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Archives & Genealogy

Haldimand Museum Archives are open by Appointment Only. Any research requests (genealogy or local history) can be made by completing the form below.

About our Archives

The Museums house many important documents, records and photographs of the history of Haldimand County. We can help with local family records, community history and stories of local history.  Grand River Sachem, Haldimand Press and other local newspapers are available at Edinburgh Square Heritage & Cultural Centre and at the Heritage Centre.

Archival Research Fee $11.25/visit


For more information about Archival Research Policies and Research Contracts, please use the Genealogy Research Request form below.


Genealogy Research Request

Cayuga Library + Heritage Centre, Edinburgh Square Heritage & Cultural Centre and Wilson MacDonald Memorial School Museum

  • A non-refundable payment of $57.00 is required in advance for the minimum of two hours
    of research which includes:

    • Photocopying and mailing of information (within reason)
    • If no information can be collected regarding your request you will be notified
    • If the enquiry proves to be extensive, you will be contacted to confirm the extra hours to continue researching your request.
    • Additional research may be requested at a rate of $28.50 per hour.
    • Please allow 4-6 weeks for a response.


    Please Note: This contract must be signed and payment made (online, in office, or by mail) before your research begins. We will contact you when we receive the request to confirm how payment has been made.

  • Please enter a number less than or equal to 2020.
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  • NameDate of BirthDate of Death 
  • Please enter a number greater than or equal to 2.
    Note the minimum is 2 hours.