Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Saskatchewan Resources



Regina Public Library provides this list of resources. The library recommends you check their FAQs to enquire about their look up service. http://www.reginalibrary.ca/prairiehistory/faq.html#top

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Aboriginal & Métis Genealogy - Native genealogy includes searching the 1901 census and Métis scrip records from Library and Archives Canada (microfilm) Information is available on the website.

Births, Marriages and Deaths see Vital Records

Census Records
1906 and 1911 Census Records for Saskatchewan are available on microfilm in the library. However, these are also available via Ancestry.

Directories & Phone Books
Some copies of directories have been digitized and Dave Obee's page outlines what is available.
http://www.daveobee.com/resources/direct-sk.html

Immigration, Passenger & Border Entry Records
Most of these records mentioned on the Regina Public Library website are in print, however, check Ancestry first.

Local Histories - valuable for histories of families who settled in smaller communities
Saskatchewan Local History Directory, volumes 1 & 2 (in-house finding aid for Saskatchewan local histories - updated continuously)
Some local histories have been digitized and are available on :  http://www.ourroots.ca/index.aspx

Maps, Atlases & Place Names
Gazeteers and definitions of places names. Useful for towns and communities that no longer exist. These are resources available in the library only.

Newspapers
On Microfilm:   Morning Leader/Leader Post; Regina Standard 1891 - 1906; Regina Daily Post 1928 - 1930; Western Producer 1924 - 2000

An index to Saskatchewan Newspapers is available online - http://library.usask.ca/sni/    Does not include information about BMD notices.

Vital Records
Births, Marriages & Obituaries Indexes from the Leader-Post newspaper (print) - 1883 to 1913.
or check the Birth Marriage Death Records page on this blog for ordering a Birth, Marriage or Death certificate. http://ukcdngenealogy.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/birth-marriage-death-records.html

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