Local History

Additional local town and township history books are available for use within the library. These materials may be located through the library’s online catalogue.

TitleLibraryType
100 Years of Christian Witness 1878-1978, Ontario Street United Church, Clinton, Ontario.ClintonBook
1850-1950 Scrapbooks: From Jane Fyfe Yemen’s Scrapbook (A Pioneer’s Collection of Historical and Genealogical Illustrated Data of South West Bruce County).ClintonBook
1851 Census (Ashfield, Colborne, Hay, Hullett & Morris, McKillop & Grey, Stephen, Usborne, Wawanosh).ClintonBook
1861 Census (Ashfield, Clinton, Colborne, Goderich Town, Goderich Township).ClintonBook
1861 Census (Grey, Hay, Howick, Hullett).ClintonBook
1861 Census (McKillop, Morris, Hullett, Stephen).ClintonBook
1861 Census (Tuckersmith, Turnberry, Usborne, Wawanosh).ClintonBook
Archives of Ontario: Ministry of Culture and Communications, edited by Karen Bergsteinsson.ClintonBook
Brief History of the Village of Bayfield, by Helen Owen.Clinton, SeaforthBook
Census Returns Recensements 1666-1881, by Thomas A. Hillman.ClintonBook
Death Notices from the Canada Christian Advocate: 1858-1872, compiled by Donald A. McKenzie.Clinton, GoderichBook
Death Notices from the Christian Guardian: 1836-1850 and 1851-1860 (2 volumes), compiled by Donald A. McKenzie.Clinton, GoderichBook
Early Wesleyan Methodist baptismal register extractions for Huron County, Index.GoderichBook
From Bush Trails to Present Tales (Ashfield, Dungannon, West Wawanosh)GoderichBook
From the West Window, by Catherine Plumtree.ClintonBook
Frontier Ways to Modern Days: A History of North-East Ashfield.Clinton, GoderichBook
Gateway to Learning: A Memoir of the Seaforth Public School, by James Scott.SeaforthBook
Genealogical Resources, by Sharon L. Murphy.ClintonBook
Genealogical Surname Index 1993-1994, compiled by Richard and Audrey Soll, Whittier Area Genealogical Society, California.ClintonBook
Hillsgreen area in olden days: as seen in newspapers of the times, 1849-1950’s, compiled by Jack Smith.ExeterBook
History of Electricity in the Town of SeaforthSeaforthBook
Huron County Branch Ontario Genealogical Society Library Holdings.ClintonBook
Huron County Cemetery Records For: Bethel, Browntown, Brussels, Cranbrook, Grey Township Pioneer, McCrae’s, McCutcheon, Mt. Pleasant, St. Ambrose Roman Catholic, St. Michael’s Roman Catholic, and SunshineBrusselsBook
Huron County Cemetery Transcriptions (partial contents include: Ashfield, Clinton, East Wawanosh, Exeter, Grey, Hay, Howick, Hullett, McKillop, Maitland (Goderich), Morris, Stanley, Stephen, Tuckersmith, Turnberry, Usborne, West Wawanosh)Clinton, Exeter, SeaforthBook
Huron County Cemetery Transcriptions (partial contents include: Ashfield, Clinton, Colborne, East Wawanosh, Exeter, Goderich, Goderich Township, Grey, Hay, Howick, Hullett, McKillop, Maitland (Goderich), Morris, Stanley, Stephen, Tuckersmith, Turnberry, Usborne, West Wawanosh)Goderich, WinghamBook
Huron County Postmasters and Post Offices, compiled by Michael Dawber.GoderichBook
Huron Historical Notes, by the Huron County Historical Society. (Volumes vary by branch).Bayfield, Brussels, Clinton, Exeter, Goderich, Kirkton, Seaforth, Wingham, ZurichMagazine
Londesboro Women’s Institute (vol. 2-4).ClintonBook
More Notices from Methodist Papers, 1830-1857, compiled by Donald A. McKenzie.GoderichBook
More Notices from Ontario ’s Methodist Papers: 1858-1872, compiled by Donald A. McKenzie.GoderichBook
More Obituaries from Ontario ’s Methodist Papers: 1873-1884, compiled by Donald A. McKenzie.GoderichBook
Obituaries from Ontario ’s Christian Guardian: 1861-1870 and 1873-1880 (2 volumes – vary by branch), compiled by Donald A. McKenzie.Clinton, GoderichBook
Obituaries from the Canada Christian Advocate: 1873-1884, compiled by Donald A. McKenzie.GoderichBook
One Hundred Years of Municipal Government in the Township of Colborne, 1850-1950.GoderichBook
Our Historical Heritage: Parish of St. Joseph’s, Kingsbridge [Ashfield Township].GoderichBook
Rough Guide for Births, Marriages and Deaths from the Zurich Herald, 1900 – 1915.ExeterBook
Stephen Township: 150 Great Years, 1842-1992.GoderichBook
Sutherland’s County of Huron Gazetteer & Directory, 1863-64 and 1869-70GoderichBook
The Trek of the Overlanders, by Irene G. Scott.ClintonBook
The West and Confederation 1857-1871, by W.L. Morton.ClintonBook
Varnain Review, by J. Floyd McAsh.Clinton, GoderichBook
Vikings: The Good Years, by the Goderich District Collegiate Institute Alumni Foundation.GoderichBook
William Lyon Mackenzie Slept Here, Heritage Buildings of Dundas 1984, produced by the Executive of the Dundas Heritage Association to mark Ontario ’s Bicentennial year 1984.ClintonBook