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…

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Birthday Message from the President

Happy Birthday, Canada!! And speaking of birthdays, how were they celebrated in your family? When I was young, we would have a…

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BCGS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

There are lots of volunteer opportunities within the BCGS. Many hands make light work and ALL help is appreciated! BOOK INDEXING PROJECT…

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NEWS from the LIBRARY STACKS

Corrine Jubb, Library Administrator Discovery Day is celebrated in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the nearest Monday to June 24…

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February Snow Alert!

Just a reminder, in the event of more snow, before coming to the BCGS library, please phone – 604-502-9119 – to make…

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More Changes at the BCGS Library

The Facility Team had a very productive work party at the Society library today. We invite members and visitors to come and…

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BCGS Library – now Affiliate Access to FamilySearch restricted collections

The BCGS Walter Draycott Library is an affiliate of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Now as an affiliate library,…

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BCGS Librarians Honoured by BC Historical Federation

Each year, the British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) awards Certificates of Recognition to individual members of BCHF Member Societies who have given…

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BCGS General Meeting and Harvest Supper – Sept 14, 2016, Burnaby

Be sure to attend the BC Genealogical Society’s annual Harvest Supper, 6-7 pm, Wednesday, 14 September, 2016 before the General Meeting at…

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Ireland – Library Week 2016

In Tuesday’s Irish research session, we shared the names and places associated with our Irish families and discussed a number of possible…

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