Perth County Branch

Ontario Genealogical Society

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

RESOURCES BY TOWNSHIP





  • ST. MARYS TOWN RESOURCES

  • ASSESSMENT
    -assessment books available at St. Marys museum

  • CEMETERIES
    -St. Marys Cemetery Cain Street
    -Old St.Marys Cemetery
    *All cemetery sections including Old St. Marys are transcribed and available for research in Stratford and St. Marys.
    *Transcriptions are available for complete cemetery or in sections from Perth OGS. See publication list for prices.
    -St. Marys Cemetery burial register on microfilm from 1885-1972 in Stratford. There is no index.

  • CENSUS
    -1851-1901 microfilm.
    *Head of House and Spouse index available for 1861 from Perth OGS. $2.50 or $4.00 mail

  • HISTORY BOOKS
    -Early St. Marys ( out of print)
    -Historic St. Marys
    -Reflections -First Accounts 1900-1929 ( out of print)
    -Bravi- History of Italian Community in St. Marys $15. available in Stratford and St. Marys
    -Limestone Legacy- Story of Huttons, Millers & Gentlemen (out of print)
    -Hearts, Hands, Voices 150 Years Presbyterianism in St. Marys ( out of print)
    -Perth County History 1825-1902 ( out of print)
    -Perth County to 1867 $20. available in Stratford
    -Perth County 1879 Historical Atlas ( out of print)
    -Perth County 1982 Atlas $80. available in Stratford
    -Paths of History Perth & Huron ( out of print)
    *All out of print books available for research in Stratford Archves.

  • NEWSPAPERS
    -St. Marys Journal 1895-1920 microfilm
    -St. Marys Argus 1883-1920 microfilm
    -St. Marys Journal Argus 1922-1939 microfilm
    *All these newspaper microfilms are available at the Stratford Archives. *At present there is no index but one is in progress.
    *Indexing is available for most years in St.Marys as well as a complete set of microfilms for the St. Marys newspapers to date. No reader/printer is available.
    Only a plain reader.

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

    St. Marys Museum is not specifically set up for genealogical resource work but does do extensive genealogical research. Contact the museum for complete details.

    St. Marys Museum
    177 Church St. South,
    St. Marys ON
    N4X 1A9
    519-284-3556

    Call for details on opening hours and availability of records.

    For records and resources available in Stratford for the St. Marys area contact

    Stratford Perth Archives
    24 St. Andrews St.
    Stratford ON
    N5A 1A3
    519-273-0399

    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 St. Marys Resources 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