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The Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives offers the following publications for sale. They may be ordered through this form.

1888-1932 Births, Marriages & Deaths Arnprior Chronicle

Genealogical Abstracts from: The Arnprior Watchman (1892-1920) and The Arnprior Chronicle (1888-1932).

These genealogical abstracts were originally three different publications up to 1930.  When the 1932 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 incomplete.


Arnprior Village 1891 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 - 2017

Newly updated to now include 2017.  Compiled from Arnprior Newspaper and Funeral Home Notices with listings for more than 4,000 entries. 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.

The "Township Papers" of McNab Township

This CD 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)

The Early Commercial Photographers of Lanark & Renfrew Counties , Ontario 1850-1925.

Written by 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.  The late Patrick Wohler was a Certified Genealogist and the author of eight books and numerous articles on history, education, museums, and genealogy.

The 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 photographers.  This 60-page work also gives hints for dating photographs and an overview of the types of photographs and their care, handling, and storage.

The Family Historian

A series of  228 articles by local author, Patrick Wohler, C.G. (C)  on CD in pdf format.