Welland County, Ontario

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==== Census Records  ====
 
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*[http://ontariocensus.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/Welland.txt Ontario Census Project: Index to surnames in Welland County 1851-1901]  
 
*[http://ontariocensus.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/Welland.txt Ontario Census Project: Index to surnames in Welland County 1851-1901]  
 
*[http://automatedgenealogy.com/census52/District.jsp?ew=w&id=40 1852 Census of Canada West, District 40, Welland County]  
 
*[http://automatedgenealogy.com/census52/District.jsp?ew=w&id=40 1852 Census of Canada West, District 40, Welland County]  
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*[http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/Test3.jsp?did=132 1911 Ontario Census: Welland County] searchable and indexed database of census records
 
*[http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/Test3.jsp?did=132 1911 Ontario Census: Welland County] searchable and indexed database of census records
  
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*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/willoughby1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Willoughby Township, Welland County] index of names in 1891  
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/willoughby1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Willoughby Township, Welland County] index of names in 1891  
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*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/wainfleet1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Wainfleet Township, Welland County]
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/~wingrove/wainfleet1.htm 1891 Farmers Directory, Wainfleet Township, Welland County]
  
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Canada  > Ontario > Welland County


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History

Parent County

  • The county was formed in 1845 from Lincoln County.
  • Lincoln County was formed in 1792. In 1845,
  • Southern portion of Lincoln County was separated to form Welland County.

Boundary Changes

  • In some census and election records from the late 1800s, the townships of Pelham and Wainfleet were enumerated as part of Monck County. However, Monck never existed as a county in the political sense, but only as an electoral district.
  • In 1970, Lincoln and Welland Counties were amalgamated to form the Regional Municipality of Niagara.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

 Populated Places

Bertie Township
  • Bertie Bay
  • Buffalo Heights
  • Crystal Beach
  • Fort Erie
  • Oakhill Forest
  • Ridgemount
  • Snyder
  • Stevensville
  • Thunder Bay



Crowland Township
  • Cooks Mills
  • Dain City
  • Welland

Thorold Township 

  • Allanburg
  • Allangburg Junction
  • Black Horse Corners
  • Centreville
  • Port Robinson
  • St. Johns West
  • Thorold
  • Turners Corners
Humberstone Township
  • Bethel
  • Brookfield
  • Gasline
  • Humberstone
  • Port Colborne
  • Sherkston
  • Sugar Loaf Hill

Willoughby Township 

  • Chippewa
  • Douglastown
  • Netherby
  • White Pigeon
Pelham Township
  • Effingham
  • Fenwick
  • Fonthill
  • Pelham
  • Pelham Centre
  • Pelham Corners
  • North Pelham

Stamford Township 

  • Clifton
  • Drummondville
  • Niagara Falls
  • Stamford
  • Stamford Station
Wainfleet Township
  • Beckett Bridge
  • Longbeach
  • Marshville
  • Marshville Station
  • Ostyhon Corners
  • Perry Station
  • Sugar Loaf Hill
  • Wainfleet
  • Wainfleet Station
  • Willow Bay
  • Winger

Neighboring Counties

LincolnHaldimand | United States: Niagara County, New York | Erie County, New York

Resources

Biographies

At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Ontario Resources - Biography.

Cemeteries

At this time, please read about Cemeteries in the Province of Ontario Resources - Cemeteries .

  • Cemeteries of Welland and Lincoln Counties Lists of cemeteries in Bertie, Crowland, Pelham, Thorold, Stamford, Humberstone, Wainfleet, and Willoughby of Welland County as well as Caistor, Clinton, Gainsborough, Grantham, Grimsby, and Niagara of Lincoln County.
  • Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid A pointer database consisting of the surnames, cemetery name and location of over 3 Million interments from several thousand cemeteries, cairns, memorials, and cenotaphs in Ontario Canada.

Census Records

At this time, please read about Census Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Census .

Church Records

At this time, please read about Church Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Church Records .

Court Records

At this time, please read about Court Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - Court Records .

Directories

At this time, please read about Directories in the Province of Ontario Resources - Directories .

Genealogy

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
Death
Birth

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References