Summer Student

We have been successful in getting Canada Summer Jobs grant and will be hiring a Huron county student for the summer to scan, index, etc. This job is 30 hrs a week for 9 weeks at minimum wage.  The majority can be done from home.  If you know of someone who is self motivated, highly organized and is keen to help preserve history – have them contact huronchair@ogs.on.ca.  Deadline May 14th.

Thank you

Thank you to those who have donated family stories about Dutch immigration. We have added 8 of those stories to our Member’s Corner

75 new files of records added!

We are thrilled to have 75 new files added to our website – the majority of those are located in the Member’s Corner section and include church records, funeral records, church histories and some other local records. Have fun researching!

2022 Webinars

Date Presentation Feb 2 Mariner’s Remembrance – Colleen Maguire Mar 2 Early military history in Canada and Huron involvement – Glenn Wright Sun Mar 20 Dutch Genealogy – John Boeren April 6 Making Use of All Your Census – Ken McKinlay May 4 St Joseph’s – The Cantin family and the French settlement – Marc & Pauline Cantin June 1  Indigenous Peoples, Primary Sources, and Huron County – Michelle Hamilton July 6   Admiral Bayfield – David Yates Aug Huron […]

A new book from Bayfield Historical Society & Archives

by David Yates –  The Bayfield HIstorical Society & Archives have recently published a book on a Canadian historical figure who was instrumental in ensuring the safe navigation for emigration to Canada (Ontario and Quebec) in the 1800s. http://www.bayfieldhistorical.ca/ for information on ordering