Category Archives: Manitoba

FamilySearch updates Canadian records collection

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, … Continue reading

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Heritage Canada puts Manitoba parish records online

Blogger Elizabeth Lapointe of GenealogyCanada writes today that Heritage Canada has put some Manitoba parish records online, including those for the Red River Settlement. Three microfilms have been digitized and can be browsed. Ms. Lapointe advises, “Make sure that you read the … Continue reading

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