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Ontario Special Genealogy CollectionsGovernment of Canada Files (at National Archives of Canada) Search files for various departments, including the Justice Department, for names of individuals and details
Colonial Archives Database contains over 70,000 detailed descriptions (file or item) of textual documents in the archival collection, pertaining primarily to the British and French colonial periods. Hint from Lorine: Use keyword "passagers" to see the 526 entries re passengers to New France, Louisiana etc. These hits will be in French, for other records in English, use English keywords but note that the records are NOT duplicated in both languages! For eg. "passengers" gives 89 hits only
resAnet - Library and Archives Canada's online searchable catalogue
Archives Descriptive Database The Archives Descriptive Database is an online guide to the archival holdings at the Archives of Ontario. Search in Archival Descriptions by surname for that elusive ancestor.
Second Heir and Devisee Commission Case Files Database an index to the 5184 case files that document claims made to the second Heir and Devisee Commission.
John Galt and the Canada Company University of Guelph, McLaughlin Library
Scottish Emigration (Especially to North America and Ontario) University of Guelph, McLaughlin Library
Canadian City Directory Collection Library and Archives Canada
Niagara Collection Brock University, James A. Gibson Library
Brock University's Special Collections and Archives Housed here are materials unique to the Niagara Region.
Masonic Collection Brock University, James A. Gibson Library
John W. Spurr Military Studies Collection Royal Military College of Canada, Massey Library
Hamilton Public Library, Special Collections Archival Holdings for Genealogists. Some examples of holdings are Militia lists kept by Robert Land Jr. during the Rebellion of 1837; Blachford & Wray Collection (Funeral home collection from 1851; Hamilton Orphan Asylum from 1848, and more!
Ontario Local Studies Collection Queen's University, Douglas Library, W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library
Ready Division of Archives & Research Collections McMaster University
Queen's University Archives Genealogical Collections, including the Dr. H.C. Burleigh Fonds with files on several hundred families in the Kingston district.
Wellington County Musuem & Archives The Archives is the designated repository for the Municipal Records generated by the town, township, village and county councils consisting of minute books, bylaws, assessment and collectors rolls, voters lists, etc.
Church RecordsWesleyana Collection
The United Church/Victoria University Archives Genealogical section
Shipping & Maritime RecordsMarine Museum of The Great Lakes The museum archives maintains collections documenting Canadian marine heritage on the Great Lakes from the early 19th century through to the present.
Great Lakes Maritime History Page includes a searchable database of ship owners and builders plus newspaper accounts
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