Resources and links

Jody Robinson, Eastern Townships Resource Centre’s archivist, has presented to Héritage Sutton’s members an exposé of this region’s historical sources. She has kindly authorized us to reproduce her visual presentation on our website,for which we are most grateful. Click here to access the document and its many links: Heritage_Sutton_talk-presentation (pdf 254 Ko).

Here are Mr. Willey’s tips for those who wish to write their family’s history:
Genealogy Stuff in Book Form by P. Robert Willey (pdf 78 Ko)

Historical Sites

Townships Heritage. This site provides access to all historical societies, including those that do not have a web site of their own.

Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network

Archive.org Books you can read on the internet: History of Brome County by Taylor (1908) and Men of Today in the Eastern Townships (1917).

The British Home Children”. Google gives thousands of sites on the subject. 100,000 children came to Canada between 1870 and 1957. Many came to Sutton.

Rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qceastwn/archives.html to search archives on the Eastern Townships;the site is useful to both historians and genealogists. Whole books are available for consultation.

Genealogical Sites

Ancestry.ca/drouin/ Research in Drouin’s genealogy dictionary.

Genealogysearch.org/canada/quebec.html Many useful links even if some are repeated.

Genealogie.org/tanguay Tanguay genealogy dictionary. Very useful in spite of errors.

Toile.com/guides/société/généalogie La Toile du Québec.

3.telus.net/public/mtoll/quebec.htm Mary’s Genealogy Treasures. Hundreds of links in an attempt to cover the whole of genealogy.

Censuses

Rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qceastwn/archives/1852SuttonDistrict1CensusIndex
and Rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qceastwn/archives/1852SuttonDistrict2CensusIndex: 1851-1852 census for Missisquoi with an index of all residents. It gives the necessary indications to find them in the census records. Automatedgenealogy.com/census/52/

Also,

Censusfinder.com/index.htm to look up all Canadian census and some from other countries.

Statcan.gc.ca/pub/98-187-x/4064824-eng.htm: all New-France censuses from 1665, and Canadian ones up to 1871.

Registers

Publicrecords.searchsystems.net/detail/link-100981.htm Catholic Parish registers 1621-1900. You can read and copy all entries for baptisms, marriages and burials between 1621 and 1900.

Bibnum2.banq.qc.ca/bna/notaires/index.html Québec notary archives from the beginning to 1906.

Interment.net/can/qc/index.htm Cemetery Records. Not all of them, but many.

Rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canmil/ The Canadian Military Heritage Project: information on soldiers who saw action in wars where Canada was involved.