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The following websites have proved invaluable sources of information to help in identifying the people who put their names on the quilt. These links are valid as of 1 January 2023. If you find a link that doesn’t work please let us know via our Contact Form.

Imperial War Museum

The owners of the Third Avenue Methodist Church Quilt which is not on permanent display, but can be viewed by contacting the museum in advance.

University of Calgary - Digital Collections

A library, archive, museum and school all in one. Check the collection to find Canadian local histories.

Canada at War

History of Canada at War.

Google News Archive Search

Newspaper archive including Saskatoon papers.

Newspaper archive mainly US but including some Canadian and English papers; subscription service.

Saskatoon Public Library Saskatoon Directories

The Saskatoon directories from 1908 to 1965 - convenient access to the Peel website.

Saskatchewan and its people

Biographies of early Pioneers and prominent people.

A Seat on Council

Biographies of Saskatoon's mayors, councillors and aldermen from 1903-2006.

Third Avenue United Church

Brief history of the historic building with some contemporary photographs.

Immigrants to Canada - Ships they came on

Data on immigrants and the ships they came on - 1876-1930.

List of rural municipalities in Saskatchewan

 Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia.

Saskatchewan Homesteading

 Homestead information at the Saskatchewan Archives.

Saskatchewan Light Infantry

Private website about the SLI

Last Post Legion Magazine

Partial listing of Canadians who served their country in wartime.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Register of record details of Commonwealth war dead.


Family history research site, used to document the individuals named on the quilt. Free membership allows you to view the many 3rd Ave family trees.

LDS FamilySearch

Family History records as collected by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Automated Genealogy

Canadian census records, generally only for the years 1901, 1906 and 1911.

British Columbia Search Our Collection - Royal BC Museum

Births, marriages, deaths.

Manitoba Vital Statistics

Births, marriages, deaths.

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

Births, marriages, deaths

Historical Vital Statistics - Nova Scotia

Births, marriages, deaths.

Saskatchewan Vital Statistics Genealogy Search

Births, marriages, deaths.

Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records

World wide index for cemetery records.

FreeBMD - Search

Births, marriages, deaths - England & Wales only.

Saskatoon Obituary Index Saskatoon Public Library

Obituaries published in the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix from 1946 to the present.

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Listing of burials.

Woodlawn Cemetery Saskatoon

Listing of burials.

Canadian Red Cross Quilt Research Group

UK based group collecting and documenting WWII Canadian Red Cross Quilts.

Useful English Women's Names and Nicknames

Listing of names and nicknames.