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Jun
3
Sun
10:30 am Archives of Ontario: What’s in i...
Archives of Ontario: What’s in i...
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am
Archives of Ontario: What's in it for me? @ Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph | Guelph | Ontario | Canada
A LECTURE AT ONTARIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY CONFERENCE 2018 Archives of Ontario: What’s in it for me? The Archives of Ontario is a rich source for family history. You can find records of birth, marriage, death,[...]
2:30 pm Bristol to Toronto: A Teenage Life
Bristol to Toronto: A Teenage Life
Jun 3 @ 2:30 pm
A LECTURE AT ONTARIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY CONFERENCE 2018 From Bristol to Toronto: Documenting a Teenage Life This case history explores the sources available for tracking an intrepid young immigrant to Toronto through his adolescence and[...]
Sep
25
Tue
7:00 pm Life on the Farm
Life on the Farm
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm
Life on the Farm @ Wellington County Museum and Archives | Fergus | Ontario | Canada
LIFE ON THE FARM: YOUR ANCESTOR’S PLACE IN ONTARIO AGRICULTURE Meeting of Wellington County Branch OGS We often think of farming as a traditional occupation—something that hasn’t really changed much. But that is not and[...]
Oct
22
Mon
7:30 pm Welcoming Newcomers
Welcoming Newcomers
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
Welcoming Newcomers @ Lansing United Church | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
WELCOMING NEWCOMERS: CANADA’S ETHNIC BENEVOLENT SOCIETIES Meeting of Toronto Branch OGS Established in the 1830s and before, societies like St. Andrew’s, St. George’s, St. Patrick’s and many other ethnic-based organizations provided guidance, financial and social[...]
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Name lists & finding aids

Some of the posts on this site include lists of names and other compilations, but they tend to hide as I post new material. This page provides a short description of the lists and a link to the post.

Note that you can also search everything on this site with the search box in the top right corner.

Ontario’s first motor vehicle license holders

Baldwin Room manuscript collection: partial list of fonds

Toronto city directories: links to free online versions

Society Blue Books: links to free online versions

Big indexes to consider for every Ontario ancestor

Ethnic benevolent societies

St Andrew’s Societies in Ontario

Ontario farmers interviewed in 1881

Ontario gooseberry growers in 1876

DW Smith’s Toronto farm, 1799–1800: list of names in account book

Equity Civil Suits Case files, 1874: list of names