Welcome to

The Lambton County Branch


Welcome to the Lambton Branch site hosted by Ontario Ancestors. As a member of the Lambton Branch, you are provided with many features not available on our public website. Initially, we plan to provide many searchable indexes, newsletters, and Lambton members’ items. Please note that all items in Member’s Resources are the property of Lambton Branch of Ontario Ancestors and are for the personal use of members for family research. Items are not to be sold or shared online.

Where applicable Lambton County Branch of Ontario Ancestors holds all copyrights.

Some of the items can only be found in the Lambton County Archives in Wyoming, Ontario. to help with scanning more Donate Now  if you can 

Lambton Name IndexThe Lambton Name Index will grow as we add names from our files to help researchers look for family history. The Branch is hoping in time to add all of our indexes.
Many volunteers are needed and can work from home.
If you would like to volunteer, please contact us at lambton@ogs.on.ca.
Lambton Lifeline Lambton Lifeline is the Lambton Branch quarterly newsletter. Copies are posted from 2006 to the present. Click the Link at left.
Lambton Resources Book This revised 2017 publication Resources for Genealogical Research in Lambton County has been updated from the 1998 issue to help all members . click link in left box
Home ChildrenLambton Branch holds six volumes of information about British Home Children who lived in this county. They are indexed. Volume 7 is a work in Progress. Download this Form if you wish to add your Lambton Home Child.
Funeral Homes RecordsThis link contains indexes, cards & clipping from some Lambton funeral homes (more to Come)
just for our members please do not share they can be bought at market place https://ogs.on.ca/
Lambton family Histories This is a list of Family Histories and their Authors that can be found in the Lambton Branch Library at the Lambton County Archives.
Lambton Research InterestUsing this list, members are able to match surnames that are of joint interest, and work co-operatively to share.
Lambton members interest form.
Lambton Early SettlersThe link at left lists our six-volume series and its master index for Early Lambton County settlers. For settlers not included, we ask you to complete the fillable PDF forms (save and return to the Branch by email or snail mail).
History items Lambton census as indexed by the Lambton Branch.
Beer’s Index This link provides the Index (23,565 entries) of the Commemorative Biographical Record of the County of Lambton. The full book can be found by clicking the ‘Lambton History Items’ Link.
Maps Lambton circa 1875 maps. See Lambton History items for Lambton Altas index.
Petrolia NewspaperOne of our projects is to index the Petrolia Newspapers. Indexes from 1900 and ongoing. Up to 1950 Births & Deaths now added
Forest & Watford NewspapersA searchable index for the Forest and Watford newspapers BMD
History Items Check the (new pages) in Lambton History items that have been given to the Lambton Branch.
Newspaper NoticesThe newspaper notice collection contains notices of Obituaries, Births, Marriages and Special Events.
Lambton Minutes What is Happening At Lambton Meeting Minutes
Ontario Ancestors Marketplace For digital of full paper publications of Lambton go to the Ontario Ancestors Marketplace

If you still have brick walls you may want to try some of the Ontario Ancestors databases or Strays databases. There is also a list of what other Ontario Ancestors branches hold.

 Ontario strays are events that happen other than at a person’s place of origin. Some event in the person’s life is in Ontario.


Below is link to taped talks held at Lambton branch educational event’s

Jan 9 2018 meeting  “Milestones in Sarnia’s First 50 Year”

Feb 13 2018  The Streets of Sarnia”. Randy Evans and Tom St.Amand.

March 13, 2018  “Reviewing new Websites & learning how too”

April  10, 2018, meeting  “Keeping The History Alive” speaker Lynn Vallinga, from Lakeview Cemetery 

Sept. 11, 2019  “Reliable Sources in Research: An Oil History Case Study” .speaker: Dana Thorne, Lambton County Archives

This website is owned and maintained by the Lambton  County Branch of Ontario Ancestors
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.

Since 15 August 1996.

Thank You and Enjoy
Revised information  2020
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