Delaware County Records and Historical Information
by Keith Lockhart

´╗┐This session focused specifically on Delaware County, PA records--where to find them, what they mean, and why they are important to genealogical research.

Keith Lockhart is a lifelong Ridley Township resident and a graduate of Penn State University. He has written numerous booklets on the history of the area and for many years penned a history column for Towne Talk. He has also shared his vast kmowledge of local history through articles
for both the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily Times newspapers.

Keith created and maintains the Delaware County, PA History website at
and has also created the Delaware County History blog at

Keith Lockhart's collection contains many rare books and booklets on Delaware County PA history that are not available anywhere else. These booklets run the gamut from the Delaware County Society to Detect Horse Thieves in 1850 to Prospectus's for Delaware County Businesses.

Some references include:

Delaware County Public Access

Delaware County Free Public Records Directory

Delaware County Archives

Delaware County GENWEB