New transcription: Pelham Monthly Meeting Women, 1828-1860 (O-5-1)

We’ve updated our transcriptions page with a new upload: Pelham Monthly Meeting’s Women’s book from 1828-1860.

You can also see the PDF here: https://cfha.info/PelhamO-5-1.pdf

Thanks as always to our wonderful volunteer transcribers!

Our team is always happy to accept new volunteers. . . . (Click here to read more) “New transcription: Pelham Monthly Meeting Women, 1828-1860 (O-5-1)”

Reflections on the Middlesex Centre Archives’ Heritage Fair, February 22, 2020

Gord Thompson and I met Dave Zavitz from the Middlesex Centre Archives when we staffed a CFHA booth at the Ontario Genealogical Fair in London in June 2019. Dave, well familiar with CFHA from his own Quaker background, invited us to set up a CFHA display at the Middlesex Centre Archives’ Heritage Fair this last February. . . . (Click here to read more) “Reflections on the Middlesex Centre Archives’ Heritage Fair, February 22, 2020”

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College supports CFHA transcriptions

We are pleased to be advised that Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College will make images of men’s and women’s minute books from Muncy Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania. Muncy Meeting (formerly Catawissa Monthly Meeting) was the source meeting of many Quaker migrants who relocated in Upper Canada at the beginning of the 19th century. . . . (Click here to read more) “Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College supports CFHA transcriptions”

Quakers who were United Empire Loyalists: The 2019 CFHA AGM Keynote by Randy Saylor

On September 21st 2019, the CFHA held its Annual General Meeting at Toronto Friends House. Those who attended were delighted by the keynote research delivered by Randy Saylor, CFHA’s Transcriptions editor and former Webmaster. We share the text of his talk below (without references) as well as in this PDF (with references) for reading at your leisure. . . . (Click here to read more) “Quakers who were United Empire Loyalists: The 2019 CFHA AGM Keynote by Randy Saylor”

See us at the Middlesex Heritage Fair on February 22 2020

The CFHA will be joining the Middlesex Centre Archives this weekend at the Middlesex Heritage Fair. We’ll have a booth where you can learn about Quaker history and descendance, our new website, and our programs and activities.

The Fair will be 10am to 4pm on Saturday the 22nd at the Delaware Community Centre: 2652 Gideon Drive, Delaware, ON, N0L 1E0 (map)

The event is free and there’s lots of parking! . . . (Click here to read more) “See us at the Middlesex Heritage Fair on February 22 2020”