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You can now search all the transcribed parish records from right here !
You can search by surname or  location.

You can browse parish transcripts here :

You can see a list of the parishes where we have transcribed records in column on right.

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Quebec birth, marriage and death records

Quebec birth, marriage and death records
The keeping of birth, marriage and death records in Quebec dates back to the very beginnings of the French colony in North America. Indeed, it was in 1621 that the first Catholic parish register opened, recording the baptisms, marriages and burials of the population of the young colony.

4 Steps For Finding Quebec Notary Records Online


From My Genealogy Life blog: Yesterday a post by Gail Dever alerted me about a webinar hosted by Family Search covering Quebec Notary records. 

I arrived to the webinar in time and enjoyed watching the class and learned ow to find Notary records online.I have spent quite a but of time working with the index to Quebec Notary records created by Ancestry. 

At Ancestry some of the records have been added but for the most part I have found it is mainly an index. If you keep reading you will find out how to find them online.LINK 

Gail's article on "How to order a notary record from the Quebec Archives after finding it in an index on Ancestry" Link

A Useful Reference List (Canada)


Glad to see our site listed on this great bibliography /reference list from

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A Useful Reference List by Nancy on Scribd

Yes, Virginia there were loyalists in the Townships - Township week 1964


Anti-Amercans: The Missisquoi Loyalists -The Record 2001


Sherbrooke Ladies 1881


The British Isles, American, European Immigrants to Québec from 1759 onward Southwestern Quebec

Thanks Researched and compiled by: Jacques Gagnégagne.jacques@sympatico.ca2020-11-08

A quick guide to finding Canadian Census Schedules online

Did you know there’s a Schedule II for the 1901 Canadian census?
How about the 1871 Census – did you know there were 9 schedules and nearly all of them are available?