JoyTV News filmed a few of last week’s BCGS – Cloverdale Brickwalls seminar participants at Cloverdale Library in Surrey, BC.
An energizing day for all involved.
A number of British Columbia Genealogical Society members will undertake research for a fee, on terms and conditions to be individually arranged. Please note that any arrangements you make with them are entirely your responsibility and the BCGS. does not in any way warrant the quality or correctness of their work.
211 – 14981 – 101A Avenue
Surrey, B C
British Columbia Sources, Indians, Ship’s Lists
306-225 E. 13th Street
North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L6
Research in Greater Vancouver area.
Research in Langley and Chilliwack area.
J. Amy Newman
PO Box 54604,
Burnaby, BC Canada V5E 4J6
Phone: 604.521.3463 (604.521.FIND)
toll free: 1.877.521.3463 for callers outside the Vancouver area
Research in Vancouver area; professional heir-tracer. Locate heirs all over North America.
2929 West 6th Avenue,
Vancouver, BC V6K 1X4
15 Years experience in Genealogy; Researching for probate and family
History in BC, Great Britain.
Celia A. Lewis
2075 W. 48th Avenue,
Vancouver BC V6M 2P4
Research interests: England, Scotland
Israel Genealogical Society, guides and aids to research, and a list of archives in Israel: http://www.isragen.org.il
Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA), free articles, databases: http://genealogy.org.il
Israel GenWeb: http://www.israelgenealogy.com
Israel’s Documented Story, English-language blog of the Israel State Archives (ISA): http://israelsdocuments.blogspot.co.il
Israel State Archives: http://www.archives.gov.il/ArchiveGov_eng
On April 4, 2012, in time for Tartan Day (6 April), Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Scottish Studies will launch the first part of the on-line oral history project, “Scottish Voices From the West.”
Join the the launch and demonstration which will coincide with SFU’s Tartan Day Celebration, including piping and fabulous entertainment by the Gaelic Choir and the Vancouver Branch of the Royal Scottish Dance Society, and a short presentation by Dr. Alison Sheridan on the brand new Museum of Scotland.
John Oliver High School (JO) in Vancouver BC celebrates its 100th Anniversary on Friday evening, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the school at 41st and Fraser.
Among the activities:
Friday night – Meet & Greet and a concert.
Saturday – Boy Scout breakfast, Time Capsule, Guiness Book of Records aerial photo, multicultural lunch, decade rooms, and a homecoming basketball game complete with cheerleaders from the past – and more.
And the Class of ’62 John Oliver, is holding its 50 year reunion on Thursday, September 20.
The new book, The Story of South Vancouver and John Oliver High School will be available.
Arrangements for registration and accommodation, etc. are being worked out. For more information, visit the John Oliver 100th Anniversary Facebook page, see the John Oliver PAC website and the John Oliver Historical Society site.