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If you have research interests in the Quinte area, or live in the area and enjoy interacting with other genealogists (many of our local members have interests worldwide), join with over 300 other branch members for:

  • four digital issues per year of The Quinte Searchlight, our quarterly newsletter
  • four research queries per year in The Quinte Searchlight
  • discount of $10 off first hour of research (per year)
  • eight branch meetings per year with guest speakers, fellowship, book table, and refreshments
  • annual Crouse-Wanamaker Lecture (January)
  • sharing of information and research experiences with other members
  • an opportunity to volunteer and participate in a variety of interesting activities, including cemetery transcribing and indexing

Membership in the Quinte Branch is just $10.00, in addition to full membership in the Ontario Genealogical Society (currently $63, students $26). Note: Partial Year Membership is $37 - June 1 to October 31 only available for new members, or past members expired for 2 years or more. Family membership is also available--the branch fee of $10.00 covers all family members at the same address, provided they are in the family category with OGS.

To become a member of the Quinte Branch and the OGS you can complete an  online Membership Form using the secure server at the Ontario Genealogical Society website or print a Membership Form and mail it with your membership fee.

The Ontario Genealogical Society is giving its 2017 members the Starter Package subscription at Findmypast - for FREE! That's a value of $34.95 USD included with your individual membership fee. See details here.

Membership in the Ontario Genealogical Society, with 32 Branches and SIGs in Ontario:

  • includes the quarterly journal Families, newsletter Newsleaf and regular e-news about OGS events. 

  • offers access to the Members Only section of the OGS website with many databases or collections.

  • offers opportunity for members to access archived versions of free monthly online webinars.

  • offers a memberís reduced registration cost to attend the Annual OGS Conference with over 40 lectures and workshops to hone your skills.

  • offers a reduced OGS member cost when you apply for a certificate for one of the OGS Heritage Societies or Heritage Club.

  • offers a 10% discount on genealogy courses offered by the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, in addition to special free draws and promotions. (Use OGS code)

  • offers a 50% discount on an Annual World Subscription at Findmypast, available to all OGS Members. (Use OGS code)

  • reduced rates or preferred pricing from Digital Treasures, Tiger Direct Discount, CDW Canada and Budget Car Rentals. (Need OGS membership number)

  • offers opportunity to receive discounts to some of our sister organizations across Canada (more information)

  • allows the society to continue to be an influence on government bodies concerning: cemetery closures, preservation of records, and release of records for research.
  • For details on these and more Member Benefits, please visit their website.


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