Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s
Fall Program – 2022
September 7: Viewing of video "A Canadian War Story" - Ukranian Canadian Military personnel who contributed to the Allied Victory in WWII. October 5: Bob Allebone (SE & Wpg Branch) will present "Comparing Newspaper Archives and Newspapers.com" November 2:...
Are You Looking For a Manitoba Community History Book?
The Manitoba Local Histories collection was launched in partnership with the Manitoba Library Consortium. The collection aims to make Manitoba's history discoverable and searchable online through the digitization of over 800 local history books that document the...
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,...
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...
May 2nd Meeting “My Trip To England”
Meet at 7:30 pm at Crocus Plains High School Room 102 . Short meeting and followed by a presentation "My Trip to England" by Linda Dustan Selinger. Guests, members welcome.
40 years of Genealogy Reception Invitation
South West Branch is celebrating 40 years of genealogy! All members and former members are invited to attend. Read the poster for more information. 40th Anniversary reception invite
South West Branch Celebrates 40 Years of Genealogy
Southwest Branch MGS 40th Anniversary Celebrations The Southwest Branch of the Manitoba Genealogical Society is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018. The Branch was chartered as a Branch of Manitoba Genealogical Society Inc. in 1978 with 18 charter members. The...
Irish ViC (Virtual Conference) – April 21, 2018
No travel costs. No hotels. No time away from family, work or friends. The ViC brings the conference to YOU. See the following website for more details: www.genealogyvic.com
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. Limited...
Hello Mater – 8 Obscure Words for Family
Have you come across words for close relatives or found words on documents that you didn't understand. This article might help explain the meanings. -read more