Genealogy

 

Irish Heritage Quebec can help you with your genealogy particularly in the greater Quebec City area and environs. Contact us for such help. The following sites are of interest to those conducting genealogical searches from their own homes.

Notre Dame de Québec Parish census of 1818.
1831 Census of Lower Canada.
1842 Census of Canada East.

Canadian Censuses of 1851, 1901, and 1911.

1861 Canadian Census pages.

1871 Canadian Census pages.

1881 Canadian Census pages.

1891 Canadian Census pages.

1921 Canadian Census on Ancestry.com for free.

Quebec Parish registers

This will give you access to St. Patrick’s 1877 to 1915 and direct access to the index of each year.

To use the next 4 items you must open a free family search account.

1)  St. Patrick’s Parish 1856-1876.
2) Pre-1856 St. Patrick’s marriages, baptisms and   deaths in the registers of Notre Dame du Quebec.
3) Surrounding area parishes of Sillery, Sainte-Foy,  St. Catherine and all other parishes in the province.
4) Access to non-Catholic records in Quebec.

Access to registers province wide and of all faiths, 1901-1915.

This will allow you to research your ancestors buried in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Sillery, now Quebec City. It covers interments from 1848 to 1904.

This will give you to access to many genealogical sources for North America including Quebec. Click on SEARCH, scroll down to the world map, click on Canada. You may want to open a free account to facilitate the viewing of documents.

Vital information on children orphaned in 1847.
The names of some of those who adopted them and where they were adopted.

Patricia Balkcom’s website on Valcartier area genealogy.

Dennis McLane’s website on the Frampton – St. Malachy area genealogy.

This site includes data on Megantic County and St. Sylvestre genealogy, community and migration history.

The Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec site includes a wealth of information including the following sources.

The Morning Chronicle (Jan. 1847 – Nov. 1850)
The Morning Chronicle and Commercial and Shipping (1850-1888)
The Quebec Daily Telegraph (1880-1891 & 1922-1925)
The Morning Chronicle (Feb. 1888 – May 1888)
The Quebec Morning Chronicle (1888-1898)
The Quebec Chronicle, 1898-1924
The Quebec Gazette (1893 -1898)
The Quebec Mercury (1804-1903)
The Quebec Saturday Budget (1874-1906)
The Quebec-Chronicle Telegraph (1953-1970)

Quebec City notaries’ records

Quebec City directories from 1822 to 1976

This site gives information on heritage buildings in Quebec City. Enter a street name or specific address for an image of and some information on your ancestor’s house.

Book of Reference to cadastral lots in Quebec City in 1876

If you have family who lived/died in Montreal, the following three sites are valuable tools.

Montreal’s Notre-Dame des Neiges Cemetery

Montreal’s Lovell’s Street Directories (1842-1977)

The Montreal Gazette in Google News Archives.

Access to passenger lists to Canada from 1865 to 1922 by ship.

Access to passenger lists to the port of Quebec City from 1865 to 1922 by the immigrant’s name.

To carry out research on your ancestors in Ireland is more of a challenge. This site will give you access to Griffith-valuations, a valuable research tool to help you establish or confirm your ancestors’ geographical position in Ireland.

An 1837 topographical description of every place in Ireland to which your ancestors may have left reference. It also provides a virtual Irish library.
http://www.libraryireland.com/topog/

This will give you access to Irish Catholic parish registers in Ireland where you may find reference to your Irish ancestors. You will require a notion of what town they were from. You will also need a birthdate. Birthdates of your Irish born emigrant ancestors are often found in the 1901 Canadian Census. If they married In Quebec you may find reference to their town/parish of origin in the marriage entry in the Quebec parish registry. Once into the site, click on the Irish map and start hunting!

Ireland’s 1901 & 1911 censuses.

The following is a great site but currently deals with only a few of the 32 Irish counties. It will gradually deal with more and more counties.
www.irishgenealogy.ie

All of the above is free.

 

 

 

 

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