Saturday 9 September 2017

Manitoba and Saskatchewan records added to Ancestry

The following Canadian collections are now available on Ancestry (, which may be of interest if your ancestors emigrated there from Britain and Ireland, particularly if they worked for or settled in areas controlled by the Hudson's Bay Company:

Manitoba, Canada, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1834-1959
Source: Provincial Archives of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada. Archidocese of Keewatin-La Pas, Manitoba, Canada.

This collection consists baptism, marriage, and burial records from various churches in and around Manitoba, Canada between the years of 1834 and 1959. Some information found by browsing the collection may date back to 1800, but baptism, marriage, and burial records are only found post-1834.

Manitoba, Canada, Census Indexes, 1832-1856 & 1870
Source: Provincial Archives of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada.

This collection consists of Census Indexes from Manitoba (Red River Settlement), Canada, from the years 1832-1856, taken by the Hudson's Bay Company, and the 1870 provincial census of Manitoba.

Saskatchewan, Canada, Catholic Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1867-1932
Source: Archdiocese of Regina (Saskatchewan), Archdiocese of Keewatin-La Pas (Manitoba), Diocese of Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Diocese of Saskatoon.

Baptisms, marriages, and burials from various Roman Catholic parishes in Saskatchewan, Canada. Confirmations may also be found. Records typically appear in either register or paragraph format, and are written in French and English. Some registers may have latin headings, but the entries will be written in English or French. Because of the location and time period of these records, some registers may include Metis families in the old Northwest Territories and in the province of Sakatchewan.

Saskatchewan, Canada, Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994
Source: Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, Saskatchewan, Canada.

This collection includes cemetery records from Saskatchewan, Canada, spanning the years of 1850-1994.

Further details on each collection can be found via the links.


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