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Welcome to the Peel County Page!

Peel County was established in 1851 and was prior to this part of the Home District. It is immediately west of Metropolitan Toronto (York County) Ontario.

Bordering counties are:

  • North: Dufferin and Simcoe Counties
  • East: York County
  • South: Lake Ontario
  • West: Halton and Wellington Counties


Caledon, Albion, Chinguacousy, Toronto twp., and Toronto Gore (Toronto, the city, is not in Peel County)



PEEL INFORMATION NETWORK - a great site for research in Peel County!


Census Information



Eden / Switzers Cemetery, Toronto Gore Township & Albion Township --

King's Cemetery, Toronto Gore Township & Albion Township --

Moore's United Presbyterian Cemetery, Toronto Township --

Mount Zion / Whaley's Corners Cemetery, Chinguacousy Township --


Church Records (province wide)


Links to websites with information about some Peel County families. If you have a Peel Family web page that you would like linked here please contact me.

Message Boards: Peel County queries, rootsweb site

Vital Statistics





Thank-you to Steph Eddy who compiled this list of books.

Useful Links to Other Websites

Thanks to Steph Eddy who compiled this list of links. These links were all checked on 15 Oct 2002. If you find any "broken links", please let me know so I can fix them! Thanks.

Search this Site

Click here for the page with the search engine (and scroll to the bottom of that page). It will search the Peel County pages as well as the pages on the Ontario Marriages site. If this becomes a problem for people, I may change it.

Contact Information

Mary Crandall at - If you are emailing me, please put "Peel County" (at a minimum) in the subject line. I am NOT an expert on Peel County. If the information that you are looking for is not on this site, then I probably don't know the answer either.