April 2014 – Last night’s meeting highlighted valuable resources and information available in the Windsor-Essex area.
French family history resources were highlighted by Margaret Jeffrey from the RFPO La Pionniere du Sud-Ouest. She mentioned they also have some Irish resources included in their Catholic Church records.
Update 2016: RFPO La Pionniere du Sud-Ouest new location at Maryvale, Convent for the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, 940 Prince Road Windsor, Ontario.
Heather Colautti from Windsor’s Community Museum presented many how-tos, dos and don’ts when it comes to taking care of family mementos. Heather suggested The Canadian Conservation Institute website as a good resource for more information.