Quebec Family History Societies(N-Z)

This section lists the state-wide associations from Pontiac to Westmount giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Pontiac Historical Society

Pontiac Museum is maintained by the Pontiac Historical Society.  The main aim of the association is to preserve and promote the history of Pontiac County and to promote and encourage genealogical research

Old photographs of the area are accessible on the site.

The association has an Archives where a number of documents are available, which include:

  • 1851-1901 Census Returns
  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Crown Land Grants Book 1763-1890
  • Genealogies
  • List of Residents
  • Municipal Records
  • Obituaries published in Newspapers
  • Orange Lodge Records
  • Photographs(this collection has an index)
  • Roman Catholic and Protestant Marriage Records
  • Women's Institute Minute Books and Archives
Website:
http://www.diddleyvision.com/history/PontiacMuseum.html


Quebec Family History Society

The association has a Library where a number of archives are available, which incorporate:

  • Books
  • Dr David McDougall Collection
  • Eastern Ontario and Quebec Methodist Church Registers
  • Genealogies
  • International Genealogical Index(IGI)
  • Loiselle Collection of Roman Catholic Marriages 1650s-1935
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Norma Lee Collection
  • Pedigree Charts
  • Periodicals
  • Toronto Globe and Mail Newspaper 1970-1971 and 1975-2007

They also have some Irish Records, which incorporate Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810, Irish Emigration Lists 1833-1839, Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland and The Surnames of Ireland.

A number of publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Canadians at War 1914-1919
  • Cemetery Heritage in Quebec
  • Census Transcriptions and Indexes
  • Church Register Transcriptions
  • Crown Land Grants of Quebec Series
  • Genealogical Reference Books
  • Huntingdon County History
  • Marriage Indexes
  • Memorial Inscriptions
  • Ontario Genealogy for Beginners
Website:
http://www.qfhs.ca


Richmond County Historical Society

The association has an Archives where a number of resources are available, which include:

  • Architectural Records
  • Books
  • Books of Births, Marriages and Deaths for the District of St Francis 1815-1879
  • Cemetery Transcripts(A list of Cemeteries is on the site)
  • Census Indexes
  • Collections donated by Local Families
  • Diaries
  • Genealogies
  • Index of the Annals of Richmond County and Vicinity
  • Journals
  • Land Grant Indexes
  • Letters
  • Maps
  • Newspapers
  • Oral Histories
  • Photocopies of Legal Documents
  • Photographs
Website:
http://www.richmondcountyhistoricalsociety.com


Stanstead Historical Society

The association has an Archives where a number of resources are available, which include the 

  • Bibles
  • Business Ledgers
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns and Indexes
  • Christmas Cards
  • Inventories
  • Maps
  • Marriage Contracts
  • Minute Books

Resources also incorporate:

  • Newspapers
  • Oral Histories
  • Papers
  • Photographs
  • Postcards
  • Scrapbooks
  • Stanstead Journal
  • Vital Records
  • Wills
Website:
http://townshipsheritage.com/organization/colby-curtis-musum-stanstead-historical-society


Westmount Historical Association

A number of resources are available at Westmount Public Library, which include Photographs, Ephemera, Pamphlets and Personal Papers. 

The Library also has a Vertical Files Collection and a list of Subjects covered is available on the site.

Website:
http://www.westmounthistorical.org