Place:Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada

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NameCanterbury
Alt namesCanterburysource: from redirect
TypeParish, Community
Located inYork, New Brunswick, Canada
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Canterbury (2011 population: 336[1]) is a village in York County, in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The village is located west of the Trans-Canada Highway at the intersection of Route 122 and Route 630. The mayor is Elaine B. English.

Research Tips

  • New Brunswick Provincial Archives. This is the introductory page. The tabs will lead you to more precise material.
  • The FamilySearch wiki. This lists the availability of vital statistics indexes for New Brunswick.
  • New Brunswick GenWeb. A round-up of a lot of genealogical information at the province, county and parish level. Lists of cemeteries and monumental inscriptions can be found here.
  • The Provincial Archives website titled The Placenames of New Brunswick has maps of all of its parishes and descriptions of some communities within them. This site contains "cadastral" maps for each parish illustrating the grantee’s name for land granted by the province. These maps are cumulative, showing all grants regardless of date.
  • Microfilm images of all Canadian censuses 1851-1911 are online at Library and Archives Canada, as well as at FamilySearch and Ancestry. The 1921 census appears to be available only at Ancestry.
  • The CanGenealogy page for New Brunswick. An overview of available online sources with links written by Dave Obee.
  • More possibilities can be found by googling "New Brunswick province family history" and investigating the results.
  • The word "rencensement", found in Sources, is French for "census".
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