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Official registration of births, marriages, and deaths began in 1872. The early records are incomplete.

For additional information about vital records in Canada, including research strategies, see Canada Vital Records.

British Columbia 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
Victoria, BC V8W 9P3
Vancouver Public Library
350 W. Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1
Telephone: 604–331–3740 (newspapers, magazines)
Telephone: 604–331–3710 (history, government, genealogy)
Fax: 604–331–3744

Family History Library

Many births, marriages, and deaths are listed in the Master Index Card File, British Columbia Family History Library 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:


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