Showing posts with label Wales. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Wales. Show all posts

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Canadian War Graves in Wales Get QR Codes

Jean-Yves BAXTER at Geneanet tells us that the Canadian War Graves at St Margaret's Church, Bodelwyddan, Wales now have been given QR (Quick Response) codes which can be scanned by using smart phones. The codes were created by community-based information project called
Their website is at

It is believed that the soldiers died of the flu epidemic that raged around the world at the end of the First World War.

You can read the story at

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Genealogical Day in England and Wales (Seminar)

Gary Schroder, QFHS President, will give a talk on Sa turday, March 31st 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Quebec Family History Society Llibrary, 173 Cartier Avenue in Pointe-Claire.

The purpose of this seminar will be to A) examine the basic structures of family history research in England, Civil Registration of BMD's 1837-2005, Censuses 1841-1911, Wills 1858-2011, etc., and B) examine how to find your ancestors for the period prior to 1837 and how to make the best use of the English databases to found to be found on Ancestry and other commercial websites.

Reservations are necessary: call 514.695.1502, or you can visit the society online at The fee $30.00.