Prince Edward Island Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

This collection contains baptisms, marriages, burials and other records from several churches from the following denominations:

  • Anglican Church of Canada
  • Catholic
  • Church of Christ
  • Church of England in Canada
  • Church of Scotland
  • Free Church
  • Methodist
  • Presbyterian
  • United Church of Canada

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in the birth records generally include the following:

  • Name of Child
  • Gender
  • Name of Father
  • Full maiden name of Mother
  • Profession of Father
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Date of Baptism

Key genealogical facts found in the marriage records generally include the following:

  • Name of groom
  • Maiden name of bride
  • Date and place married
  • Names of witnesses
  • Residence of groom at time of marriage
  • Residence of bride at time of marriage
  • Religious Denomination

Key genealogical facts found in the death records generally include the following:

  • Full name of deceased
  • Date of Birth
  • Date of Death
  • Date of Burial
  • Place of burial
  • Date of Funeral
  • Officiating minister

How to Use the Record

Related Websites

Mary’s Genealogy Treasures

Related Wiki Articles

Prince Edward Island 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.

Public Archives of Prince Edward Island. Prince Edward Island Church Records. Public Archives, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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”.