|Irish Heritage Quebec can help you with your genealogy particularly in the greater Quebec City area and environs. Contact us for such help. For those of you who enjoy conducting your own search you may visit our Office at 1145 De Salaberry Quebec City and browse our sources. These include all marriages in the Quebec City area on CD and all Irish Catholic marriages on hard copy. We also have the 1851 and 1871 Canadian Census for the Quebec City Area on CD. The following are of interest to those conducting genealogical searches from their own homes.
This will give you access to the Canadian Census of 1851, 1901, and 1911.
This will allow you to view the original 1871 Canadian Census pages.
This will give you to access to the Canadian, US, and UK Census of 1881 (excluding Ireland). http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp
This will allow you to view the original 1881 Canadian Census pages.
This will allow you to view the original 1891 Canadian Census pages.
The following will allow you to access a wealth of genealogical sources for North America including Quebec. Click on Canada and then scroll down to Quebec Catholic Parish registers up to 1899. Then go to the bottom and click on browse images.
This will give you vital information on children orphaned in 1847, the names of some of those who adopted them and where they were adopted.
This is a great site put up by Patricia Balkcom on Valcartier area genealogy.
This site by Dennis McLane is excellent for the Frampton – St. Malachy area.
You can register on this site for free. Quebec National Archives
The site includes a wealth of information including the following four sources.
The Quebec Chronicle Telegraph to 1924
The Quebec Mercury
Quebec City notaries’ records
This site gives you access to Quebec City directories from 1822 to 1920.
This site gives you access to a Quebec City directory of 1887.
If you have family who lived/died in Montreal, the following three sites are valuable tools.
Montreal’s Lovell’s Street Directories (1842-1977)
The Montreal Gazette in Google News Archives.
The following will give you passenger lists that to Canada in the early 1900′s.
When you find a person on the Nanaimo site that interests you, go to this site.
To carry out research on your ancestors in Ireland is more of a challenge. This site will gives you access to Griffith-valuations, a valuable research tool to help establish or confirm your ancestors’ geographical position in Ireland.
This site will give you an 1837 topographical description of every place in Ireland to which your ancestors may have left reference. It also provides a virtual Irish library.
This site will give you access to Ireland’s 1901 & 1911 censuses.
The following is a great site but it currently deals with only a few of the 32 Irish counties. It will gradually deal with more and more counties.
All of the above is free.
Here are two sites you may wish to visit however keep in mind that for the most part access to actual documents will cost you money.