VACATION PHOTOS WANTED

Now that spring has really arrived after much back pedalling, the thought of a summer trip to visit family vacation spots doesn’t…

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“…as Difficult to Forget the War as to Forget Life Itself” by Beatrice S. Nasmyth, 1915

The Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red exhibit at the Tower of London, which consisted of 888,246 ceramic poppies, one for…

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Vancouver Province – 20 Year Subscriber Index, as of 1929

Vancouver Province Roll of Honour, 1929 In May of 1929 the Vancouver Province ran a list of early subscribers in a Roll…

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BCGS General Meeting – May 13th, 2015 – Irish, Scottish & Genealogy 101 Groups meet

Vancouver City Hall veterans of the Great War, honour guards for the Royal Visit, 1939. The next BCGS general meeting will be…

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Wait for me, Daddy – WW II – New Westminster, BC, 1940

The City of New Westminster, British Columbia, unveiled a new monument early this October, a sculpture by Veronica and Edwin Dam De…

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Kelowna – Selected Genealogical Sources

Kelowna & District Genealogical Society. Currently the society has over 11575 obituaries indexed and available, as well as transcriptions, photographs and publications…

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Victoria becames British Columbia’s capital, 1868

News of the Queen’s Birthday from Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, 1868. “The annual races which are held on the 24th came…

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Residents at Yale, 1868

Below is a list of 1868 residents of Yale, B.C., “nearly all the principal people of Yale”, from a document sent to…

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Enumerators’ Problems – 1930 Vancouver BC Canada – Dogs, Unwilling and Know-It-All People

Genealogists and family historians sometimes voice their frustrations with the work of enumerators on the historical census and voters’ lists. Why didn’t…

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