Abbotsford British Columbia Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


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Centre Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

  • 30635 Blueridge Dr.; Abbotsford BC V2T 5W3  Canada
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Phone: 1-604-852-8043

E-mail: abbotsfordfhc@gmail.com 

Open Hours: 

    • Mon. 10am - 1pm
    • Tue. 6:30 - 9pm
    • Thur. 6:30 - 9pm
    • Fri. 10am - 1pm
  • Holiday Schedule:

Summer break will begin after final shift on June 30th and will reopen on Tuesday September 6th at 6:30.

Christmas break will begin after final shift on Thursday December 8, 2016 and re-open Monday January 9, 2017

We are also closed on all Stat Holidays and during periods of inclement weather through the winter months. Please call the centre to see if we are open.


Calendar and Events

ABBOTSFORD FAMILY HISTORY DAY

Join us at our Family history day, and strengthen your family ties, past, present and future

  • Ages 12 and up are welcome
  • Free day for all to come and enjoy
  • 24 classes to help you with your research
  • Discover how to find names to add to your family tree
  • Learn new techniques to preserve your family Legacy
  • Find out how to share your discoveries with others
  • Be inspired with new ideas

DATE: Saturday, April 29, 2017

TIME: 8:30am-3:30pm

ADDRESS:30635 Blueridge Drive, Abbotsford,BC

PRE-REGISTRATION: April 1st - April 28th at:

www.abbotsfordfamilyhistory.com

Handouts online for those that pre-register two weeks prior to event

Some presenters will be giving their handouts in the class only

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Centre Resources

Collections

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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Centre

DIRECTOR: Jean Evans

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Jen Haddad

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