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''[[Canada Genealogy|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Saskatchewan Genealogy|Saskatchewan]]''
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|title=Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
 
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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| CID = CID2001071
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| title = Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
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| location = Canada
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| LOC_01 = Saskatchewan
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| record_type = Church Records
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| start_year = 1846
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| end_year = 1957
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| language = [[French Wordlist|French]]
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| title_language = Saskatchewan, registres de l'église catholique
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Canada]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=302&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Canada%2C%20Saskatchewan%22%20%2Bkeywords%3Achurch FamilySearch Catalog]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Saskatchewan Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Saskatchewan Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_05 = [[Saskatchewan Online Genealogy Records]]
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Canada Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_07 = [[Canada Historic Maps]]
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| FS_URL_08 = [[Canada History Links]]
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| FS_URL_09 =
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| FS_URL_10 =
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/gazfd/gazfd71l.htm Birth, Marriage and Death Records in Saskatchewan, Canada]
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/ChurchHistory.html Saskatchewan Roman Catholic Church Parish Register Online Record History] ~ a history of the churches and their locations, the Oblate Missionary Immaculate fathers (OMI) who served the parishes historically and the parish register information as listed by Family Search. Complete with bibliography.
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://cemetery.canadagenweb.org/SK/ Saskatchewan GenWeb Project]
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| RW_URL_04 = [http://www.saskgenealogy.com/ Saskatchewan Genealogical Society]
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| RW_URL_05 = [http://www.saskarchives.com/ Saskatchewan Archives Board]: A good source for locating other records in Saskatchewan
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| custodian = Various Parishes in Saskatchewan
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Saskatchewan, registres de l'église catholique
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== What is in the Collection?  ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957, the content and time period of the records will vary by parish. These records include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. These records are written in [[French Wordlist|French]]. For help with French records, see the genealogical [[French Wordlist]].
  
This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957, the content and time period of the records will vary by parish. The records are in French.
 
  
<br> These records include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2001071/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
== Record Content  ==
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{{Collection Browse Link
 
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|CID=CID2001071
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| title = Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
 
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Image:Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records DGS 5472548 43 Baptism .jpg|Baptism
 
Image:Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records DGS 5472548 44 Marriage.jpg|Marriage
 
Image:Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records DGS 5472548 66 Death.jpg|Death
 
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Baptism records usually contain the following information:  
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== What Can these Records Tell Me? ==
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'''Baptism records''' usually contain:  
  
 
*Name of child  
 
*Name of child  
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*Date of baptism, sometimes date of birth  
 
*Date of baptism, sometimes date of birth  
 
*Name of parish where baptized
 
*Name of parish where baptized
 
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Marriage records usually contain the following information:  
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'''Marriage records''' usually contain:  
  
 
*Name of bride and groom  
 
*Name of bride and groom  
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*Name of parish where married  
 
*Name of parish where married  
 
*Age of bride and groom
 
*Age of bride and groom
 
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Burial records usually contain the following information:  
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'''Burial records''' usually contain:  
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Date of burial, sometimes date of death  
 
*Date of burial, sometimes date of death  
 
*Name of parish or cemetery where buried
 
*Name of parish or cemetery where buried
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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<gallery>
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Image:Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records DGS 5472548 43 Baptism .jpg|Baptism
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Image:Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records DGS 5472548 44 Marriage.jpg|Marriage
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Image:Saskatchewan Catholic Church Records DGS 5472548 66 Death.jpg|Death
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</gallery>
  
To begin your search in the birth records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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===Search the Index===
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Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2001071 Collection Page] then:
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#Fill in the search boxes with the information you know.
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#Click Search. This will provide possible a list of matches.
  
*Names of parents
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=== View the Images ===
*Approximate year and place of birth
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View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2001071/waypoints Browse Page] then:
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# Select the "Place" name
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# Select the "Parish" name
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# Select the "Record Type and Year Range" 
  
To begin your search in the marriage records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
  
*Name of bride or groom
 
*Approximate year and place of marriage
 
  
To begin your search in the burial records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2001071 Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
  
*Name of deceased
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
*Approximate year and place of death
 
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.  
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===
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*Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and death records.
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*Use the information to find additional family members.
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
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*[[Saskatchewan Church Records| Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
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*It may be useful to check out [http://www.saskarchives.com/ Saskatchewan Archives Board] to see if there are other records that may be of interest to you.
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? === 
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*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
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*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search. 
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name, especially French versions.
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Saskatchewan, Canada Genealogy]].
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*Search in the [[Saskatchewan Archives and Libraries]].
  
To search the collection image by image, <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Place" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate name of "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Year Range" category which takes you to the images. <br>  
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==Citing this Collection==
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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.  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
  
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. Keep in mind:  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Parishes, Saskatchewan.}} <br>
 
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
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{{Record Citation Link
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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|CID=CID2001071
 
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|title=Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
==== Using the Information  ====
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}}
 
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
When you have found the information that you have been looking for, you can use the following tactics to further your research the following:
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|CID=CID2001071
 
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|title=Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
'''Birth Records'''  
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}}
 
 
*Use the name of the child to search for a marriage record
 
*Use the birth year of your ancestor to search for a census record
 
*If you have found your ancestor, search for their marriage records in the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1520608 Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957] collection.
 
 
 
'''Marriage Records'''
 
 
 
*Use the age to calculate an approximate birth year
 
*Use the names of the parents to search for their marriage record
 
 
 
'''Burial Records'''
 
 
 
If your ancestor was married, search for a marriage record with an approximate year of marriage.
 
 
 
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
 
 
 
These records are in French. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:
 
 
 
[[French Wordlist]]
 
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/ChurchHistory.html Saskatchewan Roman Catholic Church Parish Register Online Record History] ~ a history of the churches and their locations, the Oblate Missionary Immaculate fathers (OMI) who served the parishes historically and the parish register information as listed by Family Search. Complete with bibliography.
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Saskatchewan Church Records]]
 
*[[Canada Church Records]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
{{Contributor_invite}}
 
 
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box. [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2001071/waypoints Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957]
 
 
 
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 for This Collection  ===
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[[Saskatchewan_Catholic_Church_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)#top|Top of Page]]
  
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.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
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{{Contributor_invite}}

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years 1846-1957
Languages French
Title in the Language Saskatchewan, registres de l'église catholique
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Various Parishes in Saskatchewan


What is in the Collection?

This collection includes church records for the years 1846-1957, the content and time period of the records will vary by parish. These records include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. These records are written in French. For help with French records, see the genealogical French Wordlist.


To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

Baptism records usually contain:

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Locality of baptism
  • Date of baptism, sometimes date of birth
  • Name of parish where baptized

Marriage records usually contain:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Name of bride’s parents
  • Name of groom’s parents
  • Residence of bride and groom
  • Date of marriage
  • Name of parish where married
  • Age of bride and groom

Burial records usually contain:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of spouse
  • Date of burial, sometimes date of death
  • Name of parish or cemetery where buried
 

Collection Content

Sample Images

How Do I Search the Collection?

Search the Index

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page then:

  1. Fill in the search boxes with the information you know.
  2. Click Search. This will provide possible a list of matches.

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page then:

  1. Select the "Place" name
  2. Select the "Parish" name
  3. Select the "Record Type and Year Range"

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.


For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and death records.
  • Use the information to find additional family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
  • It may be useful to check out Saskatchewan Archives Board to see if there are other records that may be of interest to you.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name, especially French versions.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of Saskatchewan, Canada Genealogy.
  • Search in the Saskatchewan Archives and Libraries.

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.  

Collection Citation:

"Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Parishes, Saskatchewan.


Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957.

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 Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957.


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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.