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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 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 this collection, you need to know the following information:

  • Ancestor's name
  • Date of birth or baptism
  • Names of parents

If you can't find the information that you are looking for, try guessing a birth year, that way you can narrow down your search and quickly find your ancestor.

Using the information

If you have found the information, you can use it to:

  • Get the names of the parents if you don't have the names already.
  • Search through the census' for the residence of the parents and the child that you have found.

Search the collection by image

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

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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.

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 This Collection

“Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967” images, FamilySearch ( accessed 18 July 2012), Acton-Vale > Church of England in Canada > Baptisms, marriages, burials with index 1893 > image 17 of 22 images, Matthew Allen Walsh, 1893; citing Parishes in Canada, Acton-Vale, Quebec, Baptism.


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