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If you have ancestors in New Brunswick, if you live in New Brunswick, or have some special interest in the history of New Brunswick . . .
FamilySearch indexing is a great way to make available records that may not have seen the light of day for more than 100 years. You can help!
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The death registrations are recorded on individual, printed forms. They consist of completed statements regarding deaths in New Brunswick submitted to district registrars and registered by the registrar or director of Vital Statistics.
Keep in mind:
- The information in birth records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
- Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.
- There is also some variation in the information given from record to record.
New Brunswick is one of the four original provinces of Canada. It entered into the Canadian Confederation on July 1, 1867. Following the passing of the Vital Statistics Act of 1887, registrations of death were collected and kept by the provincial government. In this collection, there are a number of records which date from before the passing of the act. The oldest of these dates is 1815. .
Why This Record Was Created
Registration of deaths began in 1887 in order to keep a written record of the population for use by the government.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
- This project is recommended for volunteers who are familiar with the indexing process and comfortable using various system features. It is also helpful if volunteers understand the various documents that relate to marriages.
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- There are no restrictions associated with this collection. The completed index and links to digital images will be freely accessible online to the general public when the collection is published.
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- If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To do this, click here
- After you register, sign in to the indexing computer program, click the Download Batch...button, and select this project name from the list
Project-specific Indexing Instructions
Number of Images per batch
- Batches have 20 images per batch.
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