New Brunswick Genealogical Society
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We assembled the following links to help those interested in their New Brunswick ancestors to quickly find websites of interest. Many of the people who first settled in New Brunswick had family that left for other parts of North America and the world. As a consequence, you will find the links are not limited to New Brunswick alone. Many come from members who have found them to be helpful in their quest for their own ancestors. Your contributions are welcome – please submit them by email to webmanager@nbgs.ca
 
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Search the catalogue for books in NB libraries.
[Located in Category: Library]
The physical and online location of databases and archives useful to those researching New Brunswick.
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MC223 at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. The Parish Registers are available on the NBGS website under the Anglican Registers Project, subject to restrictions of the Vital Statistics Act. The Anglican Church has had a presence in New Brunswick since 1768.
[Located in Category: Religious Archives]
Archive is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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University of PEI, Island Archive.
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If your deceased relative was a Barnardos boy or girl, whether in the UK or as part of migrations to Australia or Canada, we could help you trace information about them and their life in Barnardos.
[Located in Category: Home Children]
FamilySearch.org
[Located in Category: Starting A Family History]
French site for Library and Archives Canada
[Located in Category: Archives ]
This is a listing of records of children's homes administered by Birmingham City Council. Middlemore Childrens home records are included in this collection.
[Located in Category: Home Children]
[Located in Category: United Empire Loyalist ]
[Located in Category: United Empire Loyalist ]
[Located in Category: Home Children]
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If you have interest in hiring a researcher please send a summary of the work you have already completed and what your goals are. I have eleven years of research experience with the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick and with the Loyalist Collection at the University of New Brunswick Library.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Research Services]
[Located in Category: Military]
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The South African War (1899-1902) or, as it is also known, the Boer War, marked Canada's first official dispatch of troops to an overseas war.
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Baptist Archives are located in the Vaughan Memorial Library at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
[Located in Category: Religious Archives]
Note: This website has not been updated since 2011.
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Includes history of the Archdiocese plus listings of current, retired and deceased priests.
[Located in Category: Religious Archives]
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Transcriptions of census records.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
indexed and searchable
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Housed in the Historic Jail, The Charlotte County Archives’ rich and varied collection reflects the diversity, experience, and achievement of Charlotte County people. The collections date to the 18th century and include thousands of original documents reflecting various individuals, groups, and businesses, who have contributed to our social, cultural, economic, and political life.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
The Child Migrants Trust was established in 1987 by Margaret Humphreys CBE, OAM; a Nottinghamshire Social Worker. It addresses the issues surrounding the deportation of children from Britain. In the post-war period, child migrants as young as three were shipped to Canada, New Zealand, the former Rhodesia and Australia, a practice that continued as late as 1970.
[Located in Category: Home Children]
The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.
[Located in Category: Military]
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission ensures that 1.7 million people who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten.
[Located in Category: Military]
New Brunswick maps collection.
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Genealogy in Bathurst, New Brunswick
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
Library and Archives Canada
[Located in Category: Starting A Family History]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides FamilySearch free of charge to everyone, regardless of tradition, culture, or religious affiliation. FamilySearch resources help millions of people around the world discover their heritage and connect with family members.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
For those who wish to use the Family Search site to research records relevant to New Brunswick rather than for purposes of familial genealogical research.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
A collection of online resources pertaining to NB genealogical research.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
Library and Archives Canada
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This site is devoted to the history of Lewis Fisher and Mary Barbara Till of Fredericton and their descendants.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
Daphne Wetmore, BHS, PLCGS, holds a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies: Canadian Records (2017) and an Advanced Level Professional Development Certificate (2021) from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, Toronto, Ontario. Located in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Daphne has many years of experience as a genealogy researcher, and has deep ancestral roots in the province. These roots include Loyalist and Irish immigrants; Premiers and paupers; shipbuilders and woodsmen; doctors, lawyers, engineers and many others who helped build the province of New Brunswick.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Research Services]
The Genealogical Institute of the Maritimes, a non-profit organization, was established in 1983 under the auspices of the Council of Maritime Premiers. The Institute arose in response to a felt need noted by leading genealogists, genealogical societies of the Maritime provinces, and archivists, for certification and registration of persons undertaking genealogical research for the public.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Research Services]
The General Register Office holds records of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships, stillbirths and adoptions in England and Wales.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
The General Register Office for Northern Ireland (GRONI) is located within the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency and is responsible for: * the administration of marriage and civil partnership law * the registration of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and adoptions * the maintenance of registration records * the production of birth, deaths, marriage, civil partnership and adoption certificates when you ask
[Located in Category: Archives ]
Ancestry.com
[Located in Category: Starting A Family History]
This website has been designed and published by John Munro, for the benefit of others who are trying to trace their American GI fathers or family.
[Located in Category: Military]
The purpose of this site is to help preserve the memory and history of the people and places of Glassville and surrounding communities.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
Note: This website has not been updated since 2014.
[Located in Category: GenWeb Sites]
[Located in Category: Historical Societies & Museums]
A free genetic genealogy encyclopedia with 713 articles and growing. Founded in 2005 by DNA project administrators who shared a common vision: the promotion and education of genetic genealogy.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
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[Located in Category: Historical Societies & Museums]
Library and Archives Canada's mandate is to preserve the documentary heritage of Canada for the benefit of present and future generations;
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Library and Archives Canada holds multiple records in different series regarding the Home Children who were sent to Canada from Britain between 1869-1930.
[Located in Category: Home Children]
New Brunswick map collection.
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We research local records and records at other New Brunswick repositories. For research in Nova Scotia and in Prince Edward Island we use the services of private researchers who are certified and experienced. For more than twenty years LIFELINES Genealogy Research has served in multiple research areas.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Research Services]
[Located in Category: United Empire Loyalist ]
The Canadian Encyclopedia
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Note: This website has not been update since 2016.
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This website provides much information about mariners from Atlantic Canada. One of the projects completed by the MHA was the Atlantic Shipping Project "Ships and Seafarers of Atlantic Canada" which studied, documented and explained the rise and fall of Atlantic Canadian shipping in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Ports selected for study were St. John's, Newfoundland, (which was the sole port of registry for the island); Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (also the sole port for the province); Halifax, Sydney, Yarmouth, Windsor and Pictou, Nova Scotia; Saint John, Richibucto and Miramichi, New Brunswick.
[Located in Category: Historical Societies & Museums]
An experienced archival researcher who worked as a certified archivist and reference librarian in New Orleans for 11 years before returning to his native New Brunswick. Familiar with NB archives and online research. Hourly and project-based rates available.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Research Services]
New Brunswick map collection.
[Located in Category: Maps]
Digital Archives Initiative
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Liverpool and Glasgow were the main departure ports for children sailing to Canada. Liverpool's Allan Line carried almost half of Canada's child migrants on its ships. This website has video stories of two migrant children
[Located in Category: Home Children]
The Society's mission is to preserve their Heritage; to assist families in their research for past information and to help locate living family ties; to come together and share in their Heritage with others.
[Located in Category: Home Children]
There are records relating to Loyalists, the War of 1812, the Rebellions, the South African War, the First World War and the Second World War, many of which are featured in databases, research guides and virtual exhibitions.
[Located in Category: Military]
Today, the Museum's collection includes more than 44,000 objects and photographs, covering all aspects of life of the Acadians of old. The mandate of the Museum is to collect, research, preserve and display the objects that pertain to Acadian culture. Many of the items in the collection represent the trades and occupations practised by Acadians in the past. Please note that most of the material on the site is available only in French.
[Located in Category: Historical Societies & Museums]
[Located in Category: Archives ]
Following the establishment of the modern Irish state in 1922, existing agencies continued to function until the enactment of the National Archives Act, 1986, which transferred their functions and holdings to the newly established National Archives. Under this legislation, records of Government Departments and their agencies are transferred to the National Archives when they are 30 years old.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
The National Records of Scotland store records of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships, divorces, stillbirths - they’re also responsible for the Scottish national archives, which contain government documents and public records.
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The Archives & Research Library collections include three principal libraries: The Webster Canadiana Library, The Ganong Library and the archival collections, which consist of approximately 300 metres of business records, personal papers and ephemera relating to the economic, legal, military, religious and political life of New Brunswick, with a 19th-century emphasis.
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Note: This website has not been updated since 2019, many links no longer work.
[Located in Category: GenWeb Sites]
The New Brunswick Museum is New Brunswick’s provincial museum. As such, it is a principal repository and steward of material that documents or represents the natural and human history of New Brunswick and other related regions. In partnership with institutions and communities we collect, preserve, research and interpret material to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of New Brunswick provincially and globally.
[Located in Category: Historical Societies & Museums]
A directory of the newspapers published in NB.
[Located in Category: Newspapers]
Access to some databases is free (as a guest). Full use of the site and its databases is available by subscription.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
A portion of the records and databases can be accessed for free. The remainder require a membership. The membership is open to individual subscriptions.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
The Rooms Provincial Archives division is mandated to preserve those records of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador which are deemed to have enduring legal, fiscal, evidential or research value.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
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New Brunswick map collection.
[Located in Category: Maps]
The Nova Scotia Archives (NSA) acquires, preserves and makes available the province's documentary heritage
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Includes old maps of New Brunswick.
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Note: This website has not been updated since 2015.
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Digital images of thirteen different newspapers published in six very different Nova Scotia communities over a span of 210 years. A total of 26,220 digitized pages of the surviving issues for these papers are accessible right now.
[Located in Category: Newspapers]
New Brunswick map collection.
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This site provides information regarding more than 5,650 individuals from Glassville and nearby communities, and from Carleton County more generally, together with their ancestors and descendants.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
Located in Toronto, ON.
[Located in Category: Religious Archives]
Note: This website has not been updated since 2012.
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[Located in Category: Newspapers]
The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects, preserves, and makes available for research, documents and records bearing upon the history of New Brunswick.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
The Public Archives and Records Office acquires, preserves, and makes available for public research the records of the government of PEI, as well as private sector records deemed to be of lasting historical value.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
The Quaco Museum and Library opened in July 1978. The Museum contains the permanent collection of artifacts and other material relating to the history and heritage of the Quaco – St. Martins area.
[Located in Category: Historical Societies & Museums]
Approximately 30,000 children spent at least some of their childhood in the Orphan Homes of Scotland, a name changed in 1958 to Quarriers Homes. Each child's entry to and departure from the Homes was recorded as was basic information about the family's circumstances.
[Located in Category: Home Children]
Note: this page has not been updated since 2018.
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Note: This website has not been updated since 2006.
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New Brunswick Natural Resources and Energy Development, maps of rivers for fishing.
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The archives collects, preserves and shares material on the history of all aspects of Jewish life in Saint John from 1858 to the present day.
[Located in Category: Religious Archives]
Note: This website has not been updated since 2006.
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Syngeneia is a compilation of genealogical and historical information concerning eight families and their ancestors. Their family migration to the USA spans the years from the 1620's to the early 20th century. Some families in Westmorland Co are included.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
Many NB newspapers are available on the Telegraph Journal's website in their digital archive section. Some date back to 1874. A subscription is required to access these newspapers.
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Benjamin Birdsall came to New Brunswick in 1783. The Birdsall Family website has entries for a lot of the family, including back to the roots in Yorkshire England. Most of these entries are from the Birdsall Family book but there are also other stories.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
The goal of this website is to provide insight into the Cassidys who established the homestead at Cassidy Lake in 1825 and their descendents. The Genealogy section has dates, notes and pictures for individual family members.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
To quote the website "The Drouin Collection Records is a collection of parish registers (baptisms, burials and marriages). This massive collection contains, among other things, the entirety of Quebec’s civil registry from 1621 to the 1940s." These records also cover parts of New Brunswick and other parts of French Acadia. The records are available in English and in French. The site itself is paid service but some records are available for free.
[Located in Category: Other Resources]
This web site has a lot of information pertaining to Charlotte County, Kings County and Queens County families and place histories.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
This website is dedicated to remembering Dr Barnardos Homes and The William Baker Memorial Technical School for Boys, in Goldings, Hertford.
[Located in Category: Home Children]
Primary documents by and about United Empire Loyalists.Held at the Harriet Irving Library at UNB
[Located in Category: Library]
The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK Government, and for England and Wales, acting as the guardians of over 1,000 years of iconic national documents. The archivists are expert advisers in information and records management and are part of a cultural, academic and heritage institution. The National Archives fulfils a leadership role for the archive sector and works to secure the future of physical and digital records.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
The Sprague Project was inspired by Dr. W. V. Sprague's "Sprague Families in America" which was published in 1913. The scope of the project has been expanded to include variants such as Sprag, Sprage, Spragg, Spragge, Sprague, Spriggs and both male and female lines of descent.
[Located in Category: Family and Community Websites]
Note: This website has not been updated since 2002.
[Located in Category: United Empire Loyalist ]
Digital archive - search New Brunswick or the location or topic of choice.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
[Located in Category: Immigration]
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New Brunswick Historical Newspapers Project provides researchers with unified access to UNB Libraries' current and historical newspaper collections in all formats, from New Brunswick and across the world. Search and discover print, microform, and selected digital newspaper titles (including New Brunswick Historical Newspapers Online collection) available from UNB Libraries.
[Located in Category: Newspapers]
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The Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council/Regional Council 15 Archives in Sackville, NB is mandated to collect, preserve, and provide access to the records of the Maritime, Gaspé, and Bermuda regions of the The United Church of Canada. We also have pre-1925 records of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregational congregations in the Maritimes and Gaspé which joined The United Church of Canada in 1925.
[Located in Category: Religious Archives]
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Collections of books and periodicals (c.48,000) which, for a variety of reasons, are held apart from the main library areas, are housed in the Archives & Special Collections Department of the Harriet Irving Library. Also found here are c.6,066 ft. of UNB's institutional records and private papers (historical and literary) relevant to New Brunswick.
[Located in Category: Archives ]
New Brunswick map collection.
[Located in Category: Maps]
The War of 1812 Privateers Website The goal of this site is to provide research sources for the study of privateering during the War of 1812.
[Located in Category: Military]
This website attempts to identify the dates and deployments of various British military units prior to 1870 within Canada and elsewhere in the western hemisphere.
[Located in Category: Military]
The goal of this database is to list, in one location, the names of the soldiers in British Regiments of Foot that were Killed, Died or Deserted during the War of 1812.
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Papers of the Department of State, 1789-1815 [microform] (1964) Reel 1. Letters received concerning letters of marque, 1812-14. Letters received regarding enemy aliens, 1812-14“ Reel 2. U.S. Marshals' returns of enemy aliens and prisoners of war, 1812-15 (Part I)“ Reel 3. U.S. Marshals' returns of enemy aliens and prisoners of war, 1812-15 (Part II)“ Reel 4. Requests for permission to sail from the United States, 1812-14. Passenger lists of outgoing vessels, 1812-14
[Located in Category: Military]
National Society United States Daughters of 1812 The United States Daughters of 1812 is a non-profit women's service organization for descendants of patriots who aided the American cause in the War of 1812.
[Located in Category: Military]
Seamen's Protection Certificate Register Database. A database of over 31,000 certificates granted to US sailors in Massachusetts and Connecticut between 1796 and 1871. The purpose of these Certificates were to prevent impressment of American citizens into the British Navy. Many of these sailors were born in British Colonies but had taken out U.S. citizenship.
[Located in Category: Military]
Military Resources: War of 1812 Resources at National Archives Records Administration (United States) Genealogical records of the War of 1812 War of 1812 Discharge Certificates Genealogical Fallout of the War of 1812 Records of impressed seaman 1793-1814
[Located in Category: Military]
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New Brunswick map collection.
[Located in Category: Maps]
[Located in Category: GenWeb Sites]