This database currently indexes birth, death, marriage, and anniversary notices, and Niagara Falls related news articles that have appeared in the Daily Record, the Evening Review, and the Review since 1908. For a detailed table of the years indexed, click here.
Prior to 1908 the Welland Tribune contained many records from the Willoughby, Crowland, Chippawa and Drummondville area. An index to the Tribune can be found on the Welland Public Library website at www.welland.library.on.ca/digital/search.htm. The Thorold Post contained records from Stamford Township area prior to 1908. A card index of births, deaths, and marriages exists at the Thorold Public Library for the time period June 1875 - October 1878. A card index of subjects and surnames exists at the St. Catharines Public Library for some of the years from 1875 on.
This index was begun by the late George Seibel, former Official Historian of Niagara Falls and is continued by Niagara Falls Public Library staff.
Some articles have been scanned and are available online. Most entries, however, will require that you visit the library to view the article on microfilm or contact us for details.