Resources

Library Catalogues

Our main BCGS Library Catalogue is here – searchable by author, title, keyword, etc. Entries are updated frequently as volunteers permit.

The main BCGS Walter Draycott Library catalogue is also available in the Members Only area in a searchable or downloadable format, along with a host of other item.

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Interest Groups

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT APRIL 2020

There is an old saying, “May you live in interesting times”. There is no doubt that things may be too interesting now…

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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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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 July 31, 2020.  The Award will... Read more

The 50 th Anniversary Book

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Holten Netherlands ICB Project

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Pioneer Registry – The Next Wave

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Website Project

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Book indexing project

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Getting More Volunteers Project

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