Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives offers the following publications for
Arnprior & McNab/Braeside
Archives Publication #1
Genealogical Abstracts from: The Arnprior Watchman (1892-1920)
and The Arnprior Chronicle (1888-1931).
genealogical abstracts were originally three different
publications up to 1930. When the 1931 abstracts were
completed, it was decided to combine them into one for easier
searching. There are over 13,000 entries of births, marriages,
and deaths in this publication. These abstracts appeared in
Arnprior newspapers held by the Arnprior and McNab/Braeside
Archives. Some issues of the newspapers were missing or
Arnprior Village1891 Census
The federal census of
1891 was conducted between April 6th and May 22nd, 1891. The
assessor recorded a population of 3341 for the Village of Arnprior that
consisted of 635 families. Surnames are listed as they appear on the
copies of the census held at the Arnprior & District Archives.
Arnprior Area Death Notices 2000 -
Newly updated to now include 2013.
Compiled from Arnprior Newspaper and Funeral Home Notices with
listings for more than 3,000 names. The chart contains the name of the
deceased, the date of death, and source of information. Where
available, it also contains maiden name, date of birth, age, and
spouse. Available on CD in pdf format.
Papers” of McNab Township
contains the documents pertaining to McNab Township from the
miscellaneous Ontario Crown Land Records – 1825 to 1872. There
are more than 1,700 images. A fully searchable finding aid of
the documents has been created and is included. All are in PDF
Format. ISBN: 978-0-9877630-0-6.
Index of Probated Wills for
Renfrew County 1878 - 1969
Adapted from Archives of Ontario on CD
in pdf format by Patrick Wohler C.G. (C)
Early Commercial Photographers of
& Renfrew Counties
Patrick and Judy Wohler, the book
contains over 100 photographs plus bibliography and is a useful tool to help date and
place photographs that bear a photographer's imprint.
Patrick Wohler was a Certified Genealogist and the author of eight
books and numerous articles on history, education, museums, and
book provides a list of commercial photographers by town within the
two counties, giving their known years of activity.
Biographical and historical notes of the photographers are
presented, including sources and where their works can be located.
There are over 90 examples of imprints from more than 50
also gives hints for dating photographs and an overview of the types
of photographs and their care, handling, and storage.
series of 228 articles by local author, Patrick Wohler,
C.G. (C) on CD in pdf format
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