What is genealogy? Genealogy is the history of you and your family.
It is your mother and father, grandparents, great grandparents and so on. It is often called "The Family Tree".
"Services at Isle Madame Historical Society "
The IMHS staff provides
reference assistance not only to those visiting the library, but also
to those contacting the Society by telephone, letter or by e-mail. Inquiries
must include requestor's name and mailing address.
-- Over 500 pictures of the area (scenes and people)
-- Church registers from four parishes: Roman Catholic for Isle Madame (Arichat,West Arichat, D'Escouse, Petit de Grat)
-- Anglican church records (1828 to 1970)
-- School Registries
-- Local newspaper: Richmond Record for 1890 to 1970's
-- Census records: Isle Madame for 1861,1871, 1881
-- History of four Parishes and of Isle Madame.
-- Family files and publications, genealogies
-- Recorded history of each community, and also recorded interviews with older people.
The society (Isle Madame Historical Society) responds to research inquiries for a fee of $25.00 per day. Independent research at a fee of $10.00 per day.
Photocopying services are available at 25 cents per page, and also extra copies of small photos which are $2.00 per photo. We have a wide variety of photos from each community.
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