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Useful Addresses

  • Archives
  • Birth, Marriage, and Death records
  • Family History and Genealogy
  • Historical Societies
  • LACACs
  • Libraries
  • Lodges, etc.
  • Museums
  • Research Centres
  • Women's Institutes
  • Other

  • Archives

    Anglican Diocese of Ottawa Archives
    71 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa
    Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays - 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Research fees: yes

    Archives Association of Ontario
    258 Adelaide St. E., Suite #202
    Toronto, ON M5A 1N1
    Phone: 416-533-9592
    Fax: 416-533-1481
    E-mail: aao@aao.fis.utoronto.ca

    Archives nationales du Québec
    Centre d'archives nationales de l'Outaouais
    170 de l'Hotel de Ville
    Hull, Quebec
    819 772-3010

    Archives of Ontario
    77 Grenville Street,
    Toronto, Ontario
    M7A 2R9
    416 327-1600 or (Ontario only) 1-800-668-9933

    City of Ottawa Archives
    Whitton Hall Resource Centre
    Second Floor, Sussex Pavilion
    Old Ottawa City Hall
    111 Sussex Drive
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Hours: Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Phone: 613 580-2424, ext. 13333
    See Note for Ottawa Branch OGS Library.

    Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
    395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N3
    Genealogy Reference Desk / Services de renseignements généalogique
    613 996-7458
    Fax / Télécopieur : 613 995-6274
    Reading Room hours: 8:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. - every day
    Registration Desk: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Monday to Friday

    Rideau Township Archives
    6581 Fourth Line Road
    North Gower
    613 489-2926

    University of Ottawa Archives
    100 Marie Curie Street
    Room 012
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613 562-5750

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    Birth, Marriage, and Death records

    Ontario Vital Statistics - microfilmed
    Family History Centre
    1017 Prince of Wales Drive,
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613 224-2231
    From 1869. Last year available depends on each type of record. For more information see Birth Records, Marriage Records, and Death Records

    Ontario Vital Statistics - not microfilmed
    Registrar General
    P.O. Box 4600
    Thunder Bay, Ontario
    P7B 6L8
    Births, marriages & deaths that have not yet been released for public viewing. For more information see Birth Records, Marriage Records, and Death Records

    Quebec - Civil Marriages / Mariages civils
    Justice - Palais de Justice (Services Judiciaires)
    17 Laurier
    Hull, Quebec
    819 776-8102

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    Family History and Genealogy

    British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
    P.O. Box 38026
    Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3Y7
    Information: John D. Reid, President
    E-mail: president@bifhsgo.ca
    Talks will be of interest to those searching in Carleton and adjacent counties who have British or Irish roots.

    Canadian Society of Mayflower Descendants
    c/o D. Clarke
    38 Dennett Dr.
    Agincourt, Ontario
    M1S 2E7

    Ontario Genealogical Society
    40 Orchard View Boulevard
    Suite 102
    Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B9
    416 489-0734
    Fax: 416 489-9803

    Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society
    P.O. Box 8346
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1G 3H8
    Region covered: Carleton, Lanark, Renfrew and Russell (now Prescott-Russell) Counties

    Société franco-ontarienne d’histoire et de généalogie
    Contact: Claudette Millette at 613 244-5300, ext./poste 3333

    Société généalogique de l'Outaouais
    17, rue Laurier
    C.P. 2025, Succursale B, Hull, Quebec J8X 3Z2
    819: 772-3010

    Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogy Group
    P.O. Box 972
    Pembroke, Ontario K8A 7M5
    E-mail: uovgg@valleynet.on.ca

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    Historical Societies

    The Canadian Immigration Historical Society
    P.O. Box 9502, Station T
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1G 3V2
    This group looks at immigration from the point of view of the immigration officer, not the immigrant.

    Cumberland Township Historical Society
    c/o Cumberland Township Historical Society / Société Historique du Canton de Cumberland
    Cumberland Branch, Ottawa Public Library / Succursale Cumberland, Bibliothèque d'Ottawa
    Local History Room
    1599 Tenth Line Road
    Ottawa, ON KIE 3E8

    Fitzroy Township Historical Society
    Box 147, Kinburn, Ontario K0A 2H0
    Contact: Robert Shirriff at 613 623-6143

    Gloucester Historical Society
    4550 (B) Bank Street
    Gloucester, Ontario K1T 3W6
    Contact: Guy Legault at 613 837-7334

    Goulbourn Township Historical Society and Museum
    P.O. Box 621
    2064 Huntley Road
    Stittsville, Ontario K2S 1A7

    Historical Society of Ottawa
    Box 535, Station B
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P6
    Phone: 613 234-4570
    Fax: 613 234-4846

    Huntley Township Historical Society
    Box 313, Carp , Ontario, Canada K0A 1L0
    E-mail: HuntleyHistory@gmx.net
    Contact: Ann Cameron at 613 831-2490

    Jewish Historical Society
    153 Chapel Street
    Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7Y2
    613 244-8291

    March Historical Society
    Contact: Michelle LeBoldus at 613 832-1249

    Osgoode Township Historical Society
    P.O. Box 74, 7814 Lawrence St.
    Vernon, Ontario K0A 3J0
    613 821-4062

    Russell Village Historical Society
    Russell, Ontario K0A 3V0

    Société historique de l'Outaouais / Historical Society of the Outaouais
    C.P. / Box 1007, Succursale / Station B
    Hull, Quebec J8X 3X5

    Torbolton Township Historical Society
    P.O. Box 101, Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0
    Contact: Pauline Fulford at 613 832-1737

    United Empire Loyalist Association
    Sir Guy Carleton Branch
    c/o M. Hall
    8 Oakview Avenue
    Nepean, Ontario K2G 3A1
    613 228-9311
    E-mail: meghall@istar.ca

    Workers Heritage Committee of Ottawa-Carleton
    500 - 280 Metcalfe Street
    Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1R7
    Contact: Ken Clavette at 613 233-9180

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    Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (LACAC)
    LACAC Chairperson
    City of Ottawa
    c/o Robbie Tremblay, Advisory Committee Co-ordinator
    110 Laurier Avenue West
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1J1
    Fax: 613 560-1380
    Phone: 613 580-2424, Ext. 28135
    E-mail: rob.tremblay@city.ottawa.on.ca

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    Libraries
    OPL = Ottawa Public Library

    Brian O'Regan Memorial Library (BIFHSGO)
    Old Ottawa City Hall
    111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
    Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. NOTE: Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays for the Summer)
    613 244-5300, ext 13333
    As parking is limited and sometimes non-existant, it is strongly recommended that you take the #3 bus.

    Cumberland Branch, OPL
    1599 Tenth Line Road
    Orleans, Ontario K1E 3E8
    613 830-5422

    Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
    395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N3
    Genealogy Reference Desk / Services de renseignements généalogique
    613 996-7458
    Fax / Télécopieur : 613 995-6274
    Reading Room hours: 8:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. - every day
    Registration Desk: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Monday to Friday

    Nepean Central Branch, OPL
    Nepean Civic Square, 101 Centrepointe Drive
    Nepean, Ontario
    Reference Desk: 613 727-6659; General Inquiries 613 727-6660
    Has a good-sized genealogical collection; much is related to Nepean, but information for Carleton County can also be found there.

    Ottawa Branch, Jewish Genealogical Society
    Old Ottawa City Hall
    111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
    613 580-2424, ext. 13333
    Hours: Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Saturdays 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    As parking is limited and sometimes non-existant, it is strongly recommended that you take the #3 bus.

    Ottawa Branch OGS Library
    Old Ottawa City Hall
    1st Floor, Bytown Pavilion
    111 Sussex Drive
    Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5A1
    613 244-5300, ext 13333
    Hours: Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Saturdays 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. (except Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Easter, and Victoria Day weekends).
    As parking is limited and sometimes non-existant, it is strongly recommended that you take the #3 bus.

    Ottawa Public Libraries
    This site has links for all branches of the Ottawa Public Library

    Ottawa Public Library - Main Library
    120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario
    613 598-4008 (Reference Desk)
    Hours: Call 613 598-4000 for a recording
    Check out The Ottawa Room for various genealogical and biographical materials.

    Société franco-ontarienne d'histoire et de généalogie
    Whitton Hall Resource Centre
    Second Floor, Sussex Pavilion
    Old Ottawa City Hall
    111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
    613 580-2424, ext./poste 13333
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    Stittsville Branch, OPL
    1637 Main Street
    Stittsville, Ontario
    613 836-3381

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    Lodges, etc.

    Ladies Orange Benevolent Assoc. #389
    Osgoode, Ontario
    613 822-0265

    Loyal Orange Lodge #2297
    Edwards, Ontario
    613 821-2468

    Loyal Orange Lodge #314
    Osgoode, Ontario
    613 826-2201

    Loyal Orange Young Briton Lodge #260
    Metcalfe, Ontario
    613 826-2540

    Loyal True Blue Lodge #464
    Edwards, Ontario
    613 822-0265

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    Museums

    Choo/Copo (The Council of Heritage Organizations In Ottawa)

    Bytown Museum
    1 Rideau Canal Lane
    Box 523, Stn. B
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P6
    Phone: 613 234-4570
    Fax: 613 234-4846
    E-mail: bytownmuseum@storm.ca

    Cumberland Township Heritage Village Museum
    2940 Queen Street
    Cumberland, Ontario
    613 833-3059

    Gloucester Museum
    4550 (B) Bank Street
    Gloucester, Ontario K1T 3W6
    613 822-1401

    Goulbourn Museum
    2064 Huntley Road
    Richmond, Ontario
    613 831-2393
    E-mail: goulbmus@compmore.net

    Keith M. Boyd Museum
    119 Mill Street, Box 161
    Russell, Ontario K4R 1E1
    613 445-2018

    Nepean Museum
    16 Rowley Avenue
    Nepean, Ontario K2G 1L9
    613 723-7936
    Open Tuesdays to Sundays

    Osgoode Township Museum
    P.O. Box 74, 7814 Lawrence St.
    Vernon, Ontario K0A 3J0
    613 821-4062

    Pinhey's Point Foundation
    270 Pinhey's Point Road
    Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0

    Rideau Canal Museum
    Box 695
    Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 4T6
    613 283-4124

    Smiths Falls Railway Museum Association, Inc.
    90 William Street West, Smiths Falls, Ontario
    Mailing Address: Box 962, Smiths Falls Otario K7A 5A5
    Contact Person: Julia Brady
    Phone Number: 613 283-5696
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m.

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    Research Centres

    Bytown Research Centre
    Box 523, Stn. B.
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P6
    613 234-4570

    Cumberland Township Historical Society Local History Room
    in the Cumberland Branch, OPL
    1599 Tenth Line Road
    Orleans, Ontario K1E 3E8
    Information: 613 835-3252

    Family History Centre
    1017 Prince of Wales Drive,
    Ottawa, Ontario
    613 224-2231
    Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Huntley Township Historical Society Research Centre
    Carp Branch, Ottawa Public Library
    2161 Westhunt Drive
    West Carleton
    Hours: Thursdays 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Ottawa Room / Salle d'Ottawa
    Ottawa Public Library / Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa
    120 Metcalfe Street
    Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5M2
    Thomas Rooney 598-4008 ext./poste 254
    Fax: 613 567-4013

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    Women's Institutes

    Cumberland Women’s Institute
    Contact: June MacMillan at 613 833-2814

    Osgoode Women's Institute
    613 826-2174

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    Other

    SOS (Save Ontario Shipwrecks) Ottawa Chapter
    c/o Marg Barker
    23 Dundegan
    Ottawa, Ontario K2L 1P7

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