SOME USEFUL LINKS

An on-going project of links to some great sites on-line to help you in your genealogy research. Many other links have will be found on the pages of this site which they relate to. This page still needs some sorting, but have fun with some of these links.

French-Catholic Montreal GenWeb
Quebec GenWeb  http://www.QuebecGenWeb.com
Ontario GenWeb
Cyndi's List
Canadian Genealogy and History Links   http://www.islandnet.com/~jveinot/cghl/cghl.html
Canadian Geographical Names  http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/english/cgndb.html
Tourist Canada - Quebec  http://www.canadatourism.com/en/ctc/travel_canada/indexquebec.html
Canada 411 http://canada411.sympatico.ca/
National Library of Canada book and publication search  http://www.amicus.nlc-bnc.ca/wapp/resanet/searche.htm
Online Resources for Canadian Heritage - Quebec http://www.civilization.ca/membrs/biblio/orch/www02e_e.html
Canada Post (find postal codes) http://www.canadapost.ca/CPC2/menu_01.html
Canada /Ulster heritage Site  http://members.tripod.com/~Ulster_01/index.htm
Canada.com  (search engine) http://www.canada.com/
http://www.canoe.ca/CanadaDay/destinations.html



Montreal

Origin of the name MONTREAL (from Geographical Names)
http://GeoNames.NRCan.gc.ca/english/schoolnet/montreal.html
The Montreal Page  http://www.pagemontreal.qc.ca/eindex.html
The Old Port of Montreal  http://www.oldportofmontreal.com/
Quebec Government Tourist site - Montreal  http://www.tourisme.gouv.qc.ca/anglais/tourisme_a/villes_a/montrealv_a.html
Go Montreal  http://www.gomtl.com/english/Montral.html
Montreal Official Tourist Information Website  http://www.tourism-montreal.org/
Montreal Cam  http://www.montrealcam.com/en-sommaire.html
City VU http://www.cityvu.com/ENGLISH/THEWALLT.HTM
Visit a few Streets of Montreal http://www.cityvu.com/ENGLISH/STREETS.HTM

Montreal Weather
The Weather Network - Montreal
Montreal Weather Center
Montreal Weather - 4 day forcast http://www.intellicast.com/LocalWeather/World/Canada/Canada/Montreal/Forecast/
(to technical to read their link policy so just copy and paste)

Montreal Radio Stations
CBC Radio, Montreal  http://www.radio.cbc.ca/regional/Quebec/Montreal/
"Want to know what living in Montreal and Québec is really like? Want to hear what Québecers say to each other ? CBC Montreal programmes and newscasts on line to you, wherever you are, throughout the day. Click here to listen in Real Audio "
CJAD Radio Montreal http://www.cjad.com/
CFMB Radio Montreal http://www.cfmb.ca/
CHOM Radio Montreal http://www.chom.com/
Q92 Radio Montreal http://www.q92fm.com/
MIX 96 Radio Montreal http://www.themix.com/scripts/mix96/0-0.cfm
Keltic Heartbeat http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Workshop/7188/
940 News "Montreal's first All News radio service"

Montreal Radio Stations http://www.pagemontreal.com/eradio.html
Montreal Radio Stations http://www.cityvu.com/ENGLISH/radio.htm
Montreal Radio Stations http://www.gomtl.com/english/Radio.html

Montreal TV Stations
Global TV Montreal http://montreal.globaltv.com/
Canada News Wire http://www.newswire.ca/



What's in a name?

A Listing Of Some 18th and 19th Century American Nicknames  http://www.cslnet.ctstateu.edu/nickname.htm
Naming Traditions http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/naming.htm
Given Name Index  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/1739/givennames.html
First Name Basis  http://www.hypervigilance.com/genlog/firstname.html
By Any Other Name...  http://www.w-link.net/~maegwin/menagerie/name.htm
Nicknames And Naming Traditions  http://www.tngenweb.usit.com/franklin/frannick.htm
The History of Last Names  http://clanhuston.com/name/namehist.htm
Surnames - What's in a name http://clanhuston.com/name/name.htm
The relevance of surnames in genealogy http://www.sog.org.uk/leaflets/surnames.html
Surname Origins List http://www.sonic.net/~csawyer/surnames.html
Names http://www.usgenweb.org/researchers/names.html
What's in a Name? OR: People Who Live in Glasshouses Should Not Throw Stones



Fun Stuff

British, Canadian, American vocabulary http://www.englishclub.net/reference/irregular/usuk/voc-ukus.htm
British, Canadian, American spelling http://www.englishclub.net/reference/irregular/usuk/spell-usuk.htm
Ye Olde English Sayings  http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/sayings.htm
AmeriSpeak http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/amerispeak.htm
Nationalities http://www.englishclub.net/reference/vocabulary/nat.htm
International Black Sheep Society of Genealogists  http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~blksheep/
Canada Quiz,  from Statistics Canada http://www.statcan.ca/english/new_quiz/quizindex.htm
Canadaian Heros in Fact and Fiction  http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/heroes/ehome.htm
Carole Kucera's compilation of Genealogy Taglines http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/taglines.htm
Wills on the Web http://www.ca-probate.com/wills.htm
An American's Guide to Canada http://www.icomm.ca/emily/
 

Money
Current Value of Old Money http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/current/howmuch.html
History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day by Glyn Davies http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/llyfr.html
Universal Currency Converter http://www.xe.net/ucc/classic.shtml
What's a Guinea? http://www.deadline.demon.co.uk/wilkie/coins.htm


HANDWRITING
Deciphering Old Handwriting http://www.firstct.com/fv/oldhand.html
Examples of Letters of the 17th Century Found in Parish Registers http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/oldalpha.htm



WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?!

Genealogy Abbreviations
Abbreviations Found in Genealogy http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/oldalpha.htm
Abbreviations used in Genealogy http://www.uq.net.au/~zzmgrinl/abbrev.html
GENEALOGICAL ABBREVIATIONS  http://www.pcola.gulf.net/~llscott/abbrevia.htm
Genealogy Abbreviations http://www.genweb.net/~samcasey/abbr.html
BRITISH GENEALOGY ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS http://www.gendocs.demon.co.uk/abbr.html
ROOTS-L.ABBREVS: Abbreviations used in genealogy http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/abbrevs.html

Diseases and Medical Terms
Archaic Medical Terms for Genealogists http://www.gpiag-asthma.org/drpsmith/amt1.htm
Colonial Diseases and Cures http://www.genweb.net/~samcasey/disease.html
Modern Names or Definitions of Illnesses of Our Ancestors http://www.genrecords.com/library/disease.htm

Occupations
A List of Occupations  http://cpcug.org/user/jlacombe/terms.html
OBSOLETE OCCUPATIONS  http://cpcug.org/user/jlacombe/terms.html
Occupations and Descriptions  http://www.onthenet.com.au/~tonylang/occupa.htm
RANKS, PROFESSIONS, OCCUPATIONS AND TRADES http://www.gendocs.demon.co.uk/trades.html
Colonial Occupations http://www.genweb.net/~samcasey/occupation.html

Dates, Calendars & Conversions
Roman Numeral & Date Conversion http://www.guernsey.net/~sgibbs/roman.html
Roman Numerals and Roman Dates http://www.deadline.demon.co.uk/roman/front.htm
The Encycolpedia of Calendars http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/7671/
ROMAN NUMERAL AND
DATE CONVERSION
WITH ROMAN CALCULATOR
& ROMAN NUMERALS TEST

Genealogy Dictionaries
Dictionary of Genealogy & Archaic Terms http://www.charweb.org/gen/gendict.html

Some Latin Genealogy Terms http://homepage.interaccess.com/~arduinif/tools/latin.htm
Genealogical Word List - Latin http://www.familysearch.org/sg/WLLatin.html

TRANSLATING FROM FRENCH TO ENGLISH
FreeTranslation.com http://www.freetranslation.com/
AltaVista http://babelfish.altavista.digital.com/cgi-bin/translate?
Genealogy Exchange http://www.genexchange.com/tSearch.CFM
Intertran http://www.tranexp.com/InterTran.cgi
                http://rivendel.com:80/~ric/resources/dictad-2.html#freetrans
Go Translator http://translator.go.com/
T-mail http://www.t-mail.com/



Home Children
Young Immigrants to Canada http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/homeadd.html


Sports
The "unofficial" Montreal Canadiens Website http://www.sportreal.com/habs/
The Official Montreal Canadiens Website http://www.habs.com/
Another Montreal Canadiens Website  http://www.nando.net/SportServer/hockey/nhl/mon.html
Timeline of the Montreal Canadiens http://www.sportreal.com/habs/timeline.htm

Montreal Alouettes Official Website http://www.alouettes.net/english/


Relationship Charts http://www.agate.net/~davids/_genea/dl01.htm
Sources of Genealogical Information  http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/sources.htm
History of the Royal Canadian Mint http://www.rcmint.ca/en/about/history.html
Family Bible Archives http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/2403/


THE QUEBEC ACT, 1774
http://insight.mcmaster.ca/org/efc/pages/law/cons/Constitutions/Canada/English/PreConfederation/qa_1774.html

Ville de Deux-Montagnes's History Chronicle  http://www.cloxt.com/ville-deux-montagnes/history-chronicle.htm

The National Registration File of 1940  http://www.tbaytel.net/bmartin/natreg.htm
Searches of the 1940 National Registration Records  http://www.statcan.ca/english/IPS/Data/93C0006.htm

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Questions, Comments or Suggestions?
contact
Patty Brown
coordinator of the MontréalGenWeb