The Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to developing and providing genealogical information in Newfoundland and Labrador. To support the continuing work to compile this valuable information, and cover administrative costs, FHSNL is charging fees for access to its database.

Stage One
  • Our indexes are searched for the names you submit.
  • Results can be narrowed by region, religion, date, etc.
  • The search result lists all matches.
$5 for members

$10 for non-members

Stage Two
  • Having reviewed the results of your first stage search, you indicate which records you want.
  • You will receive a print-out of all details associated with the record.
$2 for members

$4 for non-members

US residents please pay in US funds to cover the higher cost of mailing.

To submit a request for a Stage 1 Index Search, please prepare your request as in the example below:

(region,community, date range, etc.)
Brown/Browne, Trinity Bay
Smith, John; Smith, Mary
Marriage between 1850-1875

And send it with your fee to:


Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
P.O. Box 8008
St. John's, NL
Canada. A1B 3M7

Or by email:

If you plan to use our database frequently, you may want to consider establishing an account with our office. By placing an amount on deposit, you can withdraw from your balance as various searches and event print-outs are prepared for you.