Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Ancestry's Canadian Bonanza: Prince Edward Island

After a long quiet period the flood gates have burst with 16 new Canadian databases now accessible on Ancestry for Alberta, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

For Prince Edward Island the three databases, from a variety of sources detailed, are:

Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, 1780-1983320,239
Marriage Registers, 1832-188840,524
Death Card Index, 1810-191316,686

The baptisms, marriages and burials sourced from various churches

include images of the originals records from FamilySearch.

The Prince Edward Island Library and Archives is the source for the marriage register, with images, and death card index which is handwritten with information from various sources including newspapers.

1 comment:

T said...

Best to read each page. They are not all alphabetical all the time. And there are no specific year dates.