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The Quinte Branch Library Collection located at the Quinte Genealogy Centre in the Quinte West Public Library (QWPL) includes something for everyone researching their family history. Search or browse our collection in the Quinte Branch Library Catalogue.  Computerized Finding Aids are available to help you to quickly identify your ancestors and family members in the library holdings. If you are unable to visit the library in person research help is available from our volunteers. New resources are added regularly and donations are most welcome and acknowledged.

Genealogies, Pedigrees & Family Histories
Quinte Area, Ontario and Canadian Resources
Cemeteries | Census | Church Records | Directories | Historical | Immigration & Passenger Lists | Land Records | Loyalists | Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers | Military | Miscellaneous
Municipal Records | Periodicals | Reference & Research Aids
Strays | Vital Statistics | Wills & Probate
United States | Great Britain & Ireland | Australia & Tasmania
Complementary Collections at QWPL

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Genealogies, Pedigrees and Family Histories
Hundreds of compiled family histories, genealogies and pedigree charts include work already completed on Quinte area families and others elsewhere in Ontario, Canada, USA and Great Britain & Ireland. Many of these have been indexed and are included in the searchable online Names Index finding aid. Search or browse our collection of genealogies in the Quinte Branch Library Catalogue. See also the list of recent donations.

Quinte Area, Ontario & Canadian Resources

Cemeteries

  • CemSearch Database that includes 335,708 tombstone inscriptions from 796 cemeteries in 99 townships in Central Ontario.
  • Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid for the Quinte area
  • Extensive collection of cemetery transcriptions for Hastings, Prince Edward, and southeastern Northumberland Counties 
  • Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties Cemetery Transcriptions at the Latter-Day Saints Family History Library (microfiche)
  • Some transcripts for Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, Lanark, Carleton and Leeds Counties in Ontario, and others in Quebec
  • Index to Municipality of Brighton Cemeteries

Census Records
The census collection includes microfilms, published transcripts and CD’s.

  • 1803-1850: Newcastle District (Northumberland and Durham Cos.), Upper Canada / Canada West, Indexed (9 reels)
  • 1842: Cobourg, Northumberland Co., Canada West (Ontario); and Canada East (Quebec)
  • 1848: Alwinck and Murray Twps. in Northumberland Co., Canada West
  • 1850: Alwinck and Monaghan Twps. in Northumberland Co., Canada West
  • 1851 Supercensus, Richmond Twp. & Sheffield Twp., Lennox & Addington Co.
  • 1851-52: many townships in Durham, Frontenac, Haldimand, Hastings, Lanark, Lennox & Addington, Northumberland and Prince Edward, Nicolet, Renfrew, Leeds & Grenville,and Ottawa Cos., Canada West (Ontario) and Canada East (Quebec)
  • 1861: many townships in Durham, Frontenac, Haldimand, Hastings, Lanark, Lennox & Addington, Northumberland, Prince Edward, Renfrew and Russell Cos., Canada West; and Canada East (Quebec)
  • 1871: Ontario Heads of Household Index (OGS); many townships in Lanark, Renfrew, Muskoka, Haldimand, Durham, Northumberland, Peterborough, Haliburton, Hastings, Lennox & Addington, Lambton and Frontenac Cos. and Nippising District Ontario
  • 1871 Supercensus Hungerford Twp., Hastings County & Sheffield Twp., Lennox & Addington Co.
  • 1881: Canadian Census Transcripts on CD
  • 1881: many townships in Lennox & Addington, Hastings, Peterborough, Haliburton, Durham, and Haldimand Cos., Ontario
  • 1891: many townships in Durham, Haldimand, Hastings, Lennox & Addington, Leeds, Northumberland, Haldimand, Peterborough, Prince Edward and Drummondville Cos., Ontario
  • 1901: Hastings, Prince Edward and Northumberland Counties on microfilm; townships included in neighbouring districts on microfilm; annotated transcripts; and the City of Hamilton, Ontario on microfilm
  • Index of Jews Resident in Newfoundland Census 1921, 1935 & 1945
  • Surnames Index 1851-1901 – Lennox & Addington Counties

Church Records

  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptism Registers of Northumberland Co. 1834-1902 

  • More Obituaries from Ontario’s Methodist Papers 1873-1884

  • Obituaries from Christian Guardian 1884-1890

  • Methodist Baptisms Sidney & Tyendinaga Townships 1840-1887

  • Lutheran Church Records 1783-1832, Fredericksburgh Twp., (Kingston OGS)

  • Rev. John Langhorn Anglican Registers 1787-1814 (Kingston OGS)

  • Births, Marriages and Deaths of St. Thomas Church, Belleville, 1821-1874
  • Minutes of St. Thomas Anglican Church, Belleville 
  • District Marriage Registers include Ottawa 1816-1853, Prince Edward 1833-1847, Talbot 1837-1859, 1868, Victoria 1839-1858, 1861, Newcastle 1810-1855 and Colborne 1841-1857.
  • County Marriage Registers of Ontario include Prince Edward, Hastings, York, Northumberland, Lennox & Addington, Durham, Toronto, Kingston & Frontenac, Lincoln &Welland and Peterborough.
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register Master Index (100,000+ names) and Baptismal Registers, United Church Archives (microfilm) also Prince Edward County 1841-1888, Hastings 1840-1904, and Out of Ontario 1826-1900 (transcripts).
  • Other Methodist Records include: Early Methodists in Upper & Lower Canada 1759-1828; Niagara Conference Methodist Episcopal Church Baptismal Register Index 1849-1886; Baptisms & Marriages Rev. W. Case 1810-1837; Prince Edward County Baptisms 1800’s & 1841-1888; Madoc Twp., Hastings Co., Baptisms 1843-1876; Kingston City & Township, Frontenac Co., Baptisms 1844-1876; Frontenac Co. Baptisms 1835-1897; Early Methodist Records, United Empire Loyalists Association; and More Notices from Ontario Methodist Papers 1830-1857, 1858-1872.
  • Presbyterian Registers and Records include: Communion Roll, Tyendinaga Twp., 1862-1893; Kingston 1821-1869; Rev. Robt. McDowall, Upper Canada; Marriage Register, St. Andrews, Campbellford, 1858, 1886; Baptism Register, St. Andrews, Picton, 1866-1984; Zion Baptismal & Marriage, 1891-1919; and Births, Rev. John Scott, 1842-1919.
  • Marriage Registers of Stephen Conger 1803-1823, Rev. Daniel McMullen 1831-1873, David S. Hubbs 1905-1911 and Rev. D. F. Gee 1877-1890.
  • Baptisms Registers of Rev. Robert Neill, Seymour Twp, Northumberland Co. 1840-1878.
  • Anglican Parish Register of Rev. John Stuart 1784-1911.
  • Clarendon Baptist Parish Registers 1877-1939 & Minute Books 1877-1919 (microfilm).
  • Westlake Monthly Meeting, Births & Deaths, 1829-1865.
  • The Carlisle List, BMD’s, Middlesex County, 1839-1866.
  • Marriages, Prince Edward County , Persons Married Elsewhere.
  • Missing Marriages of Hastings County.
  • Marriage Bonds of Ontario 1803-1834.
  • Marriage Notices of Ontario 1813-1854, 1830-1856.
  • Death Notices of Ontario, 1810-1849.
  • Death Notices from Christian Guardian, 1836-1850, 1851-1860.

Directories

  • 1889 Hastings County Directory
  • The Atlantic Canadians, 1600-1900
  • The French Canadians, 1600-1900
  • The Central Canadians, 1600-1900
  • The Western Canadians, 1600-1900
  • Prince Edward County Directory 1946-47

  • 1958 Prince Edward County Yearbook
  • 1980 Belleville City Directory
  • 1865 Prince Edward County Directory
  • 1958 Social Register of Canada, Vols. 1 & 2
  • Genealogical Research Directories, 1984-2006
  • 2007 Genealogical Research Directory

Historical
The historical section includes an extensive collection of local and church histories for the Quinte area as well as strong coverage for other townships and counties in Ontario and other provinces in Canada. Many contain detailed information about early settlers and their families, such as William Caniff's Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte (CD) and Settlement of Upper Canada. Other historical resources cover topics such as Canadian history, heraldry, Indian Affairs Records, French Canadian ancestors, Jews resident in Quebec and Newfoundland, Grosse Ile, and Bible Christians to name but a few. Search or browse the collection of local and church histories in the QWPL online catalogue. See also the list of recent donations and acquisitions.

Immigration & Passenger Lists

  • Province of Ontario Immigration Records
  • Immigrants from England - 1800-1900 - Hastings & Prince Edward Counties
  • Immigrants from England - 1800-1900 – Lennox & Addington Counties
  • Scottish Immigrants to Canada Before Confederation, Volumes 2 & 3, by Donald Whyte
  • Scottish Emigrants To Canada, Vols. 1 & 4 Online Index for vol. 1 at OGS
  • Irish Migrants in the Canada’s
  • Upper Canada Naturalization, 1828-1850
  • Immigrant & Passenger Arrivals, USA
  • London Church Books & The German Emigration, 1709
  • Passengers Who Emigrated to Canada 1817-1849 Online Index at OGS
  • And In The New World by Constance Pole Bayer

Land Records

  • Ontario Land Record Index c1780-c1920 (microfiche)
  • Index to the Upper Canada Land Books 1787-1841 edited by Susan Smart (CD)
  • Upper Canada Land Books Index, Nos. 1-9, 1787-1841 Online Index at OGS
  • Belleville, Sidney & Thurlow Township Papers, Indexed 
  • Canada Company Remittance Books, Genealogical Extraction & Index, 1843-1847
  • Rawdon Twp., Hastings Co., Land Assessment Rolls 1838, 1842, 1848
  • Thunder Bay Land Settlement Index
  • Land Records in Ontario Registry Offices

Loyalists

  • Romance of the Palatine Millers - Irish Palatines & UEL
  • Book of Names - Early Palatines of Mohawk Valley
  • Loyalist Families, Hastings & Prince Edward - A-L
  • Loyalist Families, Hastings & Prince Edward - M-Z
  • Loyalists of the Eastern Townships - Index
  • Loyalists of New Jersey
  • Compendium of Early Mohawk Valley Familes (2 vols.)
  • The King’s Rangers
  • Handwritten List of Loyalists
  • The U.E.L. Around the Quinte Area by Elizabeth Mitchell
  • Carleton’s Loyalist Index (CD) 
  • Loyalists in the American Revolution (CD)
  • Mohawk Valley Families (CD)
  • Loyalist Lineages of Canada, 1783-1983
  • Founders of Early American Families, 1607-1657
  • Founders & Patriots, 1961-1980
  • The Loyalists (Parks Canada)
  • Loyalists in Ontario
  • Loyalist Lists, Haldimand Papers
  • Loyalist Trail
  • Voyage of a Different Kind (United Empire Loyalist Association)
  • Old United Empire Loyalist List 1784-1884
  • Sons and Daughters of United Emplire Loyalists, Upper Canada
  • Loyalists of Eastern Townships of Quebec
  • Loyalists in New Brunswick
  • Loyalists of the American Revolution
  • United Empire Loyalist Settlement, Prince Edward County, 1784-1984
  • Loyalist Settlements, 1783-1789
  • Confiscation Lists of Loyalists, New York State
  • American Loyalist Claims
  • Loyalist Children of Upper Canada
  • Rolls of the Provincial (Loyalist) Corps
  • To Their Heirs Forever, United Empire Loyalists, Camden Valley, New York, to Upper Canada
  • London Church Books and the German Migration 1709 by John P. Dern

Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

  • Historical Atlas of Northumberland & Durham Counties, 1878
  • Historical Atlas of Prince Edward & Hastings Counties, 1878
  • Index to Prince Edward & Hastings County Atlas
  • Catalogue of the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada
  • Foreign Topographical Map Services in Canadian Map Collections (PAC, 1986)
  • Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names
  • Lost Names and Places in Ontario Lennox and Addington Counties East
  • Townships of Ontario
  • 1846 Smith's Canadian Gazetteer, Canada West (Ontario)
  • 1918 The New Encyclopedic Atlas & Gazetteer of the World, R. F. Collier & Sons

Military

  • Field of Glory - Soldier of the Great War - Prince Edward County
  • Register of German Military Men Who Remain in Canada after the American Revolution
  • Muster Roll of Hastings Flank Co., July 12, 1812
  • For King and Canada: 100th Foot Regiment during War of 1812
  • Prince Edward Dragoons, 1814
  • Men of Upper Canada, Militia Nominal Rolls 1828-1829
  • Hastings Militia Return, 1834
  • Index to Canadian Service Records of the South African War (1899-1902) at the National Archives
  • The Roll of Honour of Teachers Who Served in The Great War 1914-1918
  • Overseas Deaths of Ontario Servicemen & Servicewomen, 1939-1947
  • Cobourg Rifle Corps
  • Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment
  • Rolls of the Provincial (Loyalist) Corps

Miscellaneous

  • Carmel (Thurlow Twp.) Centennial 1855-1955 by Carmel Public School

  • Heritage Years Vol. 2 - Stirling & District 150th Anniversary - Anniversary Book Committee

  • Early History of Big Island, Prince Edward County by C. S. & G. C. Sprague

  • Places in Ontario - 3 Volumes

  • Forty Years of Kennebec Township, L & A. County - 2 Vols.
  • Way Back in Addington County by Russ Waller - 1861-1901
  • Way Back in Hastings County by Russ Waller - 1851-1861
  • North of 7 ... And Proud of It - Bancroft & North Hastings
  • Pakenham Village of Ottawa Valley - 1823-1860
  • Pakenham Village of Ottawa Valley - 1860-1900
  • Our French-Canadian Ancestors by Thomas J. Laforest (30 vols.) Index of Biographies
  • Canadian Obituary Record 1988-1992
  • Index to Searchlight, 1980-1998
  • OGS Library Index 1997
  • Daily Register of Pupils, Brighton, 1901-1920
  • Hillier Women’s Institute Tweedsmuir Histories (CD)
  • The Ontario Register, Volume 4 (1971)
  • George Little’s Account Book and Auction Sale
  • Oaths of Allegiance
  • Funeral Cards

Municipal Records

  • Voters Lists include North Marysburgh 1964, Sophiasburgh 1878 & 1898, Bloomfield 1910, 1917, 1980, and North Trenton 1979
  • Assessment of Township of Hallowell, 1808
  • Poll Book, Brighton Twp., 1868
  • Trenton, Poll #90, 1968, 1972

Newspapers & Indexes

  • Belleville Newspapers Index (CD)
  • Belleville Intelligencer, Vols. 1-7, 1862-1868
  • British Whig, Vol. 1-10, 1849-1852
  • Brockville Gazette, Vol. 1, 1818-1832
  • Brockville Recorder, Vol. 1, 1836-1879
  • Cobourg Star, BMD’s, 1831-1849
  • Colonial Advocate, 1824-1833
  • The Globe, Births, Marriages Deaths, 1844-1847
  • Hallowell Free Press, Marriages & Deaths, 1830-1834
  • Kingston Chronicle, Vol. 1-6, 1819-1832
  • New Brunswick News, Vital Statistics from 1868-1869
  • Oshawa Vindicator, Vols. 1-8, 1862-1871
  • Picton Gazette & Times, 1834-1989 (microfilm)
  • Port Hope Papers, July 1832, December 1824
  • Quinte Loyalist, 1900-1956 (microfilm)
  • Upper Canada Gazette, 1793-1845 (microfilm, 14 reels)
  • Upper Canada Gazette, Vol 1-2, 1796-1828
  • OGS Directory of Surnames 1985, 1986, 1987
  • Wall of Ancestors, 1995

Periodicals

  • Index to the Ontario Genealogical Society’s Families #2, 1998-2006 (OGS) 
  • Families & Newsleaf (Ontario Genealogical Society)
  • OGS Branch Newsletters include BRANTches (Brant), Bruce & Grey Co. Newsletter, Kindred Spirits (Durham), Talbot Times (Elgin), Trails (Essex), Haldimand Past Times (Haldimand), Halton-Peel Newsletter, Hamilton Branch Newsletter, Rooting Around Huron (Huron), The Bulletin (Kawartha), Root, Branches & Twigs (Kent), Relations (Kingston), Lambton Lifeline (Lambton), News & Views (Leeds & Grenville), London Leaf (London-Middlesex), Notes from Niagara (Niagara-Peninsula), Nippissing Voyageur (Nippissing), Norfolks (Norfolk), Ottawa Branch News (Ottawa), The Tracer (Oxford), Perth County Profiles (Perth), Searchlight (Quinte) plus Index 1980-1998, The New Searchlight (Quinte), Sault Channels (Sault Ste. Marie), SCAN (Simcoe), Ancestor Hunting (Sudbury), Past Tents (Thunder Bay), Toronto Tree, Branch Notes (Waterloo/Wellington), Our Waterloo Kin (Waterloo), Traces & Tracks (Wellington), Kindred Spirits (Whitby/Oshawa) and York Region Ancestors (York)
  • The Beacon (Quinte Branch OGS)
  • The County Magazine (Prince Edward County)
  • The York Pioneer (Ontario) by the York Pioneer & Historical Society
  • Timberline (Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group)
  • The Long Point Genealogist (Norfolk Historical Society)
  • Connections (Quebec Family History Society)
  • Generations (Manitoba Genealogical Society)
  • Bulletin (Saskatchewan Genealogical Society)
  • Root Tootin’ (West Central Branch, Saskatchewan)
  • Grass Roots (Grasslands Branch, Saskatchewan)
  • Clandigger (Edmonton Branch, Alberta Genealogical Society)
  • Relatively Speaking (Alberta Genealogical Society)
  • Chinook (Alberta Family History Society)
  • Heritage Seekers (Grande Prairie & District Branch, Alberta)
  • The British Columbia Genealogist (Kamloops Family History Society, BC)
  • Journal (Victoria Genealogical Society, BC)
  • Grapevines (South Okanagan Genealogical Society, BC)
  • Ancestree (Okanagan Researcher, Kelowna & District Genealogical Society, BC)
  • Cariboo Notes (Quesnel Branch, British Columbia Genealogical Society)
  • Heir Lines (Everton Publishers Inc.)
  • Family Chronicle Collection, Years One and Two (Moorshead Publications)
  • Family Chronicle, Year Seven, Sept. 2002-Aug. 2003
  • Cousins and Cousines (Canadian Genealogical and Heritage Society of Minnesota)
  • Lost in Canada (Minnesota Genealogical Society)
  • Canadian- American Journal for Canadian, French and Metis Study (Minnesota Genealogical Society)

Reference and Research Aids
A very broad range of topics of interest to all researchers is covered including:
Beginner’s Guide to Ontario Genealogy by Fraser Dunford, In Search of Your Canadian Roots, Canadian Genealogical Handbook, Heraldry, Aboriginal Peoples, Latin Word List, Colonial Handwriting, Searching Records in Ontario, Standards of Evidence, Beginner’s Guide, Using Forms, Researching Archives, Municipal Records in Ontario, Tools of the Trade for Genealogists, Introduction to Genealogy, Brickwall Solutions, Attic Full of History, Here Be Dragons, Publishing Family Histories, Creating Worthwhile Genealogies, General Aids to Research, Research in German Speaking Lands, Canadian Railway Records Guide, PAF Manual, LDS Family History Library, Surname Dictionaries, Jewish Genealogy, The Seigneurial Regime, Genealogical Research Directories 1984-2006, Directory of Family Associations, Bible Recording, Index to Searchlight 1980-1998, Public Archives of Canada Guide 1983, OGS Library Index 1997, Organizing a Genealogical Library, Catalogue of Genealogical Sources available on CD, My Ancestors became Methodist Ministers, Genealogy and the Law in Canada, OGS Conference Syllabuses, and much more. Search or browse our collection of reference and research aids in the QWPL online catalogue. See also the list of recent donations.

Strays

  • An Index to British Strays in Canada
  • Index to the OGS Strays Project
  • Married Name Index to Strays, Vols. 1-3

Vital Statistics

  • Indexes to Ontario Civil Birth Registrations (1869-1912) (microfilm) 
  • Indexes to Ontario Civil Marriage Registrations (1869-1927) (microfilm) 
  • Indexes to Ontario Civil Death Registrations (1869-1937) (microfilm) 
  • Birth Registrations, Carlow & Mayo Twps., Monteagle & Herschell, and Faraday Twp. Hastings Co., 1890-1898
  • Hastings County Births, 1869-1879
  • Marriages from Hungerford Twp. Hastings, 1876-1926
  • Prince Edward County Births, 1869-1889
  • Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Clerk. F. Jones, 1880-1905, Hillier Twp., Prince Edward Co.
  • Northumberland County Births 1869-1889 and Deaths 1869-1879
  • Lennox & Addington Co. Marriages Vol. 1 1869-1880
  • Prince Edward Co. Marriages Vol. 1 1869-1880
  • Hastings Co. Marriages Vols. 1-4, 1869-1890

  • Frontenac County Marriages, Vols. 1-4, 1869-1890 

Wills, Probate & Court Records

  • Minutes of Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace - Midland District, Linda Corupe  

  • Surrogate Court Records Index, 1793-1858, set of 10 microfiche 
  • Heir & Devisee Records of the Midland District, 1797-1804, 3 vols. 
  • General Register of Wills & Probates for Picton, Prince Edward Co.
  • Ontario County, Surrogate Court Index of Ontario, 1859-1900
  • Lincoln/Welland Counties, Surrogate Court Index of Ontario, 1859-1900
  • Kingston & City Abstracts, Surrogate Court Index of Ontario, 1790-1858

United States

In additional to the Loyalist resources that include information about colonial families, the collection has:

  • Mayflower Increasings

  • Romance of the Palatine Millers - Irish Palatines & UEL

  • Book of Names - Early Palatines of Mohawk Valley

  • Bergen Records, New Jersey, 1666-1788

  • History of Moniteau County, Missouri 

  • The Dramatic Destiny of Etienne Brule (Michigan)

  • Loyalists of New Jersey

  • Compendium of Early Mohawk Valley Familes (2 vols.)

  • Preserving Your American Heritage

  • Marriages & Deaths from the New Yorker 1836-1841 by Kenneth Scott 

  • Genealogical Data from New York Post-Boy 1743-1773 by Kenneth Scott 

  • The Massacre of Baylor’s Dragoons 1778 by Wayne M Daniels and D Bennett Mazur 

  • Huguenot Historical Society Publications

  • Stone Houses of the Paltz Patentees by Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, New York

  • S.A.R. (Sons of the American Revolution) - 2 issues

  • American History Illustrated (Cowles Magazines)

  • The Rifleman
  • U. S. Social Security Records - 1937-1993 (2 CDs)
  • Mohawk Valley Families (CD)
  • New England Families (CD)
  • Founders of Early American Families, 1607-1657
  • Founders & Patriots, 1961-1980
  • Old Fort Hunter & Queen Anne Chapel, New York
  • Old Dutch Burying Ground of Sleepy Hollow, Tarryington, New York
  • To Their Heirs Forever, United Empire Loyalists, Camden Valley, New York to Upper Canada
  • Encyclopedia of American History
  • The Blockhouse at Bergen Wood
  • Dutchess County History (selection of photocopies)
  • Bergenfield, New Jersey (selection of photocopies)
  • Settlers About Boston Bay, 1630
  • Pioneers of Leslie County
  • New York Marriages to 1784
  • Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen Records, New Jersey, 1666-1788
  • Understanding Colonial Handwriting
  • Special Aids to Genealogical Research in Northeastern & Central United States
  • Dutch Systems in Family Naming, New York & New Jersey, 1954
  • Confiscation Lists of Loyalists, New York State
  • The Genealogist (The American Society of Genealogists)
  • Michigana ( Western Michigan Genealogical Society)
  • The Connecticut Nutmegger ( Connecticut Society of Genealogists)
  • Mayflower Quarterly (The Mayflower Society)
  • Heir Lines (Everton Publishers Inc.)
  • Family Chronicle Collection, Years One and Two (Moorshead Publications)
  • Cousins and Cousines (Canadian Genealogical and Heritage Society of Minnesota)
  • Lost in Canada (Minnesota Genealogical Society)
  • Canadian- American Journal for Canadian, French and Metis Study (Minnesota Genealogical Society)

Great Britain & Ireland

  • 1891 Census of Greater London (including Paddington, Kensington, Fulham, Chelsea, Hanover Square, Marylebone, Westminster, Hampstead, Pancras, Islington, Hackney, Holborn, St. Giles, Strand, The City, Bethnal Green, Shoreditch, St. George, Mile End, Stepney, Poplar, Southward, St. Saviour, St. Olave, Lambeth, Wentworth, Wandsworth, Camberwell, Greenwich, Lewisham, Woolwich (37 CD’s including a Master Index)
  • British Isles Vital Records Index, 1st Edition (CD's)
  • National Burial Index, 1st Edition (CD's)
  • London Church Books and the German Migration 1709 by John P. Dern
  • Tracing Your Ancestors at the Public Record Office
  • A Sketch of Hornsea, Yorkshire by J.E. Hobson
  • An Index of British Strays in Canada
  • Latin Word List for Family Historians
  • Genealogical Gazetteer of England
  • Researching Family History in Wales
  • Atlas of British Surnames
  • Penguin Dictionary of Surnames
  • Gazetteer of Scotland
  • Scottish Roots , Alwyn James
  • Scottish Family History - Vol. 1 1986 Research & Source Guide, John Lawrence Cairns
  • Genealogical Research in Northern Ireland, Sher Leetooze
  • Male Inhabitants of Ulster Co. 1689
  • Tracing Your Irish Ancestry
  • Irish Genealogy, A Simple Guide
  • Griffith’s Valuation of Ireland 1848-1864 (Index on CD)
  • Irish Family History Research Directories, 1991-1996
  • Irish Migrants in the Canadas
  • Who’s Who & What’s What in Ireland
  • The Irish Ancestor Journal
  • Ulster Libraries
  • ‘Familia’ Ulster Genealogical Review, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • 2 Catalogues of Ulster Historical Books

  • Practical Family History (ABM Publishing) Online Index
  • Family Tree Magazine (ABM Publishing) Online Index
  • Family Tree Magazine CD December 2006
  • Family History Monthly (Parker Mead Limited) 

Australia & Tasmania

  • Land of a Thousand Sorrows, Australian Prison Journal, 1840-1842
  • Recollections of Van Damien’s Land
  • Journal of a Political Excile in Australia
  • Notes of a Convict, 1838

Complementary Collection at QWPL
The Quinte West Public Library’s genealogical and local history collection strongly complements that of the Quinte Branch and includes: Assessment Rolls dating from 1891; all census records for Hastings, Prince Edward and Northumberland Counties up to 1901; Trentonian and Courier Advocate newspapers on microfilm dating from 1867 with an index to births, marriages and deaths; and access to Ancestry.com and other databases. Their catalogue can be searched online. Some of the Quinte Branch Library Holdings are added to the QWPL catalogue.

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