Did you know that we offer access to websites that include subscription databases for genealogical research at our building located at 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa?
In fact, a number of computers are available to clients in our Genealogy and Family History research room, located on the 3rd floor. Here, you can consult websites with various genealogy databases, including those that require a subscription such as:
AncestryInstitution [www.ancestryinstitution.com] – Available during Opening Hours
This website is part of Ancestry.ca [www.ancestry.ca].Our subscription gives access to the “world” edition. It contains collections of over 5,000 genealogical databases from around the world including:
- Canadian census
- Passenger lists
- The Drouin collection (births, marriages and deaths for Quebec 1621-1967) and many more.
BMS2000 [www.bms2000.org] – Available during Service Hours
This website includes databases for baptisms, marriage and burials from the colonization of New France up to present days.
YourFolks/MesAieux [www.yourfolks.com] – Available during Service Hours
This website includes references to marriages of many Quebec parishes and some indexes to parishes of Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
Find My Past [www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp] – Available during Service Hours
This website is a useful tool if you are doing research on ancestors from the United Kingdom. It contains outgoing passenger lists (including those to Canada), early military records (including some who were stationed in Canada), census and birth, marriage and death records, etc.
Our service and opening hours can be found in the Visit Us section of our website.
If you do not live within traveling distance of 395 Wellington Street, make sure to ask if these subscription websites are available at your local library or genealogical society!
Questions or comments? We would love to hear from you!