Category: Resources and Research

Open Resources

CHECK OUT … FIND-IT SURNAME INTEREST LIST LIBRARY CATALOGUE HASTINGS DIRECTORY B-M-D DATABASES COUNTY ATLAS PROJECT ALL OF THESE RESOURCES ARE OPEN-FREE-SEARCHABLE

Find A Real Treasure: Surname Interest List

Helping Hands Outreach Program at Quinte Branch:  … to facilitate research collaboration, brick wall demolition, and cousin finding. This SIL replaces the Surname Interest List published annually in our December issue of the Quinte Searchlight newsletter. We intend to publish updates here, twice a year, on or about June and December. The SIL is comprised

Quinte Searchlight Newsletter – December

Volume 16: Issue 4 – December 2021 Seasons Greetings from the Quinte Branch Leadership Team by Sharron Buttler • Message from the Chair by Patrick Goodmurphy • Message from the Quinte Branch Past Chair by Terry Buttler • Great Moments Presentations by Jane Simpson • Membership in Quinte Branch OGS by Heather Semper • Grappling with Grave Markers

Unwrap Your Gift from the Quinte Branch

Several databases covering the Quinte area and transcriptions for 300 cemeteries in Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties have been released free for Quinte Branch members to view, a value of almost $1500.00 if purchased individually. These valuable resources are found in the “Members’ Lounge”, an area of the website reserved for Quinte Branch members.

Membership Has Its Privileges

Transcriptions for more than 300 cemeteries in Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties have been released free for Quinte Branch members to view, a value of almost $1500.00 if purchased individually. Many of these cemeteries are obscure and abandoned, having no public information available anywhere else. Visit the Quinte Branch Research Library or contact the

QWPL: Energize Your Research with Images

Quinte West Public Library (QWPL) in Trenton, Ontario has been awarded Affiliate Library status by the FamilySearch organization. This means that files that could only be viewed in an LDS Family History Centre (FHC) can now also be viewed in the Quinte West Public Library. READ MORE!

QWPL Now FamilySearch Affiliate Library

Quinte West Public Library (QWPL) in Trenton, Ontario has been awarded Affiliate Library status by the FamilySearch organization. This means that files which could only be viewed in an LDS Family History Centre (FHC) can now also be viewed in the Quinte West Public Library.   Congratulations, Bob!

QWPL Now FamilySearch Affiliate Site

Quinte West Public Library (QWPL) has been awarded Affiliate Library status by the FamilySearch organization. This means that any files which could only be viewed in an LDS Family History Centre (FHC) can also be viewed in the Quinte West Public Library. This is great news for Quinte genealogists and for visitors in the area.

Genealogy Research Library Opens

Under Stage 3 of the provincial “COVID-19 Reopening Plan”, the Quinte West Public Library is now fully open. Some protocols are still in place, such as providing names and phone numbers at the door, disinfecting, wearing masks, socially distancing and room occupancy limits, which for the Genealogy Research Library is 3 people at one time.

The CABHC Patch News (August)

The Community Archives keeps documentary materials of all kinds relating to Belleville and Hastings County, Ontario, and makes them available for research. Our archives was established in 2010 as a partnership between the City of Belleville, County of Hastings and Hastings County Historical Society The Community Archives collects and shares information about the Quinte area.
English English French French