Local History

Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records

Allows searches of newspapers, census records, cemetery records, land records, business directories and more for the area. Brought to you by the members of HALINET, the Historical Societies of Burlington, Esquesing, and Milton and the Halton-Peel Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society.

London Ancestor

The content of London Ancestor is provided as a guide to further research.

Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage

The website is organized around eight major themes: Aboriginal Peoples, the Arts, Economy, Exploration and Settlement, the First World War, Government and Politics, Natural Environment, and Society and Culture. Some introductory articles are also available in French. Tables of contents for each section provide a complete list of the topics covered. The site is also searchable.

Genealogical and historical data for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

This site is currently the largest storehouse of free original resource material on the Internet, relating to Newfoundland in North America, and enjoys the largest number of visitors of any site providing genealogical information for the Province of Newfoundland.  The purpose of this site is to provide original genealogical and historical data in the form of census information, Provincial wide directory publications, church, parish, and cemetery records, and many other original source documents.

Powy’s Digital History Project

Online information about the County Archives Office in Llandrindod Wells. It holds many historical records from the old counties of Brecknock, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.

Froyle: The Village of Saints

The Froyle web-site is all about the village of Froyle in North-East Hampshire, United Kingdom. The site is divided into two areas; the Froyle Archive which features the history of the village and people of Froyle, while Froyle Today deals with news, events and community information about the village in the 21st century.

West Ireland Emigration to Canada

This site is dedicated to the exchange of information about the families described in Dr. Bruce Elliott’s book, “Irish Migrants in the Canadas”.

Wirksworth Parish Records, 1600-1900

The Wirksworth Website contains the results of an intensive 20-year One-Place-Study of the Parish of Wirksworth in central Derbyshire, England. A large number of Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, Census entries, Pedigrees, MIs, Crimes, Wills, Old photos and local histories are listed and indexed. Most of the data has been transcribed by the author from microfilm of the original documents and new data is frequently added. Much of the information covers all Derbyshire not just Wirksworth.

British Columbia Archives
UK Street Maps