This is a post about the various cemeteries serving historic New Westminster, including the ones under the high school, and those used by hospitals and prisons: Essondale, Woodlands, BC Pen, Oakalla.
In this blog, I explore the finding aids for Chinese Immigration Act Case files at Library and Archives Canada
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My article in the Sing Tao Daily is published. I can't read it in Chinese but I have tools I'll share with you, plus a personal memory of the Sing Tao.
If you asked, What's a census schedule? you've come to the right place. In this post I'll review all the Canadian censuses for schedules, provide info on which ones are available, and give you an example of how to find schedules in the 1871 and 1901 censuses.
Documents only tell a part of the story. Here's how I put them together.
Ancestry Canada invited me to give a webinar on Chinese genealogy on April 21, 2020 on Facebook Live. For those who may have missed it, or for those who had trouble accessing the site, here you are. I can't think of a better way to kick off Asian Heritage Month. In this webinar, you will… Continue reading Webinar: Exploring Chinese genealogy on Ancestry
Join me on April 21, 2020 for my Ancestry Extra webinar on Chinese genealogy finds on Facebook Live. See you there!
A story about voting, Canadian laws, and my grand-uncle Kew Dock Yip
I thought you might enjoy the fantastic tips and advice on prairie local history I have received since posting Genealogy gold part 1. On prairie local histories From Beverley: ...they are a great resource and those of us who live on the Prairies have long used them. One caution, if your relatives did not submit… Continue reading Genealogy gold part 3: More tips on prairie local histories