- Books / Photos / Videos / Maps


*Books for sale ~ Archives Hemmingford ~ Livres à vendre* see below / voir ci-dessous*

- "The Coin 1960-1961" Hemmingford High School yearbook

- "The Coin 1961-1962" Hemmingford High School yearbook

- "The Coin 1962-1963" Hemmingford High School yearbook (ads omitted)

- "The Coin 1963-1964" Hemmingford High School yearbook

- "Times Remembered: History of the BROWNLEE, FARR, McKAY Families"
by Betty McKay MacKenzie (170 MB pdf file - *searchable*)

- "
Hemmingford - 200 Years of Hope and Challenge 1799-1999
" online index

- "Hemmingford Then and Now"
online index 

- Hemmingford Historical Archives Archi-Log catalogue (March 2014)

- Hemmingford Historical Archives catalogue (1997)

- Huntingdon County business and farmers directory (1889, includes Hemmingford village and township)

- The Gleaner (newspaper) 100th Anniversary Edition (122 pages) Sept 18, 1963 (80 MB)

- "List of lands granted by the crown in the province of Québec from 1763 to 1890" (Hemmingford on pages 483 to 491)

- "Female Emigrants Guide of 1854"
(excerpt) by Catharine Parr Traill


- Seven newly available lettters written by a young Irish widow named Frances (Armstrong) Simpson, stranded in Canada (Hemmingford) in 1831 with her two young children. Her husband was sea captain William Simpson. The letters were addressed to her father-in-law Captain David Simpson in North Shields, Northumberland UK.

The letters may be viewed online here.

Many thanks to Peter Donn in England for providing and transcribing these letters in 2012.


Hemmingford old and not so old photos  (over 180 photos)

Hemmingford High School Reunion, Oct. 9, 2010

Old photos of Havelock Township, which was part of Hemmingford Township before 1864.

Russeltown church and cemetery photos (and cemetery listings)

McCrea-Kingsbury Cemetery, Hemmingford, QC

Henrysburg Methodist Church and Cemetery, Henrysburg, QC

Old Henrysburg Cemetery, Henrysburg, QC

Odelltown Methodist Cemetery, Odelltown, QC

Douglass Cemetery, Napierville QC

Jackson Cemetery, St-Bernard-de-Lacolle, QC

More local cemetery photos at Hemmingford Cemetery Records

More Hemmingford images c1910 at the McCord Museum


Moving the old Hemmingford fire station 05/12/2010 (9 minutes)

Hemmingford Gaetan Fortin Museum tour 29/08/1998 (62 minutes) * not currently available*

Hemmingford Bicentennial Parade 15/08/1999 (56 minutes)

Hemmingford Keddy Museum tour 04/08/2000  (80 minutes)

Lacolle English Settlers (Mickey Maynard) 24/08/2005 (90 minutes)
* not currently available*



Hemmingford 1836 map of Crown Reserves (NE part of the township) showing owners of lots.

- Official plan of Hemmingford Village 1888, showing owners of lots and dimensions.

- Hemmingford village, 1909. Charles Goad insurance map...good building details.

- Hemmingford Township, list of applicants for lots, 1798.
Transcribed list of grantees also shown on: "Hemmingford Land Grants 1798" document.

- Official plan of Hemmingford Township 1888, showing owners of lots and dimensions.
            * Oct, 2012: Hemmingford Archives has acquired a high resolution image of this map.

- Joseph Bouchette's 1815 map - (zoom in for great detail)
"Topographical map of the Province of Lower Canada, shewing its division into Districts, Counties, Seigniories, & Townships"

- Huntingdon County 1881 Belden Atlas map, including good map of lots, Hemmingford Township.

- Hemmingford-area cemeteries Google Map (Street View has photos of most cemeteries)


*Books for sale ~ Archives Hemmingford ~ Livres à vendre*

- "Hemmingford. 200 Years of Hope and Challenge 1799-1999"

            Archives Hemmingford, Betty McKay Mackenzie, 1999, 605 pages, $30.

            Online index:  https://sites.google.com/site/hemmingford200yearsindex

- "Hemmingford. 200 ans d'espoir et de défi 1799-1999". Témoignage du passé et de la confiance en l'avenir
Archives Hemmingford, Betty McKay Mackenzie, 1999, 537 pages, $30

- "Images of Hemmingford en Images"

            Mary Anne Ducharme, Heritage Hemmingford, 2010, 60 pages + CD, bilingual/bilingue, $30.

- "Hemmingford Then and Now"

            Alister Somerville, 1985, 232 pages, $18.

            Online index:  http://htnindex.books.sharonmark.com/

- "Huntingdon County and Town"

            Alister Somerville, 1987, 231 pages, $18.

"Voix de Hemmingford" est un ensemble livre et DVD qui est le résultat d'un projet d'entrevues de 25 personnes  de notre région, impliquant un long processus d'enregistrements, transcriptions, traductions et corrections du son des enregistrements originaux. 

Sur le DVD, on peut entendre les voix des personnes qui ont été enregistrées.  Le DVD contient aussi une sélection de photos fournies par ces gens. 

L’ensemble livre et DVD sera vendu pour 30 $. apres le 28 mars 2015.

“Voices of Hemmingford” is a book and DVD set that is the result of a project of  interviews of 25 seniors from our region, involving a long process of recordings, transcriptions, translations and sound engineering of the original recordings.

On the DVD, one can hear the voices of the people who were interviewed and see a selection of photos that they have provided.     The set consisting of the book and DVD will be available  for purchase at $30. after March 28, 2015.

Dan Mark,
9 Mar 2015, 19:11
Dan Mark,
31 Dec 2014, 08:40
Dan Mark,
31 Dec 2014, 12:55