Unique Databases

The databases on this page have been created by local Yukoners with an interest in “people” research. Each database is unique in that it provides access to a particular occupation, group or event that occurred in the Yukon.

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Francophone Yukoners:

This database provides an index to 2495 francophone Yukoners who lived and worked in the Yukon from 1825-1950. The Association franco-yukonnaise published the book ‘Empreinte: la presence francophone au Yukon (1825-1950)' in 1997. The book includes brief profiles of some of the people listed in it. The database provides access to the print copy by name and page on which the person is listed. Can be searched by surname, given name, page and call number."

Yukon Archives has a print copy of ‘Empreinte: la presence francophone au Yukon (1825-1950)', located at 929.371 91 Empr (2 vol. set).

Sourdough Air Display, 1971-2006

The Sourdough Air Display has become one of the largest civilian airshows that is held annually in Canada. The database was created to list all the 3075 personnel and planes that have been at the show since 1974 during the Sourdough Rendezvous week. Information on the first three shows (1971-1973) isn't available either in the print or electronic copy.

The Yukon Archives has a print copy ‘Sourdough Air Display, 1971-2006', which has extra information on the Air Display, located at 797.5 SAD

Yukon Barristers Roll

This database was copied from the original Yukon Barristers Roll that has been maintained by the Supreme Court Chambers since 1898. The computerized roll lists 831 lawyers who have practiced in the Yukon from 1898 to 1997 and provides information on date of birth, date of death, place of birth, university attended, etc. Can be searched by surname, given name, date of call/certificate#, and call number.

The Yukon Archives has a computer printout of the Yukon Barristers Roll located at PAM 1997-0238.

Please contact the Yukon Archives http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/archives or e-mail: Yukon.archives@gov.yk.ca for further assistance with Yukon related genealogical requests.