Perth County Branch

Ontario Genealogical Society

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

RESOURCES BY TOWNSHIP


  • MITCHELL TOWN RESOURCES

  • ASSESSMENT
    -1870-1970 books available at Mitchell Archives.
    *Council minutes and bylaws also available at Mitchell Archives.

  • CEMETERIES
    -Grace Lutheran St. George Street
    -Knox Presbyterian Ontario Street
    -St. Vincent de Paul RC Nelson Street
    -Trinity Anglican Blanshard Street
    -Woodland Methodist Line 32 Con 2 Lot 26
    *All cemeteries are transcribed and available for research in Stratford & Mitchell. Transcriptions are also available for purchase from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.

  • CENSUS
    -1861-1901 microfilm at all branches of Archives.
    *Indexes of Head of House and Spouse available from Perth OGS. See list for prices.

  • CHURCH RECORDS
    -1858-1869 Marriage Register Index available at all branches
    -Original registrations on microfilm at all branches
    -1852-59 Perth County BMD Index by D. Walker at all branches
    -1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart all branches
    -Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms microfilm all branches. Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices of Index and 200pp publication.
    Grace Lutheran
    Parish Register 1855-1950's
    Marriages 1898-1990
    Protokoll Buch 1921-1939
    Minute Books 1898-1990
    Other records available at Mitchell archives also.
    Main St. United
    Mary Martha Unit U.C.W. 1969-1993
    Trinity Anglican
    Parish Registers 1858-1960's
    Marriages 1896-1912
    Other records also available at Mitchell Archives.
    Knox Presbyterian
    Baptisms & Communion Rolls 1856-1900 microfilm.
    Presently only available in Stratford Archives branch.

  • HISTORY BOOKS
    -Mitchell- A Reflection ( out of print)
    -Picture Mitchell 1857-1997 $35. hard or $22.soft cover.
    *Available in Stratford or Mitchell Archives.
    -Would the Stag Line Please Move Back -Mitchell High 1873-1996 -(Out of print)
    -Mitchell 1870-1970 ( out of print)
    -Mitchell Old Boys 1950 ( out of print)
    -History of Perth County 1825-1902 ( out of print)
    -History of Perth County to 1867 $20. available all branches
    -Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
    -Perth County 1982 Atlas $ 80. available Stratford & Listowel

  • NEWSPAPERS
    -Stratford Weekly Beacon 1855-1890's microfilm
    -Stratford Weekly Herald 1855-1890's microfilm
    -Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
    -Stratford Daily Beacon 1887-1923 microfilm
    -Stratford Daily Herald 1887-1923 microfilm
    -Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999
    -Mitchell Recorder 1877-1879 microfilm
    -Mitchell Advocate 1860-1876 microfilm (only few issues)
    -Mitchell Advocate 1918-1990's microfilm
    *All Stratford papers carry early Mitchell news. Microfilm available only in Stratford for these.
    -Mitchell papers on microfilm available in Stratford & Mitchell. Some indexes available in Mitchell Archives only.
    -Bur-Mor Publications pre 1900 Indexes of Stratford &Mitchell papers available for research in all Archives branches
    -Mitchell Archives also has substantial clipping files of recent years newspapers and numerous scrapbooks available for research.

  • ONTARIO VITAL STATISTICS:
    -Indexes of registrations are on microfilm and available in all three Branches as follows:
    Births 1914 Marriages 1929 Deaths 1939

  • PLACES OF WORSHIP
    Listing of Places of Worship in Town of Mitchell
    25 pp $ 4.00 plus $3. For postage if only one item ordered Stratford Perth Archives Mitchell Division
    7 Frances Street in Medical Centre
    General Deliver Mitchell ON
    N0K 1N0
    519-348-8817

    Open Wed & Thurs afternoons 1-5 p.m. Fri. mornings 9-1 p.m. Closed all statutory holidays.
    -There is a research fee in effect for non Perth residents of $5.00 daily or $20. yearly valid in all three Archives branches.

    Keep watching for further Mitchell resources updates.

    The Branch is indebted to our Past Chair, Linda 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 28th July, 2011