Links and Related Research

A number of organizations are interested in genealogy in Canada. Using these links, arranged by type of institution and province, you can extend your research, contact these organizations, and make new discoveries. If you would like to add a link to our list, consult Contact Information. All suggestions will be considered.

To do research by topic or subject, use AVITUS, our Directory of Canadian Genealogical Resources.

Genealogical Societies

Alberta
Alberta Family Histories Society
Alberta Genealogical Society
Société généalogique du Nord-Ouest (French only)

British Columbia
British Columbia Genealogical Society
Victoria Genealogical Society

Manitoba
Centre du patrimoine, Société historique de Saint-Boniface
Manitoba Genealogical Society

New Brunswick
New Brunswick Genealogical Society

Newfoundland and Labrador
Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia
Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia

Ontario
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO)
Ontario Genealogical Society
Société franco-ontarienne d'histoire et de généalogie

Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society

Quebec
Fédération québécoise des sociétés de généalogie (French only)
Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal
Québec Family History Society

Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Genealogical Society
Société historique de la Saskatchewan (French only)

International

Australia
National Archives of Australia
National Library of Australia

France
Archives municipales de Rennes (French only)
Archives nationales (French only)
France-généalogie (French only)
Guide généalogie (French only)

Great Britain
General Register Office
Anglican Sources for Tracing your Family History
ExploreGenealogy
Free BMD
GENUKI
Historical Directories
National Archives (formerly known as the Public Record Office)
The British Library
UK BMD

Ireland
Find my past.ie
Genealogical Society of Ireland
General Register Office (Belfast) of Northern Ireland
General Register Office (Dublin)
Ireland's Historical Mapping Archive
National Archives of Ireland
Land Registry & Registry of Deeds
National Library of Ireland
North of Ireland Family History Society
Ordnance Survey of Ireland
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Roots Ireland.ie
Valuation Office

New Zealand
Archives New Zealand
Births, Deaths and Marriages Online

Poland
Polish Roots

Scotland
National Archives of Scotland
ScotlandsPeople
Scotlands Family
Scottish Emigration Database
The Scottish Genealogy Society

Sweden
Swedish Church Records Online

United States of America
The National Archives
The Library of Congress
Vital Records US

Other Archives in Canada

Canadian Archival Information Network
Canadian Pacific Railway Archives
Glenbow Archives
Hudson's Bay Company Archives
Maritime History Archive
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Provincial and Territorial Archives and Libraries

Alberta
Provincial Archives of Alberta
Calgary Public Library
Edmonton Public Library

British Columbia
British Columbia Archives
Greater Victoria Public Library
Surrey Public Library, Cloverdale Branch
Vancouver Public Library

Manitoba
Archives of Manitoba
Manitoba Legislative Library

New Brunswick
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
New Brunswick Legislative Library
Saint John Free Public Library

Newfoundland and Labrador
Provincial Archives Division

Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories Archives

Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management
Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, New Glasgow

Ontario
Archives of Ontario
Ottawa Public Library
Toronto Reference Library

Prince Edward Island
Public Archives and Records Office
Confederation Centre Public Library

Quebec
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Bibliothèque de Montréal
McGill University Libraries

Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Archives Board
Regina Public Library
Saskatchewan Legislative Library
Saskatoon Public Library

Yukon
Yukon Archives

Religious Archives

To find the names and addresses of churches in a specific community, you can search by place name in the Canadian Church Directory [www.churchdirectory.ca].

Anglican (Church of England)
Archives in the Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Diocese of Huron Archives (Ontario)
Anglican Diocese of Ottawa Archives (Ontario)

Baptist
Atlantic Baptist Archives (Acadia University)
The Canadian Baptist Archives (McMaster Divinity College)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Evangelical
Evangelical Christian Church in Canada

Jewish
Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada
Ontario Jewish Archives
Ottawa Jewish Archives

Lutheran
Lutheran Historical Institute
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

Mennonite
Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies
Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives

Methodists
See United Church of Canada

Presbyterian
Presbyterian Church in Canada: Archives and Records Office
See also United Church of Canada

Roman Catholic
Archdiocese of Halifax Archives
Archdiocese of Regina Archives
Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John's (Newfoundland)
Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto
Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Winnipeg
Canadian Catholic Webs

United Church of Canada
United Church of Canada Archives Network

Reference Sites

Canada GenWeb
Capacadie.com (French only)
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Directory of Archives
FamilySearch
FrancoGène
Généalogie en ligne - Franco-américains (French only)
The Canadian Encyclopedia Online
Virtual Reference Library

University Research Centres

Carleton Centre for the History of Migration
Centre d'études acadiennes (French only)
Institut d'études canadiennes, Université d'Ottawa
Programme de recherche en démographie historique, Université de Montréal
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