Searchable Names Index


Quinte Branch Finding Aid is H-E-R-E


Updated:  October 2020 — now approximately 1.5 Million Names 
More than 237,000 names added from local histories, directories and genealogies

This growing database includes names from the hundreds of genealogies, family histories, pedigree charts, cemetery transcriptions, local newspaper indexes and many of the published works in the Quinte Genealogy Centre research library such as business and residential directories, local histories, parish register transcripts, surrogate court wills and funeral cards. Now with reference titles and location finders: L=Quinte Genealogy Centre Shelves; D=Digital Collection; C=CD Collection; Q=Quinte West Public Library Reference Collection. 

You may search “FIND-IT“, the Quinte Branch Finding Aid using the “global search box” or more specifically by SURNAME and GIVEN NAMES using the “field specific search boxes” at the top of each column.

Please refer to the video tutorials above to better understand the workings of the Finding Aid, the results of your search and how to extend your search with the help of the Library Research Team to include a review of many original documents stored on the shelves of the Quinte Branch Research Library

When you have searched the database you can create a research list in digital or paper format by clicking on the records you want to explore further. Your can produce a PDF copy of those selected records by clicking on the “PDF button” or print a copy of these selected records to bring with you when you visit the Quinte Branch Genealogy Research Library in person or email the PDF list to our research volunteers if unable to visit. A small fee is charged for research by correspondence to cover copying, postal and other costs. Quinte Branch members are entitled to one hour of research without charge. The Quinte Branch is a non-profit organization and revenue earned from research is used to improve services and expand the collection.

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