Monday, 29 May 2017

Digitized Historical Directories for Waterloo County Going Online!

With the support of the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation and the Waterloo Region Branch - The Ontario Genealogical Society, and volunteers, the Kitchener Public Library recently completed the digitization of Kitchener-Waterloo city and Waterloo County directories from 1864 to 1940. They are for private research and study only.

So far seven directories are available as searchable pdfs

YearTitleSize
1864County of Waterloo Gazetteer and Directory32 MB
1867County of Waterloo Gazetteer and Directory26 MB
1878County of Waterloo Gazetteer and Directory31 MB
1884-85County of Waterloo Gazetteer and Directory48 MB
1885-86Union Publishing Farmers and Business Directory:89 MB
Counties of Brant, Halton, Norfolk, Waterloo and Wellington
1888-89Union Publishing Farmers and Business Directory:67 MB
Counties of Perth, Waterloo and Wellington
1896Union Publishing Farmers and Business Directory:68 MB
Counties of Halton, Waterloo and Wellington

Find them at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/directories/. Additional volumes will be added as they are proofed and optimized.

Thanks to Melissa J Ellis of www.archivesearch.ca for the tip.

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