Perth County Branch

Ontario Genealogical Society

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

RESOURCES BY TOWNSHIP



  • LISTOWEL RESOURCES

  • ASSESSMENT
    -1905 -1990 books available at Listowel

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

  • CENSUS
    -1861-1901 on microfilm at all branches of 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 all branches of Archives
    -1852-1859 BMD Perth Co. Index by D. Walker all branches
    -1869-1873 Marriage Registrations 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.
    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 Listowel. 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 & Listowel. 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    -Listowel Families unpublished by J. Burns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 Banner microfilms from the bigginning to 1960 plus the indexes to 1900 are available at the Mitchell Branch of the Stratford-Perth Archives.
    *Listowel & Atwood papers available in Stratford & Listowel.
    *Completely indexed in Listowel. Indexed to 1918 in Stratford.
    -Bur-Mor Publications Index for pre 1900 Stratford papers and all Atwood Bee. Available in all branches of Archives.
    -Clipping files are available in Listowel 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 Listowel Archives for local families.

  • ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:
    -Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in Stratford and Listowel 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.

    Stratford Perth Archives Listowel Branch
    260 Main St. W. Listowel Public Library,
    Listowel ON
    N4W 1A1
    519-291-1598

    -Open Mon-Fri. 1-5 p.m. Closed all statutory holidays.
    Research fee of $5. daily or $20. yearly in effect for non-Perth residents and is valid at all three branches.
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    Keep watching for future Listowel reference updates.

    The Branch is indebted to our 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