Perth County Branch

Ontario Genealogical Society

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

RESOURCES BY TOWNSHIP


  • NORTH EASTHOPE TOWNSHIP RESOURCES

  • ASSESSMENT
    -1842-48 microfilm also hardcopy from Perth OGS $35.00 or $5.00 By mail
    -1865-1976 available at Stratford Archives branch
    -1865 alphabetical index available from Perth OGS $1.50 or $3.00 by mail
    -Assessment & Collectors Rolls 1865-66, 1870,1873,1875-1889 microfilm at Stratford Archives
    -Assessment Rolls 1890-1893,1894-1899 microfilm at Stratford Archives
    -Council minutes 1843-1875,1886-1890 microfilm at Stratford Archives
    -Minute books and Bylaws also available at Stratford Archives branch in hard copy

  • CEMETERIES
    -Hampstead Line 77 Con 10 Lot 19
    -Knox Presbyterian Line 40 Con 5 Lot 26
    -Lisbon United Line 43 Con 6 Lot 6
    -Oetzel United Line 43 Con 6 Lot 15
    -Reformed Mennonite Line 27 Con 2 Lot 21
    -St. Andrews Presbyterian Line 37 Con 2 Lot 21
    -St. James Lutheran Line 45 Con 9 Lot 15
    -St. Peters Lutheran Gadshill Line 45 Con 8 Lot 31

  • CENSUS
    -1842 Population returns microfilm at all Archives branches
    *hard copy available Perth OGS $3.50 or $5.00 by mail
    -1848& 1850 Head of Household microfilm
    -1851-1901 on microfilm. Indexes available for Head of house and Spouse for 1851, 61, 81, 91 & 1901 from Perth OGS . See publication list for prices.
    *All census microfilms available at all Archives branches. Some in house indexes.

  • CHURCH RECORDS
    -1858-1869 Marriage Register Index at all branches
    -Original marriage returns microfilm at all branches
    -1852-59 BMD Index Perth Co. by D. Walker at all branches
    -1869-1873 Marriage Registration Index by J.Stewart all branches
    -Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms Vol 1-4 microfilm. Index available from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.
    -Hampstead Pres/United - Session Book 1889-1976
    - Minutes 1865-1909,1931-1991
    - Church Book 1909-1930

    -Lingelbach Lutheran - File Minutes 1876-1950's
    - file Protokoll 1908-1920

    -Lisbon United - Minute Books- 1908-1922,
    -1923-1991,
    -1919-1930,
    -1939-1945.
    -140thAnniversary1990,
    -Church Reports 1909-1920
    -New Hamburg Pastoral Charge 1985-1990

    -Lisbon/Oetzel -Diary Rev.Oestricker - 1928-1929

    -Oetzel United -Minutes 1944-1988
    -Accounts 1911-1944
    -Mission Book 1871-1970
    -Burial Plot Map
    -Church History 1840-1971
    *Other church records also available at Stratford.

    -St. Andrews Presbyterian -Baptisms 1838-1850, 1873-1891 microfilm
    -Marriages 1839-1850 microfilm

    -St. James Lutheran -Kirchen Ordung 1870-1904
    -Kirchen Buch II 1900-1945
    -Burial Permits 1930's-1950's
    -Council Book 1938-1970
    -Communion lists
    *Other church books also photocopied and available at Stratford Archives

    -St. Peters Lutheran -Kirchen Register 1869-1945
    -Council Minutes1953-1994
    *Numerous Sunday School, Lutheran League and other records available at Stratford

    -Shakespeare Presbyterian -Baptisms 1881-1899,
    -Minutes 1857-1879 microfilm Stratford only.

  • HISTORY BOOKS
    -Hills of Home 1827-1997( out of print)
    -North Easthope Memories $4.00 or $6.00 mail from Perth OGS
    -Pioneers of North Easthope by Campbell ( out of print)
    -Pioneers From Perthshire by McLennan ( out of print)
    -The Easthopes by Vera McNichol (out of print)
    -Brocksden School 1853-1988 $5.00 available Stratford
    -History of Perth County 1825-1902 (out of print)
    -History of Perth County to 1967 $20. available all branches
    -1879 Perth County Historical Atlas (out of print)
    -1982 Perth County Atlas $80. available Stratford & Listowel
    -Paths of History Perth & Huron (out of print)
    *All out of print books available for research at Stratford Archives. Most also at all branches.

  • 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
    -Stratford Beacon Herald 1923-1999 microfilm
    -Stratford Times 1876-1894 microfilm
    -Tavistock Gazette microfilm
    *All newspapers on microfilm available at Stratford Archives. Indexed to 1890's. Tavistock only indexed by Bur-Mor Publications and available at all Archives branches
    -Bur-Mor Publications indexes available for pre-1900 Stratford newspapers
    -Clipping files for recent years also available in Stratford for area and Tavistock.

  • TOWNSHIP PAPERS
    -North Easthope applications are on microfilm at Stratford Archives. "NEW" 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.

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

  • TWEEDSMUIR HISTORY BOOKS
    -Shakespeare
    -Hampstead
    -Gadshill
    *All on microfilm at Stratford
    *Some hard copy of scrapbooks etc. may be available in Stratford.
    *Also check Classic Branch in Stratford for North Easthope members. Tweedsmuir histories are short farm histories produced by members of the local Womens' Institute branches. Details vary from branch to branch.

    For North Easthope resources available contact:
    Stratford Perth Archives
    24 St. Andrew St.,
    Stratford ON
    N5A 1A3
    519-271-0531 x252

    THE HOURS OUR LIBRARY IS AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCHING IS THE SAME AS FOR THE STRATFORD-PERTH ARCHIVES

    Summer Hours
    April 4, 2011 - September 30, 2011
    Monday thru Saturday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Note: Closed 12 -1 on Saturdays

    Winter Hours
    October 3, 2011 - March 30, 2012
    Monday thru Friday: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Saturday by appointment

    Weekday mornings including Saturdays and Wednesdays 4:30 pm 8:00 pm available by appointment

    A research fee of $5.00 daily or $20. yearly in effect for non-Perth County residents and is valid in all three branches.
    Keep watching for further North Easthope resource 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