Library/Resource Centre

Located in Winnipeg, MGS has over 10,000 items (books, indexes, maps, periodicals, microfiche, etc.), access to, newspaper archives, and many reference resources.

Online Library Catalogue – KOHA

The Library/Resource Centre has produced an online catalogue of all books and reference material held in the library, searchable by title, author and keyword. You can search from home or at the Library. Click on the link below.

MANI (MAnitoba Name Index)

Online database that can search all MGS indexes at the same time.


Below is a surname list of the family histories and biographies held by the Manitoba Genealogical Society (MGS). These family histories have been donated to the MGS by researchers and provide a valuable source of genealogical information. They have been catalogued and patrons using the MGS website can search the online catalogue (KOHA) at  KOHA to find out more about these family histories as well as all the MGS library holdings.  Note – This surname list is not complete and does not reflect all the information on these and other families contained within other books, online databases and other resources of the MGS Resource Centre.

Surname Index MGS_3

We encourage all patrons to call the MGS Resource Centre at 204-783-9139 to find out the hours of opening and to seek assistance from one of our volunteers.