BCGS – Members’ Jargon

Any successful group has at least a bit of vocabulary that’s all its own, and, as with most pursuits, we have ‘everyday’…

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Why register for your website?

Whether you are a British Columbia Genealogical Society member or not, you may register on our website for free. (Click the Register…

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How Do I Access the BCGS Members’ Only Area?

Current British Columbia Genealogical Society (BCGS) members may have access to the BCGS Members’ Only Area. This is a benefit of BCGS…

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Looking for Help with Genealogy in the Classroom?

Are you a teacher? Thinking about September already? And about adding some genealogy and family history to your classes? The March 2012…

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Where can I find free genealogy and family history charts and forms?

See the many BCGS suggested links to free genealogy forms and charts on our Free Genealogy Forms and Charts Links page. At…

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How can I keep up with all that’s new in genealogy and family history?

I’ve started doing genealogy research again after being away for a few years. I’m finding keeping up with the new technology and…

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May I ask for a BCGS handout or form in another format?

I don’t like PDF files or they’re not easily accessible for me. May I have a copy of one of the BCGS…

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How do I start doing research on my family?

Start with the basics. Write down your name, your date of birth, your place of birth. Then write down your parents’ information. …

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Can I search for my ancestors on your Database for free?

I found your site today, and am curious as to whether I can search for my ancestors on your database without becoming…

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Where can I park my car at the BCGS Library & Resource Centre?

The BCGS has three parking stalls in front of the Unit, and one numbered stall (#211) near the 76th Ave. main entrance…

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