BCGS General Meeting – June 11, 2014 – BCGS Book Awards and Strawberry Tea!

BCGS Strawberry Tea - June 2013


The next BC Genealogical Society General Meeting will be Wednesday, June 11, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, in Burnaby, 6010 Kincaid Street.

See the Google map or download a printable map of the Danish Church’s location with directions.


This will be Announcement Night for the BCGS Family History Book Awards. Authors will be speaking about their books and books will be available to buy. Learn more about the BCGS annual Family History Book Awards hereContinue reading

BCGS Christmas Social, December 2012

Some photos from the BCGS Christmas Social, held in Burnaby, December 2012.

BCGS members, Christmas social, 2012.

Left: BCGS members at the Christmas social, Judith Ueland, Elvin Meyers and Cynthia Hamilton.


BCGS journal volunteers, December 2012



BCGS Pocket Book Sale, December 2012

Above: BCGS journal volunteers, Shirley Hammer, Jean List and Elizabeth Christie.

Right: A feature of the BCGS annual Christmas social is the pocketbook sale. Shown at the front left is Richard P. Murray, the 2012 winner of the BCGS Most Improved Genealogist competition.

Photographs, courtesy BCGS member, George Caldwell.

BCGS Most Improved Genealogist Contest – 2012

The deadline for the 2012 BCGS Members’ Most Improved Genealogist Contest is coming up.

Entries should be handed in or sent to Eunice Robinson, BCGS Education Committee Chair by November 14, the next BCGS General Meeting night.

All BCGS members are eligible to enter. Submit a report, publication, website information, family tree charts, etc. along with an explanation of your research or other project in order to be eligible for this year’s contest.

To see the list of past BCGS Most Improved Genealogist contest winners, go to: