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Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records
Horizontal Line1858-1928 - RG 80-13, Appendix A10


The volumes in this series contain registrations of births, marriages and deaths created by various Division Registrars (who were in fact city, town or county clerks) under the authority of the Vital Statistics Act. When an individual went to the Division Registrar to register an event, the information was recorded in a book or register and then forwarded to the Registrar General.

The registers themselves, along with any index books that may have been created, remain in the custody and control of the registrars and their successors, until such time as they are transferred to the Registrar General. Certain other volumes in this series appear to have been created before the existence of the Registrar General, but they were later transferred to the Registrar General under the authority of the Vital Statistics Act.

The registers are arranged by various methods , with the two most common being: chronological by the date of registration of the event ; and by letter of the alphabet (i.e. all surnames beginning with the same letter are grouped together). Registrations that are chronological by date of registration are most often indexed at the front of the volume.

Most and possibly all of the registrations found in this series are also incorporated and indexed into Registrations of Births and Stillbirths (RG 80-2, Appendix A2), Registrations of Marriages (RG 80-5, Appendix A5) or Registrations of Deaths (RG 80-8, Appendix A7) 1867-1899, 1900-1919, 1920-1928.


Location and Type of Event Years of Registration Archives of Ontario Microfilm Reference Genealogical Society of Utah Microfilm Reference
Algoma District
Sault Ste Marie (City) - Births - [1895-1900], Marriages [1895- 1899] and Deaths [1896-1901] [two indexes; Reel 17 contains one index and Reel 18 the other; registrations are on Reel 18] 1895-1901 MS 940, Reel 17 2057451
Sault Ste Marie (City) - Births [1895-1900], Marriages [1895- 1899] and Deaths [1896-1901] [two indexes; Reel 17 contains one index and Reel 18 the other; registrations are on Reel 18] 1895-1901 MS 940, Reel 18 1839723
Sault Ste. Marie (City) - Births [1896-1904], Marriages [1897-1904, 1908] and Deaths [1896-1904] 1896-1904, 1908 MS 940, Reel 25 2231043
Sault Ste. Marie (City) - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1901-1903 MS 940, Reel 23 1907080
Sault Ste. Marie (City) - Marriages [indexed] 1907-1908 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Steelton (Town) - Marriages [155-695] and Deaths [#132-535]

[registration numbers for deaths #173 and #178 were used twice; number ranges are out of sequence for p. 165-172 and p. 256-259]

1908-1917 MS 940, Reel 22 2184476
Dufferin County
Orangeville (City) - Births [1896-], Marriages [1896-1900] and Deaths [1896-1904] [indexed] 1896-1904 MS 940, Reel 25 2231043
Orangeville (Town) - Marriages [indexed] 1900-1904 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Essex County
Rochester Township - Births [to 1900], Marriages and Deaths [indexed]

[6 loose documents were found inside the front cover; p. 5-8 were improperly filmed, but p. 1-9 were refilmed immediately after p. 8]

1896-[1901] MS 940, Reel 17 2057451
Sandwich West Township - Marriages [indexed for 1908-1913] 1908-1913, 1918 MS 940, Reel 22 2184476
Frontenac County
Frontenac County - Index to Marriages 1896-1902 MS 940, Reel 11 1907077
Frontenac County - Index to Deaths 1882-1896 MS 940, Reel 11 1907077
Frontenac County - Index to Deaths 1897-1903 MS 940 , Reel 11 1907077
Kingston (City) - Births 1896-1903 MS 940, Reel 25 2231043
Kingston (City) - Index to Births 1897-1903 MS 940, Reel 25 2231043
Kingston (City) - Deaths [indexed] 1916-1917 MS 940, Reel 11 1907077
Kingston (City) - Deaths [indexed] 1922-1923 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Kingston (City) - Deaths [indexed; #1-398 (1924), #1-424 (1925); registrations #85-87 are repeated between registrations #90 and #91; registrations #68-93 are repeated as a “correction” after registration #93] 1924-1925 MS 940, Reel 17 2057451
Haldimand County
Caledonia (Village) - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] [1869]-1900 MS 940, Reel 17 2057451
Haldimand County - Births 1870-1872 MS 940, Reel 1 1869854
Haldimand County - Marriages 1870-1872 MS 940, Reel 1 1869854
Haldimand County - Deaths 1870-1872 MS 940, Reel 1 1869854
Huron County
Huron County - Births 1869-1873 MS 940, Reel 1 1869854
Huron County - Births 1871-1873 MS 940, Reel 1 1869854
Lambton County
Moore Township - Births, Marriages Deaths 1870-1871 MS 940, Reel 11 1907077
Leeds & Grenville Counties
Kitley Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1894-1900 MS 940, Reel 2 1869855
Leeds & Grenville Counties - Births 1869-1870 MS 940, Reel 1 1869854
Leeds & Grenville Counties - Births 1870-1873 MS 940, Reel 2 1869855
Leeds & Grenville Counties - Deaths 1872-1873 MS 940, Reel 2 1869855
Leeds & Grenville Counties - Deaths 1870-1873 MS 940, Reel 2 1869855
Leeds & Grenville Counties - Indexes to Births, Marriages and Deaths 1870-1873 MS 940, Reel 2 1869855
Lincoln County
St. Catharines (City) - Births Marriages and Deaths [chronological] [1869]-1895 MS 940, Reel 15 1839708
Ontario County
Ontario County - Index to Births, Marriages and Deaths 1869-1872 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Ontario County - Births 1870-1871 MS 940, Reel 11 1907077
Ontario County - Births 1872-1873 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Ontario County - Marriages 1870-1873 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Ontario County - Deaths 1870-1874 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Ontario County - Record of Delivery of Marriage Registers by the Clerks of the Peace 1896 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Pickering Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1895-1903 MS 940, Reel 22 2184476
Whitby (City) - Deaths [contains December 1916 - December 1927 bound and filmed in reverse chronological order] 1909-1927 MS 940, Reel 20 2131253
Whitby (City) - Deaths [contains September 1909 - November 1916 bound and filmed in reverse chronological order; some 1913 registrations were bound out of order appear at the end of Reel 21] 1909-1927 MS 940, Reel 21 2131254
Patricia, District of
 1894-1895,
1897-1899,
1901-1909,
1911
MS 940, Reel 30 
Prescott County
East Hawkesbury Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed; marriages 1895-1900 only] 1896-1900 MS 940, Reel 17 2057451
Prescott County - Marriages 1858-1871 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Prescott County - Marriages 1865-1884 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties
Cornwall Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1896-1901 MS 940, Reel 19 1844751
Cornwall Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [loose pages] 1903 MS 940, Reel 25 2231044
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties - Births 1869-1873 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties - Marriages 1869-1873 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties - Marriages 1896-1898 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties - Record of Delivery of Marriage Registers by the Clerks of the Peace 1896-1898 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties - Deaths 1870-1873 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties - Index to Births, Marriages and Deaths 1870-1873 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Thunder Bay District
Port Arthur (City) - Births, Marriages and Deaths [p.1 births to p.106 deaths] 1872-1895 MS 940, Reel 3 1869856
Port Arthur (City) - Births, Marriages and Deaths [p.106-end, deaths] 1872-1895 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Port Arthur (City) - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1896-1898 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Port Arthur (City) - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1898-1902 MS 940, Reel 20 2131253
Port Arthur (City) - Marriages 1911-1912 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Port Arthur (City) - Deaths [indexed] 1908-1912 MS 940, Reel 2 1869855
Port Arthur (City) - Deaths [indexed A-N only] 1908-1912 MS 940, Reel 2 1869855
Port Arthur (City) - Deaths [indexed]
[Complete volume including all indexes]
1908-1912 MS 940, Reel 3 1869856
Port Arthur (City) - Deaths [indexed] 1913-1918 MS 940, Reel 3 1869856
Port Arthur (City) - Deaths
[July 1918-May 1925; no registration numbers for years 1918-1919; registrations #1-338 (1920), #1-237 (1921), #1-235 (1922), #1-192 (1923), #1-241 (1924), and #2-105 (1915)]
1918-1925 MS 940, Reel 17 2057451
Toronto, City of
Toronto (City) - Indexes to Births 1871-1879 MS 940, Reel 10 1870312
Toronto (City) - Indexes to Births 1880-1885 MS 940, Reel 10 1870312
Toronto (City) - Births [A-P, #1-4096] 1897 MS 940, Reel 12 1907078
Toronto (City) - Births [Q-Z, #1-4096] 1897 MS 940, Reel 13 1907079
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z, #1-4122] [1897]-1898 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z, #1-4007] [1898]-1899 MS 940, Reel 15 2022188
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z, #1-4530] 1899-1900 MS 940, Reel 19 2080182
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z, #1-4443] 1900-1901 MS 940, Reel 19 2080182
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z, #1-5065] 1902 MS 940, Reel 20 2131253
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z, #1-5040] 1903 MS 940, Reel 22 2184476
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z, #1-5283] 1904 MS 940, Reel 25 2231043
Toronto (City) - Births [A-Z]
[Names beginning with "J" filmed at start of reel]
1905 MS 940, Reel 27 2313285
Toronto (City) - Index to Marriages [indexes year only, not registration number; alphabetical by name of bride; names of grooms are listed under names of brides] 1903-1907 MS 940, Reel 18 1839723
Toronto (City) - Deaths [registrations are numbered #1394-2972 in chronological order from June 30 to December 31] 1896 MS 940, Reel 15 2022188
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-3126] [1896]-1897 MS 940, Reel 15 2022188
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-2871] 1898 MS 940, Reel 15 2022188
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-S, #1-3294] [1898]-1899 MS 940, Reel 15 2022188
Toronto (City) - Deaths [T-Z, #1-3294] [1898]-1899 MS 940, Reel 15 2022188
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-3604] [1899]-1900 MS 940, Reel 16 2022189
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-3439] [1900]-1901 MS 940, Reel 16 2022189
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-3234] [1901]-1902 MS 940, Reel 16 2022189
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-F, #3146, November] 1903 MS 940, Reel 4 1869857
Toronto (City) - Deaths [F, #2315, August - Z] 1903 MS 940, Reel 5 1869858
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1904 MS 940, Reel 5 1869858
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1905 MS 940, Reel 5 1869858
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1906 MS 940, Reel 5 1869858
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-J, #3353, September] 1907 MS 940, Reel 6 1869859
Toronto (City) - Deaths [J, #1976, May - Z] 1907 MS 940, Reel 6 1869859
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1908 MS 940, Reel 6 1869859
Toronto (City) - Deaths [chronological, with alphabetical listing at back of volume] [January - July, #2755] 1909 MS 940, Reel 6 1869859
Toronto (City) - Deaths [chronological, with alphabetical listing at back of volume] [July, #2751 - December] 1909 MS 940, Reel 6 1869859
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1910 MS 940, Reel 7 1869860
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1911 MS 940, Reel 7 1869860
Toronto (City) - [Index to] Deaths [alphabetical by surname; October 1912 - June 1913 only] 1912-1913 MS 940, Reel 18 2057452
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Mc, #6244, December] 1912 MS 940, Reel 7 1869860
Toronto (City) - Deaths [Mc, #6232, December -Z] 1912 MS 940, Reel 8 1869861
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1913 MS 940, Reel 8 1869861
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1914 MS 940, Reel 8 1869861
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1915 MS 940, Reel 8 1869861
Toronto (City) - Index to Deaths, 1916 [very incomplete - no entries after “D” ; alphabetical by surname] 1916 MS 940, Reel 18 2057452
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1916 MS 940, Reel 8 1869861
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1917 MS 940, Reel 9 1870310
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1918 MS 940, Reel 9 1870310
Toronto (City) - Deaths 1919 MS 940, Reel 9 1870310
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-7894] [1919]-1920 MS 940, Reel 13 1907079
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-6498] [1920]-1921 MS 940, Reel 13 1907079
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-6118] [1921]-1922 MS 940, Reel 13 1907079
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-6767] [1922]-1923 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-6196] [1923]-1924 MS 940, Reel 16 2022189
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-6130] [1924]-1925 MS 940, Reel 18 2057452
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-6810] 1926 MS 940, Reel 20 2131253
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-6799] 1927 MS 940, Reel 20 2131253
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-7288] [1927]-1928 MS 940, Reel 22 2184476
Toronto (City) - Deaths [September - December, #4993-6087] 1928 MS 940, Reel 22 2184476
Toronto (City) - Deaths [September - December , #6088-7288] 1928 MS 940, Reel 23 2184477
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z, #1-8012] 1929 MS 940, Reel 26 2231044
Toronto (City) - Deaths [A-Z] 1930 MS 940, Reel 27 2313285
Victoria County
Mariposa Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1869-1879 MS 940, Reel 13 1907079
Mariposa Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1879-1889 MS 940, Reel 13 1907079
Mariposa Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1889-1896 MS 940, Reel 13 1907079
Mariposa Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1896-1903 MS 940, Reel 23 2184477
Waterloo County
Kitchener/Berlin (City) - Deaths 1908-1909 MS 940, Reel 11 1907077
Welland County
Pelham Township - Births, Marriages and Deaths [indexed] 1870-1873 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Pelham Township - Births, 1873-1876 [indexed; includes statistics pertaining to birth, marriage and death registrations, 1887-1902, 1906] 1873-1906 MS 940, Reel 14 1976596
Wentworth County
Wentworth County - Births 1870-1871 MS 940, Reel 10 1870312
Wentworth County - Births 1871-1872 MS 940, Reel 10 1870312
Wentworth County - Deaths 1870-1872 MS 940, Reel 10 1870312
York County
Etobicoke (Township) - Births, Marriages and Deaths 1896-1901 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
Etobicoke (Township) - Deaths 1917-1929 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
Scarborough (Township) - Births [1872-1886], Marriages [1871-1886] and Deaths [1870-1878] 1870-1886 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
Scarborough (Township) - Births [1886-1893], Marriages [1886-1893] and Deaths [1878-1893] [indexed] 1878-1893 MS 940, Reel 2231042
Scarborough (Township) - Marriages 1871-1878 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
Toronto (City) - see Toronto, City of
Weston (Town) - Births, Marriages and Deaths 1896-1903 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
Weston (Town) - Register of deaths occurring outside the division/county where the burial permits were issued 1917-1926 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
York Township - Marriages 1911-1914 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
York Township - Deaths 1911-1912 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042
York Township - Deaths 1912-1914 MS 940, Reel 24 2231042

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