Immigrants to Canada in Nineteenth Century - Ships - Emigration Reports - Emigration Handbooks UWInfo | Marj's Homepage | Genealogy | Local History | Young Immigrants | Sessional Papers You can check out:Quebec ship arrivals of 1793Ships 1868 - 1875 - Ships 1876 - 1893 - Ships 1894 - 1904 - Ships 1905 - 1930s - Ships 1870 - mostly those with assisted passengers on boardAllan Line InformationPassengers from John McKenzie who were on the Montreal at time of fire, 1857Extracts From The Annals of the Port of Quebec 1535-1900Arrivals at Grosse Isle in 1866Harbors of Quebec, Montreal and Liverpool circa 1878 Since the first thing many immigrants did was buy land - here are early land patents (missing but available soon part B, H, K, L, M, P, Q, S, T)Numidian - outbound Cabin Passengers 1892S.S. Prussian 1875 and a Bill of FareStray Ships - voyages found in various publications most from 1800-1864
101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free Is free genealogy a thing of the past? With the constant addition of subscription genealogy databases on the Internet, people often wonder if there will soon be an end to free genealogy research via the Web. For those of you with this concern, take heart - free genealogy databases aren't going anywhere anytime soon. Web sites from all over the world contain free genealogy information of use to family tree researchers which has been contributed by individuals, companies and even governments. Birth records, marriage records, military records, ships passenger lists, surnames, census records, immigration records, wills, photos and much, much more are available on the Internet for FREE if you just know where to look. These 100 free genealogy sites, in no particular order, should keep you busy searching for weeks!
SFRSC - About Us Thank you for your interest in our heritage organization. Our group was founded in 1994 by amateur genealogists, members, and former members of the Canadian section of the Genealogy Bulletin Board on the Prodigy on-line service. The purpose of La Société des Filles du roi et soldats du Carignan is to honor the memory of our courageous ancestors, the filles du roi (King's Daughters) and the soldiers of the Carignan-Salières Regiment of 17th century New France. We wish to foster a sense of pride in our common French Canadian heritage, to encourage the study of the history and culture and the practice of genealogical research, and to promote related educational goals. Currently, members discuss this topic on-line on Prodigy, AOL, CompuServe, and other locations on the Internet.
Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections Most people enjoy treasure hunts, especially genealogists and family historians. Librarians love to help people seeking information, and seeking to learn. Reference librarians are getting adept at pointing family history researchers to a range of free online databases. Put these together and you get the Vancouver Public Library's just completed genealogy contest. More than 100 people sent in answers and the VPL gave a book prize, Finding Your Canadian Ancestors by Sherry Irvine and Dave Obee, to five people drawn from the 75 fully correct entries.
Library & Archives Canada: Censuses Census returns are official Government of Canada records that enumerate the country’s population. They are an invaluable source of information as they often include the age, occupation, ethnic origin, religious denomination and the place of birth for the persons listed. For each census, the records are arranged by province or territory, and then are divided into districts which usually correspond to counties and cities. index These pages have been designed with the aim of recording, and increasing knowledge about, the genealogies of the current and former ruling families of Africa, Asia and the Americas. Unlike their European counterparts, genealogical information on these families is sparse and inadequate. This is the case, even though many of the dynasties are more ancient than most of the European dynasties that are so amply covered in genealogical works. I hope you will find that this small attempt to redress the balance contributes to your knowledge and enjoyment and makes a small contribution towards historical knowledge. Many of the ruling families, particularly those of the princely families of India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Burma, have ceased to rule or have been prohibited from playing officially recognised roles in national life. A note on spelling and transliteration:
Library & Archives Canada: AVITUS Search: Database Background Genealogists and people interested in family history want access to a large amount of information. In order to meet these needs, Library and Archives Canada is making available online The Directory of Canadian Genealogical Resources - AVITUS that allows you to access databases, catalogues and Web sites regarding genealogical resources and collections all over Canada. Why AVITUS? NSA: Nova Scotia Historical Newspapers Use this form to share this page link with friends or send it to your own email.Please Note: We cannot read what you are sending nor can we answer any research questions from this email. Please use our Contact Us page if you have questions about our services. No information entered here is stored. Please read our Privacy Page. Newspapers, whether we read them in their traditional paper format or view them online, are inexpensive, disposable and ephemeral goods.
ancestry.com: Canadian Genealogy Index 1600s-1900s This database contains over two million records referencing individuals from all regions of Canada, as well as early Alaska. The vast majority of the records fall between 1600 and the mid-to-late 1900s, although some records date before the 1500s. Gleaned during twenty years of research from over one thousand different sources - including city directories, marriage records, land records, census records, and more - this collection of names represents one of the most complete indexes to historical Canadian records available. This index helps you locate a particular individual in a specific time and place. Information that may be found in this database for each individual includes their name; year and place of the event or recording of the individual; province and county where the source is located; source title; and volume/page number where the individual can be found in the source.
MyTrees.com: Nova Scotia Links Part 1 of Canadian Genealogy Online contained a general overview of how to research your Canadian ancestors and gave several links to and tips about the records that might be available for searching. It included a description of when Censuses began to be recorded for each of the Canadian provinces and links to the online Canadian Census images and name indexes. Part 2 and Part 3 explored online resources for Alberta and British Columbia and Part 4 provided links to Manitoba resources. Part 5 detailed the history of New Brunswick and its online research resources. Part 6 explored the topic of Newfoundland and Labrador genealogy resources. Library & Archives Canada: Ancestors Search Databases Consult the online help page of each database to learn more about the records, the database and how to consult the records. Directory of Resources Births, Marriages and Deaths Census and Enumerations Immigration and Citizenship
MyTrees.com: Newfoundland Part 1 of Canadian Genealogy Online contained a general overview of how to research your Canadian ancestors and gave several links to and tips about the records that might be available for searching. It included a description of when Censuses began to be recorded for each of the Canadian provinces and links to the online Canadian census images and name indexes. Part 2 and Part 3 explored online resources for Alberta and British Columbia and Part 4 provided links to Manitoba resources.
Archives Canada In homes, schools and libraries across Canada, people are looking for evidence of what it means to be a Canadian. Archives Canada is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across Canada--it's your gateway to Canada's collective memory! Through Archives Canada you can: Search archival holdings across Canada Access Provincial and Territorial Archival Networks View digitized photographs, maps, documents and online exhibits developed around Canada's history Browse digital projects produced through the Archival Community Digitization Program Find contact information for repositories where these resources are held. Archival descriptions and digitized products are added regularly.