Newfoundland Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Emigration and Immigration   6: Probate, Land and Court   7: Maps and Gazetteers   8: Newspapers   9: Websites   10: Search Records   11: Get Help  




Canada—Newfoundland

Explore research in Newfoundland.

QUIKLinks:  FS Wiki   Kindred Trails   GenealogyLinks

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Goal 1: Learn about Newfoundland research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Newfoundland ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Newfoundland.
    FS Wiki:—Newfoundland—Finding Your Ancestors
  2. Explore resources for Newfoundland research on Ancestry. " target="_blank">
    AC—Newfoundland Resources
  3. Learn about records for Newfoundland.
    AA—Newfoundland Guide">
  4. Use the Newfoundland Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—Newfoundland Record Selection Table




Goal 2: Learn about Newfoundland archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Newfoundland archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Newfoundland archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Archives and Libraries
  2. Learn about Newfoundland provincial archives in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Provincial Archives
  3. Learn about Newfoundland museums, libraries, and archives in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Provincial Archives

B. Learn about Newfoundland city directories.

  1. Learn about Newfoundland city directories in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Directories



Goal 3: Learn about Newfoundland vital records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Newfoundland vital and birth records.

  1. Learn about Newfoundland vital records in this article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Vital Records
  2. Explore links for birth records on the Newfoundland Family Histories.
  3. Get help with adoption topics on the Newfoundland Adoption Facebook page.

B. Explore Newfoundland census records.

  1. Get an overview of Newfoundland censuses in this article.
    FS—Newfoundland Census
  2. Explore the MyFreeCensus site for Newfoundland state and county census records.
  3. Explore Newfoundland census records on the Automated Genealogy site.
  4. Explore the CensusLinks site for Newfoundland census records.
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  6. Explore Newfoundland census records on the CensusFinder site.



Goal 4: Learn about Newfoundland church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Newfoundland church records.

  1. Get an overview of Newfoundland church records in this article.
    FS—Newfoundland Church Records

B. Explore Newfoundland cemetery records.

  1. Explore Newfoundland cemetery records in this article.
    FS—Newfoundland Cemetery Records
  2. Browse the Interment.net site for Newfoundland cemetery records.
  3. Browse the I Dream of Genealogy site for Newfoundland cemetery records.
  4. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  5. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 5: Learn about Newfoundland emigration and immigration.


Choices:

A. Learn about Newfoundland emigration and immigration.

  1. Learn about Newfoundland emigration and immigration in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Emigration and Immigration



Goal 6: Learn about Newfoundland probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Newfoundland probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Newfoundland probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Probate Records
  2. Learn about Newfoundland land and property records.
    FS—Newfoundland Land and property Records



Goal 7: Learn about Newfoundland maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Newfoundland maps and gazetteers.

  1. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Newfoundland maps.
  2. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Newfoundland (search for Newfoundland on the page).
  3. Explore historical Newfoundland maps on the Historic Map Works site. Select Canada and Newfoundland in the drop-down menus.



Goal 8: Learn about Newfoundland newspapers.


Choices:

A. Learn about Newfoundland newspapers.

  1. Learn about Newfoundland newspapers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Newspapers

B. Explore Newfoundland newspapers.

  1. Search Newfoundland newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Newfoundland newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Newfoundland newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.



Goal 9: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Newfoundland research.

  1. Explore links on the CanGenealogy site.
  2. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  3. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
  4. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.



Goal 10: Search records from Newfoundland.


Choices:

A. Use the QUIKLinks or County Pages (top of page) to quickly search the most common record collections for Newfoundland.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

  1. Click a link in the first section to search a FamilySearch collection.
  2. Click a link in the second section to search an Ancestry collection.
  3. Click a link in the third section to search a Findmypast collection.

B. Explore additional record collections.

  1. In each program (FamilySearch, Ancestry, or Findmypast), explore additional record collections besides the ones listed in QUIKLinks on this page.



Goal 11: Get help with your Newfoundland research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Newfoundland Genealogical Society page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Newfoundland Genealogy page on Facebook.
  3. Find additional Facebook pages for Newfoundland genealogy on the Genealogy on Facebook site.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Newfoundland research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Newfoundland research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Newfoundland research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Newfoundland research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Newfoundland genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Newfoundland in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Societies"
  2. Learn about genealogy societies in Newfoundland in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Newfoundland Societies
  3. Explore Newfoundland genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.