This past week, FamilySearch updated its Canadian records collection.
British Columbia, Crown Land Pre-emption Registers, 1860-1971. Pre-emptions are purchased land that has not been fully surveyed. The registers summarize the information from the pre-emption certificates. The pre-emptions are listed in registration number order, with an alphabetical index in the back of each volume. The 2,408 images are browsable.
Manitoba, Census Indexes, 1831-1870. 30,729 browsable images of card indexes to census records. Includes census records taken by Hudson’s Bay Company, 1831-1856 and the 1870 provincial census of Manitoba.
Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979. This record collection is searchable by name and contains 79,535 images of parish registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials. It also includes some confirmations and some index entries for Montreal and Trois-Rivières.
Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957. 6,587 browsable images of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and other records from several Roman Catholic parishes in Saskatchewan. This collection covers church records created 1846-1957, but the content and time period of the records will vary by parish.
Saskatchewan, Judicial District Court Records, 1891-1954. 203,047 browsable images of Supreme Court Files, Kings Bench Files, Docket Books and Indexes housed at the Saskatchewan Archives Board in Regina. This collection is being published as images become available.