Haliburton County History and Genealogy

"The history of a county or of a township, if properly investigated, disinters the most important facts with regard to the general state and condition of society, giving facts instead of theories, figures instead of surmises." Sir Francis Palgrave


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Welcome to the Haliburton County Genealogy and History Site.

This site represents an ongoing effort to collect information related to the genealogy and history of Haliburton County, Ontario. If you have information or material to add or share, please contact

I have included a link for researchers to subscribe to the Haliburton County Genealogy and History mailing list, which will serve subscribers who have an Genealogical or Historical interests in Haliburton County.

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Haliburton County : Census Records

Ontario Genealogy Historical Newspaper Collection Historical Newspaper Files from Haliburton County and much more...

Haliburton County : Cemeteries

Maps of Haliburton County and Region

Haliburton County : Settlement History and Pioneer Settlers

The Early History of Haliburton County

Haliburton County : Local History Sources, Books, Records

Haliburton County Religious Institutions

Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database Created March 13, 2011

  Upper Canada and Ontario CRIMINAL Database - Includes Lindsay Jail Register 

1871 Online Census, Search Haliburton County

Submitted Family Genealogies of Haliburton County

Can't find an ancestor? Read the queries of other researchers and post your own. In order to conserve space, as well as visitor time, I am asking that only those with demonstrated locations within HALIBURTON County, use this resource. New Queries, which should include a MINIMUM of at least Surname, Location, and Approximate Date should be posted to:

Haliburton County Query Page



Historical Visits to Ontario Towns and Villages in the 19th Century Created February 2014


1921 Canada Census Explanation and Information


Ontario Images of the Past Created September 19, 2013


1865-66 Victoria and Peterborough County Directory  (Includes areas of Haliburton County)  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

1869-70 Victoria County Directory  (Includes areas of Haliburton County)  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

1871 Peterborough County Directory  (Includes areas of Haliburton County) Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

1892 Haliburton County Directory   Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required


Haliburton County Genealogy Database Files Featuring thousands of Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills and Newspaper Records of your ancestors *Subscription required for access

Ontario Images of the Past  Thousands of images of the places and activities that were part of your ancestors daily life   *Database Subscription Required


Genealogy and History Sites of Neighbouring Counties

 Haliburton Memories on Facebook


Ontario Genealogy County Directories - Subscriber Site

Ontario Genealogy Historical Newspaper Site - Subscriber Site

Ontario Genealogy - Historical Images of the Past - Subscriber Site

Ontario Genealogy - Historical Atlas Maps - Subscriber Site

Ontario Genealogy - Historical Visits to Ontario Villages and Towns - Subscriber Site


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1921 Canada Census Explanation and Information


  Upper Canada (Ontario) Marriage Database  Updated May 28, 2013

  Upper Canada (Ontario) Baptism Database  Updated February 26, 2013

  Upper Canada (Ontario) Burial Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database Updated January 29, 2012


Ontario (Upper Canada) History and Pioneer Family Research Created April 1, 2011

Queen's Own Rifles - Old Photos of Members Created April 8, 2011

Upper Canada District Maps (Circa 1800) Created April 26, 2011

Upper Canada (Ontario) History Books On-Line Index


Upper Canada Land Petitions 51000 Records Indexed

Upper Canada Land Leases and Miscellaneous Petitions 10000 Records Indexed

Upper Canada (Ontario) Sundries Database 

Ontario - Upper Canada Land Registry Records


Upper Canada (Ontario) Toronto Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Kingston Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) London Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Malden Insane Asylum Database

Upper Canada (Ontario) Hamilton Insane Asylum Database


Ontario Genealogy Historical Newspaper Collection  Historical Newspaper Files from various regions of Ontario 

NEWSPAPER Genealogical and Historical Records - Thousands of entries


Ontario (Upper Canada) Map Collection  Great site for locating your ancestors in Ontario

Ontario Genealogy Postcard Site - Great old-time landscape views


Upper Canada and Ontario CRIMINAL Database 


Ontario Genealogy Database Index Site 400 000 Genealogy Records Indexed


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