Roman Catholic Church Records for the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada area
at and at
also at the National Library of Ireland

March 13, 2014:

Most of the following links are at available online at To access these records, start 
(you need a subscription or you need to be at a public library which has a free version of

Then again, Mary Quinn has just sent in a link to all of the Roman Catholic churches in Carleton County 
which are available for free at

Here is the link to the Carleton County RC records for free.

Drouin Records:

Billings Bridge, 1886-1934, 273 pages

Notre Dame Cathedral, 1883-1886, 338 pages

St. Patrick's Ottawa, 1928-43, 642 pages

St. Brigid's Lowertown, 1890-1908, 253 pages,

Saint Bridget's, Ottawa, 482 pages, 1907-1939

St. Mary's Ottawa, (now Notre Dame de Bon Conseil) 1900-1913, 218 pages

St. Joseph's, Ottawa, 1858-1881, 270 pages
St. Josephs, Ottawa, 1882-1901, 382 pages
St. Josephs, 1902-11, 236 pages

St. Mary's at South Gloucester (Our Lady of the Visitation), 1848-1861
South Gloucester records are missing from 1862 to 1868 due to the fire ... Mary Quinn.

Our Lady of the Visitation, 1869-1881 
St. Mary's at South Gloucester (Our Lady of the Visitation), 1900-1914, 115 pages
St. Mary's at South Gloucester (Our Lady of the Visitation), 1915-1942, 111 pages

St. Patrick's, Ottawa, 1882-1901, 382 pages
St. Patrick's, Ottawa, 1893-1904, 260 pages

Osgoode Township (St. Johns and St. Bridgets)

St. Patrick's, Fallowfield

Mount St. Patrick

Pakenham, St. Peter Celestine, 318 pages, (1857-1968)

St. Andrew's West, 312 pages, 1857-1891

St. Anthony's, Booth Street, 1908-1960, 1280 pages
May 15, 2015: The following records from L'Orignal contain the names of many of the pioneer French Canadian families who came to the Bytown area beginning in the late 1820's. Many of these families came to work on the building of the Rideau Canal. Catholic Church at L'Orignal, 1835-1840, 172 pages
October 21, 2015: If you wish to push your Irish Catholic genealogy back to Ireland, see the National Library of Ireland resource at ... Al
November 3, 2015: Catholic parish records dating back to 1740s go online
May 23, 2016: Note: The early records at this church in Brudenell are in Latin. Here is a nice link posted on Facebook by Malcolm from Archive CD Books Canada to help with translating common Latin terms:
new1 August 12, 2017: Here is a direct link to the Drouin Institute Records in Montreal. ... Allan

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