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 Genealogy and History Facebook Group


Haliburton County : Census Records

Map of Snowdon township

Ontario Land Registry Records Research Thousands of your ancestors and where they lived (including Haliburton County) in Ontario

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 

  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



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

1895 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


Search the Ontario Genealogy Website


Ontario Place Locator - 19th Century Ontario Town and Village Locations and Inhabitants 

Upper Canada (Ontario) Ancestor and Family History Records Site 

Upper Canada (Ontario) Pioneer Settler Land Locations and Property Descriptions 


Historical Visits to Ontario Villages and Towns  Take a trip back in time to the late 19th century and explore the towns and villages where your ancestors lived, loved, laboured, laughed and played.

Ontario Images of the Past   Thousands of Images of City, Town, Village and Country Life

Ontario Land Registry Records Research Thousands of your ancestors and where they lived in Ontario


Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database 


Ontario (Upper Canada) History and Pioneer Family Research 

Queen's Own Rifles - Old Photos of Members 

Upper Canada District Maps (Circa 1800) 

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

  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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