Newspaper Indexes

Elgin County, Ontario, Canada

Aylmer Enterprise – Select issues 1869 – 1870

Aylmer Express   (1881 to 1989) (some 1990s; and 2009 +) –

Aylmer Herald – 1857 – No direct copies but other newspapers copied content from the Herald

Aylmer Paper – several issue from 1874-1877

Aylmer Sun – East Elgin Reformer – East Elgin Tribune – Select issues 1890 – 1916 (images online at Elgin Archives)

Aylmer Warder – 1858 – No direct copies but other newspapers copied content from the Warder

Aylmer Times – 1864 – No direct copies but the London Evening Advertiser copied articles in 1864

Belmont Enterprise – 1917 –

Dutton Advance  Issues ranging from 1889 -1969

Dutton Enterprise – online at Canadiana

Port Stanley Beacon – 1976 – (ECA – not online)

The Rodney Chronicle, May 11, 1883  (given in error as 1885)

Rodney Mercury (1887- 1924:  many early issues missing)

Rodney Bazaar Vol 1, no 1 Jan 1887 (Canadiana)

Springfield Echo – several issues from 1898 – 1900

The Times : [1878] – Canadiana images

St. Thomas chronicle and Middlesex general advertiser : Volume 1, Number 3 (November 4, 1843) (Canadiana)

St. Thomas Daily Times ( 1883 – 1900 )

St. Thomas Home Journal

St. Thomas Liberal (1832 -1837) – References found in other papers

St. Thomas Reporter – Selected issues for 1880

St. Thomas Standard (1844 – 1846) –

St. Thomas Times-Journal   (1901 -1961)

St. Thomas Watchman 1851

St. Thomas Weekly Dispatch (1853 – 1876)

Vernon’s Directories – St. Thomas, Ontario (1916, 1917, 1919, 1922) – Free Online

London Evening Advertiser, London Advertiser and  Daily Advertiser – Elgin County names and stories – 1864-1865, 1874, 1880-1885

Miscellaneous Extracts of Elgin Names from Other Newspapers

Combined St. Thomas Times-Journal & Aylmer Express  (2002 – 2008 (includes Times Journal 2009 +)

Vienna Gazette 1853 (Canadiana)

The Phœnix and Elgin County Conservative 1853 (Canadiana)

Aylmer Express article 30 April 1997- History of Printing Newspapers in Aylmer (partial story)

Historical Canadian Newspapers Online (Google) – Many of this newspapers carry articles on Elgin County residents.