MyHeritage – Free Access to all US Census Records!

EXTENDED until Sunday, April 12th. To mark the 2020 U.S. Census, MyHeritage is providing free access to its entire collection of U.S….

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Holten Cemetery Project – Update

This notable project first came to the BCGS’s attention in March of this year. In honour of the 75 th Anniversary of…

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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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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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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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20th Anniversary – BCGS website: www.bcgs.ca

Our BCGS website first began in 1996, so this year we are 20! Our site, developed by our founding webmaster, Bob Daniel,…

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Descendancy and related searches

Selected sources for descendancy research, mainly related to British Columbia. Genealogical descendancy research is often useful in legal cases, tracing heirs, for…

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Germany

Family History and Genealogy for Germany and Germans in Europe American Historical Society of Germans from Russia: http://www.ahsgr.org Society for German Genealogy…

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