Useful Links

Canadian Resources Free censuses of Canada 1901, 1911, 1906 census of the Prairie Provinces.  Free index to passengers on British ships. Free search of Manitoba Birth-Marriage-Death.  HINT: Click the detailed view for births to find the mother's maiden name. Free search of British Columbia B-M-D Free search of Saskatchwan B-D Ontario Methodist baptisms WWI soldiers' records Canadian Metis scrip archives Alberta Genealogical Society I have found their surnames database helpful. Their index to the Alberta homestead grants is very useful if you plan to visit the Provincial Archives of Alberta. Alberta Family Histories Society

Canada411 or WhitePages - Online directories for finding living relatives

World Resources Free 1880/1881 censuses, IGI, Ancestral File, Pedigree Resource Files, SSDI, great free software FreeBMD English Birth-Marriage-Death index Commonwealth War Graves - death information, regiment, next of kin Free genealogy message boards, mailing lists, family trees (WorldConnect) free Ancestry World Trees and Local maps of everywhere For general lookups e.g. "Watson family" +Edwardsburgh

Irfanview is a great free program to browse images or convert single images or whole folders of images. It can also produce webpages of thumbnail-sized photos that can be clicked to view a full-sized version of the "thumbnail" you have clicked. It is another of those amazing free programs. Genealogy Freebies - most of the databases require a paid subscription, but in Family History Centers and some public libraries you can access some databases for free (e.g. somes censuses of USA, UK, and Canada). Family tree templates available in PDF form. These free forms can be used to create your own personal family tree.  Claims to be the largest online family tree, that searches 24 hours a day comparing every person in your family tree against every person in OneGreatFamily. It is a commercial site, highly regarded.

Revised Oct 2010