Library closure update

“To help safeguard the health of our volunteers and visitors during the coronavirus crisis, the British Columbia Genealogical Society Library is closed…

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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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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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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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Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Predecessors

Dominion Police, North West Mounted Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police History and Genealogy “What a Year 1920 Was” (RNWNP, Dominion Police,…

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BCGS Film-Fiche Catalogue

The newest films at the BCGS are from the British Library’s Haldimand Papers. These are from the Vancouver Branch, United Empire Loyalist’s…

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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…

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New US maps – Genealogical Research Library website – now available at the BCGS Library

Access to the Genealogical Research Library is free at the BCGS Walter Draycott Library. [Individual GRL memberships are available. The Genealogical Research…

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Peter Robinson Settlers – Ireland to Upper Canada

The Peter Robinson settlers from Ireland 1823, 1825 were discussed at the May 2013 BCGS Irish Group meeting. The following is a…

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Tracing Your Servant Ancestors – A FFHS Review

The British Columbia Genealogical Society is a member of the Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) which now publishes reviews of new…

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