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Passage of Time: Clifford & Area History


Passage of Time: Clifford and Area website provides a wide assortment of information for anyone interested in the rich history or genealogy of the area.

Be sure to check Resources section below which features many links within this site with information covering Carrick, Howick, Minto and Normanby Townships.


Baptisms - Ayton, Alsfeldt, Clifford
Baptisms - Drew 1911-1916
Baptisms - Normanby 1874-1896
Births - Carrick, Howick, Minto, Normanby (A-C)
Births - Carrick, Howick, Minto, Normanby (D-H)
Births - Carrick, Howick, Minto, Normanby (K-Z)
Cemetery - Clifford 1870-1998
Cemetery - Clifford Photos
Cemetery - Howick Trinity Burial List
Census - Clifford 1881 (A-F)
Census - Clifford 1881 (G-L)
Census - Clifford 1881 (M-Y)
Census - Clifford 1901
Church of Acension - Clifford Records
Contributed BMD
Deaths - Clifford or Lakelet
Events - Looking Back
Family Archives
Family Archives - Clifford
Family Trees - Bruce County
Family Trees - Clifford
Family Trees - Howick
Family Trees - Minto Township
Family Trees - Normanby
Juror Lists - Clifford 1874-1926
Marriages - Bruce County Pt. 1
Marriages - Bruce County Pt. 2
Marriages - Carrick
Marriages - Clifford
Marriages - Drew & Area
Marriages - Howick
Marriages - Normanby
Newspaper - Clifford Advance 1889-1890
Obituaries - Clifford, Minto
Obituaries - Newspaper Clippings
Obituaries - Contributed
Photos - Clifford (Ye Olde)
Telephone Book - Clifford 1946

List of early settlers

Clifford Post Office

Oldest known picture of Clifford

Clifford Council - 1900
Additional Information

I have the following Cemetery Transcripts Index


Old Harriston Cemetery, Jerusalem, Drew Anglican, North Salem, South Salem, St. Thomas R.C. Cemetery; Darroch Family Plot, Harriston (Maser index ONLY) and Palmerston (Master index ONLY)

Looking for information of the following cemeteries: Yeoman cemetery of Minto Township, in the village of Clifford: Brown Cemetery,and Anglican Cemetery and any cemetery not mentioned .


Clifford, Trinity Lutheran, Lakelet, Old Sothern, Old EV. Fordwich Pres., Fordwich Public, Wroxeter Pres., Wroxeter Public ( Master index ONLY), Wroxeter Anglican, Brethren In Christ, Baptist (Con 3 lot 23), Gorrie Public , Old Hunter (Con 9 lot 13), Redgrave, Harrison Family Plot, Molesworth and Hayden Wesley an Methodist.

I am looking for information of the following cemeteries:the two Mennonite cemeteries. Please contact me.


Maplewood, Orchardville R.C., Negro, Single Grave, Pefeffers, Abandoned, Lauderbach, Alsfeldt EV. United, St. Paul's Normanby, Ayton: EV United Brethren, Ayton: Knox Presbyterian, Ayton: Union, Ayton: Zion Lutheran, Ayton: Trinity Lutheran, Hampden, Neustadt: St. Paul's, Neustadt: St. Peter's, Mount Pleasant (Calderwood), and Chapel Hill.

Do you know of any other cemeteries single or old that are NOT On this list? Contact me.


McIntosh, Reform Lutheran, St. Matthews, St. Johns Old and New, Salem E.U B., Neustadt Baptist (located in Carrick), Balaclava Pres., Carrick Baptist , Emmanuel Ev. United, Immaculate Conception R.C. Cemetery -Formosa; Sacred Heart-Mildmay; St. Francis Zavier R.C.- Carlsruhe, Baptist -Carlsruhe; St. Ignatius R. C. -Deemerton

Do you know of any other cemeteries not mentioned on this list?

Other Cemetery MI

Big Bay Cemetery in Keppel Township; Hanover Cemetery in Bentick Township, Mount Forest Cemetery in Egremount Township.

Three catholic Cemeteries in Mount Forest and area: Holy Cross (Mount Forest); St. John's Catholic -Arthur; Kenilworth Pioneer-Arthur Township.

Erin Township (Wellington County) all 12 of them.

In Waterloo County, the following Lutheran Cemeteries MI: St. Peter's -Heidelberg; 1st St. Paul's-Wellesley; St. John's -Bamberg; St. Mark's -Wellesley Village; St. Paul's -Erbsville; Zion Ev. -Philipsburg (Wilmot township) Zion Ev- Wilmot township. East of St. Agatha.

Additional Information

I have Marriages from 1858-1869 for the counties of: Bruce, Huron,Halton and Wellington.

1901 census for Normanby and Carrick Township < NEW>


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Thank-you to the following people for their help

  • Eileen Wilson who translated some of the German records.
  • Mary Crandall for allowing us to post some of her marriages from her website. Please visit her site.
  • The local library for their 150% help with resources and ordering me books. Support your local libraries!
  • To the many members of the lists who have passed on some of the records.
  • Members of local Historical societies and genealogy groups
  • To the pioneers of our communities who by their "Faith" have made us proud of their past and look forward to the future.
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