Searchable Databases

Settlers Database

Click on the link below to search the Simcoe County Branch Settlers Database. Details of this database can be found on the Settlers Database Project page. If you find information about your ancestor, hop on over to the “Research” page to find out how you can obtain a copy.


Search the Online Settlers Database


Simcoe County Historical Atlas Index

Click on the link below to search an online index for the County of Simcoe, Historical Atlas from 1881, made available online by the Canadian County Atlas Digital Project, Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University.


Search the Simcoe County Atlas Index


Simcoe County Branch Library Collection

Click on the link below to search an online index of the Simcoe County Branch’s Library Collection. This collection of close to 2,000 books is housed on open shelves at the Downtown Branch of the Barrie Public Library, 60 Worsley Street, Barrie, Ontario. As well, you will find reels of vital statistic microfilm for Simcoe County Births, Marriages and Deaths within the collection.


Search the Simcoe County Branch Library Collection