Alice Louise Marwood , 1940 – 2017, BCGS Founding Member Number 0012
The British Columbia Genealogical Society has honoured Alice’s dedication to genealogy and the BCGS with an Alice Louise Marwood Memorial Fund for…Read More
Was a relative on the Hector to Nova Scotia in 1773?
“BBC Scotland is on the lookout for Scottish-Canadians and Scottish-Americans descended from those on the ship the Hector. On September 15th 1773,…Read More
BC Genealogical Society receives LAC DHCP grant – The BCGS Pedigree Chart project
The British Columbia Genealogical Society (BCGS) is pleased, indeed excited, to announce to members and friends of the Society that we were…Read More
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…Read More
American Ancestors website – access at the BCGS Walter Draycott Library
One of the benefits of visiting the BCGS Walter Draycott Library is access to several subscription websites. American Ancestors, from the New…Read More
Canada’s 1921 Census
Update: As of 29 October 2013, Ancestry has released an index to the 1921 Canada census. This is available free on Ancestry…Read More
Do you have Huguenots in your family tree?
This information about a new Huguenot Heritage Centre in Rochester, Kent, England just received from the Federation of Family History Societies. The…Read More
PEI Society Plans 1864 Charlottetown Conference event, 2014
In 2014, the Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society is proposing a project in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown…Read More
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…Read More
Canadian Veterans Death Cards – World War I – on-line at LAC
New at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) – Canadian Veterans Death Cards: First World War. This collection includes Canadian World War I…Read More