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Geneology Research

Lanark County Genealogical Society (LCGS) - Reference Library

The Genealogical Reference Library holds an interesting collection of genealogical resource materials. It offers the perfect start to uncovering your family mysteries.

The library is operated on a self help basis with a volunteer Librarian on site at various times who can offer assistance. A $5.00 Researcher Pass is required (good for one year from date of issue) to access the genealogical section located in the basement of Heritage House Museum.

What are the LCGS Holdings?

Family histories, census, cemeteries, church records, newspapers, general history, telephone directories, newsletters & other finding aids, along with the Alice Hughes and Walter Brown collections.


Located at the Heritage House Museum, 11 Old Sly’s Rd. Smiths Falls
May to late December — daily, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
January to late April — Weekdays only, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Contact: (613) 283-8560

Smiths Falls Public Library – Genealogical Resources

Find Your Roots... with a Little Help from the Smiths Falls Public Library!
The Library encourages you to begin your genealogical research, and to learn all you can about your family names. There are many resources available at the Library to help you in your search. These resources include the following:

  • The Record News on microform from 1887 to present
  • Current Ontario telephone directories
  • Index to inscriptions for several Lanark County cemeteries as well as headstone transcriptions
  • Family histories
  • Collection of clippings from the local paper organized by year and subject.
  • Local history collection
  • Public Internet access available at the Library

For more information on library resources, please visit:  http://www.smithsfallslibrary.ca/genealogy.html  or contact the library at:

Smiths Falls Public Library

81 Beckwith St. North • Smiths Falls, Ontario • K7A 2B9
Telephone: 613-283-2911  |  Fax: 613-283-9834

E-mail: smithsfallslibrary@vianet.ca