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Records of land grants to homesteaders provide the names of all homesteaders in the province and incidental information such as the number of children and dates of land entry. A name index to entries prior to 1930 has been compiled. This index is available at the Saskatchewan Provincial Archives, Saskatoon Office. Microfilm copies are also available at the Reginal Office and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. (See the “Archives and Libraries” section for addresses.)

Records of land grants to homesteaders of Saskatchewan from 1870 to1930 provide the names of all homesteaders in the province and incidental information such as the number of children, dates of land entry, birthplace, and previous residence. A name index to entries prior to 1930 has been compiled and is available on the Internet at www.saskhomesteads.com/search.asp. This index is available at the Saskatchewan Provincial Archives, Saskatoon Office. Microfilm copies are also available at the Reginal Office and at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. (See the “Archives and Libraries” section for addresses.) For the microfilm numbers of the the index and homestead records available from the Family History Library, click here.

For access to land grants since 1930, it is necessary to know the legal description of the land. For further information, contact the Saskatchewan Archives Board, Saskatoon Office. A microfilm copy of the main documents for the homestead records is available at the Saskatchewan Archives Board, Regina Office and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The original records are at the Saskatchewan Archives Board, Saskatoon Office.

Historical abstracts and copies of land records and patents for grants are available from the land titles offices. All correspondence should be directed to the registrar at the land title office in the appropriate location: Battleford, Humboldt, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Swift Current, and Yorkton.

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