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Some Titles referring to Prince Edward County and the Quinte Region

Please note that we are actively adding to this collection, and will be updating the titles on this page from time to time. If you have books, magazines, post cards, photographs etc, that you may be prepared to donate, please see our "Donations" page

Our online catalogue (OPAC) is available here.

Title Author Publisher ISBN Year Edition
Historic Prince Edward, Millenium Edition(ed)Prince Edward Historical Society0-919825-18-420001
Picton - 'County' - Combines 2nd Annual Oldtimers Tournament(ed)County  19861
History of Cheesemaking in Prince Edward CountyAckerman, GeraldPicton Gazette 19711
The History of Cheesemaking in Prince Edward CountyAckerman, Gerald (enlarged by Linley Calnan and Phil Dodds)Black River Cheese Company Ltd.0-9689024-0-520011
County of Prince Edward Official PlanAinley and Associates Ltd. County of Prince Edward 19911
A Respectable DitchAngus, James TMcGill Queen's U.P.0-7735-0597-019881
Handbook of Upper Canadian ChronologyArmstrong, Frederick H.Dundurn Press0-919670-92-x19671985 rev
On the edge of historyAshton, Edith D. TaylorHermitage Publishing0-9691026-1-519961
The Little Immigrants; The Orphans Who Came to CanadaBagnell, KennethMacmillan of Canada0-7715-9593-x1980 
Honor Roll Picton Collegiate InstituteBenson, W.H. (ed)Picton Gazette Publishing 19171
Memories of Lakeshore RoadBishop, Regprivate 20031
Sketch of His Majesty's Province of Upper Canada : Vol 1, Our Canadian Heritage SeriesBoulton, D'Arcy and Gellner, John (ed)Baxter Publishing, Toronto 18051961
The Rebels of HastingsBoyce, Betsy DewarUniversity of Toronto Press0-8020-6920-719921
Historic HastingsBoyce, Gerald EHastings County Council 19671968
Historical Glimpses of Lennox and AddingtonBrochure Committee of the Lennox and Addington Historical SocietyThe Lennox and Addington County Council 19641964
Views of Canada and the ColonistsBrown, James B[Ryce]Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 18512
Vanished VillagesBrown, RonPolar Bear Press1-896757-00-619961
Striking Times - the workings of Pince Edward CountyBurley, Candy et alPicton Gazette pub co 19751
Historical Sketches of Prince Edward CountyBurr, Dr W.K.Picton Gazette 19741
Quinte Women of DistinctionButler, Fisher, Walker et alCanadian Federation of University Women Belleville and District0-9730218-0-220021
Gunshot and Gleanings of the history of Carrying Place, Bay of QuinteCalnan, Marion; Leavey, Peggy and Sager, Julia7th Township Historical Society0-9691935-0-519871
The Settlement of Upper CanadaCanniff, WilliamMika 18691971
Upon the Level, by the SquareCapon, Alan R.Printcraft, Picton0-919025-57-520071
Everybody called him HarveyCapon, Alan R.Mika Publishing0-919303-68-419821
A Goodly HeritageCapon, Alan R.Printcraft 19801
More Stories of Prince Edward CountyCapon, Alan R.Printcraft0-919825-36-219961
Prince Edward County Information BookCapon, Alan R.Picton Gazette0-920028-12-819771
Prince Edward County Information BookCapon, Alan R.Prince Edward Printing 19851
Prince Edward County MemoriesCapon, Alan R.Printcraft0-919825-27-319891
Prince Edward County TreasuryCapon, Alan R.Picton Gazette0-919825-27-319891
This House of Healing PECMHCapon, Alan R.Printcraft0-920028-00-419761
Triumphant Journey, the TCS storyCapon, Alan R.the TCS Group0-919825-55-920061
Spencer's CommonCapon, Alan R. and Haylock, Margaret E.Printcraft0-919825-16-820011
Ontario An Informal History of the Land and its PeopleChoquette, Robertministry of education0-7743-8959-119841
The Quinte-Kingston Area of Canada's unique 425-mile waterway corridorCORTSCORTS 19751
Impressions of Prince Edward CountyCory, SueCory Cards and Photographs0-9694600-0-719901
Upper Canada The Formative Years 1784-1841Craig, Gerald M.McClelland and Stewart Limited 19631
County CannersCrawford, DouglasCounty Magazines0-9683109-2-320001
The Settler's DreamCruickshank, TomCorporation of the County of Prince Edward0-9692049-0-619841
The Settlement of the United Empire on the Upper St. Lawrence and Bay of Quinte in 1784 : A Documentary RecordCruikshank, Brg. General E.A. (ed)Ontario Historical Society, Toronto 19341966 (reprint)
County Scenesde Witt, PeggyPeggy de Witt0-9689107-0-X20011
Historic OntarioDepartment of Public Records and ArchivesDepartment of tourism and information, Province of Ontario  1
County ScenesdeWitt, PeggyPaper Images0-9789107-0-x20011
AtholDodds, Philip F. Athol Township 19791
Former Days and Quaker WaysDorland, Arthur GPicton Gazette 19611
Former Days and Quaker WaysDorland, Arthur G.Picton Gazette 19651
Honor Roll Picton Collegiate InstituteEditorial StaffGarnet and White 19171
Prince Edward County 1991 directoryEllis, RandyPECCTAC 19911
The Calnan FamilyFoster, Aileen CalnanPrintcraft 19811
Bath on the Bay of QuinteFoster, JaneLennox and Addington County Museum0-9680877-119961
Pioneering, a history of Loyalist CollegeFrench, OrlandLoyalist college0-969809-0-219921
Heritage Atlas of Hastings CountyFrench, Orland (ed)County of Hastings, Belleville0-9781099-0-220061
Rumrunners a prohibition scrapbookGervais, C. H.Firefly0-929668-08-919801
My warGiroux, G.L.Printcraft0-919825-22-219991
Diary of a Journey Through Upper Canada and Some of the New England States, 1819Goldie, Johnprivate 19671
Hans Waltimeyer: Being an Historical Account of the Life and Times in Turbulent Eighteenth Century America of Captain John Walden Meyers, U.E.Goodard, Jane BennetSelf-published, Cobourg 19801
50 years a County VeterinarianGoodwin, Dr CharlieMika Publishing0-919303-77-319831
Early Life in Upper CanadaGuillet, Edwin COntario Publishing Co. 19331
The Great MigrationGuillet, Edwin CThomas Nelson and Sons 19371
The Great MigrationGuillet, Edwin CThomas Nelson and Sons 19371962
The Valley of the TrentGuillet, Edwin CChamplain Society 19571
The Great Migration : supplement : the Atlantic crossing by sailing ship 1770-1860Guillet, Edwin G. Thomas Nelson? Private? 19621
Country Life in CanadaHaight, CanniffMika, Belleville 18851971
This year come to Ontario, Canada's Premier ProvinceHele, C.C. Tourist and Publicity Bureau 19311
Picton's 100 YearsHistorical CommitteePicton Gazette 19371
By the Thunderation Bootjack All Around the HaystackHook, DebraLocal 19741
Booze boats and billionsHunt, C. W.Billa Flint Publications0-9685762-1-419881
Booze boats and billionsHunt, C. W.Billa Flint Publications0-9685762-1-419882000 2ed
Gentleman Charlie (3rd ed)Hunt, C. W.Billa Flint Publications 19991
Whisky and IceHunt, C. W.Dundurn Press1-55002-249-019951
Rumrunners of the County - including gamblers of the CountyHunt, C.W.County Magazine Printshop Ltd0-9683109-420061
Baptists in Upper and Lower Canada before 1820Ivison, Stuart and Rosser, FredUniversity of Toronto Press 19561
Legendary Guide to prince Edward CountyKellough, JanetKellough Publishing 19941
Redcoats and LoyalistsKiil, Toivo (ed in chief)Jack McClelland0-9196-4415-51978 
Historic Kingston: Transactions of the Kingston Historical Society, vols 1 to 10Kingston Historical SocietyMika0-919-302-88-219741
Loyal she remainsKoene, William (ed)United Empire Loyalist's Association of Canada0-9691566-1-819841
Adolhustown 1784-1984Lamont, Katherine J.Adolphustown Bicentennial Committee 19841
Commemorating the United Empire Loyalist settlement of Prince Edward County 1784 - 1984Love, Mrs MalcolmNorth Marysburgh0-919825-05-219841
The CountyLunn, Richard and JanetPicton Gazette 19671
The Emigrant's Guide to North AmericaMacDougall, RobertNatural Heritage Books, Toronto1-896219-43-819981998
Canvas and Steam on Quinte WatersMetcalfe, WillisSouth Marysburgh Marine Society0-920028-18-719794ed (4imp?) 1993
Canvas and Steam on Quinte Waters IIMetcalfe, WillisPrince Edward Historical Society 19681
Marine MemoriesMetcalfe, WillisPicton Gazette0-920028-04-719761
Memories of YesteryearMetcalfe, WillisPicton Gazette0-920028-08-X19771
Municipality of Toronto, Canada - A history, Vol 1Middleton, Jesse Edgar et alDominion Publishing Co, Toronto 19231
Municipality of Toronto, Canada - A history, Vol 2Middleton, Jesse Edgar et alDominion Publishing Co, Toronto 19231
Municipality of Toronto, Canada - A history, Vol 3Middleton, Jesse Edgar et alDominion Publishing Co, Toronto 19231
Bridge on the Bay of QuinteMika, Nick and HelmaMika, Belleville0-919303-66-819821
Community SpotlightMika, Nick and HelmaMika Publishing0-919302-82-319731974
Prince Edward County HeritageMika, Nick and HelmaMika Publishing Co0-919303-46-319801
The Settlement of Prince Edward CountyMika, Nick and Helmamika Publishing Company 0-919303-87-019841
The Loyalists- Revolution, Exile, SettlementMoore, Christopher Macmillan of Canada0-7715-9781-91984 
History of the County of York, Ontario - Vol 1Mulvany, C.P., Adam G.M. et alC. Blackett Robinson, Toronto 18851
History of the County of York, Ontario - Vol 2Mulvany, C.P., Adam G.M. et alC. Blackett Robinson, Toronto 18851
Building the Rideau Canal: A Pictorial HistoryPassfield, Robert W.Fitzhenry & Whiteside0-88902-706-419821
Lunenburgh Or the Old Eastern DistrictPringle, J.F. Mika reprint 18901980
200 years of Hudgins 1776 - 1976Proctor, Charles L.Picton Gazette 19761
It happened in Prince Edward CountyRedner, D.K.Mika Publishing Company0-919303-05-619761
It's good to get homeRedner, D.K.Mika0-919302-79-x19831
Indian Christmas CarolRobb, Wallace HavelockAbbey Dawn Press, Kingston 19401
Mistress Molly, The Brown LadyRobinson, Helen CaisterDndurn Press0-919670-49-019801
Cherry Valley (blue binder)Rorabeck, MurielRorabeck, Muriel 1999 
Vancott Family (Blue binder)Rorabeck, MurielRorabeck, Muriel 1999 
Walmsley Family (blue binder)Rorabeck, MurielRorabeck, Muriel 1999 
Golden Jubilee 1869-1919ScribeT. Eaton Co. Limited 19191
7th Town/Ameliasburgh Township : Past & PresentSeventh Town Historical SocietyCounty Magazine Printshop Ltd.0-969135-0-519841984
A Short Topographical Description of His Majesty's Province of Upper CanadaSmyth, David WilliamFaden, London 17991 rev
As I remember Spafford, P.K.Prince Edward Historical Society0-919825-30-319981
An Account of the Construction and Embellishment of Old Time ShipsStevens J.R.Toronto for author 1949 
The County DecoysStewart, JimBoston Mills Press1-55046-446-920041
Pioneer Life on the Bay of QuinteTackaberry, Brian (intro) and Flint, R. Arless (index)Global Heritage Press1-894378-33-419041999
Historic Prince EdwardTaylor, David (ed)Prince Edward Historical Society0-919825-18-42000 
The Hart Pottery, Canada WestTaylor, David and PatriciaPicton Gazette 19661
History of the Churches of Prince Edward CountyTaylor, PatriciaPicton Gazette 19711
Toronto Harbour : the passing yearsToronto Harbour Commissioners Toronto Harbour Commissioners  19851
Captain John WilliamsTownsend, RobertOdyssey Publishing0-9683798-5-020011
Quinte and Prince Edward (when canvas was king)Townsend, RobertVirtual Impact Marketing0-9683798-1-820011
Blue water Ontario and the road NorthTrusler, Arthur C.Blue Water Editions 19511
Voyage of a different kind: the Associated Loyalists of Kingston and AdolphustownTurner, LarryGlobal Heritage Press1-894378-08-31984facs 1999
Prince Edward County YarnsWalmsley, Dr J HowardPrince Edward Historical Society0-919825-13-319851
Historic Prince EdwardWelsman, JackPrince Edward Historical Society 19761
Boats UnlimitedWilson, HaroldBoston Mills Press0-919783-98-819901
Songs from KawarthaYoung, Florrie BaxterVantage Press 19591

The above represents part of our holdings on this subject - these books are all available for consultation - some of the older titles may be handled only by a Curator, or by a Member who has received approved training in the handling of archival material. Engravings, paintings and charts are not listed.

Our online catalogue (OPAC) is available here.


We are continually expanding our collections - donations would be sincerely welcomed

More references to the County may be found in books referring to:

county magazine

County Magazine, vol 15, no. 2.


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