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.

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