Sudbury Ontario Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


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Centre Contacts and Hours  

Location & Map:

  • 900 Cambrian Heights Drive,Sudbury, Ontario
  • From Notre Dame Ave - exit onto Cambrian Heights Drive at lights opposite from the McDonalds Restaurant.
  • Drive up Cambrian Heights Drive to first entrance to the church parking lot, which is on the left hand side of the road.
  • Continue to back of the building; entrance is the second door at the rear of the building.
  • Parking is available just beyond the door.
  •   Sudbury Ontario Family History Centre.

Phone:  1-705-524-3136


Open Hours:

           Tuesday: 9 am - 12 pm, 1 pm - 4 pm       
           Wednesday:  6 pm - 9 pm

  " Important Note:  Winter weather conditions. " 

 Please call the library to verify that it is open due to extreme  weather.

 Holiday Schedule:

Closures: All Holidays, Last two weeks in December, Reopening the first Tuesday in January in the new year.

Centre Resources


Extended Loan Microfilm Collection: Government of Ontario- Indexes & Records: Birth 1869 - 1910, Marriage 1869 - 1927, Death 1869 -1934 , Ontario Parish records & some cemetery records, various Quebec Parish records, Loiselle & Tanguay collections, various Parish records for England, Scotland, Ireland. Also have some films for France, Italy, USA, Hungary, Sweden, Germany.

Microfiche: Scottish - Old Parochial Records, England - Boyd's Marriages, IGI, Patron Files, Ontario Land Record Index.

FHC Portal:

This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites.

The following sites are part of the Portal

Premium Family History Websites Available

19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
Alexander Street Press
The American Civil War:
Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera Social and Cultural History
Women and Social Movements in the United States - Institution version.
Create your Who Do You Think You Are? Story, for free
Findmypast - Institution version.
Historic Map Works - Library Edition
MyHeritage - Library Edition
Access Newspaper Archive
Paper Trail
ProQuest Obituary Listings - Premium Services
World Vital Records - All content has been added to (who purchased WVR).

Current Equipment

5 Computers, 4 Microfilm readers, 3 Fiche Readers, 1 Printer attached to all computers

Resources in the Local Area

Sudbury Branch of the OGS, OGS library collection at McKenzie Library downtown, on lower level.

Societe Franco-Ontariennne d'Histoire et de Genealogie collection is currently held at the library at

College Boreal. 705-521-6002. Please call for the Library hours of operation.


                                            "Genealogy changes CHARTS
                                           Family History changes HEARTS."
                                                  --Elder Bradley D. Foster