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.

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 for free.


Quebec Catholic Parish registers


This will take you directly to St. Patrick’s Parish 1856-1900.

This will give you access to  St. Patrick’s 1901-1912.

Pre-1856 St. Patrick’s marriages, baptisms and deaths are in the Notre Dame du Quebec
registers which you will find among other parishes of Quebec City.

Search here for surrounding area parishes in Sillery, Sainte-Foy, St. Catherine’s etc.

Access to registers province wide and of all faiths, 1901-1912.

This will allow you to research your Irish Protestant ancestors if they were 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, then scroll down to Quebec
Catholic Parish registers up to 1899. Next go to the bottom and click on browse images.
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.

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 1976

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.

The following will give you passenger lists 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.

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 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.

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


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