Membership

While many of our members are residents of the Lanark County Ontario area, many live at a considerable distance, maintaining an interest in their Lanark County roots, and enjoying the benefits of membership wherever possible.

Some membership benefits/rewards include:

● Society digitized documents and family histories
● “the Lanark Log” Newsletter bi-monthly publication by the Society
● the option to research through various online resources such as ancestry.com, myheritage and more
● Cost savings for DNA Kits
● Quarterly newsletter “The Scoop” from LCGS young researchers.
● Free attendance to monthly speaker series as well as the special guests for Lanark County and Beckwith Township promotional Heritage events.
● Free admission to the Society’s Genie Jamboree and select special events
● Free liaison with Society’s Heritage and Genie Mentors.
● Ability to share research through the LCGS Newsletter and Social Media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
● Ability to make inquiries through the LCGS Newsletter and Social Media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
● Ability to contribute to the society’s planned publication
● Access to the societies Genealogy Resource Centre; Archives Lanark team at Drummond Centre, Lanark County Museums network, Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives, Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, Library and Archives Canada

Opportunities to:

  • Meet our Director of Library and Research Administration and access to the Society’s extensive Genealogy Resource Centre for personal research.
  • Assistance by volunteers who dedicate their research expertise to the Library/Resource Centre
  • Meet friendly people who share common interests and want to help others learn new search sources available, techniques and tips to research, and share family history and stories.
  • Have access to our Members Only section on our website will include meeting agenda, speaker summaries, meeting handouts, and other documents of interest to our member
  • Posting family names to our Surname Research database.
  • One free query in “Lanark Log” annually
  • Free query and advisory services.
  • Network with others researching family online through our Socal Media Platforms: Facebook, Instrgram. Twitter and Linkdin pages

Opportunities to meet friendly people who share common interests and want to help others learn to research, document, preserve and share family history.

Membership in LCGS