|Newfoundland and Labrador|
The first known European settlers in Newfoundland came in 1001. In 1497, John Cabot made landfall at Bonavista. Newfoundland joined confederation on March 31, 1949. As a result of that, many of the early Canadian genealogical records do not apply to this province. Its name was changed to Newfoundland and Labrador in 2001. The French form of the name is Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador.
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Vital Records 1753-1949 -- FamilySearch
1836 | 1911 | 1921 | 1935 | 1945
Directories: Canadian City and Area Directories 1819-1906 -- from Ancestry.ca
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The top sites for genealogy in Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Genealogy Site
This is the largest collection on the web of transcribed original source material relating to the Province of Newfoundland. More than 16,000 separate files of information.
StonePics - Cemeteries of Newfoundland
StonePics is a project to photograph and index every cemetery, headstone, and monument in Newfoundland. The completion of this project makes Newfoundland the first state or province in North America to have a comprehensive database for finding cemeteries and headstones. About a quarter of a million people and 1,700 cemeteries are included.
Newfoundland Census records
Links to scores of records from the 1600s to 1945.
Your gateway to thousands of Newfoundland Genealogy related links such as, Archives, Cemetery Records, Census Records, Memorials, Obituaries, and Genealogy Software.
The Newfoundland Provincial page of the Canadian GenWeb Project.
Surnames from Births, Deaths and Marriages in Newfoundland Newspapers, 1810-1890
From the website of Memorial University in St.John's, referring to a database of names on CD.
Periodical Article Bibliography
A database of more than 70,000 entries since the 1600s.
Newfoundland Great War Heritage Project
This website is intended to assist family, schools, and other researchers conducting Newfoundland and Labrador genealogical, and cultural heritage research by providing a searchable database of the Newfoundland Regiment (1914-1918) nominal roll index.
Archives and libraries in Newfoundland and Labrador
Maritime History Archive
Collects and preserves original documents and copies of documents relating to the history of sea based activities in the North Atlantic region.
Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives
Directory of archival holdings, membership and product information, Links and a listing of events.
Genealogical societies in Newfoundland and Labrador
Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
NLGS Parish Records and Cemetery Headstone Database. NLGS Mailing List. The History of the CLB in Newfoundland.
Bay St. George Genealogical Society
Society pertaining to the Bay St. George region of western Newfoundland.
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