Haldimand County, Ontario Genealogy

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Guide to Haldimand County ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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Civil Registration

Birth

Marriage

Death


Writing for a More Recent Birth, Marriage, or Death Record

  • ServiceOntario, Birth Records is the only government-authorized source for obtaining birth certificates. Go to the section entitled "Order a Birth Search". This is the most economical, searches the widest time period, and allows searches for people not immediately related. A letter of information is provided rather than a certificate.
  • ServiceOntario, Marriage Records offers a marriage search option and a historical certificate option.
  • ServiceOntario, Death Records offers a death search option and a historical certificate option. Also official death certificates are available to a wider range of relatives than birth and marriage certificates.

FamilySearch Library Microfilmed Records

Some of the church/civil records have been microfilmed by FamilySearch.These microfilms may be available for viewing at Family History Centers around the world. To find a microfilm:

a. Click on records for Canada, Ontario, Haldimand County. You will see a list of available records for the county.
b. You will also see above the list the link Places within Canada, Ontario, Haldimand County. This will take you to a list of towns in the counties, which are links to records for the specific town.
c. Click on any topic. Click on the blue links to specific record titles.
d. Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. FHL icons.png. The magnifying glass indicates that the microfilm is indexed. Clicking on the magnifying glass will take you to the index. Clicking on the camera will take you to an online digital copy of the microfilm.

Census Records


Year Census Links

1800-1842

Ontario and Nova Scotia Census, 1800-1842

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1851

Canada Census, 1851

Archives of Canada
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1861

Census of Canada, 1861

Archives of Canada
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1871

Census of Canada, 1871

Archives of Canada
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1881

Census of Canada, 1881

Archives of Canada
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1891

Census of Canada, 1891

Archives of Canada
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1901

Census of Canada, 1901

Archives of Canada
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1911

Census of Canada, 1911

Archives of Canada
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1921

Census of Canada, 1921

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Church Records

Church records can include baptisms, marriages, burials, membership lists, financial business, and other records for a particular congregation. They may be available online or on microfilm, but frequently they are still with the local church or in centralized archives by religion. The Canadian census records asked for the religion of those listed, so you will be able to narrow down which archives to consult. For help with writing a letter requesting copies of records, see Letter Writing Guide for Genealogy.

Online Church Records

These records are incomplete.

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Cemetery Records

See, Ontario Cemeteries for information on cemetery record collections not yet digitized, but available in published sources and on microfilm.

Online Cemetery Records

Populated Places Table


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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

 Attercliffe Station       Link   Link
 Caledonia        Link   Link
 Canboro        Link   Link
 Canborough   Township   Link   Link
 Canfield       Link   Link
 Cayuga       Link   Link
 Cayuga   Township   Link  Link
 Cheapside        Link   Link
 Decewsville         Link  Link
 Diltz        Link   Link
 Dunn      Township    Link  Link
 Dunnville       Link     Link
 Fisherville          Link   Link
 Garnet         Link  Link
 Hagersville       Link  Link 
 Hartford       Link   Link
 Jarvis       Link   Link
 Kohler       Link    Link
 Lowbanks       Link   Link
 Moulton     Township   Link  Link
 Mount Healy       Link   Link
 Nanticoke         Link   Link
 North Cayuga    Township    Link  Link
 Oneida   Township   Link  Link
 Port Maitland       Link   Link
 Rainham        Link  Link
 Rainham Centre        Link   Link
 Rainham   Township    Link   Link
 Selkirk       Link   Link
 Seneca     Township   Link    Link
 Sherbrooke   Township    Link   Link
 Sinclairville       Link   Link
 South Cayuga        Link   Link
 South Cayuga    Township    Link   Link
 Springvale       Link  Link
 Tyneside        Link   Link
 Walpole   Township    Link  Link
 York       Link   Link
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Websites

The Forebears website will give you an extensive list of websites that could have information for people who lived in this county. Some sites cover just the county, some cover all of Ontario, and some cover all of Canada. Some sites are databases of names and facts about people; other sites cover background information such as maps, history, geography, or genealogy strategies and methods for the region.