Newspaper Indexes

Elgin County Newspaper Indexes Online

See the Elgin County Newspapers Resource Guide

Aylmer Express   (1890 to 1989) (some 1990s; and 2009 +) –

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

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

Dutton Advance  (1889-1894; 1910-1969)

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

St. Thomas Daily Times ( 1883 – 1900 )

St. Thomas Liberal (1832 -1837) –

St. Thomas Standard (1844 – 1846) –

St. Thomas Times-Journal and other St. Thomas papers  (1901 -1961; post 1961 in progress)

St. Thomas Watchman (1853 – 1863)

St. Thomas Weekly Dispatch (1855 – 1863)

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

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

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

(includes Times Journal 2009 +)

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