Gwyneth Pearce

Gwyneth Pearce

Gwyneth Pearce, BA, LLB, PLCGS (she/her) is an Ontario lawyer with a passion for family history. She has spent more than 30 years doing legal research and writing legal publications in the area of poverty law. Gwyneth has earned certificates through the International Institute of Genealogical Studies (formerly National Institute for Genealogical Studies) in Canadian and English Records. She is a member of the Toronto, Halton-Peel, Perth County and Lambton Branches of the OGS, as well as the Quebec FHS, and the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO), and has contributed to a number of indexing and transcription projects, including the Upper Canada Land Books, the Toronto Trust Cemeteries and the Toronto House of Industry. Gwyneth lives in Toronto, on land that is the traditional territory of many nations and protected by the Dish with One Spoon covenant.


Saturday Presentation: Legal Research for Family Historians

Sunday Presentation: Researching the Poor in Early Ontario