Quebec genealogy: Immigration

Mortagne, Perche, about 1657 

French immigration

With 94% of the original immigration coming from France (under the French Regime, that is, before 1763), one can find a large quantity of books on the different regions of France. 

Main series:

"Nos origines en France", by Normand Robert, published by Archiv-Histo, and distributed by the S.G.C.F.

Numbers already published:


Other recent books:


Other older books (which may be more difficult to find)


Immigration other than French

There exist, at the National Archives of Canada, lists of arrivals by ship (in fact, they are listed by port of entry ) --- but no alphabetical index... neither by passenger nor by the ship's name.

Version française

Last update: Dec. 27th, 1995