Immigration before 1865 at Library and Archives Canada Part 2

Last post, I gave a brief overview of the collection Immigrants Before 1865 on Library and Archives Canada. This post, I’m going to start looking at some of the record sets included that have been digitized. This post will be looking at passenger lists that have been digitized on the website Heritage. Foreign Protestants ofContinue reading “Immigration before 1865 at Library and Archives Canada Part 2”

Manitoba Ancestors: Parish Records on Canadiana

This weekend while looking for online record sets for Manitoba, I stumbled across three microfilms of Parish records on Heritage, a sister site to the free site Canadiana. For those unfamiliar, Canadiana is a huge digitization project to provide free access to newspapers, serials, books and government publications. It\’s sister siteĀ HeritageĀ is free access to digitizedContinue reading “Manitoba Ancestors: Parish Records on Canadiana”

52 Ancestors: Week 17 – Parish Registers on Canadiana

Digital images of church records can be hard to find in Canada, especially if your ancestor wasn\’t Catholic. It\’s even harder to find free records. Thankfully, thanks to Canadiana, you can look at literally hundreds of reels of microfilm for FREE. When I typed \”parish registers\”, \”church\” and \”religion\” into the search engines for Heritage,Continue reading “52 Ancestors: Week 17 – Parish Registers on Canadiana”

Library and Archives Canada Microfilms on Heritage Website

One of the problems when you don\’t live close to the LAC is that making a trip there to see items they haven\’t digitized on their site difficult. For many of us, it\’s not going to be a day trip. What is little advertised though is that some of the microfilms are digitized on theContinue reading “Library and Archives Canada Microfilms on Heritage Website”