Friday, August 23, 2019

Saskatchewan Archives

Exploring Family History in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Archives has an excellent reference page for family history research in the province.

(A downloadable and printable .pdf version of “Exploring Family History in Saskatchewan” is available on their website in Services for Public, Information Bulletins.)  Below is the table of contents.

I. Getting Started

  1. Delving Into Your Attic Archives
  2. Interviewing Relatives
  3. Writing It Down
  4. Writing Letters
  5. Posting Electronic Mail
  6. Genealogical Societies
  7. Native Ancestry

II. Official Saskatchewan Sources

  1. Vital Statistics Records
  2. Court Records
  3. Land, Including Saskatchewan Homestead Index
  4. Municipal Records
  5. Church Records
  6. Cemeteries
  7. Records of Educational Institutions
  8. Federal Government Records
  9. Libraries
  10. Museums

III. Genealogical Sources at the Saskatchewan Archives

  1. Newspapers
  2. Biographies
  3. Family Histories
  4. Directories
  5. Government Publications
  6. Local Histories
  7. Private Records
  8. Oral History
  9. Pioneer Questionnaires
  10. Maps
  11. Photographs
  12. Military Records

==> Visit the Saskatchewan Archives Family History Resources


Exploring the Sask Archives – my blog post about how to research at the Sask Archives in Regina.

Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada – Genealogy


One Response to “Saskatchewan Archives”
  1. I am trying to find a birth record for my wifes father. he was born in Saskatchewan. He was born in or around 1923. He died in the UK in 1997. His name was paul stapleton cotterill and he lived with his family near Wawota on a farm.

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