109 Norfolk St. S. Simcoe, ON N3Y 2W3 - (519)426-1583

Family History Fair

Norfolklore 2014

The Norfolklore Family History Fair is the oldest genealogy fair in Ontario and is the one annual event that should not be missed if you are interested in Norfolk history and genealogy. Each year since 1976 it has attracted dozens of genealogical resource providers/exhibitors and hundreds of genealogists researching their Upper Canada/Ontario/Norfolk roots.

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 

9:30am to 3:30 pm

Eva Brook Donly Museum & Archives

109 Norfolk St. S. Simcoe, On

Admission: $10.00 per person. $5.00 for Historical Society Members

Included in Admission - Norfolklore Gift Bag, containing information from family history providers across the Internet and local businesses.


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Exhibitor's Hall - Our exhibitors hall houses displays and sales tables from book sellers, genealogical and historical societies from across Southern Ontario. Our exhibitors offer information,tools and assistance for the avid family historian with their research needs.

Ask A Genealogist - One on one consultations with our archives co-ordinator Robin Dickson. Robin will sit with you for 10 minutes and help you with your research. Not sure where to look next? Looking for new resources? Need help brainstorming solutions to your brick walls? Robin will listen to your individual struggles and offer her expertise.  Spots are limited, registration can be made in advance to avoid disappointment.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your appointment. Donations for Robin's time are greatly appreciated.

Appointments 10am-12noon and 1pm-3pm.

Learning Lectures

10:30 am - How to Start Your Family History

Interested in researching your family history but not sure where to start? This beginner's level 45-minute presentation will help you get acquainted with family history research. We offer easy to follow steps to starting your family history research in a comfortable format followed by a 15-minute question and answer period.

1:00 pm - How to Research Your United Empire Loyalist Ancestors

Presented by Cathy Thompson of the Grand River Branch of the United Empire Loyalists.


Norfolk Historical Society Book Sale - The family history fair is a great place to find out-of-print books, hard-to-find books, maps, historical transcriptions too numerous and much, much more.

 Historical Walking Tour- Join our historical walking tour of downtown Simcoe at 1pm.  Explore the doors to Simcoe's past with our Norfolk Historical Society guides, learn about the people behind the doors of downtown Simcoe. $10.00 Fee $8.00 for NHS Members

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Norfolklore 2014 is proudly sponsored by 



 Genealogy Societies, Genealogy Businesses and Norfolk County Businesses 

Do you operate a genealogy society, or produce a family history product you would like to promote in our Exhibitor's Hall. Request your table for Norfolklore. Complete the Exhibitor's form and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . or mail to Eva Brook Donly Museum and Archives, 109 Norfolk St. S. Simcoe, On N3Y 2W3

Exhibitor's Registration Form

Can't be here in person, you can still get your product or services in front of our members and visitors. Consider becoming a Norfolklore Sponsor or find out how you can place your marketing material in the Norfolklore Gift Bag. 

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Norfolklore Gift Bag Information

Norfolklore Gift Bag Registration Form