Our Members

Our members offer research, consulting, publishing, lecturing, and/or teaching services. Specialties are listed with each member. Most members who provide research services utilize basic genealogical sources, such as census returns, vital statistics, probates, religious records, land records, etc.
Our members may assist novice or experienced family researchers who are unable to undertake personal research in Ontario. Individual members should be contacted directly regarding fees and availability. Please state your research needs and include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with a postal inquiry.
The listings on this website have been supplied by each member. The Ontario Chapter of APG does not assume responsibility for agreements contracted between individuals.
  

Barbara B. AITKEN, B.A. (Hons), BLS,
4242 Bath Rd., Kingston, ON K7M 4Y7
tel (613) 389-2865  barbageneal@sympatico.ca
Specialties: consultations / problem-solving / limited commissions /Kingston area repositories. Author of Local Histories of Ontario Municipalities: A Bibliography, 1951-2007 and Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Ancestors: A Guide to Family History Research.

Deborah BAILLIE, B.Sc. (Hons.), B.L.S., M.Sc.
Deborah Baillie Information Services,
1401 Micmac St., Ottawa, ON K1H 7N4
tel (613) 731-6039 fax (613) 731-6582   baillie@ncf.ca
Specialties: research / problem-solving / editing / Canada / Nova Scotia / Scotland / Library and Archives Canada

Ruth BLAIR, PLCGS.
Blair Archival Research
200 North Services Road West, Unit #1, Suite #129, Oakville, ON L6M
2Y1
info@familyhistorysearches.com
http://www.familyhistorysearches.com/

 Sandra BLANCHETTE, PLCGS
Gaspe, Quebec, Canada
gaspebasinroots@gmail.com
Specialty: Gaspe Peninsula Genealogy

Remarks: Not accepting clients at the moment

Hilary DAWSON 
283 Deloraine Ave., Toronto, ON M5M 2B2
tel (416) 481-6622 research@hilarydawson.com
Specialities: Ontario, Canada West and Upper Canada research / Greater Toronto Area repositories / 19th century Afro-Canadian history.

Lee DICKSON. 
#403 – 29 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1V7
tel (416) 977-3392 fax (416) 977-3392 
research@leedickson.ca   lee.dickson@sympatico.ca 
http://www.leedickson.ca 
Specialties: Ontario research / General / Visual / Land Records / Loyalists

Fraser DUNFORD, PhD, PLCGS (Canadian and English specialties),
1107 – 2055 Upper Middle Rd, Burlington, Ontario, L7P 3P4 
tel (905)319-9784 (Oct to May), (705) 654-4418 (May to Oct) fraser@dunford.ca
Specialties: Peterborough County only. Author of: Places of Worship in Peterborough County, Municipal Records in Ontario, A Beginners’ Guide to Genealogy, A Beginners’ Guide to Ontario Genealogy /

Melissa ELLIS, PLCGS. 
Archive Search 
2686 Islington Ave., Toronto, ON M9V 2X5
tel (416) 742-1945 archivesearch@gmail.com 
http://www.archivesearch.ca
Specialties: Professional enquiry and genealogical problem solving / UK origins / Migration / Ontario research and records / House Histories / Probate Genealogy / Lecturing / Photography

Mags GAULDEN, B.A.
Grandma’s Genes 
1353 LaRose Ave., Ottawa, ON, K1Z 7X4 tel 613-209-3588 mags@grandmasgenes.com 
http://www.grandmasgenes.com http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Gaulden-7
Specialties: genetic genealogy/ genealogy / adoption / public speaking / Ontario / UEL / US / US Southern Colonies/ Ottawa area repositories.

Johanne GERVAIS.
Quebec Family Search, 
1670 rue Gauthier, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC J3V 3H7 
tel (450) 653-7686 services@gervais-laekas.com 
http://www.quebecfamilysearch.com 
Specialties: Quebec genealogy

Alison HARE, CG. 
80 Valley Ridge St., Nepean, ON K2E 7W4
tel (613) 224-9015 alison.hare@sympatico.ca
Specialties: New clients not accepted

Linda J. HAULEY. PLCGS 
Trace My AncesTree, 
222 Chambers Crescent, Newmarket, ON L3X 1T1
tel (905) 898-0899 linda@tracemyancestree.com 
http://www.tracemyancestree.com
Specialties: Family History Research – Canada and England / Immigration & Migration / Vital Statistics-BMD / Census / Newspapers / Guild of One Name Studies / Member: OCAPG, APG, NIGS, OGS, NGS, SoG, FTDNA, ISOGG / VODDEN One Name Study / Vodden DNA Project Admin. Note: Presently not able to take on any research work until further notice

Brian W. HUTCHISON, BComm, CMA, FSA Scot. 
c/o GEN-FIND Research Associates Inc.,
#101-5170 Dunster Road, Suite 521, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6M4, 
tel (250) 390-1766 info@gen-find.com 
http://www.gen-find.com 
Specialities: Family history / forensic genealogy & heir tracing / with over 40 years of experience in all genealogical collections specializing in complex pedigree developments and rightful property ownership research, within all Canadian provinces and other international regions

Janet ILES, BA, PLCGS. 
Janet Iles Consulting & Research Services 
549 9th Street A East,Owen Sound, ON N4K 0C3 
tel (519) 376-2105 janet@janettheresearcher.com 
http://www.janettheresearcher.com
Specialties: Family History Research – Ontario (with a focus on Grey and Bruce Counties) / Census / Vital Statistics / Newspapers / Estate Records / Land Records / Lecturing 
Member: APG, OCAPG, OGS, NGS, Markham Berczy Settlers Association

Ann LOGAN-MORDEN, UE, PLCGS.
Ontario Origins 
605-1901 Pilgrims Way, Oakville, ON L6M 2W9
tel (905)845-7755 ontario.origins@yahoo.ca
Specialties: Ontario research / consultation / teaching/ vital statistics / census / newspapers / land and estate records

Patricia MCGREGOR, PLCGS. 
841 Acadian Garden, Orleans, ON K1C 2V7
pmcgr@rogers.com 
http://www.pasttimes.ca
Specialties: Seller of used and out of print Canadian genealogy and history books; Ontario research, Canadian census research and searches at Library and Archives Canada

Melanie MCLENNAN
Ancestral Tapestry Genealogical Services
80 London Road West, Guelph, ON, Canada N1H 2B7 
(tel) 519-823-0003 melanie@ancestraltapestry.ca
Specialties: Canadian, Irish and Scots Irish research, Migration, and DNA

Marg MELDRUM,
Genealogy Results 
364 O’Leary Ave Peterborough, ON  K9K 1E3
tel (705) 875-0919 Marg@genealogyresults.com 
http://www.genealogyresults.com 
Specialties: Vital statistics and Censuses: Canada, United States and United Kingdom/General Research/Customized projects.

Brenda Dougall MERRIMAN, CG, 
509-110 The Esplanade,Toronto, ON M5E 1X9
tel (416) 869-0136 brendadougallmerriman@gmail.com
http://brendadougallmerriman.blogspot.com
Specialties: New clients not accepted. 
Author of Genealogy in Ontario: Searching the Records(available from OGS:http://www.ogs.on.ca) United Empire Loyalists: A Guide to Tracing Loyalist Ancestors in Upper Canada (available from http://globalgenealogy.com) and Genealogical Standards of Evidence (available from http://www.dundurn press.com).

Sandra MOFFATT, PLCGS, 
49 Giles Rd., Caledon, ON L7K 0B7
tel(905) 867-1710 smoffattgenealogicalresearch@hotmail.com 
Specialties: consultation / problem solving / Scottish, English ancestry / tri-lingual (English, Italian, French) / translations / Ontario research / compiling family “histories” (narrative) / British & Scottish newspaper searches / Member of APG, OGS, Tay Valley FHS, Cornwall FHS, Devon FHS, Sussex FHS, Ulster Foundaton, APH

Francine MULHERIN, BSc, BEd, PLCGS. 
Mulherin Genealogy Services 
25 Vieux Moulin Lane, DSL Drummond, New Brunswick, E3Y 3Z4
tel (506) 475-1816 fax (506) 475-1110
info@mulheringenealogyservices.com 
http://www.mulheringenealogyservices.com 
Specialties: Canadian, French-Canadian, Acadian and Irish research and records. Bilingual

Bruce MURDUCK. 
Genealogist and Family Historian, 
2300 Railton Rd, R. R. #1, Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0 
tel (613) 453-9839 bruce.murduck@family-historian.com 
htp://www.family-historian.com
Specialties: Based in Kingston, Ontario, all facets of problem solving research and investigation for the genealogist and family historian, concerning people and records of Quebec, Upper Canada, Canada West and Ontario (particularly the eastern parts of present day Ontario, Canada), 1775 to the present – including Loyalists, legal and heir tracing, land, vital records, forensic genealogy, etc., etc. Extensive supportive experience with a wide range of British (1500s to present), American (colonial to present), and some French, German and Scandinavian sources.

Sharon MURPHY, PLCGS 
Genealogy Business Expert, 
4 Bayly Drive, Paris, ON N3L 2P9 
tel (289) 251-3372 Sharon@genealogyexpert.ca 
http://genealogyexpert.ca/
Specialties: Sharon Murphy mentors professional genealogists who are building a new business or growing their existing company. / lecturing / workshops / consultations / Archives of Ontario onsite research training available / author of Researching Canadian Vital Statistic Records / author of Researching Canadian Land Records

Janice NICKERSON, M.A. 
Upper Canada Genealogy, 
Suite 2807, 33 Isabella St., Toronto, ON M4Y 2P7
tel (416) 920-2206 janice@uppercanadagenealogy.com 
http://www.uppercanadagenealogy.com/
Specialities: Ontario, Canada West and Upper Canada research / editor of Upper Canada voices from the past / developer of indexes to Upper Canada records

Tammy PRIOLO, B.A.Sc.,PLCGS. 
Tammy Tipler-Priolo The Ancestor Investigator, 
153 Huron Heights Drive, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 4Z6 
tel (905)235-2575 info@ancestorinvestigator.com
http://www.ancestorinvestigator.com 
Specialties: Research / Consultations / Lecturing Services/Workshops / Canadian, Ontario, Quebec, French Canadian, Aboriginal, English, Scottish, Irish, US and Italian / Accepting Clients

Timothy L. SANFORD. 
841 – 123 Scadding Ave, Toronto, ON M5A 4J3
tel (416) 366-1557 timothy.l.sanford@sympatico.ca 
(research declined)

Louise ST. DENIS PLCGS. 
92 Ashbury Boulevard, Ajax, ON L1Z 1N1 
tel (416) 861-0165 fax (416) 861-1894 National Institute for Genealogical Studies.
admin@genealogicalstudies.com 
http://www.genealogystore.com http://www.genealogicalstudies.com

Specialties: Online genealogy courses & certificate programs / lecturing / publishing / author / vendor

Nancy TRIMBLE, BScPhm, PLCGS, 
#215 – 95 Wellington St., Bowmanville, L1C 5A1
tel (416) 562-5879 nancy.trimble@gmail.com 
http://www.trimblefamilyhistoryservices.blogpsot.ca 
Specialties: lecturing / Ontario / Durham Region / Ontario Archives Lookups / UK / DNA

Christine WOODCOCK, 
Genealogy Tours of Scotland, 
794 Colborne St E, PO Box 22031, Brantford ON N3S 7V1 
genealogytoursofscotland@gmail.com 
Website: https://www.genealogytoursofscotland.ca 
Blog: http://scottishgenealogytipsntricks.blogspot.ca 
Specialities: Scottish Genealogy Research, Ancestral Tourism, Preparing for Genealogy Research Trips, Scottish Emigration, Creating Family Treasures from Family Trees

Professional and Educational Postnomials

Genealogists on the list above may have the following postnomials:
BLS = Bachelor of Library Science
CG = Certified Genealogist
CGL = Certified Genealogical Lecturer
Service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists used under license after periodic evaluation by the Board.
CG(C) = Certified Genealogist (Canada)

From the Genealogical Institute of the Maritimes upon written and oral examination.
MLS = Master of Library Science
PLCGS = Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies  Postnomials issued jointly by the University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Studies, Professional Learning Centre and The National Institute
for Genealogical Studies.

UE = Unity of the Empire
Signifies proven descendancy from United Empire Loyalists.