Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick is now open for in-person visits by appointment only. Appointments are available Monday to Friday, 9:00 am-12:30 pm and 1:00-4:30 pm. The archives is also open by appointment from 9:00 am-5:00 pm on select Saturdays each month:

  • December: 5th
  • January: 9th & 23rd
  • February: 6th & 27th
  • Saturdays in March to be added soon!

To book an appointment and for more details, please call Heather Lyons at 506-453-2122 or email

Staff continue to be available for consultation by email: and by phone: 506-453-2122.

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The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects, preserves, and makes available for research, documents and records bearing upon the history of New Brunswick.
Federated Database Search

Search 3,499,170 names from 38 databases in one place!

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Associates At the Archives Associates web site you will find membership information, and a wealth of helpful publications and merchandise for sale including census records, marriage records, maps, post cards, videos and more!
Corporate Information Management
The Corporate Information Management Unit of the Provincial Archives provides advice and assistance in records and information management to all government departments, agencies, corporations and commissions. Under provincial legislation, records management policies and procedures apply to all records, in any form, which are created or received in the administration of public business.
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What's New
June 25, 2020
* RS141 Vital Statistics
We have added 6,168 digitized images of original marriage records for 1969.

June 11, 2020
* County Council Marriage Records, 1789 - 1887
For more than the first 50 years of colonial settlement, Charlotte County was the second most populated county in New Brunswick. Explore these early families and their connections by searching over 8,000 names from the 1789-1839 Charlotte County marriage register.[RS148 J4 a1] Please note, parents are not named in these records.

June 03, 2020
* RS9 Executive Council: Cabinet Meeting Records, 1840 - 1862
Want access to the Executive Council Records? Who wouldn’t!! Over 6,000 records 1840-1862, from RS9 to research for the period leading up to Confederation. Search or browse to your hearts content.

March 02, 2020
* RS141 Vital Statistics
We have added 4,922 digitized images of Death Certificates for 1969.

Provincial Archives
Richard Bennett Hatfield Archives Complex
Bonar Law - Bennett Building
23 Dineen Drive
UNB Campus
Fredericton, NB Canada

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Monday to Friday : 9:00 AM-12:30 PM & 1:00-4:30 PM
Also open 9:00 AM-5:00 PM the following Saturdays:
  • December: 5th
  • January: 9th & 23rd
  • February: 6th & 27th
  • Saturdays in March to be added soon!

Holiday Office Closures
(506) 453-2122
Email Us
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB CANADA
E3B 5H1