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Record Description

This collection contains newspaper clippings from the Victoria Times newspaper that have been pasted onto cards and arranged chronologically from 1901 to 1939.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Victoria Times. Newspaper clippings of births, marriages and deaths. City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts that may be found in the birth collections are:

  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Sex of child
  • Name of child
  • Name of father
  • Name of mother, including maiden name
  • Residence and rank or profession of father
  • Date and number of registration

Key genealogical facts that may be found in the marriage collections are:

  • Names of bride and groom
  • Ages of bride and groom
  • Residences when married
  • Places of birth
  • Marital status
  • Rank or profession
  • Names of parents (father’s name only in most preconfederation records)
  • Names of witnesses (the registration records include their residences)
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Religious denominations of bride and groom
  • Name of person performing the marriage

Key genealogical facts that may be found in the death collections are:

  • Name, age, sex, and residence of the deceased
  • Date of death
  • Profession (if known)
  • Date of birth
  • Cause of death
  • Name of physician
  • Name and residence of informant
  • Religious affiliation
  • Registration district name or number
  • Date and number of registration
  • Marital status and parents’ names and birthplaces are included in later registrations

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Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Examples for Records Found in a FamilySearch Historical Collection

Example for a Browsed Collection:

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.


 

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