Tag Archives: Ontario

This week’s crème de la crème — February 10, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsHow to navigate Order-in-Council records, part one: real life at LAC by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Finding on the Ground: Northern Ontario Districts by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — February 3, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsUpper Canada Land Books and Toronto Trust Cemeteries on FamilySearch – Updated by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Criminals in Aberdeenshire? and Probate for England and Wales by John Reid … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 24, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsWhen statistics met immigration: a startling discovery in the 1931 Canada census by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Ontario Birth Registrations at Ancestry by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. New Great … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — March 4, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsBeginner’s Guide: Finding Ontario Civil Death Registrations by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Old City Maps & Aerial Photos by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy. R.J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation-Funded Underdocumented … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — January 28, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsUntangling Ontario Township Papers and Ontario Township Papers: How to find them by Jane E. MacNamara on Where the story takes me…. BIG NEWS from the Illinois State Archives- Death Certificates … Continue reading

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More digitized Ontario newspapers on OurDigitalWorld

In its December newsletter, OurDigitalWorld said that 2022 had seen a “mini-tsunami of newspapers coming online from the Lake Scugog Historical Society and Oshawa Public Library.” The initiatives of the historical society and public library mean that more Durham Region papers are available … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — November 19, 2022

Some if the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsMilitary Monday: British and Canadian Army Service Numbers for WW2 by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Saskatchewan Birth, Marriage, and Death (BMD) Record Links, Manitoba Birth, Marriage, and Death (BMD) Record … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 29, 2022

Some of the treats — not tricks — I discovered this week. Blog postsExplore the new Library and Archives Canada site (Oct 2022) by Linda Yip at Past Presence. Free Online Ontario City Directories, Free Online Nova Scotia City Directories, … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 15, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsBeginner’s Guide: Finding Ontario Civil Birth Registrations by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. My trip to the archives: how I prepare and what I found by Linda Yip on Past Presence. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 1, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsFinding on the Ground: An Urban Address by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Hidden histories by Ryan Courchene on Library and Archives Canada Blog. Wilmot, Nova Scotia & Black Loyalists … Continue reading

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