Services | February 5, 2018
Ever wonder what was it like to live in Preston, Hespeler and Galt...before there was a Cambridge? You can uncover our city's history with these Idea Exchange resources:
- Local newspapers dating back to 1849, census, church records, and more on microfilm. Visit our Queen's Square location and ask at the Member Services desk for assistance.
- Birth, death, marriage and other vital records from this area and across the globe in Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only). Drop into any Idea Exchange location to use this powerful genealogical tool for free.
Prefer to work at home?
- Discover the best resources in our collections and on the web with our Local History topic guide
- Find the history of your house and other historical sites in our Cambridge Landmarks lookup and map
- Browse our Local History ideas for more on popular topics
* Image courtesy of the City of Cambridge Archives.