at 66 Kenmount Road Suite 101A, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1B 3V7 Canada
Our aim is to provide members with the latest information regarding genealogical research in the province.
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Summer hours for our research centre are now in effect. Until August 19th, our hours are Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5:00pm.
The latest issue of our quarterly journal (Volume 31 #2 of The Newfoundland Ancestor) has now been posted to our website, where it can be downloaded by members of FHSNL... http://www.fhsnl.ca/?page_id=764
The latest volume to be fully transcribed and added to our online database of pre-1892 births from the provincial Vital Stats records is 26B, for the Anglican Cathedral in St. John's (1796-1848). Members can search our database at http://www.fhsnl.ca/?page_id=2185
Slides and audio recording from this evening's lecture by Heather Wareham are now available on the society's website: http://www.fhsnl.ca/?page_id=83
The next FHSNL public lecture will be on Tuesday at 7:30pm when Heather Wareham will give an update on MUN's Maritime History Archive. The location will be Hampton Hall at the Marine Institute on Ridge Road. The society's AGM will be held at the start of this meeting.
A slide show and audio recording of this evening's lecture by Jenny Higgins, author of "Perished - The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster," are now available on the society's website: http://www.fhsnl.ca/?page_id=83
The FHSNL public lecture on Tuesday April 28th will be delivered by Jenny Higgins, author of the book "Perished: The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster". The lecture will take place at Hampton Hall at the Marine Institute on Ridge Road, starting at 7:30pm
We have had to make a last-minute change to this evening's public lecture. The speaker will now be FHSNL President David Pike, who will give a lecture on "Genealogical DNA Testing and Phasing".
Come join us on Tuesday at 7:30pm when Larry Dohey from The Rooms will give a public lecture on the topic "The Lost Cemetery: The Longs Hill Cemetery." The location will be Hampton Hall at the Marine Institute on Ridge Road.
If you have some spare Aeroplan Miles, you can donate them to FHSNL, and we can then use them for such things as flying in speakers for our public lectures, or for fundraising activities. For more information, follow this link: https://beyondmiles.aeroplan.com/eng/charity/597
Beginning next week the FHSNL research centre's opening hours will be changing to 9am to 1pm on Thursdays.
The two parishes that have most recently been completely transcribed and entered into our database of pre-1892 vital stats births are from Catalina (Methodist, 1864-1892) and Fortune (Methodist, 1877-1892). The full list of completed parishes (as well as those currently in progress) can be found towards the bottom of this webpage: http://www.fhsnl.ca/?page_id=2185
An audio recording of this evening's lecture by Suzanne Sexty, about architect W.F. Butler is now available on the society's website: http://www.fhsnl.ca/?page_id=83