Norfolk County Branch of The Ontario Genealogy Society

The purpose of this site is to give you a brief survey of the branch, its resources, its aims and objectives, along with membership information, links to other helpful genealogical sites, and a list of publications offered to help you find your ancestors in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada.

Norfolk County GenWeb

This history and genealogy site includes information from censuses, vital statistics, land, court and probate records, queries and much more. A must visit for the Norfolk researcher.

Norfolk Family History and Genealogy Message Board

Why reinvent the wheel? Look for others researching your Norfolk County ancestors in this queries site. For more than a decade this has been the meeting place for family genealogists.

Norfolk Genealogy

This important on line resource for family researchers includes a wide range of resources brought together by Norfolk historian John Cardiff including vital records extracted from local newspapers and other many other sources. The historical articles, pictures and videos provide the viewer with a first hand look at Norfolk County.

Norfolk Historical Society, Museum and Archives

This website is a reflection of the tremendous resources brought together at 109 Norfolk St. South in Simcoe, a must visit for researchers. The Archives are a treasure trove of material collected for over a century and brought to one central location. The annual genealogy fair, Norfolk Lore, near the end of September has been highly popular for more than two decades.

Norfolk Public Library

There are many local historical publications at the Library. The on-line catalogue is a helpful resource for those planning a research trip to Norfolk County.

Our Neighbours

Brant County Branch of The Ontario Genealogical Society

The Brant County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is dedicated to supporting genealogical research in Brant County by developing our resources and building a community of members. They offer many services to our members and the community through our library, regular meetings, special interest groups, and publications.

Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society

 The Talbot Settlement in early Elgin County drew many settlers from the pioneers of neighbouring Norfolk County. This site includes newspaper vital statistics and cemetery transcripts to name just two of the many important resources. Did your ancestor disappear from Norfolk County? Look here.


Haldimand County Branch of The Ontario Genealogical Society

Founded in 1991, the Haldimand County Branch is a non-profit organization for people with a shared interest in genealogical and family history for people in the County of Haldimand. We are located on the north shore of Lake Erie. They assist people whose ancestors were residents in Dunn, Canborough, Moulton, North Cayuga, South Cayuga, Oneida, Sherbrooke, Rainham, Seneca, and Walpole Townships.


Heronwood Enterprises

Look here for new publications about the Norfolk and Haldimand County areas. Heronwood Enterprises offers clients a full range of writing and editorial services. Recent projects have included newsletters, directories, news releases, publicity campaigns and exhibit text for business, government and non-profit organizations.