Newfoundland and Labrador Family History Societies

This section lists the associations from Bay St George to Newfoundland and Labrador giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Bay St George Genealogical Society

Many resources are available in The Kindale Public Library.  These include:

  • Baptism, Marriage and Death Certificates for Bay Saint George
  • Births in District of Saint George's 1891-1896
  • Cemetery Records
  • Census Indexes
  • Church Registers
  • Genealogical Reference Books
  • Genealogies

Resources also include:

  • Local Histories
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Ships and Seafarers of Atlantic Canada
  • Vital Records
  • Yearbooks

A full list of Library Holdings is available on their website.

There is also a list of Books that you may find useful, which include The Story of Newfoundland, Early Settlers of Bay St George and The Descendants of Alex White.


Newfoundland and Labrador Family History Society

The association was founded in 1984 and incorporated in 1987.

Many archives can be accessed in their Resource Centre, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Census Returns
  • Directories
  • Family and Community Histories (An Index is available on the site)
  • Parish Records
  • Periodicals

Some resources relate to other Canadian Provinces and further afield, such as England and Wales. 

Cemetery Transcriptions are on the site, but please note access is restricted to Members Only.  Tables of Contents for the Society's quarterly journal The Newfoundland Ancestor are also available on the site.

Numerous publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Baptisms, Marriages and Burials for St Paul's Anglican Church 1767-1900s
  • Baptisms for St James Anglican Church King's Cove 1835-1900
  • Marriages for St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Basilica 1793, 1797-1821 and 1855-1874

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