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The Campbellford-Seymour Heritage Centre has extensive research material that can help genealogical researchers.

Anyone wishing to do family research is invited to visit the Centre during business hours:

  • September - June: Wednesdays 10-4
  • July and August: Monday to Friday 10-4

Research Fee:  Initial full day visit or Email Query is $20 or $10 per half day.

The volunteers at the centre can be reached at:

Campbellford-Seymour Heritage Society
P. O. Box 1294
113 Front St. N.
Campbellford, ON
K0L 1L0.
705-653-2634.

 

The Centre has a good general reference library for genealogical research as well as an extensive collection of local histories from Northumberland, Peterborough, and Hastings/Prince Edward Counties. Some resources more specific to the local area include the following:

Links to available Research Holdings:

Census Newspaper
Land Records Burial Records
LACAC Historical Homes Cemeteries
Baptisms Marriage Records
Voters Lists Surrogate Court Index
Maps & Atlases Family Files

 

Census:

Microfilm

  • 1802-1850 Newcastle District Census and Assessment
  • 1825-1847 District of Newcastle, Percy and Seymour Township, Census and Assessments
  • 1842 Canada West Census, including Seymour
  • 1849-1870 Seymour and Percy Township Assessments and Collectors Rolls
  • 1848 Seymour Census
  • 1851 Seymour Census
  • 1861 Seymour Census
  • 1861 Murray, Percy, and Northumberland Agricultural Census
  • 1871 Seymour and Percy Census
  • 1881 Cramahe, Colborne, Brighton, Brighton Township, Murray, Percy, Warkworth, Seymour, Campbellford, Hastings Census
  • 1891 Seymour Census
  • 1891 Campbellford Census
  • 1901 Village of Campbellford Census
  • 1901 Campbellford Village and Seymour Census
  • 1901 Rest of Seymour

CD

  • 1881 Canadian Census

Print

  • 1851 Seymour Census, indexed
  • 1861 City of Kinston and Frontenac County Census
  • 1871 Index to Heads of Household Census - Northumberland County
  • 1871 Index to Heads of Household Census – Hastings/Prince Edward County
  • 1891 Seymour, Percy, Campbellford Census, indexed
  • 1901 Seymour Census
  • 1901 Campbellford Census

Collections:

Archives/Artifacts Database

  • Over 10,700 articles, documents, and photographs, fully searchable including Women's Institute, Loyal Orange Lodge, Chamber of Commerce, Public Library, Campbellford Fair, Campbellford Horticultural Society, and the Municipality.

Municipal Documents 1856-1965

  • Over 3000, fully searchable.

Photograph Collections

  • Bailey Studio, Frank Linton Collection, E.G. Patrick Slides, Helen Wood Collection.

 

Newspaper: Campbellford Herald

Microfilm

  • Dec. 23, 1873 – Dec. 24, 1996, indexed to 1972 for Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Special Events.

Land Records:

Microfiche

  • Computerized Land Records Index, both Nominal and Township Records

Burial Records:

  • 8 Binders of Obituary Clippings - Indexed Alphabetically
  • Burial Records, Weaver’s Funeral Home -1965-1997 (also on computer), St. John's United Church, Christ Church Anglican, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Burnbrae Cemetery, English Line Cemetery.

LACAC Historical Homes:

  • Computerized File of Trent Hills Heritage Homes - over 400 homes in Campbellford, Seymour, Warkworth, Hastings, and Percy Township.

Cemeteries:

Binders

  • Seymour Township
  • Cramahe Township
  • Percy Township
  • Mount Pleasant, Campbellford
  • Brighton
  • St. Mary's, Campbellford
  • Haldimand, Murray, Sidney, and Belmont Townships
  • Rawdon Township

Computer Database - Cemsearch


Baptisms:

  • Early Methodist Episcopal Records, 1805-1853
  • Wesleyan Methodist Hastings County Records, 1840-1902
  • Wesleyan Methodist:
      • Seymour Township, 1845-1866
        Brighton Township, 1854-1902
        Percy Township, 1844-1898
        Murray Township, 1842-1884
        Cramahe Township, 1843-1899
  • St. Andrew’s Presbyterian, Campbellford, and Burnbrae, 1852-1872
  • Wesleyan Methodist City of Kingston and Kingston Township, 1844-1876
  • Christ Church, Anglican, Campbellford.

Marriage Records:

  • Rev. Joshua Webster (Wesleyan Methodist – Smithfield), 1836-1861
  • Colborne District, 1839-1858
  • Upper Canada/Canada West ( Victoria District), 1839-1858
  • Rev. Robert Neill (Presbyterian), 1840-1878
  • St. Andrew’s Presbyterian (Burnbrae) 1858-1886
  • Northumberland County, Vol. 9, 1858-1869
  • Prince Edward County, Vol. 3, 1858-1869
  • Hastings County, Vol. 5, 1858-1969
  • Peterborough County, Vol. 24, 1858-1969
  • Baptist Church, Brighton
  • Tabernacle Church (Bible Christian, Methodist), 1858-1912
  • Christ Church Anglican, 1849-1890

Surrogate Court Index:

  • Hastings & Prince Edward County, Vol. 2: 1859-1900
  • Northumberland & Durham Counties, Vol. 4: 1859-1900
  • Peterborough County, Vol. 17: 1859-1900

Voters Lists:

  • Voter's List - Township of Seymour: 1935
  • Voter's List - Township of Seymour: 1936
  • Voter's List - Town of Campbellford: 1886 -1972

Maps and Atlases:

  • Belden's 1878 - Northumberland County
  • Belden's 1878 - Hastings / Prince Edward County

Family Files:

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