To become a member of the Elgin County branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, membership in our parent organization, the Ontario Genealogical Society, is required.
Current fee for membership in the Ontario Genealogical Society (our parent organization) is $60.00.(also $60 US for US members)
Send payment directly to:
OGS 40 Orchard View Boulevard, Suite 102
Canada, M4R 1B9
Indicate that you also wish to join the Elgin County Branch, and include our branch fee of $10.00. This entitles you to the current issues of the branch's newsletter the Talbot Times. The office forwards your membership to us. Make cheques payable to "The Ontario Genealogical Society."
Join us and share your research
- With your OGS membership you receive copies of the Society's quarterly publications,
Families and Newsleaf
- Associate members do not receive income tax receipts. The OGS will will issue a tax receipt for donations over $20.
- Your membership in the Ontario Genealogical Society allows the organization to carry on its work as our parent society. Because we are branches of a parent society, there is uniformity in our projects, publications, and networking between branches. The Ontario Genealogical Society has been responsible for the coordination of province-wide projects among the branches, including cemetery transcription, 1871 census indexing, places of worship inventory project, and indexing of strays.
- Membership in the Ontario Genealogical Society allows the society to continue to be an influence on government bodies concerning cemetery closures, preservation of records, and release of records for research.
We invite you to join us and share your interest in researching your Elgin County ancestors. Once a member we encourage you to submit your research to our web publisher for inclusion on our Members Page.