Sunday, April 20, 2014   


Lambton County Archives


787 Broadway Street, Box 3100 - Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0
Telephone: 519-845-5426 - Toll Free: 1-866-324-6912 - Fax: 519-845-0700

Formerly called The Lambton Room, the Lambton County Archives is your one-stop-spot for family history research in Lambton County. From beginner to expert genealogist, the Lambton County Archives is a great resource for all!

Research Guides

Are you interested in genealogy or local history but don't know where to start? The LCA has created Research Guides to help new genealogists and local historians.

Please let us know of additional topics you would like to see in a research guide!
Upcoming Events
We are offering free admission to researchers all week in addition to a series of free special events:

Misunderstood: The Cookie Gilchrist Story
View a screening of the documentary film on the life and career of football great and former Sarnia Imperial Cookie Gilchrist.

Monday, April 7 - 7pm in the Sarnia Library Theatre

The Bells of Prosper Station
Local author Gloria Pearson-Vasey discusses the historical background of her upcoming work of historical fantasy based on Victorian Era Petrolia.

Tuesday, April 8 - 7pm in the Lambton County Archives

A River Runs By It
Local authors from the Writers in Transition group will be reading their short stories and poetry from their anthology honouring the centennial of the City of Sarnia.

Saturday, April 12 - 1pm in the Lambton County Archives

Your Access Point For:

  • Ancestry Library
  • Census records - All of Ontario and most of Canada
  • Cemetery records - Lambton, Kent and most of Middlesex Counties
  • Local newspapers
  • Church records
  • Family surname files
  • Family histories
  • Directories
  • Historical atlases
  • Municipal records
  • Township papers
  • Ontario Vital Statistics
  • Lambton O.G.S. library
  • And much more!

Directions from Bluewater Bridge (west) click here

Directions from highway 402/401 interchange (east - London) click here

Directions from Sombra Ferry, Sombra click here

Directions from Chatham (south) click here

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Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9am - 5pm and 6pm - 9pm
Saturdays 12pm - 5pm

Closed all holiday weekends

We are closed Friday, April 18, Saturday April 19,and Monday, April 21 for the Easter Holiday.

Thank you for your understanding.

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Learn interesting information about Lambton County's history and get more acquainted with the rich variety of documents we have in our collection.

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Genealogy Links

Here you will find some useful links to websites for genealogical research.  Please note, this is a work in progress and we are continually updating these links.  If you find a link that is no longer working, please send a note using the form above.  Also, if you  know of any additional links that we may find useful, please let us know, we would love to hear from you!



Births, Marriages, Deaths



Church Archives


International Information

Lambton County Research


Land Research





Newspapers Online

Old Medical Terms

Ontario Genealogical Society Branches

Other Ontario County History


Other Province Research

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