This is a listing of some of the addresses you might want to keep handy during your research within the Eastern Townships.

Brome County Historical Society

Knowlton, Quebec J0E 1V0
tel: 450-243-6782

Compton County Historical Museum Society

374 Route 253
Eaton Corner, Quebec J0B 1M0
tel: 819-875-5256

Societe d'Histoire de Drummondville

545 des Ecoles
Drummondville, Quebec J2B 1J6
Attn: Mrs. Yolande Allard

Eastern Townships Research Centre (ETRC)
Bishop's University
2600 College Street
Sherbooke, Quebec J1M 0C8
tel: 819-822-9600, ext. 2261
fax: 819-822-9661


Sopohie Morel is the Archivist there.

Genealogical Society of the Eastern Townships

275, rue Dufferin
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4M5

Lennoxville-Ascot Historical Society

Belvedere Street
Lennoxville, Quebec J1M 1Z7

Lac Megantic Municipal Library

5086 Frontenac Street
Lac Megantic, Quebec G6B 1H3
tel: 819-583-0876

Missisquoi Historical Society 

PO Box 186
Stanbridge East, Quebec J0J 2H0

If you are researching in this area, Judy Antle is great! You won't be disappointed.

North Hatley Historical Society

PO Box 287
North Hatley, Quebec J0B 2C0

tel: 819-842-2880

Quebec Family History Society

PO Box 1026
Postal Station Pointe Claire
Pointe Claire, Quebec H9S 4H9
tel: 514-695-1502

Richmond County Historical Society

PO Box 280
Melbourne, Quebec J0B 2B0

Société d'histoire de la Haute-Yamaska

(old Shefford)
135, rue Principale
Granby, Quebec J2G 2V1
Tel: (514) 372-4500

Sharon Norton of Ontario sent on that their new site is in French, but that there is a great deal available:

- 1825-1901 microfilm census of Brome, Shefford, Rouville, RIchelieu, Saint-Hyacinthe and Missisquoi
newspapers on microfilm, ie. British Colonist, St. Francis Gazette (1823-1829), Journal de Waterloo (1882-1938), La Voix de l'Est (1935-?), etc.
- land titles for Shefford Co. 1840-1875
- collection of over 25,000 photos, including the following families: Ellis Savage, Marcel Coté, Jean-Paul Matton, Jeannot Petit
- municipal maps for Shefford (now called Haute-Yamaska) and Brome-Missisquoi birth, marriage & death church indexes
-and much more!

The society request a $5 fee for the use of their beautiful facility. Some of the staff speak english and were very helpful when she visited.

Stanstead Historical Society

PO Box 268
Stanstead, Quebec J0B 3E0
Telephone: (819) 876-7322


Last updated 8 Feb 2009

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