Tag Archives: Irish

Support wanted for Montreal Irish Memorial Park

A new group, the Montreal Irish Memorial Park Foundation, asks for support to create a new park at the Black Rock. The park would provide green space and honour the immigrants who died of typhus in 1847-48, and those who … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 28, 2014

The bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs 10 Ways to Find a Loyalist Ancestor by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy. Book Review: Loyalist Refugees. Non-Military Refugees in Quebec 1776-1784 by Bobbi King on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. … Continue reading

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Online resources about the Irish in Quebec

In addition to the usual sources, such as census records, births, marriages and deaths, and city directories, there are other resources that can help us with our family research. Here are some online resources that may help you gain a better … Continue reading

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2015 Great Gathering in Frampton, Quebec

Next year, 2015, marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the first Irish people in Frampton, Quebec. To celebrate, a Great Gathering of Frampton Irish descendants will take place July 2 – 5, 2015, in Frampton. Frampton lies about 75 … Continue reading

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