The Toronto Family History Centre is a branch facility of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and is located in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 24 Ferrand Drive (416-422-5480 ext.111). Our volunteers and staff are happy to help patrons explore their family history by pointing out helpful genealogical resources. Everyone is welcome to come to the centre and use our resources. There is no charge – family history centres are free.
are our best resource. Ask them to help you with your family history problems and brick
Ten computers are available for patrons to use.These computers provide access to digital
images on FamilySearch and free access to subscription websites, like Ancestry, FindMyPast, MyHeritage, 19th Century British Newspapers, etc. through the Family History Library Portal.
The Toronto FHC has more than 15,000 items in its library to
assist those pursuing their family history and available to use at the centre. The clickable links of our resources listed below will download a searchable pdf to your computer. A complete list of these resources is available to download here: List of All Resources. The resources are grouped by "Region" according to their content or subject matter. Resources with general content without a specific geographic area, as well as compiled genealogies of families, are listed together first, in a "General" Section. The remaining resources are then grouped and listed by the geographic area of their content or subject matter. The downloadable pdf file is searchable for terms like the town, city or village you are interested in (use ctrl-F to search).
This list of resources uses standard abbreviations for countries and counties/states/provinces. For a complete list of the codes and a short introduction, please download this file: Introduction and Chapman Codes
FILMS - We have a
large collection of films.Some films
are in special collections unavailable elsewhere in Canada; for example,
Scottish Sasines. Others are films for particular towns or cities in countries like
Germany, Poland, England, etc.