LAMBTON COUNTY BRANCH

ONTARIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Since 15 August 1996.

Thank You and Enjoy

The Lambton County Branch is a non-profit organization of people sharing an interest in family history and genealogy. It was organized in 1984.

Our MEETINGS are usually held the 2nd Tuesday of each month excluding Dec., July & Aug. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1400 Murphy Rd., Sarnia. There is a Family History Centre located at this church. Occasionally meetings are held at various locations in the county. All interested persons are invited to attend. Click on MEETINGS to see our schedule of dates, topics and speakers.

To be a member of the Lambton branch you must first be a member of the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS). The 2018 Membership fee for OGS is $63.00(subject to change Nov.1, 2018), and the Membership fee for the Lambton Branch is an additional $12.00 per year.Join the OGS Community

What do you get being a OGS member

What you get for being a Lambton member

Our Members Only web site is filled with many indexes, books, All Newsletters from 2006 till present, & collections you can only find in the Lambton Archives Lambton files . members willing to help members and discounted cost in research from a far . No fee for going to the Lambton Archives

 Receive a OGS membership information Here Ontario Genealogical Society 40 Orchard View Blvd., Suite 102 Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B9 Canada

Lambton Lifeline, our quarterly publication, is sent to all members. It includes Queries (an announcement of request for information)2 free Queries each year, research information, family history articles, library additions, upcoming events of genealogical interest and our meetings.

The society helps its nearly 230 members and many others whose roots are in Lambton County locate early data and sometimes relatives.
Research requests for members and non-members are answered by our research team. A minimum fee of $40.00 for non-members must accompany request for research. A minimum fee for members once a year is $15.00 pre hour and you get one hour free   We can also electronically search our new digitized information for a small fee $5.00. Click on Research requests for full details. The branch now has PayPal online  this method will let research or purchases be done in a more timely manner. branch members have a discounted price

Branch Cemetery indexes are back in the Lambton Name Search . Indexes have been moved to the Ontario Genealogical Society site. They now can be found with in the TONI index. Lambton willing  reloading searchable indexes for cemeteries in 2015 on this site .  Full details are in the published transcriptions and can  be purchase on the Cemeteries pages, Paper copies to be bought thought the OGS E-Store all digital thought on Lambton web site.

Copies of the Lambton branch publications along with its other holdings and genealogical research material are housed in the Lambton County  Archives (Formal Name Change: Lambton Room to Lambton County Archives) at the Lambton County Library Headquarters, 789 Broadway St., Wyoming Ontario. Exit 25 (South) from Highway 402. NEW Phone 519-845-5426 use the toll free number 1-866-324-6912 to avoid charges.
HOURS: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Tuesday and Thursday 6pm to 9pm and Saturday 12 to 5pm. CLOSED HOLIDAY WEEKENDS.

As a result, our contact information has changed. For assistance with genealogical and local history inquires please email us at archives@county-lambton.on.ca.

 To keep informed of updates and events, please like us on Facebook at:  www.facebook.com/LambtonCountyArchives.

There is a list of the holdings of the Branch Library at: 

Library Holdings of Lambton Branch O.G.S.
Other sources of County information are:

Lambton County Archives

Formerly called The Lambton Room, the Lambton County Archives is your one-stop-spot for family history research in Lambton County

Sarnia Library   Located at 124 Christina Street South at the intersection with Wellington Street. Open daily, which has microfilm of Ontario census and local newspapers.( also other newspaper like London free press Lambton County Oil Museum

Visitors from around the world tour the Oil Museum of Canada to learn the story of Canada Oil Pioneers a unique and captivating era of history !

Lambton County Heritage Museum   Located on Highway 21 south of Grand Bend.

Moore Township Museum   Located at 94 Moore Line Mooretown, Ontario, Canada N0N 1M0 Just 25 minutes south of Sarnia, Ontario. From highway 402 take highway 40 south to Moore Line. Turn right on Moore line and travel 4 km ( 3 miles) into Mooretown. From the south, follow the St. Clair Parkway north to Moore Line in Mooretown.  Turn right and follow Moore Line for 2 blocks. Both of these museums have local historical information.

or call

ChairPerson:2017   Noreen Croxford: lambtonchair@ogs.on.ca

Toll free: 855-MYROOTS (855-697-6687) ex314

Pass Chairperson: Karen Ferguson: lambtonpasschair@ogs.on.ca :Phone:

(519) 383-7436

or write to:

Lambton County Branch O.G.S.

P.O. Box 2857

Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7W1

PAY PAL has been added  to the Lambton County Branch OGS web site for quicker  searches replies and digital orders of records

Branch Council-Lambton County Branch OGS 2016-17

Chair  Noreen Croxford lambtonchair@ogs.on.ca

Past Chair  Karen Ferguson  lambtonpasschair@ogs.on.ca

Treasurer    Nancy Brown  lambtontreasurer@ogs.on.ca

Newsletter Editor Alan Campbell   lambtonnewsletters@ogs.on.ca 

Webmaster Jane Teskey lambton@ogs.on.ca

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this  website may not  be copied, reproduced or altered in any way for profit. The information contained on this site is accurate to the best of our knowledge and is subject to change without notice in the future.

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Revised information Dec .2017