For research strategies and additional ideas, see [[Canada Vital Records|Canada Vital Records]], [[How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada|How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada]], and [[How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor|How to Recognize your Canadian Ancestor]]
The Public Archives and Records Office has:
*Marriage licenses for years between 1787 and 1831. Years from 1813 to
*A second series of marriage licenses for years from 1831 to 1919.
*Marriage bonds from 1849 to 1902.
Some births, marriages, and deaths not recorded in vital records may be in church records. Church records and other sources were used to prepare the following:
*Prince Edward Island Card Index to Deaths Prior to 1906. This is at the Public Archives and Records Office and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and through Family History Centers.
*Master Name Index [First Series]. Prepared by the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation. This is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and through Family History Centers.
*Pre-1886 Baptisms. This is at the Public Archives and Records Office.
*Lineage society records, such as United Empire Loyalists.