This is a directory of genealogy and history resources located in or closely connected with Northumberland County or having a rich collection relevant to this area. Corrections and additions are welcomed and can be conveyed via Contact.
Archives, Family History Centres, Societies, Websites, Professionals
Owing to the number of libraries in or accessible from Northumberland and the complexities of searching their catalogues, details are on a separate page, Libraries' Genealogy and Local History Holdings. Be sure to check out its quick links and tips on searching and lists of holdings.
In summary, in our area,:
Cobourg and Port Hope have the largest collections and the only Local History and Genealogy Rooms among Public Libraries in Northumberland. A consolidated list of their holdings is on the page Genealogy & Local History - Northumberland Libraries.
Quinte West Public Library in Trenton has an excellent Genealogy Centre and is convenient to residents of east Northumberland.
All Northumberland Libraries support Inter-Library Loans from across Ontario and farther afield.
the CemSearch cemetery database is available for free on line at cemsearch.ca
the Ancestry Library Edition is likewise available in main branches.