New Caledonia Genealogy

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Guide to New Caledonia ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

New Caledonia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
New Caledonia Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

New Caledonia (French: Territoire des Nouvelle Calédonie et Dependances) is a special collectivity of France. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with New Caledonia Research[edit | edit source]

Links to articles on getting started with New Caledonia research.

New Caledonia Research Tools[edit | edit source]

Links to articles and websites that assist in New Caledonia research.

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New Caledonia Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in New Caledonia.

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New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Islands[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in New Caledonia. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

New Caledonia also includes these scattered islands:

  • Îles Loyauté [Loyalty Islands] (pop. 22,000)
  • Île des Pins [Island of Pines] (pop. 1,800)
  • Îles Bélep (pop. 1,000),
  • Îles Chesterfield
  • Atoll de Huon
  • Île Walpole
  • Île Matthew (uninhabited; also claimed by Vanuatu)
  • Île Hunter (uninhabited; also claimed by Vanuatu)

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "New Caledonia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 25 April 2015.