LOCAL GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES
The collections which exist within the University of Windsor Archives, that may be of interest to genealogists, include:
St. John's Anglican Church, Sandwich
This collection contains the registers of baptism, marriage, confirmation and burial from St John's Anglican Church, Sandwich, Ontario, Canada.
Register of Marriage, 1802-1913
Register of Baptism , 1802-1915
Register of Confirmation, 1842-1845
Register of Burial, 1802-1913
Province of Ontario. Land Registry Books. Counties of Essex, Kent, and Lambton.
This holding contains the Land Registry Copy Books for Essex, Kent, and Lambton Counties which are on long term deposit/loan from the Public Archives of Ontario.
Essex County has 1,135 volumes from approximately 1847-1955.
Kent County has 709 volumes dating from approximately 1818 to 1956.
Lambton County has 745 volumes dating from about 1843-1954.
Each county's collection contains the following three series:
Area Series, which provides details on land transfers;
General Series, which provides details on wills and power of attorney relating to land;
Miscellaneous Series which gives information about bankruptcies, deposits, and judgements.
A card index has been created which provides access by municipality, date, and type of series.
Other Genealogical Information:
Genealogical information in the Windsor area can be found in the following publication:
How to Trace Your Roots in Essex County: A Source Guide (Windsor Public Library, 1984)
Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints
3553 Forest Glade Drive
Phone Number (519) 735-1266
Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society
Italian Genealogy and Heraldry Society of Canada/ Societa Genealogica ed Araldica Italiana del Canada
529 Oak Avenue
Canada, N9A 5E7
Phone Number (519) 973-8202
Ontario Genealogical Society/Essex County Branch
P.O. Box 2, Station A
Phone Number (519) 252-4918
Societe Franco-Ontarienne D'Histoire et de Genealogie: Regionale Windsor-Essex
Belle River, Ontario
Phone Number (519) 948-6924