Donated Online Publications
Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Biographical Sketches of Some of the Residents of Elgin County – available online at Archive.org
Emigrants Letters from Elgin County to Scotland 1831 – 1851 – submitted by Colin Cruickshank, Alton, Hampshire, England.
Oldtimers, a poem of Port Bruce in about 1896 by Violet Reid Reavie – Transcribed and Edited by Bruce C. Johnson Jr.
BUSINESS RECORDS and COMMERCE
“All Aboard” – The Importance of Railroads for the Growth of the Campbell-Stone Movement in the Mid 19th Century: by Claude Cox
Bayham Richmond and Port Burwell Road Company 1854 by Robert G. Moore, member Elgin Branch OGS. (About 117 Bayham and other Elgin Co. settlers given in the stock book)
Ingersoll & Port Burwell Road Company 1849 by Robert G. Moore (About 200 Bayham Twp. and area names)
Tyrconnel Wharf and Harbour Co. 1853 & Dunwich Pier Co. 1861 by Robert G. Moore (about 90 Dunwich Twp. and area names)
Union Road Company – Stockholder book – Indexed by Robert G. Moore, member Elgin Branch OGS. This included signatures of stockholders. Contact OGS for copies of the signatures
DESCRIPTION and TRAVEL
“The Scotch” by John Kenneth Galbraith of Dunwich – Some genealogical notes and Extractions from the book – Bruce C. Johnson Jr.
Nicholas Carter Brown of Malahide – Diary entries – Some Extractions of births, marriages, deaths and burials recorded in NCB Diary. He was a resident of Malahide and trustee of Dunboyne Cemetery. Compiled by Bruce C.Johnson Jr. and James McCallum
Aldrich Aylmer Dictionary 1888 – online at Google Books
Port Bruce Street Names – by Bruce C. Johnson Jr.
A List of Published Genealogies of Elgin County Pioneer Families – Many of these are available online from the FHL
English Paupers Migrate to North America by Jack Morter — Sources for the origins of James C. WATTS and James BRACKENBURY of North Walsham, Norfolk, England.
From Almondsbury to Aylmer: The Pearce Letters – A book on the Pearce Family of Jaffa area by David Porter – Index of names
Malahide Families: Genealogies of Pioneer Families Living on Concession 1 through 4
Stories of South Dorchester
The Family of John Johnson and Mary McLachlin of Malahide and their Mormon brother Edward Johnson –
Alma College St. Thomas, Ontario 1877 – 1977, Indexed by Donna Di Lello
Court Houses of a Century – Index of Names of Online History of the Elgin County Court Houses – Bruce C. Johnson Jr.
Elgin Notes in the Upper Canada Rebellion- by Bruce C. Johnson Jr. – References to persons from Elgin County active in the 1837/1838 Upper Canada Rebellion.
Emigrants on the “Mars” to Aldborough Township (Immigrants in Aldborough from England )- A link to the “Mars” research by Alan Campbell and John Wright
Garrett Oakes, Tales of a Pioneer – Elgin County Library – Edited by George Thorman and Frank Clarke.
History of the Port Bruce Harbor Company by Capt. Thomas Thompson, compiled by Bruce C.Johnson Jr.
History of Malahide Masonic Lodge #140 – Aylmer – D. H. and D. F.
Index to Tweedsmuir History of Lyons, Ontario
Malahide United Church History – 100th Anniversary 1910 – 2010 – by James L. McCallum
Old Port Bruce – Letters written by Levi Young with Introduction by his daughter Edna Young Johnson with Addendum by Ian Johnson
Port Bruce Harbor Company and Aylmer Plank or Gravelled Road Company 1853 and 1854 by Robert G. Moore-
(About 134 Malahide and other Elgin Co. settlers given in the stock books)
Royal Salute at Port Bruce – 1761 – by Bruce C. Johnson Jr.
Sims’ 3 Volume History of Elgin Elgin County, Ontario-Index – Compiled by Jim McCallum. – Note: This is a very large file. Approx. 2.6 MB.
Spring Floods at Port Bruce – By Ian Johnson – A history of Freshets and Spring Floods at Port Bruce, Elgin, Ontario, Canada
St. Paul’s United Church History 1874-1974 (Aylmer) (index); by Jean Hunt. Indexed by Donna DiLello
St. Thomas: 100 Years a City 1881-1981, by Wayne Paddon, George Thorman, Don Cosens and Brian Sim; indexed by Donna Di Lello
Talbot Regime – Read the biography of Elgin County’s Col. Thomas Talbot by C. O. Ermatinger – Free Online
The History of Aylmer to 1900, by Kirk Barons, Indexed by Donna Di Lello
Tweedsmuir Histories online – Clachan Community History – Elgin County Archives
LAND and PROPERTY – Indexes
Index to the GENERAL REGISTER – Elgin County Land Registry Office: 1866 – 1873 1873 – 1879 1879 – 1889
Index to Tremaine’s 1864 Map of Elgin County, Canada West – Compiled by Robert Moore
Southwold Township Cattle Marks 1817-1857
1924 Cummins Rural Maps – A sample map of North and South Dorchester submitted by Fred Prong
Elgin County 1864 Tremaine Atlas – Online at the Ontario Historical Society
NAMES, PERSONAL – Indexes
Elgin County names on the ontariogenealogy.com Insane Asylum Databases – Link to Michael Stephenson Insane Asylum Databases
NEWSPAPERS – History
Thomas Hammond Articles – index and description
SCHOOLS – DIRECTORIES, HISTORY
Dunwich School Attendance 1904 by Robert G. Moore
Index to “A Brief History of Secondary Education in St. Thomas”, by George Thorman; indexed by Donna DiLello
Talbotville School – by Morley Thomas
Assessment Rolls – 3 Township Assessment rolls 1841 to 1873
Index to the Records of the Elgin County House of Industry: 1876-1897 1897-1947
WILLS and PROBATES
Wills & Probates in Land Registry Office Records
Alma College Yearbook – 1955 AlmaFilian – PDF document of the 1955 Yearbook For Alma College, St. Thomas, Ontario
Garton Scrapbook – Scrapbook of Mary M. (DOAN) GARTON 1891 – 1919
Much more to come. Check back regularly.