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Family & Local History

The Library holds a variety of resources useful to people who are researching their family history or researching local history of King Township.   
In addition to the Library’s collection additional family history information is held by King Township Archives
Local history questions can be sent to:
Click on links below for complete listings:

Ancestry Library Edition – in-library use only

Cemeteries Current and Historical: The library holds a number of Cemetery
transcriptions from cemeteries in King Township and a map of active and inactive cemeteries in King Township.

Digital Collection:                    
Norman “Earl” Campbell: Letters from the Trenches of the Great War 1914-1918

Our Soldiers, Our Families: King Soldiers who served in the Great War 1914-1918 and the Second World War.
Timeless King: Online collection of historical photographs, documents, and audio

Walter Rolling: The life of an early Black educator & his roots in King Township

Digitized local history books:    Album of Oldies

                                                Early Settlements of King Township

                                                Nobleton Boom Years 

                                                Schomberg and its School

                                                Story of Kettleby

                                                The Bridging of Three Centuries 

Family History Collections – list of print resources available to help you trace your family history.
Genealogy websites - links to Census records, Military records, and Genealogical websites

Local History list of print material on families, events, businesses, cemetery transcriptions, etc

Maps - Fire Insurance maps, heritage maps, historical maps, cemetery maps

Microfilms and Scrapbooks   Microfilm of local newspapers –
 Lloydtown Examiner 1861-1863,
 Schomberg Standard 1867-1868

Scrapbooks – Women’s Institutes
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Tweedsmuir History Books  -  Created by the Women’s Institutes of King Township, the books capture the local history of families, villages & events preserving it for future generations.
Kettleby, King City, King Ridge, Laskay, Nobleton, Schomberg, Snowball, Temperanceville








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