BCGS Vancouver Genealogy Group meets March 11, 2014

Vancouver Theatre Row 1951

The BCGS Vancouver Genealogy Discussion Group meets Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Time: 1:00 PM.

Location: Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia St, Vancouver, in the Board Breakout Room on the 7th Floor.

Bring your ideas, questions and latest discoveries. We are a friendly, helpful group.

Anyone interested in genealogy and family history is welcome. Learn more about our group at Vancouver Genealogy group

The photograph above shows a rainy evening image of part of ‘Theatre Row’ on Granville Street in Vancouver, BC in 1951. (North from Nelson Street.) Courtesy of Vancouver Public LIbrary Special Collections, Artray Ltd. photograph, # 81525. Accessed 8 March 2014 on The Commons at

For more about Artray Ltd. photographs of post World War II Vancouver, see the VPL Artray Photograph Collection:

For more about VPL’s historical photograph collections, go to:

Downtown Vancouver Genealogy Group meets 8 May, 2012

Please note location change for May. (Change brings opportunity. – Nido Qubein)

The next meeting of the BCGS Downtown Vancouver Genealogy Discussion Group is Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 1-3 pm.

We changing things up again so this time we’ll be meeting in the 7th Floor Board Room of the Central Branch, Vancouver Public Library (VPL), 350 West Georgia St. Thank you to VPL’s staff for their co-operation!

See our webpages at:

Vancouver Genealogy Discussion – bring your latest discoveries and questions. This is a friendly, helpful group – everyone interested in genealogy and family history is welcome.

Also on May 8th at VPL there is a talk by BCGS Scottish facilitator, George Caldwell, on researching in Scotland. HIs talk is from 3 – 4:30 in the Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms, Lower Level, VPL Central Library, 350 West Georgia.  For more about his session, see the VPL events calendar.

Downtown Vancouver Genealogy Group meets April 10, 2012

The BCGS Downtown Group will meet Tuesday, 10 April, 2012 at 1 pm at Central Branch, Vancouver Public Library – but not at the usual place. We have the VPL Level 3 meeting room from 1-3 pm.

This info will be posted on the Group’s Meetup pages:

If any questions, contact M. Diane Rogers: