Virtual Fall Lecture Series - Internet Genealogy Research: Tools and Tips

This lecture is now available to view on our YouTube page, please click right here!

Join Janet Iles from the safety and comfort of your own home for this free online talk streaming live on Tuesday, November 16 at 1 p.m. 

Janet will share tools and tips for researching your ancestors from Grey County and beyond, using both paid sites such as, and free websites. While not everything is on the internet, it can help you find other useful resources in your genealogical research.

Besides researching and lecturing on local history and genealogy, Janet runs two personal blogs: Janet the Researcher and The Graveyard Rabbit of Grey County, Ontario. She is a Grey County Historical Society board member, President of the Markham Berczy Settlers Association, and Vice-Chair of the Bruce-Grey Branch of Ontario Ancestors, the Ontario Genealogical Society. Janet is the author of two books: The Churches of Grey Presbytery of the United Church of Canada: Historical Highlights and In Grateful Remembrance: Honouring the Men from Knox, Owen Sound, who paid the Supreme Sacrifice.

If you wish to ask questions during the Q&A, they can be submitted in the comments for the video on Grey Roots YouTube (please note, you have to be logged into a YouTube account to do so), over email to or via Messenger on Grey Roots Facebook. The talk will also be available on YouTube following the livestream.

This presentation is part of our Virtual Fall Lecture Series taking place online Tuesday afternoons at 1 p.m. from November 9 through November 30. Livestreams will be available at – pre-registration not required.

The 2021 Virtual Fall Lecture Series is a free event, but if these talks are something you enjoy, please consider becoming a Grey Roots member. Your interest and support is sincerely appreciated.

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