Manitoba Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Please add the title in French here.

Record Description

This collection contains baptisms, marriages, deaths and other records from some Catholic, Lutheran, and Unitarian parishes in Manitoba.

Record Content

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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:




  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Name of children
  • Name of spouse
  • Cause of death
  • Date and place of burial

How to Use the Record

To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Record” ⇒Select the “County” ⇒Select the “Volume and Year” which takes you to the images Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Be aware that some of these records may be in French.

Before searching this collection, you need to know the following:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • Your ancestor's death place or date
  • Marriage information such as the name of the spouse, name of parents or the place where your ancestor was married
  • Place of birth or the date of birth

If you are unable to find your ancestor:

  • Search for nicknames and various spellings of the name
  • Search in the index for the name of your ancestor
  • Look for the father's name and the mother's name in the index

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Manitoba Church Records

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Provincial Archives of Manitoba. Manitoba Church Records, 1800-1950. Archives of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Examples for Records Found in a FamilySearch Historical Collection

Example for a Browsed Collection:

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch ( accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.

When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 5.