British Columbia Vital Records

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Official registration of births, marriages, and deaths began in 1872. The early records are incomplete. Information can be found at:
 
Official registration of births, marriages, and deaths began in 1872. The early records are incomplete. Information can be found at:
  
'''Vital Statistics Agency'''<br />818 Fort Street<br />Victoria, BC V8W 1H8<br />Telephone: 250–952–2681<br />Fax: 250–952–2587
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'''Vital Statistics Agency'''<br>818 Fort Street<br>Victoria, BC V8W 1H8<br>Telephone: 250–952–2681<br>Fax: 250–952–2587
  
Mailing Address:<br />P.O. Box 9657<br />STN. PROV. GOVT.<br />Victoria, BC V8W 9P3<br />Internet: [http://www.vs.gov.bc.ca/ www.vs.gov.bc.ca]
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Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 9657<br>STN. PROV. GOVT.<br>Victoria, BC V8W 9P3<br>Internet: [http://www.vs.gov.bc.ca/ www.vs.gov.bc.ca]
  
'''Vancouver Public Library<br />'''350 W. Georgia St.<br />Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1<br />CANADA<br />Telephone: 604–331–3740 (newspapers, magazines)<br />Telephone: 604–331–3710 (history, government, genealogy)<br />Fax: 604–331–3744<br />Internet: http://www.vpl.vancouver.bc.ca/
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'''Vancouver Public Library<br>'''350 W. Georgia St.<br>Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1<br>CANADA<br>Telephone: 604–331–3740 (newspapers, magazines)<br>Telephone: 604–331–3710 (history, government, genealogy)<br>Fax: 604–331–3744<br>Internet: http://www.vpl.vancouver.bc.ca/
  
 
http://www.vpl.ca/branches/LibrarySquare/his/StudyGuides/finding_bc_civil.html
 
http://www.vpl.ca/branches/LibrarySquare/his/StudyGuides/finding_bc_civil.html
  
An index is available on the Internet. <br />Internet: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca:9000/sn-4BA3024/gbsearch
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An index is available on the Internet. <br>Internet: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca:9000/sn-4BA3024/gbsearch
  
 
'''Family History Library'''
 
'''Family History Library'''
  
Many births, marriages, and deaths are listed in the ''Master Index Card File'', British Columbia (FHL films 1464497–501) Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986–7. The original records were filmed at the British Columbia Genealogical Society, Richmond, BC.
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Many births, marriages, and deaths are listed in the ''Master Index Card File'', British Columbia&nbsp;(FHL films 1464497–501) Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986–7. The original records were filmed at the British Columbia Genealogical Society, Richmond, BC.
  
 
=== Online Indexes ===
 
=== Online Indexes ===
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* [[Online Index of Births, 1872-1903, for British Columbia, Canada|Online Index of Births, 1872-1903]]
 
* [[Online Index of Births, 1872-1903, for British Columbia, Canada|Online Index of Births, 1872-1903]]
 
* [[Online Index to Baptisms, 1836-1885, for British Columbia, Canada|Online Index to Baptisms, 1836-1885]]
 
* [[Online Index to Baptisms, 1836-1885, for British Columbia, Canada|Online Index to Baptisms, 1836-1885]]
* [[Online Index of Deaths, 1872-1985, for British Columbia, Canada |Online Index of Deaths, 1872-1985]]
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* [[Online Index of Deaths, 1872-1985, for British Columbia, Canada|Online Index of Deaths, 1872-1985]]
 
* [[Online Index of Colonial Marriages, 1859-1872, for British Columbia, Canada|Online Index of Colonial Marriages, 1859-1872]]
 
* [[Online Index of Colonial Marriages, 1859-1872, for British Columbia, Canada|Online Index of Colonial Marriages, 1859-1872]]
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Revision as of 18:14, 18 January 2008

Official registration of births, marriages, and deaths began in 1872. The early records are incomplete. Information can be found at:

Vital Statistics Agency
818 Fort Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1H8
Telephone: 250–952–2681
Fax: 250–952–2587

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9657
STN. PROV. GOVT.
Victoria, BC V8W 9P3
Internet: www.vs.gov.bc.ca

Vancouver Public Library
350 W. Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1
CANADA
Telephone: 604–331–3740 (newspapers, magazines)
Telephone: 604–331–3710 (history, government, genealogy)
Fax: 604–331–3744
Internet: http://www.vpl.vancouver.bc.ca/

http://www.vpl.ca/branches/LibrarySquare/his/StudyGuides/finding_bc_civil.html

An index is available on the Internet.
Internet: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca:9000/sn-4BA3024/gbsearch

Family History Library

Many births, marriages, and deaths are listed in the Master Index Card File, British Columbia (FHL films 1464497–501) Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986–7. The original records were filmed at the British Columbia Genealogical Society, Richmond, BC.

Online Indexes

The following links provide further information: