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MGS Record Searchers


The following persons have submitted their names to the Manitoba Genealogical Society and are willing to conduct research for a fee.  Individuals wishing to engage the services of a searcher must correspond directly with the searcher of their choice.  The Manitoba Genealogical Society will not recommend individual searchers nor do we take responsibility for the performance of a searcher hired by you.

 RICK MCLELLAN - 10 Frost Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3K 0E2.  Phone (204) 832-0033. E-mail at Research areas: Winnipeg and Rural Manitoba, City directories, census, newspaper obits, local histories, cemeteries, homestead and headstone photos.

 BONNIE BRIDGE – 21 Lawndale Ave., Winnipeg, MB R2H 1S7. Phone (204) 237-3924.  E-mail . Research areas: Winnipeg & rural Manitoba, courts, Land Titles, Provincial Archives, HBC Archives and Libraries.

 MYRNA MACKEY (plcgs) – 147 Tweedsmuir Road, Winnipeg, MB R3P 1Z5. Phone (204) 489-9880.  E-mail at plgcs received in 2011 from National Institute of Genealogical Studies, through St. Michaels College, University of Toronto (major in Irish Studies). Research areas: Manitoba, southern Ontario, N. Ireland (land records), census, birth, marriage and death records, newspapers, wills, religious records and cemeteries. Free preliminary assessment.

 GEN-FIND Research Associates, Inc. #101 – 5170 Dunster Road, Suite #521, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6M4 Tel: (250) 390-1766  Fax: (250) 390-1787 Toll-Free Tel: (877) 390-1766. E-Mail:  Website: Research Areas: Certified & accredited genealogists with many decades of experience, local to the Manitoba scene and nationally, will conduct hourly and daily research for family history and forensic/legal clients in all areas.  We specialize in all English-speaking countries involving complex multi-regional pedigree developments though, with our network of agents, will also conduct work in other foreign countries.  Please review our website and contact us for further information. 

 JAYNE PARADIS – 34 Blackwater Bay, Winnipeg, MB R2N 1N8. Phone (204) 254-6926. E-mail .  Research areas: Winnipeg and surrounding areas, city directories, obits, cemeteries, local histories and Provincial Archives.

 SARI FIELDS  - Winnipeg, MB. Phone (204) 261-5249. E-mail Research areas: Winnipeg and Manitoba – census, birth, marriage and death records, newspaper searches and obits, ships’ passenger lists, HBC Archives, Manitoba Archives and Library, Government Records, Private Records, etc.

 When contacting a record searcher:

1.  Include a copy of your pedigree chart. (Include religion, if known.)

2.  Give details on the lines which need work.

3.  Specify what research has already been done on those lines.

4.  Send a self-addressed stamped envelope or self-addressed envelope

     with an international Reply Coupon (s) (IRC).

 James R. Rutherford, MGS Record Searcher Administrator                           

(issued  April 30, 2015)


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