Grey Public Library, Ontario, Canada

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The township of West Grey and the town of Hanover are located in Grey County, Ontario, Canada. The West Grey Public Library has made a number of local history resources available on its website.
Newspaper Database
Five local newspapers are included in this index: the Dundalk Guide, Durham Review, Grey Review, Durham Chronicle, and Durham Standard. Click on a newspaper title, and then enter a keyword or name in the search box. Click on an entry in the results list to view the detailed description and a digitized image of the page, if available. Narrow your search by entering terms in the "Search within these results" box. 
West Grey Births, Deaths and Marriages
This database is located under the "Local History" header. Scroll down the page and click the brown box labeled "Genealogy." The approximately 17,000 records in this database, which covers 1859 through 1902 and 1907 through 1914, are drawn from the Durham Standard, Durham Chronicle, Grey Review, and Durham Review. Enter a name or keyword in the search box to begin. Click on the item in the search results for a detailed record. The data fields in the are record number, subject (event type), issue date, name, microfilm reel number and newspaper title, and event date. 
Hanover, Ontario Obituary Index
Click the Hanover Public Library icon to search nearly 11,000 records drawn from obituaries published in the Hanover Post from 1897 to 1953. The index can be searched by first name and last name, or you can browse the database by selecting and clicking the first letter of the surname. The data fields are name, age, date of death, birthplace, and date of publication.
in The Tree House by Judy Bramlage G2G6 Pilot (111k points)

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Thanks for this, Judy. I'll add the link to the Canada Project's Ontario Resources page.

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