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Canada, Quebec Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967
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Quebec, Canada
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Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years 1763-1967
Languages English, French, Latin
Title in the Language Québec, catholiques non Registres paroissiaux
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Archives Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains registers of baptisms, marriages, deaths and other records from various non-Catholic denominations and parishes for 1763-1967. Date coverage varies by parish. Additional information about Church records in Quebec is found in the Quebec Church Records wiki article.

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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Baptism

  • Full name of child
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Date and place of baptism
  • Full name of Father and his occupation
  • Mother's given name
  • Names of Witnesses

Marriage

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name and age of groom
  • Groom's marital status and residence
  • Name and age of bride
  • Bride's marital status and residence
  • Sometimes, names of parents
  • Names of witnesses

Burial

  • Name, age and gender of deceased
  • Date of death
  • Date of burial
  • Cause of death
  • Names of Witnesses

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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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