Tag Archives: Montreal

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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1842 Lower Canada census good news for those researching Montreal ancestors

Further to yesterday’s post about the availability of the 1825 and 1842 Lower Canada censuses on Ancestry, I learned that this is especially good news for those with ancestors in Montreal. According to my friend, “Ms. O’Leery,” the 1842 census … Continue reading


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Herbert Molson house

According to the youngest member of my family, I talk about the historical and architectural importance of every building I pass in Montreal. Not true, but I do like to learn as much as I can about these beautiful buildings. The Montreal … Continue reading

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Images Montreal

The bilingual Images Montreal website provides more than 5,000 images of streets, buildings, and houses in Montreal. Its street index is especially interesting to genealogists. Click on St. Antoine Street to learn that this  street opened in 1801 and its former … Continue reading

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Before-after photos of Montreal

Anyone who has met me knows I am a wee bit of a photo fanatic. That is why I follow a few cities’ vintage Facebook pages, hoping to see a photos of my ancestors’ homes, places of business, or just views … Continue reading

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