Thursday, April 21, 2011

New Online Resources

  • Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics
  • For King and Country, an OGS project to transcribe war memorials in Toronto schools
  • The Halton Digital Newspaper Archive, Halton-Peel, Ontario [Libraries launch Digital Newspaper Archive]
  • Anglo-Celtic Connections offers blog posts about, and links to, Nova Scotia newspaper archives online and Alberta Homestead Records 1870-1930

  • Library & Archives Canada has launched a Digitization Project-by the Public where visitors to LAC can photograph LAC documents for inclusion in an online searchable database.
    Also new at LAC:

    New at FamilySearch:
    • Canada Census Mortality Schedules, 1871
    • Canada, Bas-Canada—Recensement de 1842
    • Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938
    • Canada, New Brunswick—Deaths, 1815–1938 [Part B]
    • Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937, and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
    • Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927
    • Canada, Ontario—Deaths, 1933–1937
    • Canada, Ontario—Marriages, 1869–1927 [Part A]
    • Canada, Ontario—Marriages, 1869–1927 [Part B]
    • Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800-1900
    • Canada—Passenger Lists, 1881–1922
    Genealogy Blog offers a great list of Canadian Vital Records Databases Posted at

    New at Ancestry:
    Not have an Ancestry subscription? Family History Centres and some Canadian libraries offer free access to some Ancestry databases. The Ancestry Insider blog offers a great article about this.