British Immigrants in Montreal Blog

The British Immigrants in Montreal Blog will advise you when a new page is added to the site. Topics in the works include travel, social life, bygone buildings, individual family members and the list goes on…

Occasionally, questions come up that I’m looking for answers to. Maybe you can help fill in the blanks. The musings will be posted here.

Also, research results which are not directly related to a page may appear here.


About Me

Introducing a little about me and my passion for genealogical research

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Roots 2018 Quebec Family History Society Conference

Roots 2018 Conference on Quebec Family History will be presented May 18, 19, 20 at McGill New Residence Hall, Montreal.

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A Love for the ocean

My father Alfred Alf Henry Griffiths, age 17 arrived in Halifax, Canada aboard the Regina, from the port of Liverpool, England in April 1928 My dad was

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Norah Malley from Isle of Man. Born 1891 Salford Lancashire

Nora(h) Malley born 1891 Salford Lancashire. Is living on the Isle of Man in the 1911 census occupation governess. Arriving in Canada after 1911 possible

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James Bowers

My great uncle lieutenant William Hoey was in receipt of the military cross and also the distinguished conduct Medal from action in WW1 I know from his

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Andrew Findlay from Scotland

Andrew immigrated to Montreal in early 1900s and at some point was working for grand trunk railroad in their police department.

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Henry Hamilton Toovey, born in Jersey Channel Islands UK in about April 1900. Moved to Canada in 1920 he was Catholic.

Henry was my great uncle the youngest son of Ernest and Ellen H. Toovey nee (Le Seelleur) from St. Heliers Channel Island UK. He was the youngest of 4

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Francis Saul - Hunmanby, East Yorkshire, England

Francis Saul was born c.1782 in East Yorkshire England. He married Isabelle (Belle) Nicholson 23 December 1806 at Willerby near Scarborough, East Yorkshire.

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