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Local History & Genealogy

Getting Started

How to research local and family history


Print Resources


Helpful Guides

List of useful external links for genealogical research


Elgin County ArchivesElgin County Archives

Access the Archives collection, resources, and more


Ancestry.com

Available in-library only, this comprehensive genealogical portal provides access to databases from around the world. This includes Census – up to 1911, with additional records to 1916 for Alberta and Saskatchewan; Birth records – 1869-1909; Marriage records – 1857-1924; Death records – 1869-1934; and immigration records for Ontario and Canada.