Railway Schoolhouses

In a recent Facebook post by the Archives of Ontario, they had posted pictures of railway schoolhouses. I had never heard about these, so I decided to find out more. In remote communities the only way some children got their schooling was by a school house that traveled the rails. In Ontario, they were usedContinue reading “Railway Schoolhouses”

Vital Statistics- Part 1 Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island

The three main records all genealogists look for are birth, marriage, and death. We refer to these as the BMD\’s. It\’s from these three events that we build the rest of our records around. So where do we find them? Registrations for the BMD\’s is handled by provincial and territorial governments. Each has started registrationContinue reading “Vital Statistics- Part 1 Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island”