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

Family History Fair

Norfolklore 2015


Discover Your Roots


Ontario's Oldest Family History Fair

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 19th, 2015

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.


5 Door Prizes to Be Won

including a


compliments of




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.



 Learning Lectures


How to Start Your Family History

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Interested in researching your family history but not sure where to start?

Keitha will introduce beginners to basic family history research and will help get you started.

Presented by Keitha Davis


Preserving Your Family Treasures

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Helen provides us with her professional expertise in preserving your valuable heirlooms- from documentsand pictures to paintings and christening gowns.

Presented by Curator Helen Bartens


But I'm Not a Writer - 10 Tips to Help Your Turn Your Research inot Stories

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lynn helps you put pen to paper and begin turning your facts into shareable storeis

for your family today and as a legacy for future descendants.

Presented by Lynn Palermo


Your Ancestor's Land

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

In this presentation Cathy helps you walk the complicated

terrain of locating your ancestor's land.

Presented by Cathy Thompson



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.


The Genealogy Raffle Table - Buy tickets for a chance to win great genealogy items from books to subscriptions and more.


Norfolklore is Proudly Sponsored by

















 Genealogy Societies, Genealogy Businesses and Norfolk County Businesses

Support Norfolklore Family History Fair  

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. 

Become a Norfolklore Sponsor 

Norfolklore Gift Bag Information

Norfolklore Gift Bag Registration Form