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Toronto Research Tip: Census Records

Census records are treasures to genealogists because they are snapshots in time – not only of individuals but of entire households and neighbourhoods. A census of the population of what is now Toronto was taken in 1842, 1848, 1852, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 and 1921. Depending on the year, a census return may […]

Toronto Research Tip: Master Database

So you think your ancestor may have lived in the Toronto area, but you’re not sure where to look next to pinpoint your search? Did you know that Toronto Branch maintains a searchable master database of genealogical information that could save you countless hours of research time?

Our master database includes all of the […]