Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Saskatchewan,  Canada
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Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years 1846-1957
Languages French
Title in the Language Saskatchewan, registres de l'église catholique
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Various Parishes in Saskatchewan


What is in This Collection?

This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957, the content and time period of the records will vary by parish. These records include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. These records are written in French. For help with French records, see the genealogical French Wordlist.


To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

Baptism records usually contain:

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Locality of baptism
  • Date of baptism, sometimes date of birth
  • Name of parish where baptized

Marriage records usually contain:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Name of bride’s parents
  • Name of groom’s parents
  • Residence of bride and groom
  • Date of marriage
  • Name of parish where married
  • Age of bride and groom

Burial records usually contain:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of spouse
  • Date of burial, sometimes date of death
  • Name of parish or cemetery where buried

Collection Content

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How Do I Search This Collection?

Search the Index

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page then:

  1. Fill in the search boxes with the information you know.
  2. Click Search. This will provide possible a list of matches.

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page then:

  1. Select the "Place" name
  2. Select the "Parish" name
  3. Select the "Record Type and Year Range"

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.


What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Cite the record. See below for help citing this collection
  • To help keep track of your research, you may want to keep a research log. FamilySearch has an example example research log which you can download
  • Use the information you have found to find the person in census records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This can help you find possible relatives
  • Search the records of nearby areas. *Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
-They might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name
-A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband

Citing this Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation

"Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Parishes, Saskatchewan.

Record Citation:
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Image Citation:
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