Branch News

Upcoming Events

Cancellations of SW Branch Programs until Sept

“Upon receiving notification from the City of Brandon that access has been denied to Crocus Plains High School for our May meeting, the Executive has also decided to cancel the pot luck supper and tour event scheduled for June. We plan to carry on Branch activities...

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South West Branch Library

“Due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus, the SWB Executive has made the decision to close the Margaret E. Goodman Memorial Library, effective immediately.  We will continue to monitor the situation and will inform you when the Library will re-open.  We will use our website, Facebook page and email to communicate with our members and potential visitors to the Library.”



Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s

Pipestone Branch, SGS 25th Anniversary

Pipestone Branch, Saskatchewan Genealogical Society is celebrating their 25th Anniversary. You are invited to attend a presentation "Rejuvenating Your Research by guest speaker. Chris Krismer. October 19th, 1 pm - 4 pm at Moosomin, Sk .

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Fall Program 2019

October 2:  “Walking in the Footsteps of our Ancestors". Laura Crookshanks will share about her recent trip to Ireland, Scotland and England.  November 6: This will be a Remembrance Day theme. Watch for further details. December 4: Christmas pot luck at Crocus Gardens...

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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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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.