Northumberland County, one of Upper Canada’s original nineteen counties, was established in 1792 and named after England’s Northumberland County.
In 1850 Northumberland County and Durham County were united for municipal purposes. They remained united until 1974 when each became municipally independent.
The largest populace in Northumberland County is the city of Cobourg.
A volunteer is needed to maintain this website and answer visitor enquiries regarding genealogy research in this area.
A host is a person who is knowledgeable about Northumberland County. Knowledge includes knowing what genealogy resources are available for this particular area of Ontario and where they can be found -- inside and outside of Ontario. Personal research experience in this area is a bonus.
Also seeking Consultants – volunteers who are knowledgeable about this area but have no desire to maintain a website. A consultant has one task: to answer inquiries about doing genealogy research in Northumberland County. Personal research experience in/of Northumberland County is required. Where you live is not an issue.
|Thanks to Kathleen Callanan & Michael Stephenson for hosting Northumberland County GenWeb 1998-2007
||This site is part of OntarioGenWeb
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