Perth County Branch

Ontario Genealogical Society

24 St.Andrew Street Stratford ON
N5A 1A3.
perthcountyogs@gmail.com

RESOURCES BY TOWNSHIP



  • HIBBERT TOWNSHIP RESOURCES

  • ASSESSMENT
    -1836,1842-1848 microfilm at all branches of 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 Mitchell Archives
    -Council minutes and bylaws available in Mitchell 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 and Mitchell 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 all Archives branches
    -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 all Archives branches
    *Originals on microfilm at Stratford
    -1852-1859 BMD's Perth Co. by D.Walker available all branches
    -1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J. Stewart all branches
    -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 & Mitchell Archives.
    -Perth County History 1825-1902 ( out of print)
    -Perth County History to 1967 $20. available all branches of Archives
    -Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas (Out of Print)
    -Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. available in Stratford & Listowel 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 both the Stratford and Mitchell 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 in both Stratford & Mitchell but indexed only in Mitchell.
    *Bur-Mor Publication indexes of pre-1900 papers, are available in Stratford & Mitchell
    *Mitchell Archives also has clipping files of newspapers from 1984 to present.
    *Numerous Family Histories are available in Mitchell Archives for local families. Call for details.

  • ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:
    -Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford and Listowel 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 Mitchell
    -Dublin & Staffa hard copy are in Mitchell.
    *Dublin Womens' Institute is now disbanded *Tweedsmuir books usually include brief farm histories submitted by members.

    Stratford Perth Archives Mitchell Branch
    Medical Centre
    7-D Frances St.
    Mitchell ON General Delivery
    N0K 1NO 519-348-8817

    *Mitchell branch is open Wed.,Thurs. 1-5 p.m. Fri. 9 a.m-1 p.m. Closed all statutory holidays.
    *A Research fee of $5.00 per day or $20. yearly is in effect for non-Perth County residents and is valid in all three branches.

    *Keep watching for future updates of Hibbert Resources

    The Branch is indebted to Past Chair, Lynda Greve, for her painstaking work, in assembling ALL of these references by Township.
    May we suggest that you use these, by printing the page, that can then be used as a check list in your research.

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    Revised 8th August, 2011