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The goal of the WCGS


One of the goals in the formation of the World Chamberlain Genealogical Society (WCGS) was the creation of a membership-friendly organization that would enhance the exchange of information and experiences associated with the study of a common surname.  Although members are scattered widely over the world, the WCGS serves as a center for facilitating and coordinating intercommunication and as a repository for information useful to persons who wish to learn more about their own ancestry in particular and the history of the surname as well.  We welcome all who share this interest to join us in documenting the surname and its many variants.  To this end, the majority of material on this website is available to the general public free of charge.  You will encounter some pages that are restricted to paid members of the society. Membership details are found on the Membership tab.



The meeting has been scheduled via Zoom Video Conference, if the Society has your email address on file then an invite has been sent to you to join the video conference meeting.  If you have not yet seen an invite check your SPAM/JUNK mail and if still not received reach out to Paul Chamberlain, President, PRC777@aol.com.  You can access Zoom from a computer at Zoom.us or from your phone via the App (iPhone or Android).

Due to the current guidelines provided by our Federal, State and Local governments in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic our meeting that was scheduled for May 15 – 16, 2020 in Ft. Wayne, IN has been cancelled in person.  We are in the process of trying to set-up a video conference call and will provide more information as it becomes available.  

05/10/2020 — The Spring 2020 Chamberlain Key has now been uploaded to the website.
— The Winter 2020 Chamberlain Key has now been uploaded to the website.   These files are located under “Ch’lain Documents” The Quarterly Chamberlain Key Collection.  To access this, and previous Key’s, you must be a paid member of the WCGS.  If you are interested in becoming a member please visit our Membership page.


Looking for a unique gift for a loved one?  If anyone on your family tree was surnamed Chamberlain, please consider giving a membership in the World Chamberlain Genealogical Society (WCGS).  We would be thrilled to share our extensive and detailed research with those exploring their Chamberlain ancestry.  Whether the request is for yourself or a loved one, we would be proud to have you and/or the one you designate as a member.  

WCGS memberships are available at $60 for three years, $75 for four years, $95 for 5 years or $400 for a lifetime.  

Chamberlain Ancestors

Welcome New Members in 2020