Ancestry Library — International genealogy resource with the largest online Canadian family history collection, searchable by surname. Includes many digitized full records. Available in library only at the Cloverdale Library Family History department.
Find My Past — British genealogy resource offering the 1911 U.K. census, British military records, English births, marriages and deaths and much more. Available in library only at the Cloverdale Family History department
HeritageQuest — Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with other genealogical and historic collections. Available in library only at the Cloverdale Library Family History department.
Tracing your Family Tree Alberta Family Histories Society
Getting Started in Genealogy & Family History: UK perspective
Canadian Genealogy Centre (Library and Archives Canada): an essential resource for Canadian research. You may search through all available records using the consolidated search on the main page, or search individual record groups by choosing What to Search: Topics from the left column. Select Military, Land, Immigration or any topic and you'll find detailed information about the subject as well as name searchable databases in many cases.
Canadian Local Histories: Our Roots / Nos Racines
Canadian Newspapers on Microfilm – held by National Library of Canada
Komagata Maru Journey this Simon Fraser University site offers a comprehensive collection of key materials and related resources on the Komagata Maru incident, and includes personal interviews, digitized content, videos and learning modules. This is a great resource for educators, researchers, students and the general public to learn more about this historic event and its continuing impact.
National Library of Canada Catalogue
United Empire Loyalist Research Guide from VPL
WW1 Canadian War Brides (informational site with a link to the blog)
Who Do You Think You Are (Television show - Canadian edition)
- Search BC Archives Online Index (Vital Statistics)
BCGNIS: Search for BC place names
City of Victoria Archives:
Memory BC formerly the British Columbia Archival Information Network (BCAUL). Search archival collections across the province.
Manitoba Archives (includes Hudson's Bay Co. Archives)
Manitoba (Manitoba History)
Manitoba Vital Statistics (Search Page)
County Atlas Digital Project (searchable by surname)
Toronto Star - Pages of the Past (Name searchable, digitized images include birth, marriage and death notices, 1894 - 2006. Subscription options very affordable for short time periods, as little as one hour.)
Québec Vital Statistics
BMS 2000 over 7 million Québec Births, Marriages and Deaths, from Nouvelle France to the 1990s. Fee based site.
Saskatchewan Vital Statistics (Search Page)
Regina Public Library: Prairie History Collection includes link to digitized Regina Leader Post Newspaper
BC First Nations Directory: alphabetical list of each nation, with contact telephone numbers, location of reserves and number of band members
Library & Archives Canada: Canadian Genealogy Centre
Kla-how-eya Aboriginal Centre: Surrey Aboriginal Cultural Centre for local First Nations community
Union of BC Indian Chiefs: Digital Collections and Agency Testimonies from the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs for the Province of British Columbia, 1913-1916.
North American: Tribe Listings
Library and Archives Canada: Canadian Genealogy Centre:
FamilySearch: one of the world's largest, free online resources from the Latter Day Saints
WorldCat: learn how to use this global catalogue of library holdings for Genealogy, eg: finding local history books and documents.
Ancestry Library Edition: record set matches Ancestry.com - access in library only
Heritage Quest: US Census records, digitized local history and genealogy books, PERSI: periodical index (includes Canadian genealogical society newsletters) - access in library only
Progenealogists (Ancestry.com researcher's web resource)
Immigrant Ancestors Project – database of information from international immigration registers
Cyndi’s List: International Web Portal
Mary's Genealogical Treasures (Portal)
NSW State Records: Online Indexes (Includes immigration, convict, census, indigenous, land, naturalisation and probate records)
- 1911 Irish Census (includes digital images)
US Passenger Lists
British Columbia Adoption Registry (ARR)
Family Helper: Adoption Search and Reunion Support Groups Canada
Forget Me Not Family Society