Month: June 2022

Celebration of Quinte West History

A public ceremony will be held Saturday, June 25 for the unveiling of a memorial bronze plaque to mark an important event in the history of Quinte West. This memorial plaque will highlight for Quinte West residents and visitors the world-class boat-building history of the Quinte West community.

Records of Inheritance

Whether your ancestor left hundreds of acres of land, money or a few modest belongings, the records created when those legacies were distributed can provide valuable clues to family connections, relationships, and just how your ancestors lived. Plan on joining us for this insightful journey into “inheritance”.  

FIND-IT is Getting Bigger

Dianne Taylor-Harding, Indexing Coordinator, and her enthusiastic indexing team have added records from several new family histories to the FIND-IT database. These family histories can be searched at the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library. If any of the surnames shown below appear in your family history, you should check out

Ontario Ancestors: AGM 2022

The Annual General Meeting of The Ontario Genealogical Society will be held on Saturday, June 11th at 11:00 am EST online via ZOOM for the following purposes: (1) to receive the Annual Report of the Society; (2) to receive the Financial Statements of the Society for the 2021 calendar year; (3) to ratify the Actions of

Find A Real Treasure: Surname Interest List

[UPDATED: June 1, 2022] Helping Hands Outreach Program at Quinte Branch:  … to facilitate research collaboration, brick wall demolition, and cousin finding. The SIL is composed of over 4500 downloadable family surnames of interest to our members, past members and library contacts (AKA the providers), based on their research focus in Hastings, Prince Edward, and
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