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Access the records: Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967 .
This collection contains 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.
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Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- "Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967 ." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy.
These baptism records may contain the following information:
- Full name of child
- Child's date and place of birth
- Date and place of baptism
- Full name of Father and his occupation
- Mother's given name
- Names of Witnesses
These marriage records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of marriage
- Name and age of groom
- Groom's marital status and residence
- Name and age of bride
- Bride's marital status and residence
- Sometimes, names of parents
- Names of witnesses
These burial records may contain the following information:
- Name, age and gender of deceased
- Date of death
- Date of burial
- Cause of death
- 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
Search the Collection
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "City/Town"
⇒Select the appropriate "Name of Denomination/Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Year Range" category which will take you to the images.
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination
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.
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
“Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967” images, FamilySearch (https://www.FamilySearch.org: 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.