Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Elgin Branch OGS added September 25th meeting

Upcoming September 25th meeting for Elgin Branch OGS members
An appreciation meeting from Elgin County is set for 2 pm September 25th at the Elgin County Archives. A presentation about the work on Talbot Maps by Tiffany Champagne is being given followed by a reception at the museum on the 4th floor afterwards.
All are welcome.
The Elgin County Archives information –
450 Sunset Drive
St. Thomas, ON
N5R 5V1
519-631-1460 ext. 159

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Elgin Branch OGS Important Notice for Branch Membership

Elgin Branch OGS Important Notice for Branch Membership
Submitted by: Branch Executive
The St Thomas Public Library has changed the direction of their focus on the local history room and therefore we are unable to house our collection there under the previous arrangement. Some of our microfilm is going to the Elgin County Archives. The collection will be downsized, and put in storage until a permanent home can be found.  That is about all we know at this point in time. We continue to look for material that can be added to our web site for the greatest access to all Elgin County Researchers. Any comments or concerns can be directed to

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Elgin Branch June Meeting 2017

In the Trenches...

Elgin Branch OGS June Meeting 2017
Wednesday June 14th, 2017
7 PM to 9 PM
** Elgin Military Museum
St Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Extra parking by Jumbo Elephant Monument
** Note change of location

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

St Thomas Elgin County Ontario War Memorial Project

Project to remember Veterans from the St Thomas area

Monday, March 6, 2017

Elgin Branch OGS March 2017 Meeting

Family History!   Cemeteries?
Who? When? Where?
Elgin County Branch, OGS Meeting
Speaker: Leslie Buchanan, Cemetery Manager, St. Thomas Cemetery Company
 & Jean Bircham
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 - Carnegie Room, St Thomas Library     
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Friday, November 4, 2016

Elgin Branch OGS November 9 Meeting 2016

         Notice for the upcoming November meeting of the Elgin Branch. It will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 at the St. Thomas Public Library. Jean Bircham, one of Elgin's MVPs and knowledgable volunteers, will be presenting a very useful topic on Newspapers - "What can I find in them". I am sure we have all read Newspapers before and think we know what's in it, but I think we will all find this presentation both enlightening and useful in assisting us in our ongoing genealogy researching.

           In addition, this meeting will allow members attending the meeting to elect the Branch's Executive Team for 2017. This an excellent opportunity to ensure that the direction of our Branch is in good hands.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Elgin OGS September Meeting 2016

Meeting Elgin OGS Meeting

Topic: Aylmer Baptist Church, 200 years
Date: Wednesday, 14th September 2016

Time: 7-9 pm

Place: Carnegie Room, St Thomas Public Library

Speaker:  Barbara Cross, member of Aylmer Baptist Church
Reference material about Church records and Aylmer History available at the meeting.

All  Welcome.       No Charge.