York Research Resources is a compilation of online references, books,
articles, and useful addresses to assist with research in York Region. Books can be
located using your favourite online library catalogue search, borrowed through
interlibrary loan, or purchased directly from the publishers.
OGS Cemetery Transcriptions
Over 130 cemeteries throughout York Region have been transcribed and published,
and are available from York Region Branch OGS.
Cemetery Ancestor Name Index and Cemetery Locator
A revised and updated version of the Ontario Genealogical Society
Cemetery Collection which now includes a personal name index. York Region
branch has now submitted 99 cemetery indexes for inclusion.
Lists by county volunteers who will check cemetery transcriptions in
their possession to locate your names of interest. There are several
volunteers and many York Region cemeteries available.
of York County, Ontario at Interment.net
A free online library of burial records from thousands of cemeteries
across the world, for historical and genealogy research.
County Cemeteries at Field of Stones
This site focuses on providing pictures of pioneer or abandoned
cemeteries located in Ontario. We have also added "donated
photos" of various cemeteries found in Ontario. The cemeteries
are listed under County/District and are group into Townships.
Search for South York Region Local History
Gives students of local history the convenience of searching all of
the Richmond Hill Public Library's local history databases
simultaneously. One stop access to historic (pre-1930) gravestones in
10 south York Region cemeteries, text and illustrations from the
popular local history book Early Days in Richmond Hill, and
over 1,000 photographs of Richmond Hill dating back to the 1860s.
Cemeteries of South York Region
The Richmond Hill Public Library has gathered photographic images
and textual explanation of historic tombstones in southern York
- Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid
Some, but not all, York Region cemetery transcriptions have been
indexed, and are included in the Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid.
Cemetery Transcriptions, York County at the Public Archives of Ontario
The Public Archives of Ontario have microfilmed many of the
OGS York County/Region cemetery transcriptions, and these are available through