Things have developed since Mary Anne compiled her extensive list of online sources ten years ago, but do please refer to her posts as they are still relevant. https://www.british-genealogy.com/th...sources-Online
The 1921 Canadian census is available for free at https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census...roduction.aspx
And the Library and Archives Canada website has now completed its indexing of the service records of all the personnel who joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War 1 (women joined as nurses). Again, you can search for free.
The following are some of the datasets available on FindMyPast - haven't had time to check them all, nor check what's avaiable on Ancestry. Please note that certain datasets (such as Billion Graves) are likely to be ongoing. Details of exactly what's included will be shown on the dataset page.
British Army, War Of 1812 Casualties
Airmen Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 (this includes all nationalities, not just British airmen)
British Columbia Estate Files 1859-1949 Browse
Canada - Lower Canada Census 1825
Canada - Lower Canada Census 1842
Canada Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Canada Census 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911
Canada Census 1911 - occupation codes
Canada Obituary Notices
Canada- Provincial Government Personnel List, 1919
Canadian Headstones Index
Lower Canada Census 1825
Lower Canada Census 1842
Manitoba probate records 1871-1930 browse
New Brunswick Birth and Baptism Index 1769-1899
New Brunswick, County Deed Registry Books image browse
Ontario Birth Index 1860-1920
Royal Artillery Other Ranks: Casualty Cards 1939-1947
Royal Canadian Mounted Police obituary card index and notices 1876-2007 browse
Scots-Irish in North America Histories
The Shipwrecked Passenger Book: Sailing Westbound from Europe for the Americas 1817-1875
United States, Canadian Border Crossings (only some 1895 -1954)
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Thread: More Canadian sources online
26-08-2018, 11:55 PM #1
- Join Date
- Oct 2004
More Canadian sources online
Last edited by Pam Downes; 10-04-2021 at 10:39 PM. Reason: Amended link to WW1 personnelVulcan XH558 - “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
10-04-2021, 10:56 PM #2
- Join Date
- Oct 2004
Quite by chance found this https://
And I also have this in my bookmarks.
This is an archived website from January 2006, accessed via The Wayback Machine,
Same website, archived in January 2013, also accessed from The Wayback Machine.
I have tried, but failed, to access some of the more recent updates to the website.Vulcan XH558 - “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
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