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I’m interested in Newdale, Manitoba, Canada because both my mother and my grandmother were born there. I have collected many newspaper and other accounts relating to Newdale’s history and people and I have been researching family photographs and memorabilia. This website will let me share what I’ve learned and connect with others who have more information.

Amy and Muriel Scott on their Newdale farm, 1930s.

Amy (Irwin) Scott and daughter, Muriel, on their Newdale farm, 1930s.

I’ve been doing genealogy and family history since at least 1988, researching family mainly in Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Sweden. I do workshops on various genealogical topics, I write, and I edit a genealogical journal, “The British Columbia Genealogist”.

I have been a blogger for some time. Visit me at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane’s Your Aunt: www.canadagenealogy.blogspot.com or at The Graveyard Rabbit of British Columbia, Canada: www.graveyardrabbitbc.blogspot.com

If you have photographs or information about Newdale people, please be in touch.

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4 Comments
  1. Always happy to find a fellow Canadian genealogy blogger!

  2. Clay Mcgregor permalink

    My grandfather Wellington McGregor was born in Newdale, Man July 11, 1888 Died in Vancouver 1948. His father was John McGregor and mother is Lydia Catherine ( Eadie) both both born in Nova Scotia. Do you have any info about this family.

  3. Lynn Howard permalink

    Fred and Margaret Ann Howard are my husbands family and I have done a fair amount of research on both of their families. Please contact me if you wish.

  4. Hi, Lynn. Glad to hear from you. Margaret Anne and I are 2nd cousins. I would be pleased to share information with you. I don’t have too much on the Howards. My e-mail address is: canadagenealogy@shaw.ca

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