Cemetery Research with the Quinte Branch

A collection of video tutorials on ways to research cemeteries in Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties using the resources of the Quinte Branch of Ontario Ancestors. Instructional videos are presented for Quinte Branch “Members” and “Non-Members” and for “Remote Researchers” who would like to use the resources of the Quinte Branch on the Marketplace.

FIND-IT On the Move Again

Thanks to Dianne Taylor-Harding, Indexing Coordinator, and her enthusiastic indexing team, hundreds and hundreds of new names have been added to the searchable database, FIND-IT. If one of these surnames shown below appears in your family tree, you should check out FIND-IT. It is free and fully searchable by surname and given name. A follow-up

Cemetery Transcriptions for $5.00

Most cemetery transcriptions in the Quinte Branch Marketplace are priced at only $5.00. This is a very economical way to boost your family history research. CHECK IT OUT!    

Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Registers

Each year, every ordained Wesleyan Methodist minister was provided with a ruled book, in which he was required to make uniform entries of births and baptisms. At the end of the year, the minister returned this book to the Conference Office and the entries were copied into the General Register.

Cemetery Transcriptions – Price Reduction

Prices have been reduced for most of the cemetery transcriptions in the Quinte Branch Marketplace. Reductions range from 25% to 70% depending on the individual publication. Many of these publications covering Hastings, Prince Edward and Northumberland county cemeteries are one-of-a-kind and contain valuable genealogical information. CHECK IT OUT!  

Celebration of Quinte West History

A public ceremony will be held Saturday, June 25 for the unveiling of a memorial bronze plaque to mark an important event in the history of Quinte West. This memorial plaque will highlight for Quinte West residents and visitors the world-class boat-building history of the Quinte West community.

Records of Inheritance

Whether your ancestor left hundreds of acres of land, money or a few modest belongings, the records created when those legacies were distributed can provide valuable clues to family connections, relationships, and just how your ancestors lived. Plan on joining us for this insightful journey into “inheritance”.  

FIND-IT is Getting Bigger

Dianne Taylor-Harding, Indexing Coordinator, and her enthusiastic indexing team have added records from several new family histories to the FIND-IT database. These family histories can be searched at the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library. If any of the surnames shown below appear in your family history, you should check out

Ontario Ancestors: AGM 2022

The Annual General Meeting of The Ontario Genealogical Society will be held on Saturday, June 11th at 11:00 am EST online via ZOOM for the following purposes: (1) to receive the Annual Report of the Society; (2) to receive the Financial Statements of the Society for the 2021 calendar year; (3) to ratify the Actions of
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