. Presenters will be Laura Crookshanks and George Mackay. They will explain the Manitoba Name Index (MANI) and what you might find about your Manitoba ancestors and how to find them. Meeting will be at... read more

Memoirs Writing at the 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. 10th and Nov. 8th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.... read more

“Drop-In Genealogy”

The next “Drop-In Genealogy” will be Nov 16th 1:30 – 3:30 pm.at 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 research to come... read more

South West Branch MGS Seminar Apr 21st, 2018

Save the Date – Apr 21, 2018 South West Branch, Manitoba Genealogical Society is offering a one- day seminar you won’t want to miss. Our seminar speakers will be Dave Obee, www.daveobee.com and Pat Ryan.  Registration now open. Where: Knox United Church, 451-18th... read more

Oct 19th- New Members Meeting

If you are new to genealogy or have a question about searching, recording or other genealogy related question you are invited to drop in to the SW Branch library Thursday Oct 19th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Come and talk genealogy with others who share your interests.... read more

Oct 21st Genealogy Day at the Brandon Library

The Brandon Public Library and the South West Branch, Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting a “Genealogy Day” at the Brandon Public Library, 710 Rosser Avenue October 21st 2-4 pm. This event will help researchers learn about genealogical resources... read more