Genealogical Research Facilities in Lethbridge

1.  The University of Lethbridge  (Search for genealogical resources in University of Lethbridge library catalogue)
                                                       (Search the library catalogue)

2. The Lethbridge Public Library
                 - Over 760 rolls of microfilm covering 1865 to 1921 of ship passenger lists of people arriving in Quebec, Montreal, Halifax, North                                    Sydney, Vancouver, Victoria etc. Passenger lists constitute the official record of immigration. They contain information such as name, age,                      and country of origin, occupation and intended destination of passengers.
                 - Border Entry Records (April 1908 to 31 December 1935) - contain genealogical information about each immigrant such as age, country of                           birth, occupation, last place of residence in the United States and destination in Canada.
                 - Senator Buchanan room has many genealogical and local history books
                 - Newspapers on microfilm - Lethbridge, Fort McLeod, etc.

3. The Family History Center (Extensive collection of resources that are available free to the public)
                                              Resources include:  microfilm, microfiche, computer, books, maps and atlases, CD Roms
                                              Federal Census for all Provinces in Canada -1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
                                              Soundex Border Crossings 1895-1954  (Canada to US)
                                              Upper Canada Marriage Bonds
                                              Ontario BMD's - index as well as copies of the registrations 
                                              Ontario Land Records
                                              England & Wales, Scotland and Ireland Civil Registration Indexes
                                              Ireland Householders index
                                              Victoria, Australia Microfiche Index of Birth, Marriage & Death 1853-1895
                                              Over 10,000 rolls of microfilm from many countries

4. The Lethbridge Branch A.G.S. Library  (Large Collection of local history books, various BMD's etc from area  newspapers)  
5. Galt Archives  

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