Volunteers at the Archives Lanark may conduct research for people who
are unable to get to Archives Lanark themselves. This research is limited
to material that is contained within the Archives Lanark and the
1. Archives Lanark volunteers cannot spend time researching non-Lanark
County-specific information or information that is readily available
from other sources. Civil registration started in Ontario in 1869 and
birth, marriage and death registrations are available on microfilm through
the Latter Day Saints' Family History Centres and online at
2. A person requesting information must
To prevent duplication of effort, a person requesting information must
supply all pertinent information they have already discovered. Archives
Lanark reserves the right to suggest sources for information that must
be supplied in order for the Archives Lanark search to have a reasonable
chance of success.
3. LCGS MEMBERS there is no charge for the first hour.
For significant research the research rate is $20 per hour.
- Non-members the minimum charge is $40 to cover the
first two hours, payable in advance. Charges cover time expended by
Volunteer researchers and do not guarantee successful results.
At the discretion of the Research CoOrdinator there will be no charge
for a "minimal effort" response such as a very simple lookup
or suggesting alternate research sources.
4. Copies will be charged at $1 dollar a page, except for deeds, wills,
land record books and other difficult-to-copy documents which will be
charged at $2.00 per page.
5. Cheques are payable to;
Ontario, Canada, K7H 3K4