Northwest Territories Church Records

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United Church Records

The United Church of Canada Archives holds the local church records of the United Church and its uniting denominations (Methodist, Congregational, Presbyterian (1925 union); and Evangelical United Brethren—joined in 1968).

Alberta and Northwest Conference Archives
Provincial Archives of Alberta
8555 Roper Road
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1
Telephone: 780-427-8687

The Alberta and Northwest Conference area encompasses the province of Alberta and the northeastern section of the province of British Columbia, all of the Yukon Territories, and all of the Northwest Territories. Congregations outside the bounds of the province of Alberta are included within the Conference’s Northern Lights Presbytery, specifically Grace Church in Hay River and Yellowknife Church in Yellowknife.

Holdings include those records created by local congregations such as registers of baptisms, marriages and burials and numerous other records.

Presbyterian Church in Canada

The records of the churches which did not join at union but remained part of the continuing Presbyterian Church in Canada after 1925 are held at:

Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives and Record Office
50 Wynford Drive
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1J7
Telephone: (416) 441-1111

Heritage Centre

The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre is the museum for the Northwest Territory government.

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
4750 48 Street
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Mailing Address:
Government of the NWT
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9
Telephone: 867-873-7551[1]


  1. Hanowski, Laura. "Northwest Territories Birth, Marriage, and Death Records (National Institute)," National Institute for Genealogical Studies (2012),,_Marriage,_and_Death_Records_%28National_Institute%29.