Prince Edward Island
PEI Public Records and Archives
The Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island (PARO) acquires, preserves, and makes available for public research the records of the government of this province and private-sector papers and records deemed to be of lasting historical value. As well as textual materials such as correspondence files, journals, and newspapers, our holdings are rich in materials in other formats and media such as photographs, maps, architectural drawings, film, and sound recordings.
Prince Edward Island Gen Web
Links and information for researching your family history in P.E.I.
Prince Edward Island Surname List
This is a site where you submit the names that you are researching in Prince Edward Island, Canada to let others know the name(s) that you are researching in hopes of someone seeing your entry and contacting you, helping you in your search or you finding someone else researching the same family that you are who may be able to help you.
Use the following material to help guide you in getting started in genealogical research, finding Prince Edward Island primary and secondary sources available at Robertson Library useful to the genealogist, and as a guide to useful subject areas in the P.E.I. Collection catalogue.
The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society
The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society was founded in 1976 to serve the genealogical community, and to further genealogical research in P.E.I. Four meetings yearly are held, and a large, informative newsletter is published quarterly, in February, April, September, and November. The society has published transcripts of P.E.I. cemetery information, and books on English, Irish and Scottish emigrants to the Island. The 1881, 1891 and 1901 censuses are available in both disk and paper form. We are working on a number of other projects to aid you in your research.
Welcome to PEI
Links to information on the culture and history of Prince Edward Island.