Nanaimo Post Office on Front Street
                                                                                                                         circa 1883 - 1954
                                                                                                                             Architect: Thomas Fuller


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Remember the contest?  Meet my Ancestor!!!!

Veronica Ford's submission "Meet my Ancestor Georg/George Fengler" won the contest and the cheque was presented by our President.

Thanks to the members that submitted a story, the selection was tough and honourable mention to all!

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what's happening...


Meetings - Speakers begin at 7:00 PM in Beban Park Social Centre, Rooms 7 and 8 at 2300 Bowen Road on the third Monday of each month (except July, August & December).  To review furture topics or events click on the "what's happening" or visit our Upcoming Events page.

Come early as there will be members there to share, help and give advice. Sessions start at 6:00 PM.  Bring your laptop as we have Wi-fi. 

Genealogy Library - Though we no longer lease space for a library, we have kept the more valuable acquisitions and they are available for loan to members.  Also, by request, for a fee, researchers from other areas can request excerpts from specific resources.  See our Library Holdings page for our catalogue.  Some of the reference material from our library is available at our meetings and can be signed out after the meeting.  Please see a member of the executive if you wish to sign out any material.

Newsletter - Our quarterly newsletter AncesTree is available on-line (here). Members are encouraged to submit articles to the editor on discoveries and all matters genealogy. To submit a newsletter article either email or mail it to the Society.  Addresses are on the Contact page.

Research - If you wish the NFHS to do research for you, we charge $25 per hour. Please send an email to with the subject line " Research Request".  A member will contact you with a follow up email in regards to the procedure. 

Membership - To join the Nanaimo Family History Society, please see our membership page. (here)

Passenger List Indexing Project- The project is now closed. Passenger lists for Quebec ports have been indexed from 31 Jul 1903 to 13 Oct 1910.  To review the completed Passenger lists visit our Passenger List Project page. 

Nanaimo Family History Centre (FHC) - The Nanaimo FHC at the LDS Church is a valuable resource for genealogists in the Nanaimo area. See the Nanaimo FHC page for location, opening hours and catalogue of permenant holdings.