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Please note that wherever possible a link has been provided where these resources can be purchased or viewed online at no cost. Interested genealogists may also consult the Huron County Ontario Genealogical Society Publication List.

The Lines of Howick
The History of Howick Township - 1856-1995 (2 volumes

Jim Lingerfelt, Jenny Versteeg, Editors
Howick Historical Society
Gorrie, Ontario, 1996
[$] The History of Howick Township

Wilderness to Wawanosh:
East Wawanosh Twp. 1867-1992
Edited by Lori Jamieson.
Family, political and other historical aspects of East Wawanosh township, with complete alphabetical index of all persons included.
Published in 1992 by the Township of East Wawanosh.
Available from Township of East Wawanosh,
Belgrave, Ontario, N0G 1E0. Current price is $45.

Ben Ona and the Christmas Carol
by H. Isabel Graham. Toronto, The Ryerson Press, 1931.

Blyth: a village portrait. Special centennial edition 1877 ,
1977 edited by Susan Street, 1977.

Blyth Centennial. village of Blyth

The book of Turnberry, 1857-1957
by M. Alice Aitken. Wingham, Advance-Times, 1957.

The book of Turnberry, 1857-1982
by M. Alice Aitken, Co-written by John Underwood

Building Heritage: Huron County
by Nicolas Hill. M & T Inasta Print, 1974.

Burns' United Church, 1859-1959. Londesborough ,
Burns' United Church, 1959.

The Canada Company
by Thelma Coleman, Stratford, County of Perth and Publishers, c1978.

The Canada Company and the Huron Tract 1827-1851
by Manuel B. Stevens. McMaster, 1972.

The Canada Land Company: the early years:
an experiment in colonization 1823-1843
by Clarence Karr. (Toronto), Ontario Historical Society, c1974.

The centennial of Brucefield United Church, 1876.1976.
Brucefield, Brucefield United Church, 1976.

A century of progress: Zurich: 1856.1956.
Zurich Historical Committee, Zurich (1956)

Century of service 1869-1969.
Crediton United Church.

Dance of the happy shades. Stones
by Alice Munro. Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1968.

A drum to beat upon the story of St. Joseph, Ontario
by Joseph L. Wooden. Exeter, the author, 1971.

Early building in Colborne and Goderich Townships, Huron County,
by Nicolas Hill.

Early history of Howick Township in Huron County
by R.W.N. Wade. Wingham, Wenger Bros.

East Wawanosh Township 1867-1967
by W.H. Scott.

1832-1957. 125 years of Christian witness.
North Street United Church, Goderich.

Exeter: a history by Joseph L. Wooden.
Exeter, Times-Advocate, 1973

Faces and places along the railway
by Elizabeth S.Willmot, Toronto, Gage, 1979

First Presbyterian Church. 1867-1967
by James R. Scott. Seaforth, The Huron Expositor, 1967.

From forest to thriving hamlets
by Isabelle Campbell. Seaforth, The Huron Expositor, 1968.

The Galts: a Canadian Odyssey
by H.B. Timothy. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, 1977.

Goderich: the beautiful. Pictorial history of the town. Goderich,
Colonial Book Store, undated.

The Goderich Township History. Vol 1: 1984
Published by the Corporation of the Township of Goderich

Golden Leaves
by Eloise A. Skimmings. Goderich, Signal-Star, 1904.

Grey Township and its people
by Marilyn Engel. Cranbrook, Ontario. 1982.

Hay Township: a study of industry ... past and present.
Opportunities for youth project, 1972.

Hensall. a beautiful place to live
compiled by M. Ellis.

Historic streetscapes
by Nicolas Hill, London, Middlesex Printing, 1981.

A historical sketch of St. Thomas' Anglican Church, Seaforth, Ontario. 1855-1980
by Rev. James R. Broadfoot.

History of Auburn, 1848-1973
Auburn Women's Institute. Blyth, Blyth Printing, 1974.

The history of Clinton
compiled by Thelma Boon and Brenda Galachiuk. Experience '79.

A history of Clinton and surrounding community.
Clinton Women's lnstitute, Clinton, 1950.

History of Clinton 1875-1975.
Clinton Centennial Historical Committee, Clinton, 1975.

A history of Dungannon Port Albert and Ashfield and West Wawanosh Townships
compiled by Dungannon W.I. Mildmay, Ont., Town Crier, 1980.

History of Hullett Township 1848-1977
Londesboro Women's lnstitute.

A history of McKillop
by Mrs. G. Grummett. Seaforth, Huron Expositor, 1967.

History of Morris Township 1856-1956.
Morris Historical Committee. Blyth, Blyth Standard, 1956-7.

A history of North-East Ashfield
compiled by Trinity United Church Women. Mildmay, Ont.,
Town & Country Crier, 1976.

The history of the Ontario West Shore Railway
by James Moore and Sandra Robinson. funded by Opportunities for Youth, 1974.

A history of Tuckersmith
by Isabelle Campbell. Seaforth, The Huron Expositor, 1973.

History of Zurich: 125 years of progress, 1856-1981.

Holmesville United Church 1879.1979. Clinton,
Clinton Commercial Printers Ltd., 1979.

Huron County in Pioneer Times
by James Scott. Seaforth, Huron County Historical Commiittee, 1954.

Huron early houses and their families .
v. Book I, 1965. Book II, 1967. Book III, 1969. by William Edmund Elliott. Goderich, 1965-1969.

Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Huron Ont.
H. Belden & Co. Toronto, Belden, 1879.

Illustrated Historical Atlas of Huron County, Ontario .
H. Belden & Co. 1879. Bellden, Mika. Reprinted 1972.

Illustrated Historical Atlas of Huron County, Ontario .
H. Belden & Co. 1879. Edited by Ross Cumming, Port Elgin, Ont.
Reprinted 1972.

The importance of Liberty by Fred Van Egmond. Seaforth,
The Huron Expositor, 1975.

In Commemoration of one hundred and forty years of faithful witness 1835-1975.
St. Paul's Anglican Church, n.p.

In the days of the Canada Company ,
he story of the settlement of the Huron Tract 1825-1840,
by Robina & Kathleen Lizars. Toronto, Briggs, 1896.

Kippen and its families by Ruth Workman .
Seaforth, Tremeer Commercial Printers, 1982.

Lake Huron by Fred Landon ,
New York, Bobbs-Merril, 1944.

Lives of girls & women
a novel by Alice Munro. Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1971.

Local histories of Ontario municipalities 1951.1977,
a bibliography by Barbara B. Aitken. Toronto,
Ontario Library Association, 1978.

The McGregors ,
a novel of an Ontario pioneer family,
by Robert Laidlaw. Toronto, MacMillan, 1979.

Meet me at the station
by Elizabeth Willmot. Toronto, Gage, 1967.

Memories of Goderich, the romance of the prettiest town in Canada ,
by Dorothy Wallace. Inter-Collegiate Press. 1977.

MorrisTownship past to present
by Jeanne Kirkby, Clinton, Clinton Commercial Printers Ltd., 1981.

Mostly in clover
by Harry Joseph Boyle. Toronto, Irwin, 1961.

Museum musings: brief glimpses of Wingham's past
by John W. Pattison. Mildmay, Ont., Town Crier, 1982.

The old log house and bygone days in our villages
by Gavin Hamilton Green. Goderich, Signal-Star, 1948.

The old log school and Huron old boys in pioneer days
by Gavin Hamilton Green. Goderich, Signal-Star, 1939.

One hundred years of memories by Wingham Kinettes.
Edited by Mary Lou Cameron, 1983.

One hundred years of municipal government
in the Township of Colborne 1850-1950.
Benmiller, 1950.

Our historical heritage 1905-1980. Parish of St. Joseph's. Kingsbridge.

Paths of history in Perth and Huron
arranged and written by Anthony Leonard Kearsley and drawn by John Martin. Stratford, British Mortgage and Trust Co., 1963.

Reminiscences of Auburn, Ontario, 1848-1948 .
Auburn Women's Institute. Auburn, 1949.

A selection of songs and poetry
by Celia R. Taylor 1940. 1981. Goderich, 1981.

The settlement of Huron County
by James Scott. Toronto, Ryerson, 1966

Smith's Canadian gazetteer comprising statistical and general information respecting the upper province, of Canada West ,
by Wm. H. Smith. Reprinted. 1970.

A Souvenir from Goderich Ontario, 1897 .
Toronto. C Souvenir Publishing, 1897.

The story of Seaforth
by Isabelle Campbell. Seaforth, The Huron Expositor, 1966.

The story of the counties of Ontario
by Emily P. Weaver. Toronto, Bell & Cockburn, 1913.

Sutherland's County of Huron Gazetteer and directory, 1869-1870 . Sutherland, 1869.

't aint runnin' no more:
The story of Grand Bend" the Pinery and the old river bed
by William Sherwood Fox. London, Wendell Holmes Limited, 1946.

Then and now: the changing Times of rural Ontario and Howick Township
by Elmer Johnstone Farrish. Mildmay, Town Crier, 1978.

Tiger Dunlop's Upper Canada by William (Tiger) Dunlop.
McClennen & Stewart, 1967.

The twenty-first burr
by Victor Lauriston . Toronto, MeClelland and Stewart, c1922.

Vanastra: project insight. Part ii. History to 1972.
by Joy Langan. Vanastra, 1980.

Varna in Review
by J. Floyd McAsh. Seaforth, The Huron Expositor, 1968.

The village of Hensall 1870-1983 .
Hensall Centennial Committee, 1984.

William Dunlop
by F.S.L. Ford. 2nd ed. Toronto, Albert Britnell Book Shop, 1934.

The Union publishing company's farmers and business directory for the counties of Huron, Middlesex and Perth. -- [Paperback] Union Publishing Company

With a pinch of sin
by Harry Joseph Boyle. New York, Doubleday, 1966.,

Local town and township history books available at Goderich Library include

  • County Marriage Registers of Ontario 1858-1869 (26 volumes)
  • Huron County Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Sutherland's County of Huron Gazetter and Directory 1869-1870
  • Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Registers - 1840-1893.

Books You Can Consult for Ontario-wide Records

  • Death Notices of Ontario - William D. Reid
  • Death Notices from Canada Christian Advocate 1858-1872 Rev. Donald McKenzie
  • More Notices From Methodist Papers, 1830-1857 Rev. Donald A. McKenzie
  • Death Notices From The Christian Guardian, 1836-1850 Rev. Donald A. McKenzie
  • Death Notices From The Christian Guardian, 1851-1860 Rev. Donald A. McKenzie
  • Obituaries From Ontario's Christian Guardian, 1861-1870 - Rev. Donald A. McKenzie
  • Death Notices From The Canada Christian Advocate, 1858-1872 Rev. Donald A. McKenzie
...See details on where these books can be purchased [$] or consulted at libraries [free]

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