There are over 50 million images and documents
among the Drouin Genealogical Institute's tools and collections
covering from the origin of New France to today. Not sure where to start? Check out the Quick start guide!
Linked to original church document
Detailed index of Quebec, Ontario and Acadia's parish registers. Under constant development.
5 286 161
Quebec marriage and death certificates from the 1926-1997 period in collaboration with the SGQ and SGCF. The original document is available to view for the marriages.
In collaboration with Groupe-Nécro, the Drouin Institute presents the Obituary section, which contains internet and newspaper obituaries as well as cemeteries and memorial cards. The 4 sections are equipped with a search engine.
Most of the Drouin Institute's Great Collections are now indexed and equipped with a search engine. Can be searched by family name and collection.
Baptisms, marriages and burials from the Bas-St-Laurent (1727 to 2011), Laurentides (1727 to 2011), Outaouais (1727 to 2011) and Mauricie regions (1846 to 1999), as well as 120 000 marriage records from the United States and Ontario, dated from between the 17th century and the end of the 20th century.
The Connolly File, presented in collaboration with the Société de généalogie des Cantons de l'Est, is an index of Catholic and Protestant baptisms, marriages and burials from Quebec and part of the United States covering a period extending from 1621 to 2019. 6 839 262 BMD files available in the tool.
Between 1913 and 1957, the Drouin Institute produced more than 16 000 genealogies for French Canadian families. More than 700 have been retrieved, digitized, and are now available in this collection.
Contains an index of Quebec's 1881 and 1901 censuses and Ontario 1881's census.
From the personal collection of Jean-Pierre Pepin and the Drouin Institute, 82 795 notarized documents have been digitized and are available in this collection.
More than 256 000 postcards from the personal collection of Jean-Pierre Pepin have been digitized, indexed and made available in this tool.
158 834 family files based on original Acadian records. The files usually contain the names of the parents, the name of the child, the parish and the dates of baptism and/or burial. In most cases, a link to the original baptism and/or burial record is available.
The Drouin Collection Records is a collection of images of parish registers (baptisms, burials and marriages) as well as of other documents of historical and genealogical significance. It covers all of Quebec and French Acadia as well as parts of Ontario, New Brunswick and the Northeastern United States.
This massive collection contains the entirety of Quebec’s civil registry from 1621 to the 1940s, which encompasses most individuals who lived in the province during that period
This section contains a mix of images, documents, books, pictures and directories of historical and genealogical significance.
The BMD Cards tool contains baptism, marriage and burial cards from Quebec, Ontario and the United States.
The city directories tool contains a digitized version of the phone directories of the cities of Montreal (Lovell) and Quebec (Marcotte). Around 81 000 pages digitized and indexed by category and year.