Norfolk County GenWeb Genealogy Records
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Norfolk County is located in South-Western Ontario. Norfolk County is one of the original nineteen counties established in 1792. It was named for Norfolk, England. The first settlers were United Empire Loyalists who arrived in 1789.
In 1974 the county was dissolved and along with Haldimand County became the regional municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk.
In 2001 the municipality was dissolved and the former counties re-instated as separate municipalites of Haldimand County and Norfolk County.
- 1792-1798 - part of Western District
- 1798-1837 - part of London District
- 1837-1849 - part of Talbot District
- 1974-2001 - part of the Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk
The OntarioGenWeb was created in February 1997 as part of the CanadaGenWeb Project.
The OntarioGenWeb Project is a not a research service. OntarioGenWeb volunteers and hosts are here to provide information on the web to help you help yourself trace your family tree.
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We understand that most visitors are specifically seeking actual genealogical records but this type of information requires two very important things - time and volunteers. If you'd like to see Norfolk County records online VOLUNTEER!
I'm Brian Massey the creator of AncestorsAtRest.com and new host of Norfolk County GenWeb as of September 2007. My thanks to former hosts of Norfolk County GenWeb Linda Mager & Joe Wilson for creating and maintaining this site for so many years. I don't live in Norfolk County so can't do research for you but be sure to check our Pioneer Families and migration or Norfolk County Queries pages for help
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