There are many wonderful and free resources available to help with your research in Ontario and Kent County.
Chatham-Kent Wikipedia includes historical information from former Kent County (pre-1998 amalgamation)
Also available are digitized resources that were donated for public use. Please note that all items are for personal research purposes only and should not be reproduced without permission of the copyright holder. Items have been digitized to ensure preservation of the material and are not to be sold or shared online. Where applicable, Kent Branch of The Ontario Genealogical Society holds copyright.