Meeting dates and other special events for both Nanaimo Family History Society and other family history societies are included in this calendar.  Our meetings are normally held on the third Monday of each month (except July and August).

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DNA Tools in My Heritage

DNA Tools in My Heritage, Gina Dingwell Gina uses the DNA tools available in My Heritage to research her matches. She will demonstrate the tools and talk about how they’ve benefited her research. Gina’s research into her family history began at the age of 16 in the days of the IGI, handwritten logs and letters […]

NFHS Social

Beban Park Social Centre, Room 7 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo,, BC, Canada


DNA Book Club

DNA Book Club, Terry Hartley The book club will study “Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA”, edited by Graham Holt. The group will share questions and ideas which arise from reading the book. Everyone interested in the use of DNA for genealogy will enjoy the discussions, regardless of previous experience. The book will continue to be […]

NFHS General Meeting

Jamie Brown from the Surrey Public Library, Cloverdale Branch Jamie will be giving us her presentation on “Tips to get the most out of Ancestry and Find My Past”. by Zoom

NFHS General Meeting & AGM

Annual General Meeting, including Election of Officers, followed by AHA moments by members.   by Zoom only  

NFHS General Meeting

Claire Smith-Burns of Kelowna, BC – Claire is happy to come back to Nanaimo to speak to our friendly group on March 18.  She has family ties to Nanaimo from the past going back to her great-great-Grandfather, Charles Wentworth Wallace (Wentworth & Wallace Streets were named after him).   by Zoom only