Fur Trade Genealogy and History in Western Canada (especially BC) – Links

Fur Trade / Hudson’s Bay Company / Northwest Company

Lives Lived West of the Divide: A Biographical Dictionary of Fur Traders Working West of the Rockies, 1793-1858 (3 volumes) Free e-books by Bruce McIntyre Watson (Centre for Social, Spatial, and Economic Justice): http://blogs.ubc.ca/liveslived/

BC Metis Mapping Research Project, Métis Nation British Columbia: http://document.bcmetiscitizen.ca/index.php
Includes Lives Lived West of the Divide – interactive database: http://ubc.bcmetis.ca/index.php

Digital Archive Database Project – over 100,000 transcribed documents relating to Metis research. Register to contribute: http://dadp.ok.ubc.ca

Children of Fort Langley, descendants of the men of Fort Langley: http://www.fortlangley.ca/

Parks Canada, Fort Langley Historic Site: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/bc/langley/index.aspx
See also:
Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada
Fort St. James National Historic Site of Canada
York Factory National Historic Site of Canada
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site of Canada
Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site of Canada
The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada
Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site of Canada

Hudson’s Bay Archives, Manitoba Archives: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/hbca/

Fort Victoria Journal (1846 to 1850, transcribed), images, articles: http://www.fortvictoriajournal.ca/index.php

Colonial Despatches, Vancouver Island and British Columbia, 1846-1871, University of Victoria: http://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/

Hudson’s Bay Company Heritage Trail: http://hopemountain.org/trails/hbc-heritage-trail/

Friends of the HBC Trail: http://www.bchorsemen.org/bchbc/index.php/item/150-friends-of-the-hbc-trail#

Early B.C. Maps from the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives in Archives of Manitoba, University of Victoria: http://www.uvic.ca/library/featured/collections/cartography/HBCMaps.php

The Fur Trade, Canada, Canadiana.org: http://www.canadiana.ca/hbc/intro_e.html

Some Canadian History, Transcriptions from journals and records in the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives: http://www.somecanadianhistory.ca

Northwest Journal: http://www.northwestjournal.ca/

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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