Monday, May 21, 2012

New/Improved Canadian Websites and Blogs Week 25

City of Vancouver Archives All seven volumes of Major Matthews' Early Vancouver photos are now online.

The Children of Fort Langley Information on the descendants of the Hudson Bay Company employees who worked at Fort Langley between 1827 and 1895.

The First Newspapers on Canada's West Coast: 1858-1863 Newspapers from Victoria, British Columbia in the years 1856-1863.

Prince of Wales: Immigration List 1813 List of Scottish passengers who in 1813 arrived from Stromness, Orkney, Scotland at York Factory. They arrived two months later at York Factory in Manitoba.

War of 1812 History You can read about such items as period newspapers, military uniforms, weapons and documents, business records, letters, and clothing. There is also a blog at

Acadia Parish, Louisiana,_Louisiana Although this is a parish in Louisiana, there are plenty of references made to the Acadians of Nova Scotia.

The Upper St. John River Valley Transcriptions of early censuses, surveys, land grants, and maps. If you go on the "What's New" webpage, you will see where the author has added many new records.  

Welcome to Al Beagan's "Genealogy Notes"
Genealogy Notes of PEI, NFLD, and those that went to the "Boston States".

Nova Scotia Historic Notes... Notes from Nova Scotia from 1398 to 1995.

Montcalm Passenger List, July 16, 1936 The Montcalm sails for Europe, July 16, 1936 on the "Vimy and Battlefields Pilgrimage". Dave Obee has put the passengers' names on this site.