2018 Fair Prize Winner
Congratulations Marina Wheaton!
Congratulations to Marina Wheaton of Wellesley, our fair prize winner of 2018. Marina traced the history of her family and their home in Wilsonville, near Brantford. Her grandmother Wheaton lived on a farm which has now been transformed into a botanical garden called "Whislting Gardens." Well done, Marina!
Introducing a new section on our website - a place for you to call "home" and find others searching their Wellesley Family Roots.
Send us your written family histories. We will post them on our Wellesley Roots page and perhaps connect you with long lost relatives!
Linwood News Clippings
WTHHS Meeting and Minutes
Our next meeting will be held on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (please note the change in time, we are now meeting during the day) in the Historical Room, upstairs at the library - 1137 Henry Street, Wellesley, N0B 2T0.
Please join the historical society - it's free!! The membership application form is here.
To read minutes of our past meetings after they have been approved by the board, click here.
OnLand - A new web site for researching historical land records
Teranet, in partnership with ServiceOntario has created a new web site to provide access to land and property ownership records in Ontario. The first phase of the project allows users search and view historical land registration books. You will still have to to visit a land registry office to print the results of your search. For more information, please click here.
Here are some simple instructions to get you started:
Read all about us!
Our profile was recently featured on the WRX Real Estate blog. This site features community information and upcoming events for prospective home owners in Waterloo Region. This is a great way for us to inform current and new residents of Wellesley Township about our activities. Thanks WRX blog! Click here to read all about us.
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