Sunday, 24 February 2013

WDYTYA? Live Handout



For those who were not able to pick up a handout from the talk Glenn Wright and I gave on Saturday, here is the text.

Researching English Emigrants to Canada and their Descendants
Before looking at Canadian records ensure you have established a unique identity of the migrant in the UK and the latest date they are found in UK records. Did they leave as part of a group or family?
If after 1890 check the UK outgoing passenger lists at FindMyPast or Ancestry. Check the Canadian incoming passenger lists if available at Ancestry. Consider checking US passenger lists.
Books
Finding Your Canadian Ancestors, by Sherry Irvine and Dave Obee
Seeking a Better Future: the English Pioneers of Ontario and Quebec, by Lucille Campey
Planters, Paupers and Pioneers: English Settlers in Atlantic Canada, by Lucille Campey
Online Education
National Institute for Genealogical Studies - genealogicalstudies.com
Societies

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Websites to Browse for Canadian Genealogy (alphabetical order)
ancestry.ca anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com
archive.org/details/Toronto archivescanada.ca
automatedgenealogy.com bccfa.islandnet.com
bifhsgo.ca canadianheadstones.com
cangenealogy.com collectionscanada.gc.ca
familychronicle.com/25_can_sites.htm
familysearch.org genealogyintime.com
gravemarkers.ca icon.crl.edu/digitization.htm#A
jubilation.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy
ogs.on.ca/services/indexes.php  olivetreegenealogy.com/can
ourontario.ca/ ourroots.ca
thatsmyfamily.info/Metamoteur/explications_en.html
veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/virtualme

When all else fails: cyndislist.com and google.ca

1 comment:

Susan said...

Thank you John, Watching what we can o live stream