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Meetings - Speakers begin at 7:00 PM in Beban Park Social Centre, Rooms 7 and 8 (opposite the Restaurant) at 2300 Bowen Road ( map here ) on the third Monday of each month. (except July, August & December).  Details in Upcoming Events (left side of page)

Arrive at 6:00 PM and there will be members there to share, help and give advice. Bring your laptop as we have wifi.  The December meeting is a social is held on the second Monday of December.

Genealy Library - Though we no longer lease space for a library, we have kept the more valuable acquisitions and they are available for loan to members.  Also, by request, for a fee, researchers from other areas can request excerpts from specific specific resources.  See our Library Holdings age for our catalogue.


Newsletter - Our quarterly newsletter AncesTree is available on-line (here). Members are encouraged to submit articles to the editor on discoveries and all matters genealogy. To submit a newsletter article either email or mail it to the Society.  Addresses are on the Contact page.

Research - If you wish the NFHS to do research for you, we charge $25 per hour. Please complete the linked pdf form and send it in with your payment.

Membership - To join the Nanaimo Family History Society, please see our membership page. (here)

Passenger List Indexing Project- The project is closed. Passenger lists for Quebec ports have been indexed from 31 Jul 1903 to 13 Oct 1910. The database (in pdf format) is at http://members.shaw.ca/nanaimo.fhs.

Nanaimo Family History Centre (FHC) - The Nanaimo FHC at the LDS Church is a valuable resource for genealogists in the Nanaimo area. See the Nanaimo FHC page for location, opening hours and catalogue of permenant holdings.