14 July 2011

From LAC: New Digitized Reels: British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, "C" Series) 1757-1906

Here is a notice from Library and Archives Canada

Ottawa, July 14, 2011 - Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the addition of 484 digitized microfilm reels representing 1,125,141 new images regarding British military and naval records (RG 8, "C" Series) to its website. These records include a wide range of documents related to the British army in Canada, Loyalist regiments, the War of 1812, the Canadian militia, and more. Both microfilm reels for the nominal card index and the archival documents have been digitized and are now accessible online. Through the research tool "microform digitization," you can browse the microfilm reels page by page.

The tool is available at:

1 comment:

Ellen Thorne Morris said...

Thank you for this clue. Was planning to begin searching military records for information on the 1780 Loyalist refugee camp at or near Sorel, "Yamachiche" where James MacNab, called surgeon, worked and died. Was not looking forward to borrowing hundreds of reels of microfilm.