QBFHS Special Interest Groups

 QBFHS special interest groups (sigs) are a great way to meet informally with others who share your common area of interest.  The  meetings are held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Family History Center, 591 Arbutus Street, Qualicum Beach, B.C.

A reminder e-mail is sent to QBFHS members about a week prior to each special interest group meeting.

We currently have three special interest groups covering England & Wales, Ireland or Scotland as well as a technology & genealogy group.  Each group is chaired by members with an interest and expertise in the topic.sigs

There is also an ad hoc Legacy software user group for those who use Legacy software and, at times, other special interest meetings may be held on specific topics.

There is no need to register, just attend any of the meetings on the designated dates and times.  Everyone is welcome.

  Spring 2017  Schedule

Date and TimeSpecial Interest GroupCoordinator & Topic
February 28, 2017Technology & Genealogy
Users Group
Kathy Jones
The best ways to scan documents and pictures for family history
March 7, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
England & WalesJoe Forsyth - 45-minute consultations from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. (if over-subscribed, Joe will offer time slots on other days)
Contact joeforsyth@shaw.ca to make an appointment.
*Preference will be given to QBFHS members."
March 14, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
ScotlandDonna Fraser
Topic to be announced at a later date
March 21, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
IrelandDawn Harrison
One-on-one 45-minute consultations.
Contact c.dharrison@shaw.ca to make an appointment.
*Preference will be given to QBFHS members."
March 28, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Technology & Genealogy
Users Group
Kathy Jones
Topic to be announced at a later date
April 4, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
England & WalesJoe Forsyth
Joe will speak about and demonstrate the General Register Office birth and death indexes (free) and how they can be used to find "lost" children ; time permitting the podcast by Audrey Collins on the features of the 1939 National Register will be shown.

You will find more information on other QBFHS events and meetings on our calendar.