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 New Kingston Social Network links:


Facebook Vintage Kingston

Facebook Limestone City

Kingston BlogSpot

Flickr Vintage Kingston


Twitter City of Kingston

Youtube Kingston, Ontario


Kingston Area History


Dark Side of Kingston’s Past

Dictionary of Canadian Biography


Fort Frontenac

Fort Henry

Great Lakes Shipwreck Research

History of the Great Lakes, Captains, Shipping, Lighthouse Keepers and Marine

H-Net Multimedia Reviews Roger Neufeld on Kingston Penitentiary Museum

History - Sir John A. Macdonald

History of Ontario's King's Highways

Historic Kingston - List of Contents

History of the Queen's Observatory

History of Kingston Horticultural Society

Heritage Kingston

History and Architecture of the Thousand Islands

Kingston and Pembroke Railway

Kingston and the St. Lawrence (1812 Ontario Archives)

Kingston and Area Architecture

Kingston Centre History

Kingston Police Force Since 1841

Kingston Irish Famine

Kingston Labour History: THE EARLY YEARS

Kingston Historical Society

Kingston Medical School for Women (ECO collection)

Kingston Military History

Kingston Penitentiary History

Kingston Transit

Kingston and the Upper St. Lawrence

Links to National Historic Kingston sites from Parks Canada

Haunted Kingston

Historic Plaques of Frontenac

History of Queen’s University

History of the Kingston Market

History of  Hotel Dieu

International Ice Hockey Federation Museum (Kingston)

Library and Archives Canada

Loyalist Research in the Kingston Area

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum (Kingston)

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston, Canada

Maritime History of the Great Lakes

Military museum

Monuments, Memorials & Markers

Museum of Health Care - Home

Northern tech diver (Kingston shipwrecks)

Ontario History Society

Our Roots digital books

Political History

Preserve our Wrecks Kingston

Princess of Wales's Own Regiment

Queen’s Archives

Queen’s Medicine History

Queen’s "The City of Kingston"

Royal Military College of Canada

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Brigade

“Running the Rapids” of the St. Lawrence

Search Our Ontario

Sport Diver Magazine - Shipwreck City

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

Sunken Treasures - The Wrecks of the 1000 Islands

St. George's Cathedral: History

St. Mary's Cathedral virtual tour

Royal Canadian Rifle Regiment (British Army)

The Frontenac of Kingston

Transit History of Kingston, Ontario   

UEL Branch Links Bay of Quinte

Virtual Tour - Engineering the Canal


Historic Pictures of Kingston and Kingstonians


Digital Kingston - Kingston's History Online

Early Photography in Kingston (Jennifer McKendry)

Canadian Illustrated News, 1869-1883

Kingston and its vicinity: historical sketch of Kingston (ECO collection)

Great Lakes Vessels Online Index

Historic Paintings of Kingston (National Archives of Canada)

Historic Pictures of Kingston 2 (National Archives of Canada)

Historic Pictures of Kingston (from Ontario Archives)

Historic Pictures, Sketches, Prints, and Postcards (from Images Canada, Hosted by National Library of Canada)

Queen’s University Archives Online

Canadian Heritage Gallery (Kingston, Ontario )

The Visual Diary of Elizabeth Simcoe (Canada's Digital Collections)


Other  History Sites:

Canadian History and Studies

Canada Heirloom Series

Canadian Souvenir View Albums

John A. Macdonald - Charlottetown Conference of 1864

Ontario - Transcontinental Tour - Canada, by Train

Introduction - AMICUS - Library and Archives Canada

What's New at the Archives of Ontario

Welcome - ArchiviaNet On-line Research Tool - Library and Archives Canada


Kingston Area Maps:


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Detailed Map of Kingston Harbour 1842 (Djvu format)

Map of Kingston 1880

Detailed Map of Kingston Township 1880

Detailed map of Howe Island (Djvu format)

1880 Map of Ontario Counties

Detailed Map of Kingston 1900 (Djvu format)

Modern Kingston Tourist Map

City of Kingston Maps

Yahoo! Maps - Kingston, ON

Kingston Area map                                                                    

Kingston downtown map

Queen’s Campus map

Map of Kingston, ON CA by MapQuest

Maps, Plans and Charts

Search the database - Maps, Plans and Charts - ArchiviaNet - Library and Archives Canada

Obtaining copies of cartographic and Architectural Records - Services - Library and Archives Ca

Government Map of Kingston Area (Zoomable)



Other Kingston Websites


Friends of the Rideau

Great Lakes Circle Tour Lake Ontario and Seaway Trail

Kingston Festivals

Kingston This Week

Kingston, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Visit Kingston

Kingston What’s On

Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce

Kingston Canada

Kingston Culture

In and Around Kingston

Think Kingston

What’s On Kingston

Frontenac Park

Kingston Tourism

Kingston, Ontario

Kingston Photos from flickr - Kingston, Ontario

Kingston Tourist Info

Land O' Lakes Links

Beautiful Kingston

It’s Your Party Kingston (facebook)

Kingston Community

Visit The Limestone City | Kingston

Kingston Vacations

Profile Kingston

Downtown Kingston

Queen’s www Directory

Theatre Kingston - Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Jobs in Kingston

Ontournet: Kingston, Thousand Islands, St. Lawrence

The Thousand Islands

The St. Lawrence Maritime Seaway

Wolfe Island Business and Tourism Association

Welcome to the Frontenacs

Fort Henry Foursquare

CORK - Welcome!

Queens - Welcome to Kingston


Kingston Area Genealogy


Search Kingston District, Frontenac County, Ontario Census, 1901 Kingston

Birth of the Canadian Flag

Boldts Kingston

City of Kingston Fire Department Museum

Canadian Locomotive Company

Convict Deaths at the Kingston Penitentiary, 1835-1915

Correctional Service of Canada Museum

Kingston Links Cemeteries in Kingston, Ontario and Surrounding Area

Kingston Genealogy Book Titles (Queen’s)

Kingston Genealogy Book Titles (KFPL)

Bay of Quinte GenWeb Project

Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Ontario

Cataraqui Cemetery

Catholic Church Links

Cemetery Records/Transcriptions

Early Marriages in Ontario

Early Ontario Records.

Directory of Kingston, 1855

Frontenac Co. Ontario, Canada (part of Ontario gen web)

Frontenac Co. message board  (

Frontenac Co. Mailing List (Rootsweb)

Frontenac County Obituary Index

Frontenac County Probate Index

Genealogical Research at KFPL

Genealogy  (Queen’s University)


Islands genealogy and history web site

Kingston Branch, OGS

Kingston Frontenac Public Library Catalogue

Kingston Whig Standard Newspaper

Kingston Whig Standard Obits

Kingston Immigration Agent's Records of 1862

Leeds & Grenville GenWeb

Library and Archives of Canada

Obituary Daily Times

Online Census Records Frontenac Co., Ontario

Ontario Census Records Location Index

Ontario – How can we help you?

Ontario Cemetery Ancestor Search

Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid

Ontario Genealogical Society


Ontario marriages

Ontario Vital Indices

Ontario Genealogy & History Articles 

Ontario Genealogy Resource 

Ontario (Upper Canada) Genealogy 

Ottawa Citizen Death Notices

Island Biographies

RC Archdiocese of Kingston

Russ Waller's Genealogy Data Books: Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Kingston,

Sir John A. Macdonald Family Tree Applet (need Java)

1825 Census Lower Canada

1831 Canada Census

1842 Canada East Census

1842 Canada West Census

1851 Canada Census

1861 Canada Census

1871 Canada Census

1881 Canada Census

1891 Canada Census

1901 Canada Census

1901 Census  - Automated Genealogy

1911 Canada Census

1911 Census - Automated Genealogy

1921 Canada Census

OGSPI Census Project

Ontario Obits

Search CemIndex



Kingston Area Heritage Sites:


Heritage Kingston

Kingstonians concerned about the LVAC 

Waterfront Regeneration Trust

Kingston’s Lost Waterfront (George Dillon)

Bellevue House (Sir John A. Macdonald House)

Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation: A Brief History of Archaeology

Doors Open Ontario


Kingston Area Family Genealogy:


Brant Gibbard's Genealogy Pages


The Island Families

Menard Family

Clark(e) Family Home Page

My Family - Arbuthnot, Howes, Sinnott/Sennott & Chapman

Hayden Frost Family History
The Kingston McCue's
Terrence J. Boyle Family
McKane & Lyons Genealogical Database
George and Anne Fisher
Wolfe/Howe/Garden/Amherst Island(s) Tree
RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project Kenny
Catherine’s Website (Brodie, Clarke, Lauay, McCue)

Links for Any Genealogy Research


A Barrel of Genealogy Links

About Genealogy

Ancestral Findings Free Genealogy Lookups

Canada GenWeb Project

Canada Mailing Lists

Canada's Information Resource Centre

Canadian Genealogy and History Links

Canadian Obituary Links

Canadian Genealogy Centre

Cemeteries and Cemetery Records

Cemetery & Tombstone Transcriptions & Death Registers Online

Cyndi's List - Canada - Ontario

Death Records Online Searchable Death Indexes & Databases

Email Sites

Genealogical Research at the Archives of Ontario

Genealogy at Queen's

Genealogy at the Government of Canada

Genealogy at the National Archives of Canada

Genealogy & Family History Databases

Digital Images and Genealogy

Geneology Links

Genealogy in Time


GenForum - Deaths

Looking 4 Kin

LDS family search

Mary’s Genealogy Treasures

Canada - Obituaries

National Obituary Archive(NOA)

Legacy Obits

Deces en ligne - Obituaries on line


Sources for Genealogical Research in Canada

Sources for Genealogical Research in Ontario

HOME PAGE- The Global Gazette, The Online Family History Newsletter, Magazine, genealogy, genealogical

US Vital Records

Genealogy Blog

Websites at Rootsweb

FREE Genealogy Forms and Charts


Obituary Links Page - state-by-state directory for finding obituaries

Online Searchable Death Indexes, Records & Obituaries

National Archives in US


Kingston Postcards


City of Kingston

General View of Kingston

Kingston Courthouse

Steamboat Kingston

First Lock and GTR Bridge

General View of Kingston

Kingston from RMC

Lake Ontario Park

Macdonald Park

Martello Tower in Macdonald Park

Old Arts Building Queens

Princess Street

Steamship Kingston Leaving Alexandria Bay

Regiopolis College

Scene in Macdonald Park

Kingston Penetentiary









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 last update:sept 2013                                                                 Copyright Ken Menard