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Blanshard Township

ASSESSMENT:

  • 1842 - 1848 Microfilm available at Stratford Archives
  • 1855 Assessment Index available Perth OGS $1.00 or $2.00 by mail
  • 1890's to 1920 hard copy available Stratford Archives

*Some assessment records now held by St. Marys Museum. Phone 519- 284-3556

CEMETERIES:

  • McIntyre - Line 4 Con 8 Lot 22
  • Prospect Hill - Road 163
  • Sparling - Road 163
  • St. Marys Town
  • Old St. Marys
  • St. Marys burial register microfilm from 1870's to 1972 available at Stratford Archives- no index
  • Switzer Cairn - Road 163

All cemeteries have been transcribed by Perth OGS. Copies are available to research at Stratford and are available for sale by Perth OGS. See publication list on-line for prices.

CENSUS:

  • 1842 Population Returns on microfilm available at Stratford Archives
  • Paper copy available from Perth OGS
  • 1848 & 1850 Heads of Household available on microfilm all branches of Archives
  • 1851-1901 microfilm also available all branches of Archives
  • Alphabetical index of Head of House & spouse available Perth OGS. See Publication list for prices

CHURCH RECORDS:

  • 1852-1859 Perth County BMD by D.Walker available at all branches
  • 1858-1869 Perth County Marriage Register Index available at all branches
  • Original returns on microfilm available at all Archives branches
  • 1869-1873 marriage registrations index by J. Stewart at all branches
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm.*

*Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and the 200pp publication.

There are presently no church records for this township available except by visiting the churches or by contacting them by phone or through the mail.

HISTORY BOOKS:

  • My Roots Are In Blanshard $12.00
  • Pioneers of Blanshard $12.00
  • Heart of Blanshard $12.00 Set of three $35.00
  • NEW!-Village Connections - History of Kirkton $80.00

*The above books are still available at the Stratford Archives for purchase.

  • History of Perth County 1825 -1902 (out of print)
  • History of Perth County to 1867 $20.00 at all Archives branches
  • NEW-History of Perth County 1967-2003 $15.00 at all Archive branches
  • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80.00 available at Stratford Archives
  • Blanshard by Vera McNichol ( out of print)
  • Paths of History in Perth & Huron ( out of print)

*All out of print reference books available at Stratford Archives for research

NEWSPAPERS:

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
  • Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923- 1999 microfilm Most recent held two years at Stratford Public Library then released to Stratford Archives
  • Beacon and Herald indexed to 1890's in Stratford Archives only
  • Bur-Mor Publications has some pre-1900 papers for Stratford available for research at all branches
  • St. Marys Argus 1857-1999 microfilm
  • St. Marys Journal 1895-1930 microfilm
  • St. Marys Journal Argus 1922-1939 microfilm

*All microfilms listed above for St.Marys papers are available up to 1930 at the Stratford Archives and the St. Marys Museum but presently only the Museum has an index available. *Over 750 family histories are available in Stratford Archives for local families.

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

Indexes only available at all 3 Branches of the Stratford- Perth Archives for:

  • Births 1914
  • Marriages 1929
  • Deaths 1939

TOWNSHIP PAPERS:

Blanshard Township papers are on microfilm for viewing at Stratford Archives.
A printed Index is now available on the Publication page. It is 3 pages long and is available for $1.00 pick up or $2.00 by mail from Perth O.G.S.

OTHER RESOURSES:

  • The Milne Collection at St. Marys Museum

St. Marys Museum
177 Church St.S,
St. Marys ON
N4X 1A9
519-284-3556
e-mail

Stratford Perth Archives
4273 Line 34, R. R. 5
Stratford ON
N5A 6S6
519-271-0531 x252

Downie Township

ASSESSMENT:

  • 1836-1842-1848 microfilm available at Archives
  • 1836-1842 available from Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 mail
  • 1905-1976 hard copy available at Stratford Archives
  • 1905 Alphabetical index available Perth OGS $1.50 or $3.00 mail

CEMETERIES:

  • Avonbank Line 16 Con 10 Lot 21
  • Burial records also available at Stratford Archives some are indexed
  • Avondale Cemetery all sections
  • Burial records on microfilm 18710-1923 also available in indexed volumes from Perth OGS see publication list for prices
  • Bethesda Sunday School Line 15 Con 12 Lot 6
  • Free Church Dunn's Bridge Line 32 Con 2 Lot 5
  • Kastnerville Line 34 Con 1 Lot 12
  • Methodist Dunn's Bridge Line 32 Con 3 Lot 5
  • Sebringville Line 34 Con 1 Lot 7
  • *All cemeteries transcribed and available for research at Stratford Archives.
  • *All transcriptions are also available for sale from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

CENSUS:

  • 1842 Population Returns on microfilm at Stratford
  • Also available in paper from Perth OGS $3.50 and $5.00 by mail
  • 1848 & 1850 Heads of Household microfilm available at Archives
  • 1851-1901 microfilm at all branches of Archives
  • Alphabetical Index of Head of House & Spouse available Perth OGS see publication list for prices

CHURCH RECORDS:

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available all branches
  • Original returns also on microfilm at Stratford Archives
  • 1852-1859 BMD Perth Co. Index by D. Walker available all branches
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registrations Index by J. Stewart at all branches
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm.*
  • *Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.

    AVONBANK CHURCH:

    • Presbyterian/United Burials 1846-1960
    • Baptisms 1901-1966 Marriages 1902-1929,1934-1980
    • Record of Burials 1850's-1860's
    • Congregational Minutes 1883-1903

    AVONTON CHURCH:

    • Presbyterian Records 1946-1986
    • Minutes of Session 1848-1868
    • Women's Missionary & Ladies Aid

    MOTHERWELL CHURCH:

    • Presbyterian/United Burials 1846-1960
    • Board Minutes 1952-1959

    *All records of above churches are photocopied and available at Stratford Archives

    SEBRINGBVILLE CHURCHES:

    Emmanuel Evangelical:

    • Marriage Register 1859-1879, 1886, 1896-1975, 1900-1947
    • Sunday School Minutes 1874-1942 Mission Band 1894-1896,1897-1905
    • Register 1872-1877
    • Quarterly Conference 1869-1921,1852-1868,1945-1963
    • Circuit Register 1882-1959, Births & Minutes 1897-1938
    • 90th Anniversary Pamphlet 1840-1930
    • Administrative Council 1939-1959, 1960-1963
    • Women's Christian Union 1896-1902,1903-1917
    • Ladies' Aid 1936-1943

    Trinity Anglican:

    • Marriages 1896-1942 Parish Register 1926-1989
    • Various Records 1909-1924 Several Ladies' Aid Books
    • Vestry Meetings 1918-1951,1952-1965,1990-1997

*All records photocopied and available at Stratford Archives

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

Indexes only available at Stratford & Listowel Archives on microfilm as follows:

  • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

HISTORY BOOKS:

  • Downie Township History Book "MEMORIES OF DOWNIE" A two volume set for $95.Cdn + $20. S&H. Payment to "Township of Perth South" c/o Marion Ready, R.R. #7, St.Marys, ON. N4X 1C9
  • History of Perth County 1825-1902 (out of print)
  • History of Perth County to 1967 $20. available at Stratford Archives
  • A Place Called Motherwell (out of print)
  • Downie by Vera McNichol ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80.00 available at Stratford Archives
  • Paths of History in Perth & Huron ( out of print)
  • History of Sebringville ( out of print)

*All out of print reference books available at The Stratford Archives for research

NEWSPAPERS:

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
  • Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm
  • St. Marys Argus 1857-1999 microfilm
  • St. Marys Journal 1895-1920 microfilm
  • St. Marys Journal Argus 1920-1930 microfilm

*All newspapers available only up to 1930 at Stratford Archives. Beacon and Herald indexed to 1890's. No index at Stratford presently for St. Marys Journal and Argus.

  • Bur-Mor Publications has some indexes for pre-1900 Stratford papers at all Archives branches.
  • Clipping files for Stratford & St. Marys papers are available in Stratford for recent years.
  • Over 500 family histories are available in Stratford for local families.

TOWNSHIP PAPERS:

  • Downie Twsp papers are on microfilm ONLY at the Stratford Archives. They are Indexed by name and available through the Publications page.

TWEEDSMUIR HISTORY BOOKS:

    Avonton W .I .on microfilm some originals 1924-1989 at Stratford Archives. Avonbank W. I .on microfilm South Perth W.I. on microfilm Sebringville W.I. scrapbooks in hard copy at Stratford Archives St. Pauls W.I. minutes at Stratford Archives Motherwell W.I. microfilm also Families of Motherwell

*Most Tweedsmuir and Women's Institutes Minutes are on microfilm at Stratford Archives Tweedsmuir books usually include members submissions of their farm histories in brief.

Ellice Township

ASSESSMENT RECORDS:

  • 1842 on microfilm at Stratford Perth Archives
  • 1852-1976 hard copy available in Stratford only
  • 1852 & 1853 Alphabetical Index available through Perth OGS $1.50 or $3.50 mail
  • 1852-1861,1864-1873,1877-1888, 1889-1897 microfilm available at Stratford Archives

COLLECTORS ROLLS:

  • 1862,1874-1876,1894,1898-1899 microfilm at Stratford Archives

COUNCIL MINUTES:

  • available at Stratford Perth Archives on microfilm 1842-1885

CEMETERIES:

  • First St. Johns Lutheran Seebachs Hill
  • St. James Anglican Mornington St., Stratford
  • Second St. Johns Lutheran Wartburg Line 42 Con 7 Lot 21
  • St. Josephs RC Road 122 O'Loane Ave, Stratford
  • St. Patricks RC Kinkora Line 42 Con 6 Lot 31
  • St. Pauls Lutheran Moserville Line 49 Con 12 Lot 16
  • Zion United Rostock Line 46 Con 10 Lot 21

*All cemetery transcriptions are available for research at Stratford Archives. All transcriptions are available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

Some burial records are available at Stratford for all churches except St. Patricks Kinkora which is available on microfilm from the LDS Church in Salt Lake City or on indefinite loan from London LDS.

CENSUS:

  • 1842 Population Returns on microfilm all branches of Archives
  • *Also available in print from Perth OGS $3.50 and $5.00 mail
  • 1848 & 1850 Heads of House on microfilm at Stratford Archives
  • 1851-1901 microfilm at Stratford Archives *Most have alphabetical index Head of House and spouse available from Perth OGS. -See publication list for prices.
  • NEW!1891 Census Index - 18 pages - See Publication list for pricing
  • NEW!1901 Census Index - 19 pages - See publication list for prices.

CHURCH RECORDS:

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available at Stratford
  • Microfilm of original returns available at Stratford
  • 1852-1859 BMD Perth returns index by D. Walker available Stratford
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registrations Index by J.Stewart at Stratford
  • Wesleyan Methodist

    • Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm.
    • Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.

    First St. Johns Lutheran Seebachs Hill

    • Kirchen Register 1847-1853,1853-1888
    • Marriages 1857-1879, 1867-1887
    • General Register 1888-1991
    • Minute Books 1859-1884,1886-1894,1905-1927,1927-1943

    Second St. Johns Lutheran Wartburg

    • Kirchenbuch 1858-1996

    St. Pauls Lutheran Moserville

    • Kirchenbuch 1867-1891, 1892-1921
    • Marriages 1896-1933, 1934-1980
    • Burial Permits 1920'2-1960's , Burials 1923-1972
    • Record Book 1892-1922 History 1868 65th Anniversary 1927
    • Minute Books 1880-1894, 1894-1927

    Zion Evangelical Rostock

    • Mission Register 1871-1920
    • Church Record Book 1959

All of above church records are photocopied and available at Stratford Archives. Some originals are also available for limited use.

HISTORY BOOKS:

  • Echoes of Ellice History of Ellice Twp 1827-1997 (out of print but a few available. Contact Stratford Archives for availability)
  • Ellice by Vera McNichol ( out of print)
  • History of Perth County 1825-1902 ( out of print)
  • History of Perth County to 1967 $ 20.
  • Perth 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. available at Stratford Archives
  • Paths of History in Perth & Huron ( out of print)

*All out of print books available for research at Stratford Archives.

NEWSPAPERS:

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm

*Beacon and Herald indexed to 1890's in Stratford. Post 1999 microfilm at Stratford Public Library for two years then released to Stratford Archives

  • Mitchell Advocate 1860-1876 microfilm some issues only
  • Mitchell Advocate 1921-1990's microfilm
  • Mitchell Recorder 1871-79 microfilm

*Mitchell microfilms available Stratford Archives.

  • Atwood Bee 1890-1923 microfilm at Stratford Archives

*Atwood Bee indexed completely. *Bur-Mor Publications indexes are also available for early issues. Over 500 family histories are available at Stratford for local families.

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

  • All currently released indexes are on microfilms at the Stratford Archives Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

TOWNSHIP PAPERS:

  • Ellice applications on microfilm at Stratford Archives. No index.

TWEEDSMUIR HISTORIES:

  • Wartburg W .I .Scrapbook hard copy at Stratford Archives
  • Gadshill W.I. Kuhryville W.I.

*Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

Elma Township

ASSESSMENT RECORDS:

  • 1854-1976 assessments available at Stratford Archives branch
  • No assessments prior to 1854
  • 1864 alphabetical index available Perth OGS $1.50 or $3.00 mail

COUNCIL MINUTES AND BYLAWS:

  • available in Stratford Archives

CEMETERY RECORDS:

  • Donegal Line 72 Con 9 Lot 27 & 28
  • Elma Centre Line 75 Con 7 Lot 6 & 7
  • Hammond/Gotham Line 78 Con 5 lot 29
  • Trinity Anglican Line 69 Con 12 Lot 36
  • Trowbridge Line 84 Con 2 Lot 6

All cemeteries transcribed and available for research in Stratford. *Transcriptions are also available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

CENSUS RECORDS:

  • No census prior to 1861
  • 1861-1901 microfilm available Stratford Archives
  • 1911 Census is available on the internet
  • Head of House & spouse indexes available from Perth OGS for purchase

*Some complete census indexes available at Stratford Archives for research use.

CHURCH RECORDS:

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register - Index available Stratford Archives
  • Microfilm of original returns available Stratford
  • 1852-1859 BMD Perth Co Index by D. Walker available Stratford
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart Stratford
  • Wesleyan Methodist

    • Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm. Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.

    Atwood Presbyterian Church

    • Marriages 1863-1882, 1897-1968
    • Baptisms 1908-1978

    St. David's Anglican Atwood

    • Baptisms 1858-1873
    • Marriages 1858-1870, 1896-1925
    • Parish Register 1873-1925, 1926-1983
    • Burials 1868-1873, 1912-1926

    St.Thomas Anglican Elma-Monkton

    • Parish Register 1872-1886

    Trinity Anglican Elma

    • Parish Register 1860-1880, 1942

    Trowbridge Methodist

    • Marriage Register 1897-1947

HISTORY BOOKS:

  • Elmanac History of Elma 1857-1997 $80. Available Stratford Archives
    • *To view the index for names of those people on the concessions, click on this: index

        Elma by Vera McNichol (out of print) Elma Township Schools 1857-1982 $4.28 available Stratford Archives History of Atwood (unpublished) by J. McCallum Stratford Archives. History of Cheesemaking 1868-1975 (unpublished) by G. Dickson History of Monkton (unpublished local history) History of Monkton by J. McCallum $10. Available Stratford Archives History of Perth 1825-1902 ( out of print) History of Perth to 1967 $ 20. available at Stratford Archives Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print) Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. available Stratford Archives Paths of History Perth & Huron ( out of print)

      NEWSPAPERS:

      • Listowel Banner 1867-1984 microfilm
      • Listowel Standard 1878-1944 microfilm
      • Atwood Bee 1890-1923 microfilm
      • Milverton Sun 1891-1992 microfilm No index
      • Monkton Times 1908-1958 hard copy (some editions too fragile for use)

      *Listowel Banner microfilms from the bigginning to 1960 are available at the Stratford-Perth Archives. *Listowel and Atwood papers indexed completely at Stratford Archives.

      • Bur-Mor Publication indexes of Atwood Bee available Stratford Archives

      ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

      Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford as follows:

      • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

      PLACES OF WORSHIP INVENTORY:

      • A listing of Elma Township Places Of Worship
      • 42pp $ 6.00 plus $3.For postage if only one item is ordered

      TOWNSHIP PAPERS:

      • Elma applications on microfilm at Stratford Archives.
      • Index of names, 45pp, 6.00 pickup and 9.00 mail

      TWEEDSMUIR PAPERS:

      • Elma Centre on microfilm and photocopy
      • Donegal W. I. on microfilm and photocopy
      • Listowel East W. I. microfilm and photocopy
      • Maple Leaf W.I. microfilm and photocopy
      • Atwood W.I. microfilm

      *Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

Fullarton Township

ASSESSMENT RECORDS:

  • 1836,1842-1848 on microfilm *1836-1842 available hard copy from Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 mail
  • NEW!1842-1848 Index available from Perth OGS; 22pages pick up $3.00 Mail $5.00
  • 1900-1970 assessment books at Stratford
  • 1857 alphabetical index available Perth OGS $1.00 or $2.00 mail

COUNCIL MINUTES and BYLAWS:

  • *available in Stratford Archives

CEMETERY RECORDS:

  • Bethel Munro Line 26 Con 7 Lot 26
  • Carlingford Union Line 26 Con 6 Lot 8
  • Fullarton Evangelical Line 32 Con 3 Lot 5
  • Fullarton United Line 24 Con 8 Lot 22
  • MacDougald Family Plot Line 20 Con 8 Lot14
  • Porteous Family Plot W. Mitchell Rd. Lot 18
  • Rogers Family Plot W. Mitchell Rd. Lot 24
  • Roys Pres/United Line 20 W. Thames Rd. Lot 31
  • Trinity Anglican Blanshard St. Mitchell
  • Woodland Methodist Line 32 Mitchell

*All cemeteries transcribed and available for research in Stratford. *Transcriptions also available for sale from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

CENSUS RECORDS:

  • 1842 Population returns on microfilm Stratford Archives. *Hard copy also available from Perth OGS $3.50 and $5.00 mail
  • 1848,1850 Head of House on microfilm Stratford Archives.
  • 1851-1901 microfilm.

*Head of House and spouse indexes available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

CHURCH RECORDS:

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available Stratford Archives. *Original registration microfilm in Stratford
  • 1852-1859 BMD Perth Co. Index by D.Walker available Stratford
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart at Stratford.

Wesleyan Methodist

  • Baptisms Vol.1-4 microfilm. Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.

Carlingford Methodist

  • Minutes of Congregation 1885-1900
  • Session Reports 1892-1925
  • Treasurer's Book 1902-1960

Fullarton Circuit Records

*Inquire at Stratford Archives for availability

HISTORY BOOKS:

  • Under the Bridges Fullarton History 1842-1997 $75. *available at Stratford Archives.
  • Fullarton Village History ( out of print)
  • Fullarton by Vera McNichol ( out of print)
  • A Place Called Motherwell (Out of Print)
  • Perth County 1825-1902 ( out of print)
  • Perth County to 1967 $20. Available Stratford Archives
  • Perth County 1879 Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. available Stratford
  • Paths of History Perth & Huron ( out of print)

*All out of print books available for research at Stratford Archives

NEWSPAPER RECORDS:

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Weekly Herald 1887-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm
  • Mitchell Advocate 1860-1876 some issues microfilm
  • Mitchell Recorder 1877-1879 some issues microfilm
  • Mitchell Advocate 1919-1990's microfilm

*All Stratford papers on microfilm at Stratford Archives. Also Mitchell papers on microfilm in Stratford. *Stratford papers indexed to 1890's in Stratford. *Mitchell papers partially indexed in Stratford. *Bur-Mor publications indexes of pre 1900 Stratford and Mitchell papers available at Stratford Archives. *Stratford Archives has clipping files of Mitchell papers 1984-present *Numerous family histories are on file in Stratford for local families.

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford as follows:

  • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

TOWNSHIP PAPERS:

  • Fullarton original applications are on microfilm at the Stratford Archives.
  • NEW! A printed Index is now available on the Publication page. It is 3 pages long and is available for $1.00 pick up or $2.00 by mail from the Perth O.G.S.

TWEEDSMUIR HISTORY BOOKS:

  • Carlingford W.I. microfilm Stratford
  • Fullarton Village W. I. on microfilm and hard copy (now disbanded)
  • Glengowrie W.I. microfilm at Stratford
  • Gould's W.I. microfilm and hard copy at Stratford

*Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

Hibbert Township

ASSESSMENT

  • 1836,1842-1848 microfilm at Stratford Archives
  • NEW!1842-1848 Index available in hard copy from Perth OGS $1.50 or $3.00 mail
  • 1836,1842 available in hard copy from Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 mail
  • 1855 alphabetical index available from Perth OGS $1.00 or $2.00 mail
  • 1871-1970 assessment books available at Stratford Archives
  • Council minutes and bylaws available in Stratford Archives

CEMETERIES

  • Cromarty Presbyterian Line 21 Con 11 Lot 16
  • Old Cromarty Presbyterian Line 21 Con 11 Lot 11
  • Prospect Methodist Cairn Line 19 Con 13 Lot 12
  • Salem Methodist Line 26 Con 6 Lot 10
  • Society of Friends (Quaker) Line 24 Con 9 Lot 2
  • Staffa United Line 24 Con 9 Lot 16
  • St. Columban RC Road 180 Con 1 Lot 26
  • St. Patricks RC Dublin Road 180 Con 1 Lot 15
  • All cemeteries transcribed and available for research at Stratford Archives.

*Transcriptions are also available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

CENSUS

  • 1842 Population returns microfilm. *Hard copy also available from Perth OGS. $ 3.50 or $5.00 mail.
  • 1848,1850 Head of Households microfilm available Stratford Archives
  • 1851-1901 microfilm.
  • Head of House and spouse indexes available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.
  • 1851 to 1901 Census

CHURCH RECORDS

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available Stratford Archives *Originals on microfilm at Stratford
  • 1852-1859 BMD's Perth Co. by D.Walker available Stratford
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J. Stewart at Stratford
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm. *Indexes available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.
  • St. Columban RC

    • Marriages 1849-1871,1896-1947
    • Baptisms 1849-1870, 1870-1942
    • Interments 1850-1871,1901-1942
    • Confirmations 1900-1942
    • *Also check St. Joseph's parish records in Stratford.
      *Some St. Columban records also at Stratford.

    Zion United

    • Minutes of Ladies Aid 1927-1967

HISTORY BOOKS

  • From Scotch Broth & Irish Stew History 1846-1996 $80. *Some still available at West Perth Hall in Mitchell. Contact for details.
  • Hibbert In Review Con 1 to VII. By Isobel Campbell. (Out of Print)
  • Hibbert Review 1953. By Isobel Campbell. (Out of Print)
  • Story of Hibbert. By Isobel Campbell, (Out of Print)
  • A Place Called Motherwell (Out of Print)
  • St. Patrick's Parish Dublin $22. Available Stratford Archives.
  • Perth County History 1825-1902 ( out of print)
  • Perth County History to 1967 $20. Available Stratford Archives
  • -\Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas (Out of Print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. Available in Stratford Archives
  • Paths of History Perth & Huron (Out of Print)
  • Hibbert. By Vera McNichol. (Out of Print)

*All out of print books including the Hibbert Review series of Isabel Campbell are available for research in Stratford Archives.

NEWSPAPERS

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1885-1890's on microfilm.
  • Stratford Weekly Herald 1887-1890's on microfilm.
  • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 on microfilm.
  • -Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 on microfilm.
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 on microfilm.
  • Mitchell Recorder 1876-1879 some issues on microfilm.
  • Mitchell Advocate 1860-1876 some issues on microfilm.
  • Mitchell Advocate 1918-1990's on microfilm.

*Stratford newspapers carry many pre 1900 events for Hibbert. These are indexed into the 1890s in Stratford. *Mitchell papers are available and indexed at Stratford Archives. *Bur-Mor Publication indexes of pre-1900 papers, are available in Stratford *Stratford Archives also has clipping files of newspapers from 1984 to present. *Numerous Family Histories are available in Stratford Archives for local families. Call for details.

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford as follows:

  • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939
    • TOWNSHIP PAPERS

      • Hibbert applications are on microfilm at Stratford Archives. A printed Index is now available on the Publication page. It is 3 pages long and is available for $1.00 pick up or $2.00 by mail from Perth O.G.S.

      TWEEDSMUIR HISTORY BOOKS

      • Dublin, -Staffa, -Carlingford, -Glengowrie W.I. are on microfilm in Stratford
      • Dublin & Staffa hard copy are in Stratford.

      *Dublin Womens' Institute is now disbanded *Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

Town of Listowel

ASSESSMENT

  • 1905 -1990 books available at Stratford

CEMETERIES

  • Fairview Davidson St. Listowel.
  • Woodlawn ( Old Listowel ) Hwy 86

CENSUS

  • 1861-1901 on microfilm at Stratford-Perth Archives
  • Indexed in house. Head of House and spouse index 1891 available Perth OGS $2.50 or $4.00 mail.

CHURCH RECORDS

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index
  • Original returns on microfilm Stratford Archives
  • 1852-1859 BMD Perth Co. Index by D. Walker in Stratford
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registrations by J.Stewart in Stratford
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms

    • Vol 1-4 microfilm. *Indexes available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.

    Christ Anglican Wallace/Listowel

    • Parish Register 1874-1888, 1906

    Listowel Evangelical/United

    • Marriages1915-1967
    • Listowel Evangelical/Wall
    • Baptisms 1885-1958
    • Marriages 1886-1940
    • Membership 1885-1958
    Listowel Methodist/Wall
    • Baptisms 1906-1941
    • Marriage 1906-1931, 1913-1938
    • Deaths 1906-1942
    • Membership 1910-1926

    Listowel United

    • Baptisms 1942-1966
    • Marriages 1938-1965
    • Burials 1949-1966

    Listowel EUB

    • Marriages 1896-1924

    St. Pauls Lutheran/Wall

    • Baptisms 1864-1871, 1886-1976
    • Marriages 1865-1869,1887-1944, 1944-1975
    • Deaths 1886-1976, 1864-1910
    • Communicants 1864-1869, 1886-1976
    • Confirmations 1866-1921, 1887-1976

    Trinity United/Wall

    • Baptisms 1942-1966
    • Marriages 1938-1965
    • Burials 1949-1966

    *All records are photocopied in Stratford. Many records included the circuit in Wallace before the amalgamation of the United Church in 1925. All records should be researched for families.

HISTORY BOOKS

  • Centennial at Listowel 1875-1975 $5.00 available Stratford. Both hard and soft covers available.
  • Souvenir of Listowel $5.00 (postcard style booklet)
  • Listowel Police Force 1863-1988 $7.00
  • History of Perth County 1825-1902 ( out of print)
  • History of Perth County to 1967 $20.
  • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80.
  • Magnified Memories Wallace Twp1856-1992 $20. at all branches
  • Calvary United Church 1886-1901 (research only)
  • Listowel Families unpublished by J. Burns
  • Study of Listowel Street Origins unpublished by A. DeVries
  • Development of Old Post Office unpublished by D.Perkin
  • Development of Listowel unpublished by D.Zavitz
  • Some of the Older Boys 1854-1900 unpublished

NEWSPAPERS

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Listowel Banner 1867-1984 microfilm
  • Listowel Banner 1985-present microfiche
  • Listowel Standard 1878-1944 microfilm
  • Atwood Bee 1890-1923 microfilm

*All Stratford papers are available in Stratford. Indexed to 1890's. *Listowel & Atwood papers available in Stratford. *Completely indexed in Stratford.

  • Bur-Mor Publications Index for pre 1900 Stratford papers and all Atwood Bee. Available in Stratford Archives.
  • Clipping files are available in Stratford for recent years. Many scrapbooks are also available.
  • Deaths - 1992 - 1995 "NEW" - See Publications Page
  • Deaths - 1996 - 1999 "NEW" - See Publications Page
  • Numerous family histories available in Stratford Archives for local families.
  • ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

    Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford as follows:

    • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

    TWEEDSMUIR HISTORIES

    • Listowel West W.I. microfilm & photocopy,
    • Wallace and Elma branches on microfilm & photocopy

    *Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

Logan Township

ASSESSMENT

  • 1842-1848 microfilm at Stratford Archives. Hard copy available of 1842 from Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 mail
  • NEW!1842-1848 Index available from Perth OGS. Pick up $1.50; mail $3.00
  • 1911-1970 assessment books available in Stratford
  • 1907 alphabetical index available from Perth OGS $1.50 or $3.00 mail,

Council minutes and bylaws available in Stratford Archives

CEMETERIES

  • First Lutheran Line 42 Con 6 Lot 26
  • German Baptist Line 44 Con 9 Lot 27
  • Grace Lutheran St. George St. Mitchell
  • Knox Presbyterian Ontario St. Mitchell
  • North Logan (Harvey's) Line 53 Con 15 Lot 29
  • Redeemer Lutheran Monkton Line 55 Con 16 Lot 10
  • St. Peters Lutheran Brodhagen Line 44 Con 8 Lot 27
  • St. Vincent de Paul RC Nelson St. Mitchell

*All cemeteries transcribed and available for research Stratford. *Transcriptions also for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.Listing

CENSUS

  • 1842 Population returns microfilm available all branches. *Hard copy available from Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 mail
  • 1848 & 1850 Head of Household microfilm all branches
  • 1851-1901 microfilm. Head of House and spouse indexes available for 1851, 61, 81, 91 from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.Listing

CHURCH RECORDS

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available Stratford Archives. *Original records on microfilm in Stratford Archives
  • 1852-1859 BMD Perth Co. Index by D. Walker in Stratford Archives
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registrations Index by J.Stewart at Stratford
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm. *Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.
  • First Lutheran

    • Parish Registers 1858-1896, 1858-1906, 1896-1978,

    Grace Lutheran

    • Parish Registers 1855-1950's
    • Minutes of Board 1931-1961, 1961-1973 Minute Books 1898-1900
    • Marriages 1898-1990 *These and other records available in Stratford in photocopy

    St. Peters Lutheran

    • Parish Register 1858-1955
    • Marriages 1859-1885, 1881-1911, 1896-1968

    Knox Presbyterian

    • Baptisms & Communion 1856-190 microfilm in Stratford
    • Redeemer Lutheran
    • Parish Register 1889-1976 photocopy in Stratford Archives
    • Marriages 1909-1970 photocopy in Stratford Archives

    St. Thomas Anglican

    • Parish Register 1872-1886

HISTORY BOOKS

  • Legacy of Logan History 1850-2000 ( out of print)
  • Historical Look at Logan Twp $10. available in Stratford
  • Echoes of Monkton's Past $10. available in Stratford
  • History of Monkton by Irene McClory (unpublished)
  • History of Perth 1825-1902 ( out of print)
  • History of Perth to 1967 $20. available Stratford Archives
  • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $ 80. available Stratford
  • Paths of History Perth & Huron County ( out of print)
  • Logan by Vera McNichol ( out of print)

*All unpublished and out of print books available for research in Stratford.

NEWSPAPERS

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Weekly Herald 1885-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm
  • Mitchell Recorder 187-1879 some issues microfilm
  • Mitchell Advocate 1860-1876 some issues microfilm
  • Mitchell Advocate 1918-1990's microfilm
  • Monkton Times 1908-1958 hard copy Statford Archives

*Stratford papers cover pre1900 events in Logan area .Available in Stratford. Indexed to 1890's *Mitchell papers partially indexed in Stratford. *Bur-Mor Publications indexes of pre1900 papers available in Stratford Archives. *Clipping files of recent years of Mitchell Advocate and Huron area papers in Stratford Archives *Numerous family histories in Stratford Archives for local families. Call for details.

PLACES OF WORSHIP

  • Listing of Places of Worship in Logan Township

25 pp $ 4.00 plus $3. For postage if only one item ordered.

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford as follows:

  • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

TOWNSHIP PAPERS

Logan applications are on microfilm at Stratford Archives. A printed Index is now available on the Publication page. It is 3 pages long and is available for $1.00 pick up or $2.00 by mail from Perth O.G.S.

TWEEDSMUIR

  • Moncrieff W.I. microfilm in Stratford

Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

Town of Mitchell

ASSESSMENT

  • 1870-1970 books available at Stratford Archives.
*Council minutes and bylaws also available at Stratford Archives.

CEMETERIES

  • Grace Lutheran St. George Street
  • Knox Presbyterian Ontario Street
  • St. Vincent de Paul RC Nelson Street
  • Trinity Anglican Blanshard Street
  • Woodland Methodist Line 32 Con 2 Lot 26

*All cemeteries are transcribed and available for research in Stratford. Transcriptions are also available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

CENSUS

  • 1861-1901 microfilm at Stratford Archives.

*Indexes of Head of House and Spouse available from Perth OGS. See list for prices.

CHURCH RECORDS

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available at Stratford
  • Original registrations on microfilm at Stratford
  • 1852-59 Perth County BMD Index by D. Walker at Stratford
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart Stratford
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms microfilm at Stratford. Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.
  • Grace Lutheran

    • Parish Register 1855-1950's
    • Marriages 1898-1990
    • Protokoll Buch 1921-1939
    • Minute Books 1898-1990
    • Other records available at Stratford archives also.

    Main St. United

    • Mary Martha Unit U.C.W. 1969-1993

    Trinity Anglican

    • Parish Registers 1858-1960's
    • Marriages 1896-1912

    Other records also available at Stratford Archives.

    Knox Presbyterian

    • Baptisms & Communion Rolls 1856-1900 microfilm.

    Available in Stratford Archives.

HISTORY BOOKS

  • Mitchell- A Reflection ( out of print)
  • Picture Mitchell 1857-1997 $35. hard or $22.soft cover.

*Available in Stratford Archives.

  • Would the Stag Line Please Move Back -Mitchell High 1873-1996 -(Out of print)
  • Mitchell 1870-1970 ( out of print)
  • Mitchell Old Boys 1950 ( out of print)
  • History of Perth County 1825-1902 ( out of print)
  • History of Perth County to 1867 $20. available Stratford Archives
  • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $ 80. available Stratford

NEWSPAPERS

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999
  • Mitchell Recorder 1877-1879 microfilm
  • Mitchell Advocate 1860-1876 microfilm (only few issues)
  • Mitchell Advocate 1918-1990's microfilm

*All Stratford papers carry early Mitchell news. Microfilm available in Stratford for these. Mitchell papers on microfilm available in Stratford. Some indexes available in Stratford Archives. *Bur-Mor Publications pre 1900 Indexes of Stratford & Mitchell papers available for research in Stratford Archives. *Stratford Archives also has substantial clipping files of recent years newspapers and numerous scrapbooks available for research.

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford Archives as follows:

  • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

PLACES OF WORSHIP

Listing of Places of Worship in Town of Mitchell 25 pp $ 4.00 plus $3. For postage if only one item ordered Stratford Perth Archives

Mornington Township

ASSESSMENT

  • 1842-1848 microfilm available Stratford Archives
  • Hard copy 1842 available Perth OGS $ 3.50 or $5.00 mail
  • 1855,1863,1870-1956 available in Stratford
  • 1865 alphabetical index available Perth OGS $1.00 or $2.00 mail

* Council minutes and bylaws available in Stratford. Some years missing

CEMETERIES

  • Bethel Conservative Mennonite Line 72 Millbank
  • Carthage Methodist Cairn Line 80 Con 11 Lot 6
  • Edgecombe Amish Line 72 Con 7 Lot 4
  • Fairhaven Mennonite Road 121 Lot 15
  • Grace Anglican Line 72 Millbank
  • Gravelridge Line 55 Con 1 Lot 5
  • Greenwood Cobalt St. Milverton
  • Klearview Old Order Amish Road 129
  • Knox Pres/United Line 72 Con 6 Lot 15
  • Millbank Methodist Line 72 Con 6 Lot 16
  • Morningview Amish Line 70 & Road 136
  • North Mornington Presbyterian Line 80 Con 10 Lot 3 & 4
  • Poole Mennonite Road 121 Con 3 Lot 16
  • Poole West (Nafziger's) Line 61 Con 2 Lot 13
  • Riverdale Mennonite Line 72 Con 7 Lot 15
  • St. Johns Lutheran Hesson Line 83 Con 13 Lot 15
  • New St. Johns Lutheran Poole Line 61 Con 3 Lot 15
  • Old St. Johns Lutheran Poole Line 61 Con 3 Lot 14
  • St. Marys RC Hesson Line 83 Con 12 Lot 15
  • St. Pauls Methodist Main St. Milverton
  • St. Peters Lutheran William St. Milverton

*All cemeteries transcribed and available for research in Stratford Archives.
*Transcriptions also available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

CENSUS

  • 1842 Population returns on microfilm at Stratford Archives. * A hard copy is also available for purchase at Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 mail.
  • 1848,1850 Head of House microfilm at Stratford Archives
  • 1851-1901 microfilm at Stratford Archives.
  • Indexes Stratford.
  • Head of House and spouse indexes available for
    • Milverton Village 1881, 91 & 1901
    • Mornington Township 1851, 61, 81, 91 & 1901 from Perth OGS. See publication list.

CHURCH RECORDS

  • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available at Stratford Archives
  • 1852-1859 BMD Perth Co. Index by D. Walker available in Stratford
  • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart in Stratford
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm. Index and 200pp publication available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.
  • Christ Anglican Mornington

    • Marriage Register 1892-1898,1899-1910, 1910-1929
    • Parish Register 1898-1935

    Millbank Presbyterian

    • Marriage Register 1896-1953

    Millbank United

    • Minute Book 1928-1965

    St. Marks EUB

    • Milverton Registry 1886-1940's

    St.Thomas Anglican

    • Parish Register 1872-1886

    North Mornington Presbyterian

    • Marriage Register

    Amish Mennonite

    • Church Register 1918-1947

Ontario vital statisticsregistration Indexes are on microfilm and available at Stratford Archives.

HISTORY BOOKS

  • Paths of History Milverton 1881-1981 ( out of print)
  • Mornington History 1857-1957 ( out of print)
  • Mornington by Vera McNichol ( out of print)
  • History of Perth County 1825-1902 ( out of print)
  • History of Perth County to 1967 $20.

*Available at Stratford Archives

  • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
  • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. available Stratford
  • Paths of History Perth & Huron ( out of print)
  • Mornington & Its Pioneers( unpublished) by M.McBeth

*All out of print books available for research in Stratford. *There is no history book completed for Mornington nor is any volume being planned .(Unless you'd care to volunteer!)

NEWSPAPERS

  • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
  • Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923
  • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm
  • Listowel Banner 1867-1984 microfilm
  • Listowel Banner 1985- present on fiche
  • Listowel Standard 1878-1944 microfilm
  • Atwood Bee 189-1923 microfilm
  • Milverton Sun 1891-1992 microfilm
  • Monkton Times A hard copy at Stratford

*(some are too fragile for use)

*All microfilms of Stratford papers are available in Stratford. Indexed to 1890's.
*Listowel papers, Atwood Bee, Milverton Sun are on microfilm in Stratford.
*Complete indexes are in Stratford
*Indexes to 1918 in Stratford.

  • Clipping files of recent years are available for local papers in Stratford Archives.
  • Bur-Mor Publications Indexes pre 1900 Atwood papers are available at Stratford Archives.
  • Numerous scrapbooks and family histories also available for research in Stratford Archives.

TOWNSHIP PAPERS

Mornington applications are on microfilm at Stratford Archives. The Index also includes some maps. See the publications pages for prices.

ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford as follows:

  • Births 1914
  • Marriages 1929
  • Deaths 1939
  • TWEEDSMUIR HISTORIES

    • Brunner W. I. microfilm of minutes
    • Gravelridge W. I. microfilm
    • Tweedsmuir History of Millbank

    *These books are also available in photocopy for research at the Stratford Archives.
    *Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

    North Easthope Township

    ASSESSMENT

    • 1842-48 microfilm also hardcopy from Perth OGS $35.00 or $5.00 By mail
    • 1865-1976 available at Stratford Archives
    • 1865 alphabetical index available from Perth OGS $1.50 or $3.00 by mail
    • Assessment & Collectors Rolls 1865-66, 1870,1873,1875-1889 microfilm at Stratford Archives
    • Assessment Rolls 1890-1893,1894-1899 microfilm at Stratford Archives
    • Council minutes 1843-1875,1886-1890 microfilm at Stratford Archives
    • Minute books and Bylaws also available at Stratford Archives in hard copy

    CEMETERIES

    • Hampstead Line 77 Con 10 Lot 19
    • Knox Presbyterian Line 40 Con 5 Lot 26
    • Lisbon United Line 43 Con 6 Lot 6
    • Oetzel United Line 43 Con 6 Lot 15
    • Reformed Mennonite Line 27 Con 2 Lot 21
    • St. Andrews Presbyterian Line 37 Con 2 Lot 21
    • St. James Lutheran Line 45 Con 9 Lot 15
    • St. Peters Lutheran Gadshill Line 45 Con 8 Lot 31

    CENSUS

    • 1842 Population returns microfilm at Stratford Archives. *hard copy available Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 by mail
    • 1848& 1850 Head of Household microfilm
    • 1851-1901 on microfilm. Indexes available for Head of house and Spouse for 1851, 61, 81, 91 & 1901 from Perth OGS . See publication list for prices.

    *All census microfilms available at Stratford Archives. Some in house indexes.

    CHURCH RECORDS

    • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index at Stratford Archives
    • Original marriage returns microfilm at Stratford
    • 1852-59 BMD Index Perth Co. by D. Walker at Stratford
    • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart at Stratford
    • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm. Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.
    • Hampstead Pres/United - Session Book 1889-1976
    • Minutes 1865-1909,1931-1991
    • Church Book 1909-1930
    • Lingelbach Lutheran

      • File Minutes 1876-1950's
      • file Protokoll 1908-1920

      Lisbon United

      • Minute Books- 1908-1922,
      • 1923-1991,
      • 1919-1930,
      • 1939-1945.
      • 140th Anniversary 1990,
      • Church Reports 1909-1920
      • New Hamburg Pastoral Charge 1985-1990

      Lisbon/Oetzel

      • Diary Rev.Oestricker - 1928-1929

      Oetzel United

      • Minutes 1944-1988
      • Accounts 1911-1944
      • Mission Book 1871-1970
      • Burial Plot Map
      • Church History 1840-1971

      *Other church records also available at Stratford.

      St. Andrews Presbyterian

      • Baptisms 1838-1850, 1873-1891 microfilm
      • Marriages 1839-1850 microfilm

      St. James Lutheran

      • Kirchen Ordung 1870-1904
      • Kirchen Buch II 1900-1945
      • Burial Permits 1930's-1950's
      • Council Book 1938-1970
      • Communion lists

      *Other church books also photocopied and available at Stratford Archives

      St. Peters Lutheran

      • Kirchen Register 1869-1945
      • Council Minutes1953-1994

      *Numerous Sunday School, Lutheran League and other records available at Stratford

      Shakespeare Presbyterian

      • Baptisms 1881-1899,
      • Minutes 1857-1879 microfilm Stratford.

    HISTORY BOOKS

    • Hills of Home 1827-1997( out of print)
    • North Easthope Memories $4.00 or $6.00 mail from Perth OGS
    • Pioneers of North Easthope by Campbell ( out of print)
    • Pioneers From Perthshire by McLennan ( out of print)
    • The Easthopes by Vera McNichol (out of print)
    • Brocksden School 1853-1988 $5.00 available Stratford
    • History of Perth County 1825-1902 (out of print)
    • History of Perth County to 1967 $20. available Stratford
    • 1879 Perth County Historical Atlas (out of print)
    • 1982 Perth County Atlas $80. available Stratford
    • Paths of History Perth & Huron (out of print)

    *All out of print books available for research at Stratford Archives.

    NEWSPAPERS

    • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
    • Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
    • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
    • Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
    • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm
    • Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
    • Tavistock Gazette microfilm

    *All newspapers on microfilm available at Stratford Archives. Indexed to 1890's. Tavistock only indexed by Bur-Mor Publications and available at Stratford Archives.

    • Bur-Mor Publications indexes available for pre-1900 Stratford newspapers
    • Clipping files for recent years also available in Stratford for area and Tavistock.

    TOWNSHIP PAPERS

    North Easthope applications are on microfilm at Stratford Archives.
    NEW! A printed Index is now available on the Publication page. It is 3 pages long and is available for $1.00 pick up or $2.00 by mail from Perth O.G.S.

    ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

    Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available at Stratford Archives as follows:

    • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

    TWEEDSMUIR HISTORY BOOKS

    • Shakespeare
    • Hampstead
    • Gadshill

    *All on microfilm at Stratford
    *Some hard copy of scrapbooks etc. may be available in Stratford.
    *Also check Classic Branch in Stratford for North Easthope members. Tweedsmuir histories are short farm histories produced by members of the local Womens' Institute branches. Details vary from branch to branch.

    For North Easthope resources available contact:
    Stratford Perth Archives
    4273 Line 34, R. R. 5
    Stratford ON
    N5A 6S6
    519-271-0531 x252

    South Easthope Township

    ASSESSMENT

    • 1842-48 on microfilm. Hard copy available from Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 by mail
    • 1880-1930 available at Stratford. Not all years survive.
    • 1885 Alphabetical index available from Perth OGS $1.00 or $2.00 mail
    • Assessment Rolls-1880-1891, 1892-1899 on microfilm at Stratford Archives
    • Council Minutes-1886-1901 on microfilm at Stratford Archives
    • Council minutes books and bylaws available in Stratford Archives.

    CEMETERIES

    • Fryfogel Hwy 7 Con 1 Lot 14
    • Lingelbach Hwy 7 Con 1 Lot 10
    • McTavish Line 26 Road 109 Con 7 Lot 31
    • Shakespeare Road 107 Con 1 Lot 20
    • S. Easthope United Line 33 Con 2 Lot 30
    • St. Anthonys RC Line 33 Con 2 Lot 13
    • Trinity Lutheran Sebastopol Line 29 Con 4 Lot 21

    *All cemeteries are transcribed and available for research at the Stratford Archives.
    *All transcriptions are also available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.
    *S. Easthope Amish burial records are also available for 1857-59 from Perth OGS.$1.00 or $2.00 mail.

    CENSUS

    • 1842 Population returns microfilm Stratford Archives. *Also available in hard copy from Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 mail
    • 1848 & 1850 Heads of Household microfilm at Stratford Archives
    • 1851 census does not survive
    • 1861-1901 on microfilm at Stratford Archives.

    *Some indexes with Head of House and Spouse available from Perth OGS. See publication list.

      CHURCH RECORDS

    • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index at Stratford Archives
    • Original returns on microfilm at Stratford Archives
    • 1852-59 Perth BMD Index by D. Walker at Stratford
    • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart at Stratford
    • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 on microfilm.
    • *Index is available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

      SHAKEEPEARE PRESBYTERIAN

      • Baptisms 1881-1899
      • Minutes 1857-1859

      Trinity Lutheran

      • Parish Records 1829-1949
      • Baptisms 1949-1969
      • Deaths 1949-1969
      • Marriages 1857-1972
      • Congregational Meetings 1855-1957

      *All records available for Trinity Lutheran are on microfilm at Stratford Archives

      HISTORY BOOKS

      • Country Roads History S.Easthope 1827-2000 $80. available at Stratford Archives
      • Crossroads In Time $40. hard cover available in Stratford
      • Tavistock Fact & Fantasy ( out of print)
      • Raise the Roof - Tavistock Hockey
      • History of Perth County 1825-1902 (out of print)
      • History of Perth County to 1967 $20. available Stratford Archives
      • History of Perth County 1967-2003 $15.00 available at Stratford Archive
      • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas (out of print)
      • 1982 Perth County Atlas $80. available in Stratford
      • The Easthopes by Vera McNichol (out of print)
      • Paths of History Perth & Huron ( out of print)

      *All out of print books are available for research in Stratford Archives.

      NEWSPAPERS

      • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
      • Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
      • Stratford Times 1886-1894 microfilm
      • Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
      • Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
      • Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm
      • Tavistock Gazette microfilm

      *Stratford newspapers are indexed to the 1890's.

    • Bur-Mor Publications Indexes of pre 1900 and Tavistock Gazettes are available at Stratford Archives.
    • Clipping files of recent years of Stratford papers and Tavistock Gazette available in Stratford.
    • TOWNSHIP PAPERS

      S. Easthope original applications are on microfilm at Stratford Archives. "NEW" A printed Index is now available on the Publication page. It is 3 pages long and is available for $1.00 pick up or $2.00 by mail from Perth O.G.S.

      ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

      Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available at Stratford Archives as follows:

      • Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

      TWEEDSMUIR PAPERS

      Elmhurst W. I. and Shakespeare W.I. are on microfilm in Stratford.

      Some hard copies of minutes and scrapbooks are available also. Tweedsmuir books usually include a brief farm history submitted by members of the Womens Institute.

      **Please note: The majority of Civil and Land records for Tavistock are now located in Oxford County as the Village has been a part of that county since c.1909 Since 1998 the Township of South Easthope is part of the Township of Perth East.

      Stratford Perth Archives
      4273 Line 34, R. R. 5,
      Stratford ON
      N5A 6S6
      519-271-0531 x252

    Town of St. Marys

    ASSESSMENT

    • assessment books available at St. Marys museum

    CEMETERIES

    • St. Marys Cemetery Cain Street
    • Old St.Marys Cemetery
    • St. Marys Cemetery burial register on microfilm from 1885-1972 in Stratford. There is no index.

    *All cemetery sections including Old St. Marys are transcribed and available for research in Stratford and St. Marys.
    *Transcriptions are available for complete cemetery or in sections from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

    CENSUS

    • 1851-1901 microfilm.

    *Head of House and Spouse index available for 1861 from Perth OGS. $2.50 or $4.00 mail

    HISTORY BOOKS

    • Early St. Marys ( out of print)
    • Historic St. Marys
    • Reflections -First Accounts 1900-1929 ( out of print)
    • Bravi- History of Italian Community in St. Marys $15. available in Stratford and St. Marys
    • Limestone Legacy- Story of Huttons, Millers & Gentlemen (out of print)
    • Hearts, Hands, Voices 150 Years Presbyterianism in St. Marys ( out of print)
    • Perth County History 1825-1902 ( out of print)
    • Perth County to 1867 $20. available in Stratford
    • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
    • Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. available in Stratford
    • Paths of History Perth & Huron ( out of print)

    *All out of print books available for research in Stratford Archves.

    NEWSPAPERS

    • St. Marys Journal 1895-1920 microfilm
    • St. Marys Argus 1883-1920 microfilm
    • St. Marys Journal Argus 1922-1939 microfilm

    *All these newspaper microfilms are available at the Stratford Archives.
    *At present there is no index but one is in progress.
    *Indexing is available for most years in St.Marys as well as a complete set of microfilms for the St. Marys newspapers to date.

    ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

    Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available Stratford Archives as follows:

    • Births 1914
    • Marriages 1929
    • Deaths 1939

    St. Marys Museum is not specifically set up for genealogical resource work but does do extensive genealogical research. Contact the museum for complete details.

    St. Marys Museum
    177 Church St. South,
    St. Marys ON
    N4X 1A9
    519-284-3556
    Call for details on opening hours and availability of records.

    For records and resources available in Stratford for the St. Marys area contact

    Stratford Perth Archives
    4273 Line 34, R. R. 5
    Stratford ON
    N5A 6S6
    519-273-0399

    Wallace Township

    ASSESSMENT

    • 1866-1996 assessment books available in Stratford Archives
    • 1858 Collector's Roll "NEW" - See Publications Page
    • Council minutes and bylaws also available for most years at Stratford Archives.

    CEMETERIES

    • Augusta Evangelical Line 87 Road 167 Con 3 Lot 36
    • Brotherston Mennonite Line 89 Con 7 Lot 45
    • Fairview Davidson St. Listowel
    • Mt. Pleasant United Line 88 Con 5 Lot 4
    • St. James Lutheran Trecastle Line 90 Con 9 Lot 4
    • St. Pauls Anglican Shipley Line 88 Con 5 Lot 33
    • St. Pauls Lutheran Gowanstown Line 88 Con 5 Lot 30
    • Trinity Lutheran Kurtzville Line 88 Con 5 Lot 51
    • Woodlawn (Old Listowel) Hwy 86 Con 1 Lot 37
    • Zion Methodist Cairn Line 89 Con 6 Lot 4
    • Zion United Line 89 Con 6 Lot 31

    *All cemeteries are transcribed and available for research in Stratford Archives. All transcriptions are also available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

    CENSUS

    • No census prior to 1861
    • 1861-1901 microfilm. Indexed at Stratford.
    • Some Head of House and Spouse indexes available from Perth OGS. See publication list.

    CHURCH RECORDS

    • 1858-1869 Marriage Register Index at Stratford Archives
    • Original registration microfilm at Stratford

    • 1852-59 Perth Co. BMD Index by D. Walker at Stratford
    • 1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J. Stewart at Stratford.
    • Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm. Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.
    • Christ Church Anglican

      • Parish Register 1874-1888, 1906
      • Lebanon Pastoral
      • Baptisms 1940-1962
      • Marriages 1940-1969
      • Burials 1940-1949

      Listowel Evan. United

      • Marriages 1915-1967

      Wallace

      • Baptisms 1855-1958
      • Marriages 1886-1940
      • Memberships 1885-1958

      Listowel Meth/Wallace

      • Baptisms 1906-1941
      • Marriages 1906-1931, 1913-1938
      • Deaths 1906-1942
      • Membership 1910-1926

      Listowel United/Wallace

      • Baptisms 1942-1966
      • Marriages 1938-1965
      • Burials 1949-1966

      Listowel United Brethren

      • Marriages 1896-1924
      • St. Pauls Lutheran Wallace
      • Baptisms 1864-1871, 1886-1976
      • Marriages 1896-1944, 1944-1975, 1975-1991
      • Deaths 1864-1910, 1886-1976
      • Confirmations 1866-1921, 1887-1976
      • Communicants 1864-1869, 1886-1976

      *Records for St. Pauls Lutheran contain both early Wallace records and Listowel records.

      Trinity Unit/Wallace

      • Baptisms 1942-1966
      • Marriages 1938-1965
      • Burials 1949-1966
      • *Wallace and Listowel records are combined in these holdings in Stratford

      Wallace Circuit Evan.

      • Baptisms 1877-1954
      • Marriages 1889-1967,1897-1968
      • Burials 1938-1954
      • Membership 1889-1940

    HISTORY BOOKS

    • Magnified Memories Wallace History 1850's-1990 $20. *Available at Stratford Archives
    • Centennial at Listowel $ 5. *available Stratford
    • Wallace by Vera McNichol ( out of print)
    • History of Perth County 1825-1902 (out of print)
    • History of Perth to 1967 $20.available at Stratford Archives
    • History of Perth County 1967-2003 $15.00 available at Stratford Archives
    • Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas (out of print)
    • 1982 Perth County Atlas $80. *available Stratford
    • Paths of History Perth & Huron (out of print)

    *All out of print books available for research in Stratford Archives.

    NEWSPAPERS

    • Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
    • Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
    • Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
    • Listowel Banner 1867-1984 microfilm
    • Listowel Banner 1985-present microfiche
    • Listowel Standard 1878-1944 microfilm
    • Atwood Bee 1890-1923 microfilm

    *Stratford newspapers in Stratford. Indexed to 1890's.
    *Listowel and Atwood microfilms in Stratford. Completely indexed.

    • Bur-Mor Publications Indexed; pre 1900 Stratford papers and all Atwood Bee. Available at Stratford Archives.
    • TWEEDSMUIR Histories
    • North Perth District W.I.
    • Peace Branch W.I.
    • Mary Wallace W.I.
    • Listowel West W. I.
    • Gowanstown W.I.

    *all are on microfilm
    *Photocopied scrapbooks and Tweedsmuir farm histories also available in Stratford Archives.

    TOWNSHIP PAPERS

    Wallace original applications microfilm at Stratford branch. No index.

    ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:

    Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available at Stratford Archives as follows:

    • Births 1914
    • Marriages 1929
    • Deaths 1939

    Stratford Perth Archives
    4273 Line 34, R. R. 5
    Stratford ON
    N5A 6S6
    519-271-0531, ext 259

    Since 1998 the Township of Wallace is part of the Town of North Perth.