Postcard: S.S. Princess Victoria, Victoria, BC, c.1910

C.P.R. S.S. Princess Victoria, Victoria Harbour, BC Souvenir PostCard. The Valentine & Sons’ Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto. Printed in Great…

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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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BCGS POSTCARD COLLECTION A STORY BEHIND THE PICTURE Sept 2019

POSTCARD OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2019 Janice Kidwell, BCGS member #5033 A Harvest Festival is an annual celebration that occurs around…

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COLLECTING SPARE CHANGE – FUNDRAISER

The Society is collecting any spare nickels, dimes and quarters that you may have, and, of course, loonies and toonies as well….

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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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B.C.G.S. POSTCARD COLLECTION – A STORY BEHIND THE PICTURE

Janice Kidwell, BCGS Member Sometime in the 1980s, (the photo album is apparently in a ‘safe place’ in my mom’s basement) my…

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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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New Coat of Arms for BCGS

Friday evening was very special as the New BCGS Coat of Arms was unveiled. The official presentation by Robert Watt, and keynote…

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