PEIGS Genealogy Fair 28 April 2018 Theme & Schedule

The PEIGS’s Second Annual Genealogy Fair was held on April 28, 2018. Approximately 90 people attended to hear the following list of speakers and visit the various resource tables, making it a very successful event. The Society wished to thank the many volunteers who made the day so successful.  THEME… [Read more]

PEIGS Genealogy Fair – 29 April 2017 – Highlights

Note: Many thanks to PEIGS Secretary John Wilson for compiling these highlights from our 2017 Genealogy Fair! The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society held a Genealogy Fair Saturday April 29, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Charlottetown commencing at 9:30 am with registration. At… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – 25 November 2017 – Location change

Due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to change the location of our public meeting on November 25. We will meet at Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, 10 Northridge Parkway, Charlottetown. All other details are unchanged. Please reserve Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Thank… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – 7 October 2017

The PEI Genealogical Society invites you to a presentation on growing up in Charlottetown by Michael Conway, author of Home Plate, Blue Helmet, From Charlottetown to the Holy Land. Mr Conway will recall the stories of the people and the characters he knew while growing up in mid-20th century Charlottetown.… [Read more]

Annual General Meeting and PEI Genealogy Fair 29 April 2017

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the PEI Genealogical Society will take place on Saturday 29 April 2017. The AGM will be a brief part of a day-long PEI Genealogy Fair where the general public as well as members will hear presentations and have direct access to experienced family history researchers… [Read more]

February 2017 General Membership Meeting

Heritage Advocate Arnold Smith and Home Designer and Heritage Advocate Carter Jeffery were the guest speakers at the general membership meeting of the Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society on Saturday February 24, 2017. Their illustrated talk was titled: “Built Heritage That We Have Lost” and it showed how the landscape… [Read more]

November 2016 General Membership Meeting

Well known Island folklorist and historian John Cousins was the guest speaker at the general membership meeting of the Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society on Saturday October 1 at 2:00 p.m. at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House, Charlottetown. The well attended meeting heard Mr. Cousins introduce his new book New London: The Lost… [Read more]

February 2016 General Membership Meeting

The first general membership meeting of 2016 for the PEI Genealogical Society took place Saturday, February 20 at 2:00 p.m. at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House in Charlottetown. Our Guest Speaker was Mr. Jean Bernard, experienced dedicated genealogist and author of a genealogy of the Acadian families of Prince Edward Island from… [Read more]

November 2015 General Membership Meeting

The PEI Genealogical Society held its final General Membership Meeting of 2015 on Saturday November 21 at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House in Charlottetown. Guest Speaker was Sarah Fisher, Project Manager for UPEI’s new website booklives.ca developed by the Robertson Library. The Book Lives project originated with research on the provenance of… [Read more]

September 2015 General Membership Meeting

The PEI Genealogical Society held a General Membership Meeting on Saturday Sept 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House, located at the corner of Kent and West Streets in Charlottetown. The meeting focused on immigrants to PEI from Devon, England. Dr. Janet Few, accomplished professional Genealogist and Social… [Read more]