The Ontario Genealogical Society

Site: Chatham - Queen St

Service: The Ontario Genealogical Society - Chatham

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-2940 ext 245 and ask for Kent Branch OGS
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Primary Contact Linda Paterson, Public Relations, Publicity & Special Events Committee; Phone: 519-352-4128; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Advances family history research by discovering, recording material pertaining to genealogy and making this information available to the public through publications for purchase and a research library. Activities include guest speakers and workshops. The Kent Branch OGS Family History Research Library is located upstairs at the Queen St. Branch, Chatham Kent Central Library. Open to the public, no research fee charged but donations are appreciated.
Hours Research Library open Wed. - Sat 1 pm - 5 pm and depends on Volunteers availability
Dates If CK Public Library is closed, we are also.
Meetings 2nd Fri 7pm at McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Center 463 St. Clair Street,Chatham
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Walk-in; Call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Membership not required for access to our research Library nor to attend monthly meetings
Agency Information
Established 1978
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees ; Sale of Goods ; Membership Fee; Publication Sales
Elections Annual Feb
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
Chatham-Kent Public Library
120 Queen St, 2nd Floor
Chatham, ON N7M 5M2
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Intersection Queen St and Cross St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking; barrier-free entrance
Other Details
Print Material Census, Cemetery - Tombstone transcriptions; Church Histories; OGS Publications, family histories, loyalist publications; Microfilm - birth, marriage, death; Kent County Township papers; for more information visit our website or our research room.

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