Our library contains a large variety of resources including family histories, local newspapers, graveyard headstone inscriptions, school registrars, community histories,... maps, photographs, etc.
Our genealogy room's location and hours of operation are exactly the same as our museum. Operating seasonally and closed during the winter.
Fees and Facilities
Researching your family tree? Curious about some of the characters and sites that make Windsor famous?
Please note that research fees are one of our fundraising methods to keep up with maintenance costs on our building.
There is a charge of $4 per day for non-members (free for members) who come to the Society for a day of research. Research fees:
- $20.00 for the first two hours
- $20.00 per hour afterwards
For research requests sent to the Society, there is an initial 15-minute FREE search to see if we have any references pertaining to the surname in question.
*Applicable photocopying charges will also be charged.
- Hants Co. Census Records - 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
- Windsor Tribune Newspapers
- Hants Journal
- Windsor Tribune
- Muriel Russell Sivwright
- Mrs. Roy Boyd
- Edythe Nelson
These are just a few other historical societies and resources you may find helpful.
The Annapolis Valley Regional Library- Ancestry Library Edition
Hantsport and Area Historical Society- Formed in 1977 to promote preservation of material relating to the history of the town and surrounding area including Hants Border, Mount Denson and Bishopville.
East Hants Historical Society- Established in 1967, and devoted to the promotion and preservation of history within East Hants.
Hants GenWeb- Hants County Genealogy.
Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society- The Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society was founded in 1878 and meets monthly in Halifax.
Histories of the Area
There are many resources right here on our website that you might find useful.
Our Blog- Articles, anecdotes, and histories
Local Families- this list is constantly being added to, so if you have a specific name you're interested in please let us know!
Links and Resources- Other online resources you may find helpful.
Our Books and Publications- Our catalogue of books and publications available for purchase.