MyHeritage – Free Access to all US Census Records!

To mark the 2020 U.S. Census, MyHeritage is providing free access to its entire collection of U.S. censuses, from March 29 through…

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Surrey Libraries’ Ancestry access FREE from home for Surrey residents!

Family historians in Surrey can now access Surrey Libraries’ Ancestry account for FREE from their homes.  Those who want to log in…

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Press Release March 2020

Press Release British Columbia Genealogical Society 19 March 2020 Contact: Bill Clayton, president@bcgs.ca British Columbia Genealogical Society (BCGS) announces the new Board…

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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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FAMILY HISTORY BOOK AWARDS

Books to be submitted for the 9th Annual Family History Book Award will be accepted until April 15th, 2020.  The Award will...Read More

Ancestry’s Irish Records Free until March 18th!

Ancestry is offering free access to all of its Irish records until March 18. A large number of church and civil birth,…

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT MAR 2020

Welcome to March! The month that has a little spring in the air (March 20t h ); when the Welsh celebrate St….

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Message from the President – February

Last month I was blessed to receive this most amazing family information for one of my connected lines. The former ‘keeper of…

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Jan 2020 MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

This year, 2020 , the British Columbia Genealogical Society turns 49 years old ! I wonder what our founding Mothers & Fathers…

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Donations ARE Keeping the BCGS Afloat

BCGS continues to attract new members each year, but lapsed memberships have outnumbered those gains. Those of us ‘in the know’ realize…

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