Open House!!!

British Columbia Genealogical Society and Walter Draycott Library and Resources Centre, located at 211-12837-76 Ave., Surrey, B.C. invites all members of the…

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BRITISH ISLES RESEARCH EVENT

At the BCGS Library October 5-7, 2019 There will be a 3-day British Isles research event at the BCGS Library from Saturday,…

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ANNUAL BCGS RESEARCH TREK to SALT LAKE CITY – Oct 27 to Nov 3, 2019

Interested in coming with us to Salt Lake City this year? The annual BCGS trek is taking place at the end of…

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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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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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