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The Norfolk County Archives offers a variety of events, from guest speakers to genealogy workshops.

Genealogy Symposium

Norfolk County Archives & Eva Brook Donly Museum held the 1st Annual Genealogy Symposium on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

The Genealogy Symposium provided informative sessions on family history research, using archival collections and more! Stay tuned for the 2nd Annual Genealogy Symposium in 2020!


1st Annual Genealogy Symposium Schedule below:

12:00 Welcoming Remarks
12:15 – 1:00 Fraser Dunford, PLCGS, PhD – “Ontario Land Records: An Introduction”
1:15 – 2:00 Heather Smith, UE – “Proving Loyalist Ancestry: The Application Process, Secret Sources and How to Write an Unbeatable Application”
2:00 – 2:15 Intermission/Refreshments
2:15 – 3:00 Arthur McClelland, MLS – “Mingos to Muskokas: An Exploration of Genealogy and Local History”
3:15 – 4:00 Ruth Blair, PLCGS – “I Want to Research My Family History – What’s Next?”
4:00 – 4:25 Q&A Session
4:25 Closing Remarks


Price: $25 per ticket

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