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Researching your British Home Child Ancestry

2019-09-14 13:30:00 2019-09-14 16:30:00 America/New_York Researching your British Home Child Ancestry Main

Saturday, September 14
1:30pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-14 13:30:00 2019-09-14 16:30:00 America/New_York Researching your British Home Child Ancestry Join the Wellington County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society and the Guelph Public Library to learn more about British Home Children. Please register. Main

Join the Wellington County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society and the Guelph Public Library to learn more about British Home Children. Please register.

This years marks the 150th anniversary of the first British Home Child arriving in Canada. Beginning in 1869, over 100,000 children were sent from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to Canada as part of a child migration program. It is now estimated that 1 in 10 Canadians are descended from a British Home Child although many are not aware of this heritage.

Are you interested in learning more about British Home Children?  Perhaps you recently learned that an ancestor was a British Home Child.  Join us on September 14th from 1:30 to 4:30 to discuss:

·         The historical factors that led to the development of this child migration program

·         How children became involved in this program

·         The major organizations involved in sending children to Canada and their related responsibilities

·         What happened once the children arrived in Canada

·         The available resources for researching ancestors who may have been British Home Children and the process for obtaining their records

This program will be held in the Boardroom at the Main Library. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Workshops | Genealogy |

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Phone: 519-824-6220

Opening hours
 
Mon, Sep 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Fri, Sep 20, 10:00am - 10:30am

Fri, Sep 20, 10:30am - 11:00am

Fri, Sep 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Sat, Sep 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Sat, Sep 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Mon, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Mon, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Sep 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Tue, Sep 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Wed, Sep 25, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Thu, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Thu, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Fri, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:00am

Fri, Sep 27, 2:30pm - 3:15pm

Sat, Sep 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Mon, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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