Lookups

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If you would like to volunteer to do lookups for the Cape Breton GenWeb site, please contact the Cape Breton GenWeb host.

 

Primary Sources

isleBill Norin Burial records for Resurrection Cemetery in Sydney Forks The records include maiden name, address, date died, date interred, date born, place born, first name, mother's name, spouse, sons, daughters, and predeceased . Also. the records for Holy Cross Cemetery in Sydney with more limited details.  
Ann Capstick 1838-1841 Census of Cape Breton Island

Books

isleGail Edwards A Dictionary of Scottish Immigrants to Canada Before Confederation, Vols. I and II by Donald Whyte
isleAnn Capstick Cape Breton Ships and Men by John P. Parker, MBE--Shipbuilders in Cape Breton
isleStephen MacDonald To the Hill of Boisdale by A.J. MacMillan.
Please note that this book is not indexed, nor does it contain BMD dates. To ensure that your ancestor can be found, please provide all known data, including community, parents, siblings, etc.
isleMary Gorman A History of Christmas Island Parish by AA MacKenzie. All Call Iona Home by S.R MacNeil.
isleValerie Levesque History of Inverness County by J.L. MacDougall--History of the county and its settlers, by area; plus index to this book.
isleBetty A. Minor (temporarily offline) History of Inverness County by J.L. MacDougall--History of the county and its settlers, by area.

 

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