They have added the following records -
Canadian Passenger List 1881-1922
They have added 2111 images to an existing collection.
The website says “Contains records for the ports of Quebec City, 1900-1921; Halifax, 1881-1922; Saint John, 1900-1912; North Sydney, 1906-1912; Vancouver, 1905-1912; Victoria, 1905-1912; New York, 1906-1912; and Eastern US Ports, 1905-1912. The lists for United States ports include only those names of passengers with intentions of proceeding directly to Canada”.
The website is https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1823240?et_cid=49343831&et_rid=839174644&linkid=https%3a%2f%2ffamilysearch.org%2fsearch%2fcollection%2f1823240&cid=
Newfoundland Vital Statistics 1753 - 1893
They have added 191,573 new indexed to the record collection
The website includes images of church record transcripts. Contains baptisms, marriages, and some burials from many churches in the province
The website is https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1793777?et_cid=49343831&et_rid=839174644&linkid=https%3a%2f%2ffamilysearch.org%2fsearch%2fcollection%2f1793777&cid=
Need help in finding your Canadian ancestors?
As a nod of the hat to the Ontario Genealogical Conference being held in Barrie, Ontario from May 29 to May 31, may we take this opportunity to offer a month-long discount on our research and consultation services of 15% (ends 11 June at midnight).
Just go to Elizabeth Lapointe Research Services at www.elrs.biz, or send an email with the subject "special" to firstname.lastname@example.org to see how I can help you find that elusive Canadian ancestor!
Research Tip! If you want to explore the possible research Wiki for Canada, go to https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Canada_Genealogy. They have completely sourced documents, and are adding more every day.
Check the Canadian Week in Review every Monday morning for the latest in Genealogy, Heritage, and History news in Canada.
If you missed this week’s edition, it is at http://genealogycanada.blogspot.com/2015/05/canadian-week-in-review-18-may-2014.html
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