Event: Join the London & Middlesex Branch for The Society of Friends (Quakers) Settlement in Coldstream Talk

The London & Middlesex Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is hosting an upcoming presentation tomorrow by Dave Zavitz on the history of Coldstream Friends. Join them this Saturday, January 7th, at 10am eastern time. This is a hybrid presentation, so you can register to attend over Zoom, or in person if you’re in the London, ON, area. . . . (Click here to read more) “Event: Join the London & Middlesex Branch for The Society of Friends (Quakers) Settlement in Coldstream Talk”

New Transcription: Pickering Monthly Meeting, 1845 – 1867

We have updated our transcriptions page with a new upload: Pickering Monthly Meeting Minutes, 1845–1867.

Thank you to Carman Foster for transcribing the minutes and to Randy Saylor for overseeing the transcription process. The CFHA is grateful for their generous donation and time. . . . (Click here to read more) “New Transcription: Pickering Monthly Meeting, 1845 – 1867”

Invitation to a CFHA Threshing Session

Reimagining the Future of CFHA

The new Executive Committee of the Canadian Friends Historical Association invites all interested parties to participate in a broad ranging session to help determine the future direction of CFHA. Rob Leverty, the Executive Director of the Ontario Historical Society, who has considerable experience with organizations like ours, will be present to help facilitate the discussion, and provide information. . . . (Click here to read more) “Invitation to a CFHA Threshing Session”

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CQHA Online Interpretative Approaches Sessions: October 2022

CFHA is pleased to share information regarding the following event.


Please join the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists (CQHA) on three days in October for a set of virtual sessions foregrounding expanded approaches to the study of Quaker history and culture. . . . (Click here to read more) “CQHA Online Interpretative Approaches Sessions: October 2022”

Greetings and Report from the Archives Committee of Canadian Yearly Meeting

The following report is from the Archives Committee of Canadian Yearly Meeting, shared with the CFHA in light of our upcoming Annual General Meeting on September 24th.


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To Friends in Canadian Yearly Meeting and beyond

We send loving greetings from the annual gathering of the Canadian Yearly Meeting (CYM) Archives Committee at the Canadian Quaker Library and Archives (CQLA) and Pickering College, Newmarket, Ontario. . . . (Click here to read more) “Greetings and Report from the Archives Committee of Canadian Yearly Meeting”