Online Index of Deaths, 1872-1985, for British Columbia, Canada

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This site provides a way to search for individuals who died in British Columbia, 1872-1930. The indexes include 3,423 names from World War Two overseas casualties covering the years 1940-1945.

Content

  • Name of person
  • Date
  • Age
  • Place of Registration
  • Registration Number
  • Canada Archives Microfilm Number
  • Family History Library (GSU) Microfilm Number

Internet Address

Option: search Google.com for keywords Vital Event Indexes British Columbia

Using the site

  1. In step 1, click the box next to Deaths (1872-1985).
  2. In step 2, type the name and information of the person you want to find.
  3. Click Start Search.

Cost

Free

Tips

  • To see a printer-friendly view, click the underlined number to the left of a person's name.
  • Birth, death and marriage certificates are not the same as vital registrations. Registration records may contain more information than appears on a certificate. Certificates contain information extracted from the original registration record.
  • To learn how to order a copy of a certificate or registration, go to the Vital Statistics Agency at http://www.vs.gov.bc.ca/index.html?SMSESSION=NO.
  • Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).