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Location: River Park Church,
3818 - 14A Street SW (map)
Next Meeting: Monday, Nov. 3,

7-9 p.m.
Speaker: Dona Wheaton
Topic: Researching Nova Scotia Ancestors


Dona will show us where to find information in Nova Scotia as well as how to start research on a one room school your ancestors attended. She will bring her successes and how-to materials to share with us.


AFHS library


Our library is located at

712 - 16 Avenue NW in Calgary (map). Check out the Calendar for hours of operation (they can vary) or call the library at (403) 214-1447.


Databases galore


Our cemetery database now contains a whopping 197,000 records!


Search our Cemetery Database


(Cemetery records are also available on DVD.)


Our Births, Marriages and Deaths (BMD) database contains over 34,000 records. It will continue to grow over time and is supplemental to the Newspaper announcements page.


Search our BMD Database



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Proud member of FGS


Proud member of FFHS

New: Digital Chinook is ready for downloading


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Windsock is a members-only email list that is used to communicate with AFHS members on important matters quickly. We highly recommend you opt in to keep up-to-date with Society goings-on.


New: Revised Bylaws passed unanimously


Thanks to all who turned out to vote. The new Bylaws can be downloaded from this page.


AFHS Fall Seminar November 15


Featuring much-requested speaker John Althouse and a lineup of our own speakers, this afternoon seminar looks to be a very interesting one. More details here.


Beginners Genealogy course


Come and learn the basics of family history research.

Find out more here.


Volunteers Urgently Needed


Come join our fabulous team! We have some key positions that urgently need filling. Check them out here and let us know if you can help. We'd love to have you!


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