Collection F01677 - Ontario Cemetery Recordings collection

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Ontario Cemetery Recordings collection

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CA ON00239 F01677

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  • 1973-[ca. 1989] (Creation)
    Ontario cemetery

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76 microfilm reels : positive

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Administrative history

The compilation of cemetery recordings in Ontario is an ongoing project co-ordinated by the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS). The majority of the recordings have been presented by the Ottawa, Kingston and Toronto branches of the OGS, although several individuals have also contributed to the collection.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of the records of 3,427 Ontario cemeteries collected by the Ontario Genealogical Society throughout the province. In addition 22 Quebec cemeteries and three American cemeteries (one from New Jersey, New York and the State of Washington) are represented in the collection.The cemetery records collection consists of transcriptions from individual cemetery records or tombstones. These have been arranged alphabetically by country, and within, by township and then cemetery name. This collection includes cemetery recordings for the following: Leeds County; Prince Edward County; Grenville County; Dundas County; Carleton County; Kent County; Ontario County; Russell County; Glengarry County; Thunder Bay; Plymton Township; Adjala Township; Murray, Northumberland County and Dack Township.

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Purchased through assistance from the Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund.


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  • English

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MF 3801-3876

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Originals located in Archives of Ontario.

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

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No further accruals are expected

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  • Shelf: MF 3801-3876