New Brunswick, Canada Genealogists

Our New Brunswick genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in New Brunswick, including:

  • Saint John Free Public Library
    Canadian census, vital records, teacher’s returns, funeral home records, province-wide newspapers, maps, pamphlets. Also has indexes to 19th century newspapers and rare historical scrapbooks, compiled genealogies, almshouse records (Saint John), burial permits (1889-1919), church records, Custom House port records, freeman certificates, land petitions (1783-1857), Saint John city directories (1857, 1963-1982), voter registries, shipping records (Port of Saint John, 1878-1949).
  • Archives of the Catholic Diocese of Saint John
    Catholic parish sacramental records before 1900, several hundred thousand family group sheets, interment records after 1900, diocesan newspaper “The New Freeman” containing post-1900 marriages and obituaries, church membership lists, pew rental books, parish minute books
  • Université de Moncton
    Numerous records documenting earliest settlement of Acadians through the Dérangement of 1755-1758 and beyond
  • Provincial Archives of New Brunswick in Fredericton
    Index to births, marriages and deaths (1800-1959); land, military, and church records as well as province-wide newspapers, over 1,000 family histories, and 3,000 plus manuscripts
  • Charlotte County Archives
    Thousands of original documents on individuals, groups, and businesses in Charlotte County, as well as family histories, ship logs, maps, newspapers, letters, diaries, and over 15,000 photographs
  • Harriet Irving Library at University of New Brunswick
    Institutional records and private papers (historical and literary) relevant to New Brunswick
  • New Brunswick Museum
    Business records, personal papers, and ephemera relating to the economic, social, legal, military, religious, and political aspects of life in New Brunswick, with a 19th century emphasis
  • Ralph Picard Bell Library at Mt Allison University
    Books, directories, pamphlets, maps, periodicals, microfilms, manuscripts

Our genealogists can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in New Brunswick include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as early 1800s
  • Birth, marriage, and death records have been recorded by the state government from 1888 to the present
  • National census records were recorded beginning in 1714
  • Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records were kept by the local courts from 1700s to the present
  • Churches kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods that contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Military records
  • Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
  • Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts since early 1800s
  • Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas

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