Saint Pierre and Miquelon Colonial Records
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French Colonization (1536-today)
The Saint Pierre island group became a French possession in 1536. In the early 1700s, the islands were ceded to the British by the Treaty of Utrecht. The British renamed St Pierre to 'St Peter', and small numbers of British and American settlers began arriving. Under the terms of the 1763 Treaty of Paris, France ceded all its North American possessions, but Saint-Pierre and Miquelon were returned to France. Saint Pierre and Miquelon remain a self-governing territory of France under French control.
|Record collection||Years covered||Record type||Language||Who is in the records|
|French Overseas Civil Registration and Parish Registers at the French Overseas National Archives - images||1763-1907||Civil registration and parish registers||French||Saint-Pierrais or Miquelonnais|
|Recensements des colonies françaises at FamilySearch - microfilm||1673-1819||Census||French||Saint-Pierrais or Miquelonnais|
|Recensements, 1762-1779 at FamilySearch - microfilm||1762-1779||Census||French||Saint-Pierrais or Miquelonnais|
|Registres paroissiaux, 1775-1830 at FamilySearch - microfilm||1775-1830||Baptism, marriages, and burials||French||Miquelonnais|
|Registres de l'état civil, 1816-1870 at FamilySearch - microfilm||1816-1870||Births, marriages, and deaths||French||Miquelonnais|
|Registres paroissiaux, 1763-1822 at FamilySearch - microfilm||1763-1822||Baptisms, marriages, and burials||French||Saint Pierrais|
|Registres de l'état civil, 1823-1870 at FamilySearch - microfilm||1823-1870||Births, marriages, and deaths||French||Saint Pierrais|
- Wikipedia contributors, "Saint Piere and Miquelon," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon#History, accessed 4 September 2019.