MAILING LISTS AND NEWSGROUPS
(Montreal Related)

Most of these lists are taken from John Fuller's wonderful site - GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE NET

Montreal
& area
Quebec
general
Canada
general
Canada
specific people
Miscelleneous
Canadian help
Wars  (that our 
Montreal ancestors
may have fought )

Lists for Montreal & Surrounding areas :

QBC-MONTREAL "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. While no translations will be provided, subscribers are encouraged to correspond in the language of their choice. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to : qbc-montreal-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or 
qbc-montreal-d-request@rootsweb.com (digestmode)."

AFRO-MTL Mailing List "the main goal of this mailing list is to have a space where issues concerning the black population of Montreal can be discussed. This space was also created to announce cultural and political events and more importantly create or enhance contacts and activist/cultural networks. The Afro-Mtl mailing list is open to all the black community: anglophone or francophone; African, Caribbean or North American. So feel free to post in either of the two official languages - Patwa, Wolof or Kreyol postings you make at your own risk!." http://www.afromtl.org/introe.html

CAN-QBC-LAPRARIE "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the town of Laprarie, Quebec, Canada.To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-qbc-laprarie-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or
can-qbc-laprarie-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 

QUEBEC-BEAUHUNTCHAT  "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Beauharnois, Huntingdon, and Chateauguay Counties, Quebec, Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to quebec-beauhuntchat-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or quebec-beauhuntchat-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 


General Quebec Lists : 

QUEBEC-RESEARCH  "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Province of Quebec, Canada. The language for the list is predominantly English. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to quebec-research-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or quebec-research-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."  Note: this is the list to join if you're looking  for "Best Bill" Fleming.

QUEBEC   "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Canadian Province of Quebec, not limited to French settlers but including all other contributing immigrants from Europe and other countries and, in particular, the influx of Loyalists and Hessian soldiers during and after the American Revolution. Postings can be in English or French.To subscribe, send a message to QUEBEC-L-request@rootsweb.com with the word  subscribe  in the body of the message. The mail list archive can be found at http://searches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/listsearch.pl   Type QUEBEC-L in "Name of List". Once in the archives of the Quebec-L list, type your surname, or type Montreal so see what others may have posted in the past.

PQ-Native-Gen "A mailing list for anyone interested in Native American or Metis genealogy in the province of Quebec, Canada. You can subscribe from http://www.egroups.com/group/pq-native-gen or by sending the following to  pq-native-gen-subscribe@egroups.com: subscribe"

QC-ETANGLO "A mailing list for anyone researching Anglo-Protestant roots within any of the 11 Quebec, Canada counties that make up the Eastern Townships (i.e., Arthabaska, Brome, Compton, Drummond, Megantic, Missisquoi, Richmond, Shefford, Sherbrooke, Stanstead, Wolfe). To subscribe send "subscribe" to qc-etanglo-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or qc-etanglo-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode). 


General Canada Lists :

SURNAMES-CANADA  "Gatewayed with the soc.genealogy.surnames.canada newsgroup for surname queries related to Canada. Mailing address for postings is surnames-canada-l@rootsweb.com. To subscribe send "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to :
surnames-canada-l-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode), or surnames-canada-m-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode), or surnames-canada-i-request@rootsweb.com (index mode)."

CANADA-GENWEB "A mailing list for those with an interest in general Canadian genealogy and research as well as those who may not know which Province their ancestor came from. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-genweb-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-genweb-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."

CANADA-L "Discussion forum for political, social, cultural, and economic issues in Canada. Mailing address for postings is canada-l@vm1.mcgill.ca. To subscribe, send the following to listserv@vm1.mcgill.ca: SUBSCRIBE CANADA-L firstname lastname"

CANADA-ROOTS"A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-roots-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-roots-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 

CANADIAN-ROOTS-L"Discussions of Canadian genealogical and historical research. To subscribe send the following to listserv@listserv.indiana.edu : SUB CANADIAN-ROOTS-L firstname lastname "

CAN-Rooters"A mailing list for anyone with a historic or genealogical interest in Canada. Surname queries are welcome.You can subscribe from http://www.genexchange.com/MailListForm.cfm?cat=can or by sending the following to listserv@genexchange.com :Subscribe CAN-Rooters firstname lastname


Specific Canada Lists :

IRISH-CANADIAN"A mailing list for anyone interested in the genealogy, culture, and historical contribution of people who immigrated from Ireland to Canada. Additional information can be found on the Irish Canadian Mailing List web page : http://members.tripod.com/~firstlight_2/irishcdn.htm. Mailing address for postings is irish-canadian-l@rootsweb.com. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to irish-canadian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or irish-canadian-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."

UNITED-EMPIRE-LOYALIST "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in the United Empire loyalists who came to Canada from the United States during and after the American Revolution. Additional information can be found on The United Empire Loyalist Mailing List web site.To subscribe send "subscribe" to united-empire-loyalist-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or united-empire-loyalist-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode). 

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CANADA'S ULSTER-SCOTS  "A mailing list for the exchange and discussion of the genealogy, culture and history of Canada's Ulster Scots, those persons who came to Canada from the North of Ireland whose ancestors were from Scotland. Additional information can be found on the Canada's Ulster Scots web page : http://firstlight_2.tripod.com/cus.htm  To subscribe send "subscribe" to

canadian-ulster-scots-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canadian-ulster-scots-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."
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CAN-ORANGE"A mailing list for persons interested in the genealogy, culture, and history of persons who came to Canada as members of the Orange Association and their descendants and followers. Additional information can be found on the Canada Orange Mailing List Web Page at http://orangeroots.tripod.com/canada.htm    To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to can-orange-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-orange-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."

BRITISH-AMERICA  "The British North America Act of 1867 created the Dominion of Canada. This list explores the 'British' character of Canada and is for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in those persons who emigrated to North America during the period of British influence. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to british-america-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or british-america-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."

GERMAN-CANADIAN"A mailing list for the discussion of issues concerning the settlement of German speaking immigrants coming from anywhere to Canada. The list is a forum for historical and genealogical questions, and sharing of information regarding Germans in Canada and their descendants. Mailing address for postings is german-canadian-l@rootsweb.com. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to german-canadian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or german-canadian-d-request@rootsweb.com(digest mode)."

Canada-AfriGeneas "A mailing list to coordinate, network and strengthen the efforts of those researching African ancestry in the Canadian region. You can subscribe from http://www.egroups.com/group/canada-afrigeneas or by sending the following to canada-afrigeneas-subscribe@egroups.com : subscribe 

BRITISHHOMECHILDREN "A mailing list for anyone who has a genealogical interest in the 100,000 British Home Children - alleged orphans - who were emigrated to Canada by 50 child care organizations 1880-1930.To subscribe send "subscribe" to britishhomechildren-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or britishhomechildren-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode). 


Miscelleneous Canadian Help Lists :

CANADA-OBITS "A mailing list for individuals and volunteers to submit or request obituary information for Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-obits-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-obits-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 

TRANSCRIPTIONS-CAN "A mailing list for anyone who want to share, exchange, acquire or request genealogical data, books, transcriptions, etc. relevant to Canada, subject to the correct observance of copyright. To subscribe send "subscribe" to transcriptions-can-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or transcriptions-can-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 

CANADA-CEMETERIES "A mailing list for anyone searching for their ancestors in cemeteries in Canada or interested in preserving historical information about these cemeteries (including locating graves, decedents within the graves,cemeteries which have been indexed on the internet and in other written forms, and care of tombstones and the inscriptions thereon) and sharing information about them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-cemeteries-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-cemeteries-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 

CANADA-CENSUS-CAMPAIGN"A mailing list for the discussion of efforts to have post-1901 Census information in Canada released to the Public. This list will not be used for Census lookups or related inquiries. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the Subject line and/or as the only text in the body of a message to canada-census-campaign-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-census-campaign-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."


Lists about WARS that our Montreal ancestors may have fought in :

FRENCH-INDIAN "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the French and Indian war. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to french-indian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or french-indian-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."

AMERICAN-REVOLUTION"A mailing list for the discussion of events during the American Revolution and genealogical matters related to the American Revolution. The French-Indian Wars and the War of 1812 are also suitable topics for discussion. Additional information can be found on
The American Revolution List Web Page. To subscribe send "subscribe" to american-revolution-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or
american-revolution-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode). 

WAR of 1812"A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical and a historical interest in the War of 1812. This includes veterans of this war and all the battles from 1812 to January 1815. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to warof1812-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or warof1812-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."

BOER-WAR "A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Boer War. To subscribe send "subscribe" to boer-war-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or boer-war-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 

GREATWAR "A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of genealogical information regarding ancestors who fought in World War I. To subscribe send subscribe to greatwar-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or greatwar-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)."

WORLDWAR2"A mailing list to help those who are researching the genealogy and service records of family members who served in the armed services during World War II (1939-1945) and the history of the units and organizations in which they served. To subscribe send "subscribe" to worldwar2-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or
worldwar2-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode)." 

WW20-ROOTS-L. "A mailing list for the discussion of genealogy in all 20th century wars. Mailing address for postings is ww20-roots-l@listserv.indiana.edu To subscribe send the following to listserv@listserv.indiana.edu: SUB WW20-ROOTS-L firstname lastname

britregiments "A mailing list for anyone with a historical or genealogical interest in British Regiments (including the Indian Army). Additional information, including message archives, can be found on the British Regiments Mailing List web page. You can subscribe from the above web page or by sending the following to britregiments-subscribe@egroups.com: subscribe "

Lists for other wars can be found at : http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_wars.html
 


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Contact:
Patty Brown
coordinator of the MontréalGenWeb