Newcastle District Genealogy and History

"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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This site represents an ongoing effort to collect information related to the genealogy and history of the old Newcastle District, Ontario. If you have information or material to add or share, please feel free to contact


Ontario Genealogy Historical Newspaper Collection Historical Newspaper Files from the Newcastle District of Ontario

Old Newcastle District Maps

Visit to the Newcastle District in the Early 1830's

  Upper Canada and Ontario CRIMINAL Database - Includes Newcastle Jail Register 

Newcastle District 1833

Canoe Trip Through Kawartha Lakes in the 1830's

Newcastle District - Sketch

Irish Emigrants in Peterborough 1825 - 1826

Old Thunder - An Indian Tradition

Visit to Chemong Indian Village - 1831

Rice Lake Trading Post and Indian Mound Builders

First Night in the Forest of Murray Township

Visit to Otonabee District - 1833

Letter re Emigrants at Peterborough - 1831

Dinner with the Peterborough Regiment - 1833

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


  1865-66 Northumberland and Durham County Directory  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

  1865-66 Peterborough and Victoria County Directory  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

  1871 Peterborough and Haliburton County Directory  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

  1869-70 Victoria County Directory  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required


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    Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database Created December, 2011


    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

    Ontario County Directories Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Peterborough, Durham, Northumberland, Muskoka, and Old Ontario County


      Central Upper Canada (Ontario) Marriage Database 22650 Marriage Records Indexed 

      Central Upper Canada Baptism Database 25000 Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Marriages indexed

    Upper Canada (Central Ontario) Burial Database 4500 Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist and Church of Scotland Burials indexed


      Eastern Upper Canada Marriage Database 1200 Anglican, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Marriages indexed

      Eastern Upper Canada Baptism Database 3000 Anglican, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Baptisms indexed

      Eastern Upper Canada Burial Database


    Upper Canada Land Petitions 51000 Records Indexed

      Upper Canada Land Leases and Miscellaneous Petitions 10000 Records Indexed 

    Upper Canada (Ontario) Sundries Database 


      Upper Canada (Ontario) Toronto Insane Asylum Database

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      Upper Canada (Ontario) London Insane Asylum Database 

      Upper Canada (Ontario) Malden Insane Asylum Database

      Upper Canada (Ontario) Hamilton Insane Asylum Database **Coming Soon - January 2012**


      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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