THE CULROSS QUILT

A CANADIAN WORLD WAR I QUILT

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REFERENCES

The following websites have proved invaluable sources of information to help in identifying the people who put their names on the quilt.

All Our Yesterdays

A History of Culross Township 1854-1984 - compiled by Culross Historical Society - ISBN 0-9691634. Deals with the pioneers’ journeys, labours, joys and sorrows as they toiled to create their “kingdom of happiness” and thus make all their yesterdays worthwhile. Unfortunately this really useful book is out of print and not available online

Queen Mother’s Clothing Guild

History of Queen Mary’s Needlework Guild. There are several other references available through a Google search.

Canada at War

History of Canada at War.

Google News Archive Search

Newspaper archive including some Ontario papers.

Immigrants to Canada

Data on immigrants and the ships they came on - 1865-1922.

List of municipalities in Ontario

 Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia.

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.

Ancestry

Family history research site, used to document the individuals named on the quilt. Free membership allows you to view the many Culross 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.

Ontario Genealogy Records Online

Access point for several genealogical web-sites relating to Ontario.

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.

Canadian Cemetery Project

Searchable listing of over 18,000 known Canadian cemeteries.

Culross-Teeswater Cemetery

Interments at Culross-Teeswater cemetery.

FreeBMD - Search

Births, marriages, deaths - England & Wales only.

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.