Library Catalogue list


Research items are available in the Essex County Branch of Ontario Ancestors (OGS) collection at the Windsor Public Library (WPL) Sandwich Branch, 3312 Sandwich Street.  The hours are M: Noon-8pm, T-Th: 10am-6pm, F-Sat: 9am-5pm.

Note:  The library’s hours may change under COVID-19 restrictions.  Please contact the library directly for current visiting times and guidelines:  Windsor Public Library Local History Centre

See the Members Only Site link above for a list (an excel spreadsheet) of items scanned and available on-line  on the Member’s Only web site- some items are in addition to the collection at the WPL.

This alphabetical version of the shelf list of the Essex Branch of Ontario Ancestors collection reflects the status of the collection when it was inventoried in 2014.  The items  highlighted in yellow are missing from the collection.

This surname card index gives you the names of the families whose research has been donated by family members or compiled by Essex County Branch members and housed in the Windsor Public Library – Sandwich Branch.

This subject card index gives you a subject or topic that you may be researching, and gives you the name and library code number of the Essex Branch publication that is housed in the Windsor Public Library – Sandwich Branch,  where you can find information about that subject..

For Essex County Branch digital publications see the Ontario Ancestors e-store at Here, click on Essex  County Branch logo, then use the search box and type in a topic (eg by town) to locate documents, or search through the pages.