Meetings

 

 

Brockville Tabernacle

 

Meetings are now being held The Brockville Museum, 5 Henry St., corner of Water St. and Henry St., on the 2nd Monday of each month except in October when it is the 3rd Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Note: No meetings in July and August

Our meetings always have an interesting speaker on an interesting topic to assist the researcher in Leeds & Grenville and other areas.

Guests are always welcome and there is a chair waiting for you on the 2nd Monday of the month.

 

 Upcoming Meetings in 2014

 

Location:  The Brockville Museum

 5 Henry Street. Parking is to the south of the museum.

 Time: 7:30 pm

The public are always invited to attend.

Refreshments after.  

 

 

April 14th     

Fraser Laschinger of Prescott will be blending some founding History of Prescott with the pioneer Glasgow family of whom he is a 5th generation descendant. Fraser’s research will be about these past real life people and some unexpected unsung heroes of the day. Prescott – Glasgow’s – Vimy Ridge will all be connected: Come and see how!

About Fraser

Fraser Laschinger was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec and attended school there. He graduated from Lower Canada College in 1964, McGill University (BA) in 1970, and Osgoode Hall Law School (LL’B) in 1973. He worked his entire career in the federal government, starting at Industry, Trade and Commerce and then the Departments of Finance and External Affairs. In all these departments his specialty was international trade where he worked on multilateral trade negotiations (the Tokyo Round and Uruguay Round) and bilateral trade.

Since retiring he has pursued his interests in painting and drawing, reading, history, gardening and travel. On moving to Prescott four years ago, he joined a number of organizations in town which were in his field of interests. These included the Prescott Heritage Committee, where he served as chairman for two years, the Prescott Cemetery Board where he is chairman and chief custodian, the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, where he is a board member and chairman of fundraising, and finally but not least, the Grenville County Historical Society, where he currently serves as president.

May 12th     Shirley- Ann Pyefinch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will present: “How to use the new Family Search.”

 

June 9th    

     Ronald Doering: The importance of the Militia in the War of 1812, re the Battle of Crylser’s Farm and the genealogy behind his book “Defending Our Home.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Write Up of Past Meetings

April 14, 2008 (Potash with Stephen Heaton)

Joint Meeting, 12 Nov. 07

For information, please contact:

E-mail:  leedsgrenvillegenealogical@bellnet.ca

Telephone:  613-342-7773

 

 

 

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