The Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (FHSNL) was established in 1984, incorporated in 1987, and became a registered charity in 2013. The main objectives of the society are: (1) To help researchers locate and access genealogical information; (2) To foster education and interest in genealogical research through symposia, discussion groups, and lectures; (3) To give members opportunities to connect with one another and share their research interests; (4) To encourage the production and dissemination of genealogical and historical materials relating especially to Newfoundland and Labrador.