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PEI Public Archives and Records Office

PEI Public Archives and Records Office

Contact Information



Hon. George Coles Building, 4th floor
175 Richmond Street
Charlottetown, PE

PO Box 1000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7M4

Telephone:</ref> 902) 368-4290

Fax:  n/a

Hours and holidays:</ref> 

June to September
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

October to May
Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Closed weekends and holidays

Directions, maps, and public transportation:</ref> {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

  • Repository Internet site {create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[2] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[3]}




{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the PEI Public Archives and Records Office, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections


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