Showing posts with label Ontario Archives. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ontario Archives. Show all posts

Friday, May 3, 2013

No online access to some Ontario Vital Records has Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947 online.

But do you know that the Archives of Ontario extends these records to 1914 - 1915 for births, 1929 - 1930 for marriages and 1939 - 1940 for deaths – but they aren’t online.

But you can access them at the Ontario Archives in the Reading Room of the Ontario Archives at 134 Ian Macdonald Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario. Microfilm copies can also be accessed at that location. They can also be borrowed through their Microfilm Interloan Service.

You can go to the website at

Saturday, January 31, 2009

OGS Conference information is now online!

I was just going around my weekly check of things on the Internet recently, and I said to myself, " I wonder if they have put anything about Conference '09 on the OGS site?" - and by gosh, they had!

In fact, they have put the whole thing on - so you can go ahead and check the program, see who's coming, and what special events will be happening.

One of the features will be the celebrating of the 300th anniversary of the Palatines, with features by prominent Palatine researchers on the Irish Palatines who settled in Ontario.

I will be there Thursday evening, and starting Friday, I will be on the tour of the new Ontario Archives and will cut it a bit short to come back and see the Graduation Ceremony of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, as well as the Opening Ceremonies of the conference.

Kory L. Meyerink is slated to speak at the J. Richard Houston Memorial Lecture that evening, and a reception will follow.

On Saturday, it's off to an early start. At 8:00 a.m., Brian Gilchrist will start the day off by giving his talk at the Plenary Session entitled, "Pedigree and Progress: Making Connections in the Digital Age from the Printed Page".

The rest of the day I am going to hear a couple of lectures and go around the "Marketplace" and say my "Hellos!" to old friends and new acquaintances.

Saturday night, I will go to the banquet and hear Charlotte Gray speak, and on Sunday, I will be going around taking pictures and getting more news for the OGS NewsLeaf and e-NewsLeaf. There will be the closing ceremonies in the afternoon.

I plan to blog while I am there, and after the conference I hope to stay in Toronto for a couple of days and visit around to see what has appeared since I was there last summer.

If you want to see the material that has been put on the OGS website, please go to