Welcome

UPCOMING MEETINGS

    • Due to COVID-19, our next meeting on March 21st, 2020 will be cancelled.

    • Please monitor this web page to see what decisions are made regarding our meeting planned for Saturday, April 18th, 2020.

    • Visitors are welcome. Please join us!  Each meeting is preceded by a brief educational session that starts at 9:30 am, followed a short business meeting at 10:00 am, and then a guest speaker or program. For more information about meeting times, locations, lunch arrangements and more, please visit our Meetings page.
    • Minutes of past meetings, speakers’ handouts, newsletters and more are available to Kingston Branch members in the Members Only section.

TRI-BRANCH BUS TRIP TO ARCHIVES OF ONTARIO – THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020

Watch this spot for further information on whether the trip will proceed, depending on COVID-19 status.

Cost $75 payable to Kingston Branch OGS. Bus starts from Brockville, will pick up in Kingston at 7:00 am at Panera Bread, 88 Dalton Ave. We will arrive AO about 10:30 am, depart at 7:30 pm, with a quick stop at an EnRoute on the way back. Start planning your research work now! Please book ASAP to guarantee enough participants: bus requires minimum 30 people. Debbie Thomas will take your payments (cheque or cash) at the April branch meeting if it is held. You can also send a cheque or money order to the branch mailing address indicating “Bus Trip” on the envelope. Anyone wishing to pay using PayPal can contact kingstonpublications@ogs.on.ca; an invoice will be generated for you, after which you can make payment.

WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE

Based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, we are a branch of the provincial Ontario Genealogical Society. Our branch was established in 1973. We are an active and friendly group, with a membership that includes both new and experienced researchers. We meet eight times a year for educational talks, information sessions, and other activities.

We encourage and assist those who are interested in family history in the City of Kingston, in Frontenac County and Lennox & Addington County. We also maintain an extensive Library of books and other research materials and an on-going publications program, with more than 200 books available for sale.  You’re welcome to join us. For more information, please visit our Membership page. We’ll look forward to seeing you!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The OGS Kingston Branch library is now open to its new home in the newly-renovated Central Branch on Johnson Street.

Kingston Branch OGS members and KFPL staff can be reached through the Contact pages of their respective websites:

  • Ontario Genealogical Society, Kingston Branch: Contact
  • Kingston Frontenac Public Library: Contact Us

We look forward to seeing you in our newly-renovated location!