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Newfoundland Vital Statistics - FamilySearch Historical Records/Known Issues

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NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm. See Ordering a microfilm or microfiche (55678). To view films, see Where do I find a family history center?.

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Question 1[edit | edit source]

Question 1: The Event Type and Year Range (waypoint) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. How can I determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer 1: The list of known waypoint discrepancies describes the event type or year range existing in the collection:

  • St John's > Pretty Harbor (Church of England) should be listed as St John's > Petty Harbour (Church of England).
  • Bonavista > Bonavista (Methodist) > Marriage 1786-1891, Vol. 70 should be listed as Bonavista > Bonavista (Church of England) > Marriage 1786-1891, Vol. 70.
  • St. John’s > Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (Church of England) > Births 1812-1848, Vol. 26 year span should be 1796-1848. The records from 1796 to 1812 are found on images 160-178 of 216
  • Trinity North > Trinity (Church of England), Marriage 1859-1891, Vol. 63 Marriage 1859-1891, Vol. 63 should be listed as Births 1858-1891 from the Department of Public Health and Welfare.
  • Trinity North > Catalina (Methodist) > Birth 1864-1892 should be listed as Births and Marriages 1864-1892.
  • White Bay > White Bay (Church of England) > Birth 1864-1892, Vol. 94 should be listed as Baptisms 1864-1892.
  • White Bay > White Bay (Church of England) > Death 1864-1891, Vol. 94 includes the records listed below:
    • Deaths 1864-1891, White Bay (Church of England), District of White Bay.
    • Births 1890-1891, Church of England, Mission of St Anthony, District of White Bay.
    • Marriages 1879-1891, Church of England, Mission of St Anthony, District of White Bay.
    • Baptisms and Births 1879-1891, Parish of Englee, District of White Bay.
    • Marriages 1883-1891, Englee, United Church of Canada, District of White Bay.