Searchable Name index is here!

We now have a Master Name Index for Huron County in Resources tab! We have started with over 100,000 names in our cemetery indexes. This is just the beginning. We have had volunteers working on indexing the church records on our Huron Member’s site and those indexes will be added in a few months. We hope to add the indexes from the older local histories by the fall. This will be an ongoing project! If you have some time to […]

Resources – Church Histories

Religion played a major role in settlers lives – often the largest part of gatherings and outreach available. We are scanning the church histories we have on our library shelves. We welcome any scanned church histories you might have – or if you would lend one to us for scanning, we will scan and post. We are grateful to The London Diocese Archives for sharing their Huron church histories and photos – please know these are courtesy and copyright of […]

Resources – Explore Maps

Searchable – 1879 Beldon Atlas map for Huron First Nations Treaties Map 1850 Map of West Canada Huron Co Townships & major towns (1866-1998) Huron Co Cemeteries with GPS locations & pictures Map showing locations of villages from past Topographical  map – current – showing where Lot & Concessions are located

Thank you

Thanks to all those who are helping us by indexing the records we have scanned! Your generosity of time to do this work will benefit many Huron Co researchers. We have purchased a scanner and are working on scanning as many of the records as possible from our library – once done they are put on the Branch Members site.

At Home in the Trenches 1914-1918 by Jack Smith

Jack Smith left a copy his compilation of stories, letters written home and pictures of people from Hensall/Kippen are who served in WWI to Huron Co Branch, OA after his death earlier this year. To honour his work and in the hopes of gathering more records of those from Huron who served in the military – a Lest We Forget section of the Huron Members portion of the website has been added. Jack Smith’s book is now there.