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Historical Materials at the W. G. McGeorge Building


Here you can find documents of public interest such as council minutes, by-laws, assessment rolls, tax collectors rolls, and budgets, as well as corporate records. Historical maps, books and memorabilia are also offered for sale.

Archival records from former municipal entities are inventoried and are available through Ontario's Archival Information Network, ARCHEION, and the Canadian Archival Information Network (CAIN).

You can view public records, by appointment, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The W.G. McGeorge Building is located at 325 Grand Avenue East in Chatham. Call 519-360-1998 to make an appointment or for further information.

Items Available for Purchase

GST and Shipping & Handling is applicable.
** indicates hard cover

Item Title Cost Community/Notes
BookThe History of Dresden$5.00Dresden
BookSettlement on the Sydenham$5.00Wallaceburg
BookBaldoon Mystery$5.00Wallaceburg
BookThamesville Historical Churches$7.00Thamesville
BookThamesville's Town Hall$7.00Thamesville
Book**Orford's Story 1827-1977$5.00Orford/Highgate
Book**Romantic Kent$45.00Chatham-Kent
BookletRomantic Kent Biographical Index$3.00Chatham-Kent
Book**Years of Change$25.00Chatham-Kent
BookDipper Stick (land drainage history)
$5.00Chatham-Kent
BookWindfall at the Forks (architectural)$3.00Chatham
CapCounty of Kent Crest (black only)$6.00Chatham-Kent
Map1876 Shackleton & McIntosh$8.00Kent County
MapKent County Lots & Concessions$8.00Kent County

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