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Genealogical Research

Contacts

Helpful websites include:

Click here to view the Ancestry.ca website

Click here to view the Archives of Ontario website

Click here to view Family Search website

Click here to view The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints website

Click here to view the Government of Canada Ancestors Search website

Click here to view the Ontario Genealogical Society website

The Archives of Ontario website for genealogical research in Ontario. Archives of Ontario has partnered with Ancestry.ca to provide online access to Ontario's Vital Statistics records, click here to go that website.  As part of the agreement, every year Ancestry.ca will index original Vital Statistics records as they are transferred from the Registrar General's Office to the Archives of Ontario and provide online access to those records on their website Ancestry.ca. all of these digitized records will be made available on the Ancestry.ca website for free in the Archives of Ontario Reading Room as well as in all public libraries across Ontario. As of June 4, 2016 marriages from 1933 and 1934 are available on the Ancestry.ca website. Deaths in 1944 will be released later this year.  Due to changes in regulations, 1918 and newer birth registrations and indexes will not be transferred to Archives of Ontario until 104 years after the year of registration. The 1918 birth registration and indexes will be transferred to the  Archives in 2023. Marriage Registrations for 1935 and death registrations from 1944 and 1945 are closed for digitization.  For updates, always refer to the Archives of Ontario website.Click here to learn more about workshops and research too!

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