An interesting St. Thomas Times-Journal Veterans Day story of searching and finding Elgin Regiment Trooper Franklin A. LANG (1925-1977) Searching for Uncle Frank, a St. Thomas vet who fell through the cracks by Meghan Lang-Ferguson Special to the Times-Journal
Researchers to the St. Thomas Library, Thorman Room please note: “The elevator at STPL will be out of commission from 6 July to about the 12 August. The only access to the Local History area (George Thorman Room) will be via the stairs. Some of the handicapped people may want […]
We are now linking service file images for Elgin County First World War Soldiers to our Age Shall Not Weary Them publication. Search the Archives Canada First World War Files Here is a sample for Elgin County Soldier Walter Everard Alway Brown
Funding new Shedden library has been ‘a challenge’ Shedden, Southwold, Elgin, Ontario, Canada It’s tentatively sized for 3,500 square feet and detailed architectural and working plans are being prepared, Massachaele outlined.
First Great War exhibit opens at Aylmer Museum Jim McCallum is a longtime Elgin County historical and genealogical researcher. A free online version of Jim’s book “Age Shall Not Weary Them” as well as other information on Aylmer area veterans from all conflicts involving Canadians is available at the Elgin […]
A recent search of the word “Genealogical” in the St. Thomas Times-Journal turned up these articles pertaining to stories of local interest and past events of the Elgin OGS. Rural history books to be digitized | St. Thomas Times-Journal Nov 26, 2011 … A donation Friday of $6,000 from […]
Many free online sources are now available for digital images of primary source documents for Elgin County settlers. These images are now being linked to the appropriate names on the Elgin OGS web site. Here is an example for one Elgin settler. Lewis BURWELL, born Southwold Twp., Elgin Co., 1814, […]
A nice article in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on the Elgin OGS contribution to digitizing and indexing the historic Talbot maps on loan to Elgin Archives from Archives Ontario. Snapshot of Talbot Settlement life now online “During the seven-month process, Francom and an assistant scanned each map in sections and […]