British Columbia Probate Records

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Added info on BC Wills index on-line)
Line 7: Line 7:
 
Records after 1981 are held by the:  
 
Records after 1981 are held by the:  
  
'''Court Registry'''<br>Ministry of the Attorney General<br>850 Burdett Avenue, Room 205<br>Victoria, BC <br>V8W 1B4<br>Internet: [http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/general/guides/ag_prob.htm http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/general/guides/ag_prob.htm ]  
+
'''Court Registry'''<br>Ministry of the Attorney General<br>850 Burdett Avenue, Room 205<br>Victoria, BC <br>V8W 1B4<br>Internet: [http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/general/guides/ag_prob.htm http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/general/guides/ag_prob.htm ]  
  
 
'''Family History Library'''  
 
'''Family History Library'''  
Line 13: Line 13:
 
The Family History Library has probate wills (1861–1939), indexes (1861–1981), and estate files (1881–1927).<br>Internet: [http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]  
 
The Family History Library has probate wills (1861–1939), indexes (1861–1981), and estate files (1881–1927).<br>Internet: [http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]  
  
'''Abbotsford Genealogical Society''' <br>
+
'''Abbotsford Genealogical Society''' <br>  
  
The Abbotsford Genealogical Society has an on-line index to BC Wills, including wills from the 1860’s to about 1940 and also an on-line index to 'stray' wills for 2620 wills registered in British Columbia by non-residents (strays) during the time period 1864 to 1939.<br>
+
The Abbotsford Genealogical Society has an on-line index to BC Wills, including wills from the 1860s to about 1940 and also an on-line index to 'stray' wills for 2620 wills registered in British Columbia by non-residents (strays) during the time period 1864 to 1939.<br>  
  
Internet [http://www.abbygs.ca http://www.abbygs.ca]<br>
+
Internet [http://www.abbygs.ca http://www.abbygs.ca]<br>  
  
 
[[Category:British_Columbia]]
 
[[Category:British_Columbia]]

Revision as of 06:31, 17 April 2012

Canada Gotoarrow.png British Columbia Gotoarrow.png Probate Records

Wills and probate files for British Columbia, up to 1981, are in the custody of the:

British Columbia Archives
PO Box 9419, Stn. PROV GOVT
Victoria, BC
V8W 9V1
Internet: www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/index.htm

Records after 1981 are held by the:

Court Registry
Ministry of the Attorney General
850 Burdett Avenue, Room 205
Victoria, BC
V8W 1B4
Internet: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/general/guides/ag_prob.htm

Family History Library

The Family History Library has probate wills (1861–1939), indexes (1861–1981), and estate files (1881–1927).
Internet: www.familysearch.org

Abbotsford Genealogical Society

The Abbotsford Genealogical Society has an on-line index to BC Wills, including wills from the 1860s to about 1940 and also an on-line index to 'stray' wills for 2620 wills registered in British Columbia by non-residents (strays) during the time period 1864 to 1939.

Internet http://www.abbygs.ca