MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT FROM MAY NEWSLETTER

They say that April showers bring May flowers! But genealogically, April showers mean we can work on our family histories and not…

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Welcome To Our New Website

Family history is one of the fastest growing

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Russia – Links

RUSSIA General links for Russian genealogical and family history research (Now Russian Federation) See also Europe and Eastern Europe sections How to…

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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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BEGINNING RESEARCH IN ENGLAND AND WALES

Beginning Genealogy and Family History in England and Wales Contributed by Marilyn Ponting The most useful records for researching Victorian ancestors are…

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Lesley Anderson speaking on “Ain’t I A Woman” – Oct 14, 2016 Burnaby

The BC Genealogical Society presents Lesley Anderson Friday, October 14th, Burnaby, BC Lesley Anderson, of Ancestry.ca, will speak on “Ain’t I a…

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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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Brick Walls 3 Seminar! Oct. 29th, 2016 – Cloverdale

Brick Walls 3: Sharing Strategies on Tough Genealogy Problems with M. Diane Rogers, Brenda L. Smith, and Peter Whitlock, and guest speaker…

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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,…

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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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