Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

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Record Description

'Registers of baptisms, marriages, deaths and other records from various non-Catholic denominations and parishes for 1763-1967. Date coverage varies by parish.

Additional information about Church records in Quebec is found in the Quebec Church Records wiki article.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

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

Parishes in Canada. Quebec non-Catholic parish registers. Archives nationales du Quebec, Sainte-Foy, Quebec.

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

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in baptism records may include the following information:

  • Full name of child
  • Place of birth
  • Name of Father and Mother
  • Date of Birth
  • Date of Baptism
  • Names of Witnesses

The key genealogical facts found in marriage records may include the following information:

  • Date of Marriage
  • Name of Groom
  • Place where groom is from
  • Name of Bride
  • Place where bride is from
  • Sometimes names of parents
  • Names of Witnesses

The key genealogical facts found in the burial records may include the following information:

  • Full name of deceased
  • Place of death & burial
  • Date of death & burial
  • Names of Witnesses

How to Use the Record

To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “City/Town” ⇒Select the “Name of Denomination/Parish” ⇒Select the “Record Type and Year Range” 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.

Related Websites

Quebec Research

Related Wiki Articles

Quebec Church Records

Contributions to This Article

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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 Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: 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 3.