Chapel Hill Ontario 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.


(This centre, located in Orleans, serves the east end of Ottawa and surroundings townships.  The centre is staffed by Temple and Family History Consultants from the Chapel Hill Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and is open to both Church membership and the general public.)

Centre Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map)

  • 6255 Cumorah Dr., Ottawa, ON, K1C 6T7
  • (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone: 1-613-867-7184

E-mail: ON_ChapelHill@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours: 

  • Tues: 7-9pm

Holiday Schedule:  The center will remain open during the summer months 



Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Monthly Temple and Family History Consultant training meetings are held in the center. Please see the bulletin board for meeting dates and times.[edit | edit source]


Centre Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]


Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • This center has multiple computers, a microfilm reader, a microfiche reader, a networked printer, etc. to assist patrons in their research. 



Centre Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]


  • General Canadian research



Resources in the Local Area
[edit | edit source]

The Ottawa Ontario Family History Center located on Prince of Wales drive has many film and fiche for the Ottawa area on permanent loan. However, microfilm can no longer be ordered.


Links[edit | edit source]

  • Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.




Volunteer at the Centre[edit | edit source]

More indexers are always welcome and appreciated.