The Branch maintains an extensive
(and expanding) genealogical research
library called the Quinte Genealogy Centre located in
the Quinte West Public Library which is staffed by a group of experienced genealogy
volunteers, subject to availability. They assist visitors on-site and carry out research by
correspondence for those at a distance. Researchers can locate names
of possible interest to them in the library
holdings by searching our online
A small fee is charged for research by correspondence to cover copying, postal and other costs. Quinte Branch members are entitled to one hour of research without charge. The Quinte Branch is a non-profit organization and revenue earned from research is used to improve services and expand the collection. When requesting help with your research you may search the
Names Index Database, compile a list of names you are interested
in and submit the list via the e-mail form. If inquiring by regular e-mail please include your name, postal address and membership number if applicable. Research fees can be paid via
PayPal or by cheque or money order.
for specific information on names you are researching, or on other
problems can be published in the quarterly newsletter, The
Quinte Searchlight. Members may submit up to four queries per year;
non-members are assessed $5.00 per query. Please send queries to
Quinte Branch OGS, c/o The Editor, to the addresses listed below. Be
sure to include your name, mailing address, e-mail address and
membership number, if applicable.
Please send correspondence
Quinte Branch, OGS
PO Box 1371, Trenton, Ontario, Canada K8V 5R9
Identify a committee or person in the lower left-hand corner of the
envelope if applicable.
Please include your name, postal address and membership number if
1-613-394-3381 Ext. 3328
Experienced genealogy volunteers carry
out research by correspondence....
...and assist visitors on-site.
will e-mail images from
well as print.
Photographs by Georgette Green