Ontario Links

Here are some of the repositories and web-site links I've found useful over the years relating to Upper Canada ⁄ Canada West ⁄ Ontario.


Archives of Ontario
134 Ian Macdonald Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, M7A 2C5

City of Toronto Archives
255 Spadina Road, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2V3

Library and Archives of Canada
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4

Ontario Genealogical Society
40 Orchard View Boulevard, Suite 102, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B9

North York Central Library
5120 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5N9
Holds the Canadiana and OGS Collections

Region of Peel Archives
9 Wellington Street East, Brampton, Ontario L6W 1Y1

Robarts Library, University of Toronto
130 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5

Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8
Holds the Baldwin Room Collection and an extensive collection of local Ontario histories

University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services
120 St George Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5

Church Archives

Anglican Diocese of Niagara
Mills Memorial Library, Lower Level, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L6

Anglican Diocese of Toronto Archives
135 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1L8

Canadian Baptist Archives
McMaster Divinity College, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1

Presbyterian Church in Canada
50 Wynford Drive, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1J7

Roman Catholic Church, Archives of the Archdiocese of Toronto
Catholic Pastoral Centre Archives, Suite 505, 1155 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W2

United Church of Canada Archives
40 Oak Street, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2C6


Canadian Museum of Civilization
100 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8

Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes
55 Ontario Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y2

On-line Data-bases

Archives Canada
Archives Canada is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across Canada.

Ontario's Archival Information Network - an online research tool providing access to descriptions of archival fonds and collections held by members of the Archives Association of Ontario.

Automated Genealogy
Canadian census indexes transcribed by volunteers: Includes 1852 Canada West; Ontario 1901 & 1911.

Bytown or Bust
Focus is on the Irish who immigrated to the Ottawa Valley area.

Early Canadiana Online
Digitized collection of the microfiche held by the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, has over 80,000 titles.

HALINET: Halton Information Network
Includes a searchable database containing historical information relivant to Halton County culled from its local libaries and other institutions.

In Search of Your Canadian Past: The Canadian Atlas Digital Project
The Illustrated Historical Atlases of the Counties of Ontario from the collection of McGill University's Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

United Empire Loyalists

On-Line Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies
This is an excellent on-line site for researching Loyalists

United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada
50 Baldwin Street, Suite 202, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L4

United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, Toronto Branch
40 Scollard Street, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5R 3S1