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

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Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967 .
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Quebec,  Canada
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Location of Quebec, Canada
Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years 1763-1967
Languages English, French, Latin
Title in the Language Québec, catholiques non Registres paroissiaux
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archives Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy

What is in the Collection?

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.

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

Sample Images

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

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

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 Do I Search the Collection?

View Images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page.
Once you've reached the browse page, follow these instructions to get to the images:
⇒Select the appropriate “Judicial District”
⇒Select the appropriate “Notary, Record Type, Years and File Numbers,” which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image, 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.

As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I'm Looking for, Now What?

  • Gather all parish register entries for each family member.
  • Use the information found in the parish registers to search through the census' for the residence of the people you've found.

What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

  • Don't forget to try searching with variations in spelling of the name.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

"Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967 ." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Citing Archives Nationales du Québec, Sainte-Foy.

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967.

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