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Genealogy

 

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 Irish Catholic marriages on hard copy. We also have the 1851 and 1871 Canadian Census for the Quebec City area on CD. The following sites are of interest to those conducting genealogical searches from their own homes. 

Canadian Censuses of 1851, 1901, and 1911.

 

1871 Canadian Census pages.

 

1881 Canadian Census pages.

 

1891 Canadian Census pages.

 

1921 Canadian Census on Ancestry.com for free 

Quebec Catholic Parish registers

This will take you directly to St. Patrick’s and other parishes of Quebec City.

Here you may search for surrounding area parishes in Sillery, Sainte-Foy, St. Catherine’s etc.

The following will allow you to access many 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.
You may want to open a free account to facilitate the viewing of documents.

https://www.familysearch.org/

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.

 

You can register on this site for free. Quebec National Archives

 

The site includes a wealth of information including the following nine sources.

 

The Morning Chronicle (Jan. 1847 – Nov. 1850)


The Morning Chronicle and Commercial and Shipping, 1850-1888


The Morning Chronicle (Feb. 1888 – May 1888)


The Quebec Morning Chronicle, 1888-1898


The Quebec Chronicle, 1898-1924

 

The Quebec Mercury

 

Quebec City notaries’ records

 

Quebec City directories from 1822 to 1920.

Book of Reference to cadastral lots in Quebec City in 1876

 

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 Notre-Dame des Neiges Cemetery

 

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.

 

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.

 

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/

 

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.
www.irishgenealogy.ie

All of the above is free.

 

Two sites you may wish to visit keeping in mind that, for the most part,
access to actual documents will cost you money.

http://www.rootsireland.ie/

http://www.irelandroots.com/

 

 

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