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Toronto, ON, Canada
This is the web presence of the Toronto Family History Centre, located at 24 Ferrand Drive, Toronto, at Don Mills and Eglinton, 416-422-5480, ext 111. Its purpose is to provide information about the Centre, the list of resources available here and the weekly genealogy Bulletin, containing articles, resources and links. The Toronto FHC is a branch facility of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and provides access to microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help patrons identify their ancestors. Everyone is welcome to come to the centre and use our resources.


The Toronto Family History Centre has 8 microfilm readers, 4 microfiche readers and 10 computers for patrons to use.

Patrons have free access to many subscription websites like:
     FindMyPast.com - (Library Edition - world) - No Newspapers
     Ancestry - (Library Edition - world)
     MyHeritage - (Library Edition - world)
     19th Century British Newspapers
     Access Newspaper Archive - Collection of mainly US newspapers
     Alexander Street Press - American Civil War records
     Fold3 - US Military records from US National Archives
     Paper Trail - Oregon-California Pioneer Trails
     ProQuest Obituary Listings (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Washington)
     Historic Map Works Library Edition - 1½ million US Land ownership records
     World Vital Records - mainly US birth, marriage and death records (815 million)
     Legacy Stories - Connect to FamilySearch trees
     ArkivDigital Online - Indexes to Scandinavian Archives
Please come to our centre to find out how this can help your research.
The Toronto Family History Centre has approximately 15,000 items - books, CDs, fiche and microfilms available to use at the Centre.  A 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.
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 

List of All Resources 2017 05 17
List of All Films by Number
List of All Books
List of All CDs
List of All Fiche
List of West Indies Resources by Country
All 2015 Bulletins
All 2014 Bulletins
All 2013 Bulletins
All 2012 Bulletins
All 2011 Bulletins
All 2010 Bulletins
All 2009 Bulletins
All 2008 Bulletins
All Bulletins 2005-2013 (20MB)