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Within the keyword search box, search terms are automatically joined by AND and truncated with *.
e.g. toy doll finds toy* AND doll*

Within individual search boxes:

  • Use & for AND
    e.g. toy & doll
  • Use * for truncation
    e.g. doll* finds doll, dolls, dollhouse, etc.
  • Use / for OR
    e.g. toy / doll
  • Use ! for NOT
    e.g. toy ! doll
  • Use " " to search for a phrase
    e.g. "toy horse"
  • Omit punctuation
    e.g. St Thomas rather than St. Thomas
  • Use >, <, >=, <= for greater or less than
    e.g. >= 1999 finds dates from 1999 onwards
  • Use : to search a range
    e.g. 1999:2003
  • More help is available.

This database is intended to provide an overall description of our holdings.

To research these records more fully, it is necessary to visit the Archives or use the Elgin County Archives Research Service.

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