Thursday, 4 September 2008

Digitized Canadian books on Ancestry

This week Ancestry is adding digitized Canadian books to their collection - see the list so far below.

They're mostly quite obscure and localized, but maybe you'll be lucky and find something relevant to your genealogy. For more of this type of material don't forget to check out ourroots.ca, the Internet Archive, Google Books and material from Archive CD Books Canada available to subscribers to worldvitalrecords.com.


Genealogy Database TitlePosted
Memorials of Acadia College and Horton Academy for the half-century 1828-1878 09/03/2008
Prominent men of Canada: a collection of persons distinguished in professional and political life, and in the commerce and industry of Canada 09/03/2008
Asile hospice St-Jean de Dieu, Longue-Pointe. P.Q., Canada 09/03/2008
Affaire Guibord: question de refus de sépulture: rapport de la cause avec le texte du jugement de la Cour supérieure et de la Cour de révision: de plus, l'opinion du juge Rolland dans la cause de Nau vs. Mgr. Lartigue 09/03/2008
Almanach judiciaire de la province de Québec: contenant les noms des juges de la Puissance du Canada, les protonotaires, shérifs, régistrateurs, magistrats, greffiers, huissiers, etc., de la province de Québec: ainsi que les lermes des cours, tarifs des avocats, régistrateurs, notaires et huissiers 09/03/2008
Compte-rendu de la seizième convention nationale des Canadiens-français des États-Unis: tenue à Rutland, Vt., le 22 et 23 juin 1886 09/03/2008
Mackinac, formerly Michilimackinac 09/03/2008
Notice sur M. Jos. O. Leprohon: archiprètre, directeur du Collège de Nicolet, etc. 09/03/2008
Bilan de M. Baillairgé: comme architecte, ingénieur, arpenteur-géomètre , durant les 21 ans, avant d'entrer au service de la cité ès-qualité d'ingénieur des ponts et chaussées, ou de 1846 à 1866: puis - entre heures - de 1866 à 1899, mais non compris les travaux civiques relatés dans un rapport supplémentaire 09/03/2008
Memoir of the Right Reverend John Strachan, D.D., L.L.D: first bishop of Toronto 09/03/2008
A sermon preached in the Church of St. George the Martyr, Toronto, on Sunday November 19, 1876, on occasion of the death of the Honorable John Hillyard Cameron, Q.C., late chancellor of the diocese of Toronto 09/03/2008
Alexander Murray, F.G.S., F.R.S.C., C.M.G 09/03/2008
Hospice St-Jean de Dieu, asile de la Longue-Pointe 09/03/2008
History of the great fire in Saint John, June 20 and 21, 1877 09/03/2008
Holidays of the French Canadians 09/03/2008
Old and new Canada, 1753-1844: historic scenes and social pictures, or, The life of Joseph-Francois Perrault 09/03/2008
Fifty years with the Baptist ministers and churches of the Maritime Provinces of Canada 09/03/2008
Address at the convocation of the University of Toronto, June 10th, 1892 09/03/2008
Etude biographique sur M. Jean Raimbault: archiprétre, curé de Nicole, etc. 09/03/2008
L'Ile d'Orléans: note sur son étendue, ses premiers établissements, sa population, les moeurs de ses habitants, ses productions 09/03/2008
Skipper George Netman: a story of out-port Methodism in Newfoundland 09/03/2008
Montreal: its history: to which is added biographical sketches, with photographs, of many of its principal citizens 09/03/2008
Historical and descriptive account of the Island of Cape Breton: and of its memorials of the French regime: with bibliographical, historical and critical notes 09/03/2008
Madame Gamelin et les origines de Providence: lecture faite à la clôture du bazar annuel de l'Asile de la Providence 09/03/2008
Builders of Nova Scotia: a historical review, with an appendix containing copies of rare documents relating to the early days of the province 09/03/2008
Notes on the life of Dr. Joseph Workman 09/03/2008
R. Bradford versus Messrs. Taylor & Oates: fraudulent transactions exposed: an appeal to get justice 09/03/2008
A fraud unmasked: the career of Mrs. Margaret L. Shepherd, ex-Romanist,, ex-nun, ex-penitent and bigamist: her own confessions attested by most reliable witnesses 09/03/2008
Handbook of Canadian Methodism: being an alphabetical arrangement of all the ministers and preachers whose names have appeared in connection with Canadian Methodism, also of all the circuits and missions under the care of the Wesleyan Conference in Canada: together with a large amount of other useful and statistical information 09/03/2008
Une fleur du Carmel: la première Carmélite canadienne, Marie-Lucie-Hermine Frémont: en religion Soeur Thérèse de Jésus 09/03/2008
City of London, Ontario, Canada: the pioneer period and the London of to-day 09/03/2008
A memoir of Madame Feller: with an account of the origin and progress of the Grande Ligne mission 09/03/2008
The baron de St. Castin 09/03/2008
Charles de Ribbe et le Livre de famille: conférence faite à lecole normale Jacques-Cartier, le 26 janvier 1882 09/03/2008
A history of the island of Cape Breton: with some account of the discovery and settlement of Canada. Nova Scotia and Newfoundland 09/03/2008
Testimonials of John T. Bulmer 09/03/2008
Manitoulin, or, Five years of church work among Ojibway Indians and lumberman, resident upon that island or in its vicinity 09/03/2008
Au portique des Laurentides: une paroisse moderne: le curé Labelle 09/03/2008
Les comtés de Rimouski, de Matane et de Témiscouata: exploration spèciale 09/03/2008
Business and general directory of Newfoundland, 1877: containing classified lists of the business men of St. John's and the leading towns and districts of the colony 09/03/2008
The Lake St. John region: the granary of the province of Quebec: a guide for settlers 09/03/2008
La région du Lac Saint-Jean: grenier de la province de Québec: guide des colons 09/03/2008
Le Saguenay et la vallée du Lac Saint-Jean: étude historique, géographique, industrielle et agricole 09/03/2008
Memorials of the life of Edward & Lydia Ann Jackson / by N. Burwash; with discourses preached in the Centenary Church, Hamilton, on the occasion of their death 09/03/2008
More than forty years in the Gospel harness: a tale of truth designed to profit the readers young and old 09/03/2008
La vallée de la Matapédia: ouvrage historique et descriptif 09/03/2008
History of the Girtys: a concise account of the Girty brothers, Thomas, Simon, James and George, and of their half-brother John Turner 09/03/2008
In memory of the brave men who met their death while in the discharge of their duty at the St. Urbain street fire on Sunday, April 29, 1877: and whose funerals are to take place this day 09/03/2008
A brief memoir of the late Honorable James William Johnston, first judge in equity of Nova Scotia 09/03/2008
History of the county of Annapolis, including old Port Royal and Acadia: with memoirs of its representatives in the provincial parliament: and biographical and genealogical sketches of its early English settlers and their families 09/03/2008
Memoir of the life of Donald Cameron: with remarks by his son Archibald of Vellore, Vaughan Township, County of York, Ontario 09/03/2008
A history of the county of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia 09/03/2008
Geographical handbook of the county of Grey 09/03/2008
Notice biographique sur le Révérend J. Auclaur: curé de Notre-Dame de Québec: décédé le 29 novembre, 1887 09/03/2008
Historical sketch of the St. John Grammar School from its establishment in 1805 to 1884 09/03/2008
Notice biographique Mgr. C.-E. Légaré, protonotaire apostolique A.J.P., vicaire général de S.E. le cardinal Taschereau, archevêque de Quebec 09/03/2008
Niagara one hundred years ago: the ancient capital and its vicinity 09/03/2008
History of the settlement of Upper Canada, Ontario: with special reference to the Bay Quinte 09/03/2008
Histoire de la paroisse d'Yamachiche: précis historique 09/03/2008
The medical profession in Upper Canada, 1783-1850: an historical narrative with original documents relating to the profession, including some brief biographies 09/03/2008
Sermon prononcé à l'occasion de la bénédiction des cloches de la basilique Notre-Dame de Quebec, 4 octobre, 1891 09/03/2008
Christian baptism illustrate: its proper subjects and proper act, with a brief history of Baptist principles and practices, from the planting of the Apostolic Church to the present time 09/03/2008
Father Corson, or, The old style Canadian itinerant: embracing the life and gospel labours of the Rev. Robert Corson, fifty-six years a minister in connection with the central Methodism of Upper Canada 09/03/2008
My boy life, presented in a succession of true stories: a book for old or young 09/03/2008
La famille de Sales Laterrière 09/03/2008
Francis Parkman 09/03/2008
G.B. Faribault 09/03/2008
Un pèlerinage au pays d'Évangéline 09/03/2008
Les Sulpiciens et les prêtres des Missions-Etrangères en Acadie, 1676-1762 09/03/2008
Vie de monsieur Jean-Romauld Paré, archiprêtre: curé de la paroisse de St. Jacques le Majeur, diocèse de Montréal 09/03/2008
Letellier de Saint-Just et son temps 09/03/2008
Mémorial des familles Casgrain, Baby et Perrault du Canada 09/03/2008
La vie de Joseph-François Perrault: surnommé le père de l'éducation du peuple canadien 09/03/2008
L'abbé Joseph Aubry 09/03/2008
History of Compton County: and sketches of the eastern townships, district of St. Francis, and Sherbrooke County, supplemented with the records of four hundred families, two hundred illustrations of buildings and leading citizens in the country 09/03/2008
Deux copains: réplique a MM. Frechette et Sauvalle 09/03/2008
L'abbé Jean Holmes et ses conférences de Notre-Dame: étude littéraire et biographique 09/03/2008
Bertrand de la Tour 09/03/2008
François -Xavier Garneau: sa vie et ses oeuvres 09/03/2008
L'honorable F.-A. Quesnel 09/03/2008
Prince Edward Island: how it was bought back from the landlords 09/03/2008
Paul de Chomedey, sieur de Maisonneuve, fondateur de Montreal: étude historique et biographique, 1640-1665 09/03/2008
Histoire de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Quebec 09/03/2008
Philippe Aubert de Gaspé 09/03/2008
Cinquantième anniversaire du rév. M. Gagnon, curé de Berthier 09/03/2008
Rand and the Micmacs 09/03/2008
Origin and traditional history of the Wyandotts: and sketches of other Indian tribes of North America, true traditional stories of Tecumseh and his league, in the years 1811 and 1812 09/03/2008
The influence of a godly life: a sermon preached on the occasion of the death of the late Rev. A. Wallace, A.B., 09/03/2008
In memoriam: a discourse occasioned by the death of the late A.W. Lillie, Esq., and delivered in the Congregational Church, Guelph, on Sabbath evening, October 18, 1868 09/03/2008
Memoirs and remains of the Reverend Walter Inglis, African missionary and Canadian pastor 09/03/2008
Oraison funèbre de Monseigneur Ignace Bourget, second évêque de Montreal, archevêque de martianopolis, prononcée dans l'église de Notre-Dame de Montreal, le 12 juin 1885 09/03/2008
Collège Ste-Marie et l'église du Gesu = St. Mary's College and the church of the gesu 09/03/2008
Life and times of the Right Honourable Sir John A. Macdonald, K.C.B., D. C.L., 09/03/2008
Compte-rendu du dîner des citoyens de St. Hyacinthe à la compagnie McMartin-Hamel, le 12 janvier 1875 09/03/2008
Upper Canada sketches 09/03/2008
Portraits et dossiers parlementaires du premier Parlement de Quèbec 09/02/2008
Andrew Castagne, or, Adventure of an old mariner of the brigantine Swordfish wrecked in the gulf of St. Lawrence in 1867 09/02/2008
A Short history of Kelowna and its surroundings in the Province of British Columbia / by the Agriculture and Trades Association of the Okanagan Mission Valley 09/02/2008
Histoire veritable et naturelle des moeurs & productions du pays de la Nouvelle France, vulgairement dite le Canada

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