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03/16/12


Upcoming Regina Branch, SGS Meetings

The next Scotland Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting is set for TUESDAY, March 20, 2012 at the SGS Library located 110-1514 11th Avenue. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the meeting begins at 7:00 with a presentation titled "Social Geography of Scotland" by Dave Wessel. With the aid of several maps, members will sort out the counties and clans of Scotland and how they changed through history. Bring information about your own family's place(s) of origin, and we will try to pinpoint those locations.

Also, don't forget to attend the monthly meeting of the Regina branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society (SGS), which will be held on TUESDAY, March 27, 2012 at the SGS Library located 110-1514 11th Avenue.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for members to use the SGS library materials. At 7:00 pm, there will be a presentation titled "Discovering My Welsh Ancestry" by Trevor Powell. Trevor is the former Provincial Archivist, current Chair of the Sask Archives Board, and Archivist and Registrar of the Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle. He has written books and articles on Saskatchewan and Anglican Church history. His grandparents emigrated to Canada from Wales in the early twentieth century.

For more information and a list of upcoming branch meetings, please check out their website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canrbsgs/.

For more information about the meeting, please contact the Regina branch at sgsregina@gmail.com.

Note: The general public is invited to attend 2 monthly meetings before being asked to join the branch.


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