Latest Archives News

November Workshops

Please join us for Property History Workshops at the Shedden Library on November 13, at 6pm, or at the Aylmer Library on November 15, at 5:30pm. Also, join us for a Family History Workshop at the Dutton Library on November 27 at 6:30 pm. We request that you register in advance by contacting Amber at or 519-631-1460 ext. 127. If you are a library patron, you may also register through Elgin County Library’s event calendar here:

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A Property History Workshop

Are you interested in learning about the history of your home? Join Elgin County’s Archivist Assistant to discover local and online resources, and learn how to access and interpret early township land records. We hope that you can join us at: Belmont Library on September 25th at 2pm OR at Springfield Library on September 27th at 2pm. Spaces are limited, so we ask that you please register in advance. You can register by following this link to the library’s event calendar: If you have any issues with registration, or have any questions about this event, please contact Amber Mandich at or at 519-631-1460 ext. 127.

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Wilfred Smith - Bridge

Archives Acquires Wilfred Smith Collection

Archives Acquires Wilfred Smith Collection The Archives has acquired the Wilfred Smith Collection, comprising more than 50 glass-plate negatives and black and white photographs showing scenes in Aylmer and East Elgin, 1916-1936. The accompanying photo shows the construction of the Stalter Gully Bridge, County Road 42 (Nova Scotia Line), lots 27 and 28, concessions 1 and 2, Township of Malahide, ca.

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