British Columbia Genealogy Records Online


Obits of Memorable
British Columbians

Index to the 1901 Census of Canada : British-Columbia.

Index to the 1911 Census of Canada : British-Columbia.

BC Archives - Genealogy - General Search. Indexes to births (1854-1903), marriages (1872-1946), deaths (1872-2001), colonial marriages (1859-1872) and baptisms (1836-1888).

British Columbia Births 1854-1903. The registration of births began in 1872, but because of delayed registration, this collection includes births from 1854-1903.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932, 1937-1938.

Supreme Court of British Columbia, Victoria Court Registry, Orders Issued in Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 1877-1931

British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986, 1992-1993. These are death registrations including overseas casualties, delayed death registrations, and delayed registrations of Indian deaths.

Misc. British Columbia Deaths 1878-1886. Abstracted from The Dominion Annual Register and Review.

British Columbia Cemetery Finding Aid A database of over 344,000 interments in British Columbia.

British Columbia Wills Index. Surname index from 62 original volumes of official wills probated in British Columbia, Canada from the 1860’s to about 1940.

Return of Lands Sold in Vancouver's Island from the British Parliamentary Papers, Colonies Canada, 1854-58 Sessions

British Columbia Directories, 1860 - 1955

The British Columbia and Victoria Guide and Directory for 1863

Genealogical Extracts from British Columbia Newspapers, 1861 to 1875 (Canada)

People Who Died Intestate, 1861-1883, British Columbia (Canada)

British Columbia Return of Public Functionaries, 1873 (Canada)

British Columbia's Voters List: 1875 - 1898

Government of British Columbia, Employees, 1877 (Canada)

British Columbia Justice of Peace List, 1877 (Canada)

Patients Admitted into British Columbia Hospitals, 1878 (Canada)

British Columbia Land Grant Applicants, 1884 (Canada)

British Columbia, Canada Liquor Traffic Petition 1887 & 1888

List of Members of British Columbia Teachers' Institute, 1888 (Canada)

British Columbia Public School Teachers and Trustees 1888-89 and 1889-90 (Canada)

British Columbia List of Certified Teachers in 1889 (Canada)

Annual report of the public schools of the province of British Columbia. Digitized reports for 1898-99 to 1901-02. Includes several lists of names : teachers, graduates, etc.

British Columbia Income Tax Records 1889 (Canada)

British Columbia Justice of Peace List, 1889 (Canada)

Misc. British Columbia Student Lists for 1889 (Canada)

Biographical dictionary of well-known British Columbians : with a historical sketch. Free online edition of this book published in 1890. Search of browse.

British Columbia Prison Records 1884 (Canada)

List of Unclaimed Letters, General Post Office, British Columbia on the 1st June 1863 (Canada)

Female Franchise Petition 1885 British Columbia (Canada)

British Columbia Provincial Roll of Honor 1889 (Canada). Pupils accredited by their teachers with first rank.

British Columbia Post Offices and Postmasters 1893 (Canada)

British Columbia from the earliest times to the present, by Ethelbert Olaf Stuart Scholefield, published in 1914. Volumes 3 and 4 contain biographies of prominent citizens. Volume 3 - Volume 4.

Constitution, by-laws and list of members of the Union Club of British Columbia : 1884 - 1887 - 1892

The Doukhobor Collection, 1898-1975. The Doukhobor Collection database is comprised of over 120 primary source items (totaling over 400 images) dating from 1898 to 1975. Among these items are a variety of scanned manuscripts, photographs, books and book chapters, magazine articles, and financial documents. The origin of the Doukhobors dates to 17th and 18th century Russia, when a number of Christian religious sects began to form. A database of the Simon Fraser University Library (British Columbia, Canada.)

Local History Book Index: Peacemakers of the North Peace - Northwest Province, Canada. Covers both sides of the Alberta/British Columbia border :
- Part 1 : Taylor Flat, Bear Flat, Farrell Creek, Sikanni & Nelson Trail, Upper Halfway, Grandhaven, Fort St. John, Sunrise, Two Rivers, Baldonnel, Peace View, Murdale, Montney, Fish Creek, Rose Prairie, North Pine, Pineview, Clayhurst, Cherry Point, Cecil Lake, Goodlow, Golata Creek, Upper Cache Creek, Hudson's Hope.
- Part 2 : Hudson's Hope.

Obituaries of British Columbians from The Yukon News obituaries, 1960 to 2000 (Canada)

Western Canada Baseball Players 1949-1966

  • Abbotsford (City in the Frazer Valley District)

    Abbotsford Area, British Columbia Cemetery Interment Indexes

  • Armstrong (City in the North Okanagan District)

    Armstrong Spallumcheen, British Columbia, Cemetery Inscriptions (pdf document).

  • Barkerville (Historical Town in the Cariboo District)

    Barkerville, British Columbia Cemetery: Headboard and Tombstone Inscriptions. This Gold Rush boomtown was the largest city west of Chicago and north of San Francisco

  • Beaverdell (Community in the Okanagan Region)

    Beaverdell and Carmi, British Columbia Voters' List for the 1935 Federal Election (archived Web page).

  • Burnaby (City in the Greater Vancouver Regional District)

    British Buried in Masonic Cemetery, Burnaby, B.C., Canada (archived website).

  • Burns Lake (Community in the Regional District of Buckley-Nechako)

    Settlers and Early Arrivals in the Lakes District, British Columbia, Canada (archived Web page).

    Burns Lake and Lakes District, British Columbia, Canada : Misc Death Records (archived Web page).

    Burns Lake and Lakes District, British Columbia, Canada : Cemeteries (archived Web page).

    Burns Lake, British Columbia Residents in 1945 (archived Web page).

    Buck Flats, Morice River, Pleasant Valley, and South Bulkley, Burns Lake and Lakes District, British Columbia 1911 Census (archived Web page).

  • Cariboo (Regional District of British Columbia)

    Petition for Appointment of Mounted Constable for the Cariboo-Lillooet District, British Columbia, Canada, 1887

  • Carmi (Community in the Okanagan Region)

    Beaverdell and Carmi, British Columbia Voters' List for the 1935 Federal Election (archived Web page).

  • Central Kootenay (Region)

    Central Kootenay Cemetery Listings

  • Columbia-Shuswap (Regional District of British Columbia)

    Columbia Shuswap Cemetery Listings

  • Creston (Town in the Kootenay region)

    Creston, British Columbia, Canada, cemetery records.

  • Fort Langley (Village in the District Municipality of Langley Township, east of Vancouver)

    Men Who Worked at Fort Langley, British Columbia Between 1827 and 1895

    St. George's Anglican Church and the Old Pioneer Cemetery, Fort Langley, British Columbia.

  • Fraser Lake (Village in the Regional District of Buckley-Nechako, BC Interior)

    Name index to the book Deeper Roots and Greener Valleys (British Columbia, Canada) (archived Web page). Published by Fraser Lake & District Historical Society, 1986.

  • Kamloops

    Kamloops funeral records, index 1888-1974

  • Kelowna

    Kelowna and District Obituary listings.

  • Nanaimo (City on Vancouver Island)

    Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada 1878 petition for increased representation in the Provincial Assembly

    Nanaimo Directories, British Columbia: 1882, 1892.

    Nanaimo and Victoria Tax Assessment Roll Search. The Tax Assessment Roll Search allows you to search through tax assessment records from the city of Nanaimo (1881 and 1891) and the city of Victoria (1901).

    Nanaimo Obituaries. The Obituaries database includes; In Memoriam, Notice to Creditors and Cards of Thanks. The database was compiled from three Nanaimo newspapers. The clippings collected cover the period of late 1989 to December 2004.

  • New Westminster (City in the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area,)

    List of Unclaimed Letters, General Post Office, New Westminster, British Columbia January 1871 (Canada)

    1888 Petition for Improved Fences on the Canadian Pacific Railway line through New Westminster, British Columbia (Canada)

  • North Okanagan (Regional District of British Columbia)

    Region of North Okanagan Cemetery Inscriptions (British Columbia, Canada)

  • Okanagan-Similkameen (Regional District of British Columbia)

    1890 Okanagan Mission Valley Petition to proclaim a parcel of land a public commons and that a road should be built (British Columbia, Canada)

  • Richmond (City in the Greater Vancouver Regional District)

    Index to Biography Files Held at the Richmond, British Columbia, Canada City Archives (archived Web page). Compiled in 1980, the collection consists of files compiled on notable Richmond families and individuals, including long-time residents, "pioneers," local politicians and other notable persons. The files may include obituary, marriage and birth notices, biographical and genealogical notes, centennial pioneer medallion applications, and newspaper articles.

  • Skeena-Queen Charlotte (Regional District of British Columbia)

    1889 Petition for Mail Service to the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada

  • Vancouver Island

    1881 census of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

    Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada 1891 Census

    Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada 1901 Census Search

    Parksville/Qualicum and Area, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Births 1872-1901 (archived Web page). Includes: Parksville, French Creek, Errington, Nanoose, Qualicum District, Qualicum, Big Qualicum, Little Qualicum, Big Qualicum Indian Reserve.

    Obituaries from the Parksville - Qualicum area newspapers of Mid Vancouver Island, British Columbia. (partial 1948-1994)

    Petition Against Chinese and Japanese in Coal Mines to the British Columbia Government, 1892 (Canada). Signed by miners and residents of the mining districts of Nanaimo, Wellington, and Comox, situated on Vancouver Island.

  • Vernon (City in the south-central region)

    Vernon and District Family History Society (British Columbia, Canada) : Members' Surname Interests

    Misc. Cemetery Records : Digitized 17 page document, date unknown, compiler unknown : Zion Cemetery in Scarborough, York County, Ontario; Military Garrison Cemetery in Toronto, York County, Ontario; Vernon cemetery records, Yale County, British Columbia (11 names); Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound, Grey County, Ontario.

  • Victoria (City on Vancouver Island)

    Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers 1858-1936 (British Columbia, Canada)

    City of Victoria Archives : Search Ross Bay Cemetery Records 1872-1995

    City of Victoria Archives : Search Death Notices Index 1901-1939

    City of Victoria Archives : Search Marriage Notices Index 1901-1939

    First Victoria, British Columbia Directory 1868 (Canada)

    Victoria Directories, British Columbia: 1882, 1892, 1902.

    Nanaimo and Victoria Tax Assessment Roll Search. The Tax Assessment Roll Search allows you to search through tax assessment records from the city of Nanaimo (1881 and 1891) and the city of Victoria (1901).

    Victoria, British Columbia 1871 Municipal Census

    Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 1871 Census : Heads of Household

    Victoria, British Columbia 1891 Municipal Census

    1901 Census Victoria and Vancouver Island.

    1901 Victoria, British Columbia Census; Alberta - Northwest Territories Entries

    1901 census for Victoria, British Columbia & surrounding area : residents who were born in Quebec (archived Web page).

    1902 Victoria City Street Directory (British Columbia, Canada)

    Victoria Ratepayers Petition, 1877 (British Columbia, Canada). Petition requiring ratepayers consent on expenditures for municipal buildings.

    Victoria, British Columbia Schools Report for 1894 (Canada)

  • White Pass (Area in Northern British Columbia)

    Index to Arrivals at the Ports of Dawson City & Forty Mile, Yukon Territory and White Pass, British Columbia (1908-1918)

  • Whonnock (Community within the district municipality of Maple Ridge)

    The Trondheim Congregation : the Norwegian minute books of the Lutherans in Whonnock, British Columbia (pdf document).

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