News and Announcements


Our files and library holdings are kept at the Stratford Perth Archives,24 St. Andrew St., Stratford. Telephone: 519-271-0531 ext. 259.

The indexing program for the Family Histories is nearing completion. This project allows us to look-up the surname in which you are interested. Rather than useing up valuable research time looking through about 700 Histories, the index will direct you to the Histories that contain the name of interest. Only a few of these Histories lodged by their authors actually have an "all-name" index, but all will soon have a surname index for quicker identification.{Oct 2010}

If you are a Branch member and have an announcement relating to Perth County Branch OGS, please email Roger Harris=Click Here
to have it included on this web page. A separate section will be set up specifically for Reunions.


WHAT'S NEW!!??
More Assessment Rolls for Fullerton,Hibbert and Logan Townships,
As well there are new Census Record Indexes available for 1891 and 1901
The next group of Ontario Vital Statistics Indexes microfilms have arrived. We now have Births to 1915, Marriages to 1930, and Deaths to 1940 in Stratford. The Indexes for these are available in all three Archives Branches!

Thanks to a generous donation from our friend, Judith Steffen-Polzin, the Archives was able to purchase the microfilm of St.Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, parish registers from the Mormon Family Centre in Salt Lake and are available in Stratford.

*NEW* In addition, the following RC church records are on microfilm, in the Stratford Archives:
Immaculate Conception - Stratford
Holy Name of Mary - St.Marys
St.Patricks - Kinkora (also in Mitchell Archives)
St.Patricks - Dublin (also in Mitchell Archives)
St.Brigids - Logan Twsp (also in Mitchell Archives)
St.Columban - Hibbert Twsp (also in Mitchell Archives)
St.Mary of Perpetual Hope - Hesson/Mornington Twsp (copy in Listowel Archives)
These have all been purchased this Summer and are now available for your research at the Archives as specified

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Revised 23rd November 2012