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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.
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  • Markham Economist Vital Statistics Index, January 1858 to June 1858   Online New
    Compiled by Steve Marshall and re-printed from York Region Ancestors, Vol. 13, No. 2.
  • Markham Economist Vital Statistics Index, July 1856 to December 1857   Online New
    Compiled by Steve Marshall and re-printed from York Region Ancestors, Vol. 13, No. 1.
  • Paper of Record Online
    Searchable newspaper image documents presented in their original published form.
  • Toronto Star, Pages of the Past Online  
    Millions of pages available to access. Each issue of the Toronto Star from 1894-2002 has been digitized in PDF format, with new content added every year. Subscription required.
  • The Newmarket Era-Banner Newspaper Index Online  
    The Newmarket Era is indexed and available at the Newmarket Public Library.
  • The York Papers Book
    by W. Craig Burtch (BUR-MOR Publications). Birth, marriage and death records from the old Home District (York County). Includes abstracts for 1796-1824 from the Upper Canada Gazette, York Gazette, York Weekly Post, York Weekly Register and The United Empire Loyalist.
  • Aurora Public Library, Newspaper Resources Online
    APL has The Banner from 1877-present, and other local newspapers, in microform.
  • Berczy Settlers Gazette Article
    Published by the Markham Berczy Settlers Association, 10292 McCowan Road, Markham ON, L3P 3J3.
  • Checklist of Indexes to Canadian Newspapers, National Library of Canada  Online
    This checklist is comprised of indexes to Canadian newspaper titles received by the Library's Reference Collection. The coverage of these indexes span from the 18th century to the present date. The Checklist also provides online and Internet sources for indexes to Canadian newspapers. Many of the titles in the Checklist are available from the National Library of Canada on interlibrary loan.
  • Death Notices From the Canada Christian Advocate, 1858-1872 Book
    by Rev. Donald A. McKenzie. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House: 1992). Extracts from the Methodist Church newspaper.
  • Death Notices of Ontario Book CD
    by William D. Reid. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House: 1980). A companion volume to Marriage Notices of Ontario this work covers the period 1810-1849.
  • Additional Death Notices of Ontario Article CD
    by Wm. D. Reid, The Ontario Register, Vol. 5, pv (Lambertville, NJ: Thomas B. Wilson, 1981). Death notices extracted from various Ontario newspapers, includes those from Colonial Advocate, York (Toronto) 1826-1834, Patriot (Toronto) 1843-1849, Constitution (Toronto) 1836-1837, Banner (Toronto) 1843-1847, British Canadian (Toronto) 1844-1848, and the Globe (Toronto) 1844-1849
  • Death Notices From the Christian Guardian, 1836-1850 Book
    by Rev. Donald A. McKenzie. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House: 1983). Extracts from the Methodist Episcopal Church newspaper. 
  • Death Notices From the Christian Guardian, 1851-1860 Book
    by Rev. Donald A. McKenzie. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House: 1984). Extracts from the Methodist Episcopal Church newspaper.
  • Death Notices From the Christian Guardian, 1861-1870 Book
    by Rev. Donald A. McKenzie. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House). Extracts from the Methodist Episcopal Church newspaper.
  • The Loyalist Gazette Online
    The Loyalist Gazette is published twice yearly by the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, in the Spring and Fall. The Gazette contains articles and pictures of particular interest to those with an interest in the American Revolutionary War period in history
  • Markham Economist Newspaper Index 1856-1900 Book
  • Marriage Notices of Ontario Book CD
    by William D. Reid. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House: 1980). Extracts from many different newspapers and periodicals published between 1813 and 1854.
  • Ontario Marriage Notices,1830-1856 Book CD
    by Thomas B. Wilson. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House: 1982). This volume complements and supplements William D. Reid's Marriage Notices of Ontario with additional notices extracted from the Christian Guardian and the Church, along with notices from the Constitution (Toronto).
  • Marriage Notices from the Toronto Leader, 1856 Article CD
    The Ontario Register, Vol III, p35 (Lambertville, NJ: Hunterdon House, 1990)
  • More Notices From Methodist Newspapers [of Ontario], 1830-1857 Book
    by Rev. Donald A. McKenzie. (Lambertville, N.J.: Hunterdon House: 1986). Alphabetical birth, marriage and death notices indexed by personal name.
  • Newmarket Public Library, Newspaper Resources Online
    The Newmarket library collection includes an index of the Newmarket Era.
  • Richmond Hill Public Library, Newspaper Resources Online
    Resources in the Local History & Genealogy room include microfilms of the British Tribune and York Ridings Gazette, the Liberal, Globe 1844-1849, McKenzies Weekly Message, Upper Canada Gazette, York Commonwealth, and the York Herald as well as a local history database (indexes of local newspapers, both past and present).
  • The York Pioneer Article
    Published by the York Pioneer & Historical Society
  • York Region Ancestors   Article
    Quarterly journal published by the York Region Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society
  • Canadian Newspapers on Microform Online
    Held by the National Library of Canada.

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