Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.
If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.
Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in British Columbia include:
- Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as 1871
- Birth, marriage, and death records have been recorded by the government from 1872 to the present
- National census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1881
- Land records were kept by the towns and counties from mid-1800s
- Probate records were kept by the local courts from 1861 to the present
- Churches sometimes kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
- Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods that contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
- Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
- Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts since 1859
- Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas