New Brunswick Genealogical Society
Welcome to the New Brunswick Genealogical Society, Inc.
NBGS is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to encourage and facilitate family historical
research in New Brunswick, Canada.


Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the history of New Brunswick and its people. Membership plans range from $40 to $65 per year.
For access to:
  • Members-only resources
  • A branch in your area of interest
  • Generations, our journal, 4x per year
19 Nov 2022: A few updated cemetery photos added to Kings Co map.
27 Oct 2022: The Book of Negroes, Sir Guy Carleton's Ledger: details of people on evacuation ships from April to November 1783.
19 Oct 2022: New Queries and new Unidentified Photos added.
1 Oct 2022: It's that time of year again! Time to renew your membership! Do you need help renewing? Check out our Knowledge Base articles here.
11 Aug 2022: Do you have a family history website? We can help you promote it on our Family and Community Websites page. 
25 May 2022: See Religious Resources in our Genealogy Resources section. It is a guide to accessing records from various religious denominations.

To submit feedback, use our Support page. Learn about our resources using the Knowledge Base.

Have you checked out our Obituaries Project lately? It is an index to newspaper death notices and obituaries published in NB newspapers. Dates range from the 1800s to today. We continually add both historic and current notices from a variety of newspapers as we work towards filling in the gaps. There are now over 84,000 names for you to search. Check back regularly for updated notices.
20 Nov 2022

Need an idea for that hard-to-shop-for person on your holiday list? Consider a gift membership to NBGS. Contact the membership secretary for details.
29 Oct 2022 

Inflation is driving up the prices of many things. Your NBGS membership is not one of those things. Our membership fees have stayed the same. See our Join or Renew page for details.
15 Oct 2022

The Nova Scotia Archives and Library and Archives Canada recently updated their websites.
15 Nov 2022

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Images: Big Nictau Lake, taken from Mount Carleton Provincial Park; and Head Harbour (East Quoddy) Lighthouse, Campobello Island.
updated Nov 2022