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Billings Estate National Historic Site
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
Canadian Gravemarker Gallery
Canadian Gravestones
The Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum
Cumberland Township Historical Society
Goulbourn Museum
Goulbourn Township Historical Society
Heritage Ottawa
The Historical Society of Ottawa
Nepean Museum
Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid
Osgoode Township Historical Society and Museum
Ottawa Air Photographs from 1930 to 1945
Ottawa Air Photo of 1954 including north half of Gloucester
Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society
Ottawa City Archives
Ottawa Maps including historic air photographs (to view air photos, click on "I want to" and "View historical air photos")
Ottawa Museums and Archive Collections
Ottawagraphy (CHOO COPO)
The Perth & District Historical Society
Pinhey's Point Historic Site
Rideau Township Historical Society
Société franco-ontarienne du patrimoine et de l'histoire de Orléans SFOPHO
Vanier Museopark
Local History
Bayview Public School History
Belden Atlases of Ontario Land Ownership Search (1879-1880)
Blackburn Hamlet History
Britannia Yacht Club History
Bytown or Bust (Many stories about early Bytown and Ottawa area history)
Carleton County History
Carlsbad Springs History
History of Earnscliffe
History of the Glebe
Hintonburg History
Hunt Club Community History
Kanata History
Kitchissippi Museum
Lansdowne Park History
Lindenlea History
Manotick History
The Margins of History
Mid-Century Modern Ottawa (Housing and Neighbourhood Plans)
The Story of Nordic Circle and Rideau River Floods
Orleans History
Ottawa Citizen Archives (Ottawa Citizen is digitized until February 1987)
Google News Search no longer provides easy access to Ottawa Citizen Archives. In order to better access the archives, try the following URL - site:google.com/newspapers "word or phrase of interest, Ottawa". For example, to search for "Gloucester", try site:google.com/newspapers "Gloucester, Ottawa". Including Ottawa is not absolutely necessary when searching for a word or phrase distinctive to the Ottawa area.

List of searchable newspapers includes other choices from the Ottawa area (Bytown Gazette, The Ottawa Free Press, The Ottawa Daily Citizen, Ottawa Times, Daily Citizen)
Ottawa City Directories (1863 to 1899)
Ottawa City Directories (various years from 1901 to 1923)
Ottawa History Links
Ottawa Horticultural Society History
Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club History
Ottawa New Edinburgh Club History (originally Ottawa Canoe Club)
Ottawa Railway History
Ottawa South History
Ottawa Sportsmen's Club History
Ottawa Streetcar/LRT History
Ottawa Telephone Directory History
Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club History
Ottawa Transit History
Rideau Canoe Club History
History of the Rideau River and Rideau Canal
History of Rockcliffe Airport
History of St. Patrick's College
Urbsite (interesting stories about Ottawa History)
Vanier Parkway History
Walling Map of 1863
Westboro History
Local Photos
Lost Ottawa Historic Ottawa Photos and Comments on Facebook
Ottawa hh Historic Ottawa Photos superimposed with current photos
Ottawa Past and Present Current and Past Ottawa Photos Overlayed
Vintage Ottawa Old Ottawa Photos and comments
Vintage Ottawa by Ross Dun (Old Ottawa Photos)
Genealogy
Family Search Millions of indexed records including Canadian Census records back to 1851, Ontario birth, marriage and death records. This is a free site.
1825 Lower Canada Census Index (Quebec)
1831 Lower Canada Census Index (Quebec)
1842 Canada East Census Index (Quebec) Not all records are preserved
1842 Canada West Census Index (Ontario) Not all records are preserved. Gloucester Township records do not exist.
1851 Canadian Census Index Library and Archives Canada webpage (Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia)
1851 Canadian Census Index Province of Canada - Ontario and Quebec (Automated Genealogy webpage)
1851 New Brunswick Census Index (Automated Genealogy webpage)
1861 Canadian Census Index
1870 Manitoba Census Index
1871 Canadian Census Index Ontario head of households
1871 Canadian Census Index
1881 Canadian Census Index
1891 Canadian Census Index
1901 Canadian Census Index Library and Archives Canada webpage
1901 Canadian Census Index Automated Genealogy webpage
1906 Canadian Census Index Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta
1911 Canadian Census Index Library and Archives Canada webpage
1911 Canadian Census Index Automated Genealogy webpage
1916 Canadian Census Index Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta
1921 Canadian Census Index Library and Archives Canada webpage
1899-1902 Boer War Canadian Soldier Index You may service records
1914-1918 First World War Canadian Soldier Index You may view enlistment records
Canadian War Grave Index
Northwest Mounted Police Index 1873-1904 You may view Personnel records
Quebec City Passenger List Index 1865-1900
Other Canadian Indexes held by the National Archives of Canada
Other History
Dominion of Canada Rifle Association History
History of Ontario King's Highways

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