Historical Groups & Genealogy

Wagon wheel and log house

Middlesex County was once a flourishing area that enticed many settlers. Our rich past is captured in the historical societies, cemeteries, and heritage trail. If you are fascinated about researching your genealogy, then Middlesex is a fantastic resource and will help you connect with previous generations. 

Glencoe & District Historic Society

The Glencoe & District Historical Society is an incorporated non-profit volunteer organization. It is a member of the Ontario Historical Society and the Ontario Genealogical Society.

London & Middlesex County Branch, The Ontario Genealogical Society

The London & Middlesex County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society was organized in March 1968, just seven years after the formation of the Society. The Branch has held three very successful provincial conferences. The territory covered by our Branch encompasses the City of London, Ontario (Wiki) and the historic townships of Middlesex County. Check out details about Townships and First Nations here.

Lucan Area Heritage Society

Founded in 1995, Lucan Area Heritage is an integral part of the community. The Lucan Area Heritage currently consists of approximately 25 members, but we are always inviting new members to join

Middlesex Centre Archives

With the support of the Mayor, Council and staff of the Municipality, the Middlesex Centre Archives was established in 2013. In 2016 the Archives was incorporated through the Ontario Historical Society, and in 2017 we received charitable status from Revenue Canada. We are also a member of the Archives Association of Ontario.

North Middlesex Historical Society

The North Middlesex Historical Society is actively involved in the preservation of the history of North Middlesex through a Historical Society as well as a Museum and Research site located in Ailsa Craig in the former Baptist and Anglican Churches.

Strathroy Historical Society

Formed in 2008, the Society focuses on local history in Strathroy-Caradoc & surrounding areas. We meet on the third Monday of each month (except for December, July & August. Our old venue has closed and we are looking for a new location.

Westminster Township Historical Society

The Westminster Historical Society was established on January 25, 1973. The aim of the Society is “…to be the discovery and the preservation of our Heritage, by the documentary, oral and visual projects”. This organization shall be carried on without the purpose of gain for its members. Any profit or other gains to the Organization shall be used in promoting its objectives. Our society is a member of the Ontario Historical Society.