Searchable Indexes

These indexes can be freely searched by both members and non-members to provide clarification and direction for family history research.

TONI (The Ontario Name Index) – database containing nearly 14 million names referenced directly to records of individuals from across Ontario selected by name and clarifying their type of genealogical record, date and location of the reference as maintained by Ontario Ancestors/OGS

FIND-IT – database containing nearly 2 million names referenced directly to individuals transcribed from original documents in the Quinte Branch Reference Library

LIBRARY CATALOGUE – database containing more than 2300 titles referenced directly from original documents in the Quinte Branch Reference Library

SURNAME INTEREST LIST – database containing more than 4500 surnames and related researchers to contact through the Quinte Branch SIL Coordinator in order to facilitate family history research

CEMSEARCH – searchable database containing burial information on over 900 cemeteries in the Greater Quinte area

HASTINGS COUNTY DIRECTORY: 1860 – database containing over 8700 individuals, businesses and community organizations existing in Hastings County in 1860. The full database located in the “Members’ Lounge” section of the website includes additional information on occupations, farms, residences, businesses, products and community involvement. A digital copy of the original Hastings County Directory of 1860 is located in the “digital holdings” of the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

HASTINGS COUNTY DIRECTORY: 1864 – database containing over 10200 individuals, businesses and community organizations existing in Hastings County in 1864. The full database located in the “Members’ Lounge” section of the website includes additional information on occupations, farms, residences, businesses, products and community involvement. A digital copy of the original Hastings County Directory of 1864 is located in the “digital holdings” of the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

HASTINGS COUNTY DIRECTORY: 1869 – database containing 12000 individuals, businesses and community organizations existing in Hastings County in 1869. The full database located in the “Members’ Lounge” section of the website includes additional information on occupations, farms, residences, businesses, products and community involvement. A digital copy of the original Hastings County Directory of 1869 is located in the “digital holdings” of the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

HASTINGS COUNTY DIRECTORY: 1879 – database containing almost 15000 individuals, businesses and community organizations existing in Hastings County in 1879. The full database located in the “Members’ Lounge” section of the website includes additional information on occupations, farms, residences, businesses, products and community involvement. A digital copy of the original Hastings County Directory of 1879 is located in the “digital holdings” of the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

HASTINGS COUNTY DIRECTORY: 1889 – database containing over 16000 individuals, businesses and community organizations existing in Hastings County in 1889. This database also includes information on occupations, farms, residences, businesses, products and community involvement. A digital copy of the original Hastings County Directory of 1889 is located in the “digital holdings” of the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

ST. THOMAS’ CHURCH BAPTISMS (1821-1874) – database containing more than 4150 baptisms conducted by clergy associated with St. Thomas’ Anglican Church in Belleville for the years 1821 to 1874 inclusive. The full database is located in the “Members Lounge” section of the website and includes additional information on full given names and specific dates for births and baptisms. A copy of the original St. Thomas’ Church baptism records is located in the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

ST. THOMAS’ CHURCH MARRIAGES (1821-1874)database containing more than 1500 marriages conducted by clergy associated with St. Thomas’ Anglican Church in Belleville for the years 1821 to 1874 inclusive. The full database is located in the “Members Lounge” section of the website and includes additional information, such as the date of the marriage. A copy of the original St. Thomas’ Church marriage records is located in the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

ST. THOMAS’ CHURCH BURIALS (1821-1874) – database containing more than 1600 burials conducted by clergy associated with St. Thomas’ Anglican Church in Belleville for the years 1821 to 1874 inclusive. The full database is located in the “Members Lounge” section of the website and includes information on family relationships, occupations and residency. A copy of the original St. Thomas’ Church burial records is located in the Quinte Branch Research Library in the Quinte West Public Library in Trenton.

ELECTORAL LISTS: HASTINGS-PETERBOROUGH RIDING (1935)database of almost 17,000 names from  the List of Electors in the Electoral District of Hastings-Peterborough prepared under the “Dominion Franchise Act” for the Federal Election of 1935. A search will return SURNAME, GIVEN NAME(S), OCCUPATION, POST OFFICE ADDRESS, POLLING STATION and the LIST NUMBER, as well as the location of the source document in the digital section of the Quinte Branch Research Library. 

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY BIRTHS (1869-1879) – database containing over 3000 births in Prince Edward County from 1869 to 1879. A search will return SURNAME, GIVEN NAME(S), GENDER, FATHER’S NAME, MOTHER’S MAIDEN NAME, MUNICIPALITY, FATHER’S OCCUPATION, and the PAGE NUMBER of the source document in the Quinte Branch Research Library.

QUINTE BRANCH OBITUARY COLLECTION – database containing published obituaries in local newspapers from across the Quinte area.

COUNTY ATLAS PROJECT – database containing more than 15000 names referenced directly to individuals who lived in Hastings, Prince Edward and Northumberland Counties between 1874 and 1881 providing their county, township, concession and lot information as transcribed from the Canadian County Atlas Digital Project based at McGill University

Although the design of our website has changed, the resources and processes described
in these videos can still be found under RESEARCH and MEMBERS “LOUNGE”
using the navigation bar at the top of the website.

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