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Genealogy Request

Wed, 2012/07/04 - 2:56pm -- Core

Genealogy Request

This service can provide:

  • Look up birth, marriage, and death information in newspapers from index citations.
  • Lookup information in census documents, settler documents, and other historical materials.

Library staff can provide copies of original articles and records for a fee. This service costs $5.00 for the first six records, and $1 for each additional record. Payment can be made by credit card or by cheque. For more complex questions, we will direct you to sources where you can start your search. We may ask you to come into the library to consult some of our sources. The Library will provide answers to most questions within 3 working days.

  • Please be as specific as possible, providing complete citations.
  • All information will be kept confidential.
  • When you are finished, click the "Send Your Question" button. Links for paying online will become available.
  • Most questions will be answered in 3 working days.