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Public Repositories by County

New Brunswick public repositories indexed by county (includes websites)
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1. Albert County
2. Carleton County
3. Charlotte County
4. Gloucester County
5. Kent County
6. Kings County
7. Madawaska County
8. Northumberland County
9. Queens County
10. Restigouche County
11. Saint John County
12. Sunbury County
13. Victoria County
14. Westmorland County
15. York County
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1. Albert County

Albert CountyMuseum and Historical Society Inc
3940 Route 114, Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick.
The Resource Room has genealogy records and family histories:  http://www.albertcountymuseum.ca/

2. Carleton County

Carleton CountyHistorical Society Inc
128 Connell Street, Woodstock, NB, E7M 1L5.
The Society resources include a local newspaper collection plus considerable private papers and genealogies. http://www.cchs-nb.ca/
 
Dr Walter Chestnut Public Library
395 Main Street, Hartland, NB, E7P 2N3
This library has a collection of local and family histories for the Hartland area. http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=HH 
 
L P Fisher Public Library
679 Main Street, Woodstock, NB, E7M 2E1
The Raymond Genealogy Centre contains family genealogies of Carleton Countyresidents plus newspapers and Census reports.
http://www.woodstocknb.ca/lpfisherpubliclibrary.htm 

 

3. Charlotte County

Charlotte CountyArchives
123 Frederick Street, St Andrews, NB, E5B 1Z1
The archives has a large collection which includes land records, Census, letters, genealogies, Charlotte County and Maine newspapers plus Cemetery records, all housed in the Old Goal (jail Countyhttp://www.ccarchives.ca/archives.html 
 
New Brunswick Genealogy Society
Charlotte CountyBranch,
c/o St Croix Public Library, St Stephen, NB
See a list of Charlotte Branch record Holdings at the website. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbcharlo/nbgscb.htm 
 
St Croix Public Library
11 King Street, St Stephen, NB, E3L 2C1
See list of research resources at the website:  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbcharlo/stcroixlibrary.htm 
 

4. Gloucester County

Roman Catholic Diocese of Bathurst Archives
C P 460,  645 Murray Avenue,
Bathurst, NB, E2A 3Z4.
The Archives has Church documents and Parish Registers on microfilm. http://www.diocesebathurst.ca/index.html
 
Smufit-Stone Public Library
150 St George Street, Suite 1, Bathurst, NB, E2A1B5
This library has a genealogy and local history collection plus The Northern Light newspaper editions from 1913 to present. http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=CN 
 
Societe Historique Nicolas-Denys
Centre de Documentation,
P O Box 2000, Shippegan, NB, EOC 2BO.
Under the University of Moncton, this library and learning institution specializes in Acadian Peninsula history and genealogy.  http://www.umoncton.ca/umcs-bibliotheque/node/6 
 
 
5. Kent County
Richibucto River Historical Society Museum
31 Bonar Law Avenue, Unit A,
Rexton, NB, E4W 1V6
The Museum documentation includes a list of Churches and gravesites along the Richibucto River and a list of the tall ships built in Kent Countywith the names of their builders. http://www.bonarlawcommon.com/RRHS.html 
 
Richibucto Public Library
9376 Main Street, Richibucto, NB, E4W 4C9.
http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=AI
 

6. Kings County

Kings CountyHistorical Society and Museum
P O Box 5001, 27 Centennial Road,
Hampton, NB, E0G 1Z0
The Museum has a large genealogy research inventory of Kings Countyrecords.
It is open from June to September. 
http://www.townofhampton.ca/content/38283  


7. Madawaska County

Centre de Documentation et d'Études Madawaskayennes
165 Boulevard Hebert, Edmundston, NB, E3V 2S8
The genealogy resources include Madawaska Countylocal and family histories, private collections, Acadian information and Parish records.
http://www.umce.ca/biblio/cdem/
 
Mgr W A Conway Public Library
33 Irene Street, Edmundston, NB, E3V 1B7
The Heritage Room has a significant collection of newspapers and genealogy documents http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=HE 
 
Haut Saint-Jean Regional Library
540 Rue Principale, Saint Basile, NB, E7C 1J5.
http://www.gnb.ca/0003/regions/hsj-F.asp 
 

8. Northumberland County

Chatham Public Library
24 King Street,
Miramichi, NB, E1N 2N1
The Special Collections include local history and genealogy, 1
851-1891 Census reports on microfilm,
Vital Statistics and Cemetery records,
local newspapers on microfilm 1826 up
an Atlantic Book Collection
http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=YC 
 
Metepenagiag Heritage Park
2156 Micmac Road, Red Bank, NB, E9E 2P2
A Heritage Exhibit at the Lodge tells of Mi'kmaq history and the nationally recognized heritage sites, the Oxbow and Augustine Mounds. www.metepenagiagpark.com
 
New Brunswick Genealogy Society
Miramichi Branch
The holdings of this Branch are at the Chatham Public Library. The website has these databases:  marriages, newspaper obituaries, Cemetery gravestone inscriptions plus a First Families listing of surnames. http://www.nbgsmiramichi.org/index.htm 
 
Newcastle Public Library
P O Box 599, 100 Fountain Head Lane, Miramichi, NB, E1V 4A1
The Special Collections in this library are Canadiana, a collection of the Miramichi Historical Society, antique maps and other genealogy material.
http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=YT  
 
St Michael's Museum and Genealogy Centre
P O Box 368, 10 Howard Street, Miramichi at Chatham, NB, E1N 3A7
Northumberland CountyCensus and Parish records and Cemetery stone transcriptions. A large Family File lists the area surnames on the website. 
A database of local historical surnames linked to Irish and Scotland Counties of origin is a work in progress. http://www.saintmichaelsmuseum.com/services/serv_main.htm 
 
Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library and Museum
4490 Route 11, Tabusintac, NB, E9H 1J3
Local family histories and artifacts.
http://tabusintac.ca/library_museum.html 
 

9. Queens County

Queens CountyHistorical Society & Museum Inc
69 Front Street, Village of Gagetown, NB, E5M 1A4
Records at the Courthouse include local history, private papers, family genealogies and land records. http://www.qchsm.com/Events.html

Chipman Public Library, 8 King Street
Chipman, NB, E4A 2H3
The Library has genealogy materials and information about local Cemeteries. http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=YH 

 

10. Restigouche County

Campbellton Centennial Library
2 Aberdeen Street, Campbellton, NB, E3N 2J4
The library has a local history collection of family genealogies from Quebec and New Brunswick. www.frederictoninfo.ca/record/HDC2622?UseCICVw=43   
 
Dalhousie Centennial Library
403 Adelaide Street, Dalhousie, NB, E8C 1B6
This library is the home for the Restigouche CountyGenealogy Society collections. Records include private papers, ship names and passenger lists, Gaspe Quebec history and genealogy, family histories, land records and some rare documents.

http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=CD  

 

11. Saint John County

Latter Day Saints Family History Center
177 Manchester Avenue, West Saint John, NB
Family History Centers are branch facilities of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Centers provide access to most of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help patrons identify and research their ancestors. 
Everyone is welcome to come to the Family History Centers to use the resources. 
Phone prior to a visit:  506 672 0864
 
New Brunswick Genealogy Society Inc
Saint John Branch c/o Saint John Free Public Library
See list of Branch Holdings at the website.
 http://www.nbgssj.ca/NBGSSJLibraryHoldings.asp?cat=B&page=1
 
Quaco Historical and Library Society
236 Main Street, St Martins, NB, E5R 1B8
"Quaco"...derived from a Mi'gmaq word meaning "haunt of the hooded seal". 
The Library Archives contains a genealogy database, personal papers, photographs, shipping documentation and local Cemetery records.
http://www.quaco.ca/index.html
Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint John
1 Bayard Drive, Saint John, NB, E2L 3L5
The Diocese Archives contains vitals information of historical individuals and families back to the beginnings of Register entries which vary in date depending on the Diocese.
A search for family information can be requested by contacting the Archives Office.  R
egister information after 1920 is generally not available due to Church observed family privacy restrictions.
http://www.dioceseofsaintjohn.org/index.cfm 
 
Saint John Free Public Library, Central Branch
1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L 4Z6
The Library has a large collection of Saint John family histories including published genealogies in book form.
The Special Collections section includes private papers, local history documents, land records, Loyalist material and microfilmed Saint John newspapers.
http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=FM 
 
Upper St. John River Valley
http://www.upperstjohn.com/

Native Peoples in the Upper St. John River Valley
http://www.upperstjohn.com/history/natives.htm
 

12. Sunbury County

See Sunbury County Gen Web

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbsunbur/

 

13. Victoria County

Grand Falls Public Library
131 Pleasant, Suite 201, Grand Falls, NB, E3Z 1G8
The Library has a large genealogy records collection including local and Quebec family histories, private papers and other materials including Cemetery gravestone inscriptions and Parish records.
http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=HG 
 
Grand Falls Genealogy Club
c/o the Grand Falls Public Library, Grand Falls, NB
The website contains biographies, local history, cemetery transcriptions and Census transcriptions.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbgfgc/ 
 

14. Westmorland County

Centre d'Études acadiennes Anselme-Chiasson
University of Moncton, Moncton, NB, E1C 8J3
Resources include Acadian history and genealogy before and after Le Grand Derangement (Expulsion of the Acadians 1755-1763).
Also private business and individual collections, microfilmed colonial records for the French and British periods, microfilmed Parish records and published Acadian reference books. 
http://www0.umoncton.ca/etudeacadiennes/centre/cea.html
 
Latter Day Saints Family History Center
2070 Mountain Road,
Moncton, NB.
Family History Centers are branch facilities of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Centers provide access to most of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help patrons identify their ancestors. 
Everyone is welcome to come to the centers and use Family History Center resources. Phone prior to visit.
506 858 9702.
 
Moncton Public Library
644 Main Street, Moncton, NB, E1C 1E2
The Library has historical and genealogy collections.
http://monctonpubliclibrary.ca/Page4098.aspx 
 
Mount Allison University Archives
Third Floor, Ralph Pickard Bell Library,
49 York Street, Sackville, NB, E4L 1C6
At the website, click on Reference and Copying Services.
Then click on Genealogy Inquiries and Selected Sources for Genealogy Research.
This is an excellent website with instruction on how to do research within an extensive collection of genealogy material for New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. 
http://www.mta.ca/library/archives/index.html
 
New Brunswick Genealogy Society
Southeastern Branch, Moncton, NB
The holdings of the Branch are in the Heritage Room of the Moncton Public Library. See the website for an inventory listing of the records.
http://www.nbgs.ca/se-mpl.html  
 
Salisbury Public Library
3215 Main Street,
Salisbury, NB. E4J 2K7
The Library has an impressive genealogy collection.
http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=AU 
 
United Church of Canada, Maritime Conference Archives
32 York Street, Sackville, NB, E4L 4R4
The collection consists of records of Maritime Presbyterian and Methodist churches to 1925 and of later United Churches.
Material includes vitals information, Church meeting minutes and congregation lists. 
http://www.marconf.ca/archives.php 
 

15. York County

Fredericton Public Library
12 Carleton Street, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5P4
The Library has local history publications and an archival collection of old books. http://www1.gnb.ca/0003/library.asp?Code=YF   
 
Latter Day Saints Family History Center
986 Smythe Street,
Fredericton, NB.
Family History Centers are branch facilities of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Centers provide access to most of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help patrons identify their ancestors. 
Everyone is welcome to come to the centers and use Family History Center resources. Phone prior to visit.
506 450 4103
 
Legislative Library of New Brunswick
Legislative Building, 706 Queen Street,
Fredericton, NB, E3B5H1
Many historical collections, old books and original legislative reports back to 1784, all New Brunswick daily and weekly newspapers, MLA biographies, NB history, journals, magazines and early name/place directories.
http://www.gnb.ca/legis/leglibbib/brochure-english.pdf 
 
New Brunswick Genealogy Society Inc
P O Box 3235, Station B, Fredericton, NB, E3A 5G9
Publish Generations quarterly.
See Queries section. 
Search the Members Surname database.
http://www.nbgs.ca  
 
York Sunbury Historical Society Inc
York Sunbury Museum,
P O Box 1312, Station A,
571 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5C8.
The records of the Society are on deposit at the Provincial Archives.
http://www.yorksunburymuseum.com/contact/