British Columbia Genealogy

Births, Marriages & Deaths

Electoral Registers

These searchable books contain lists of voters in several electoral districts of BC.

Newspaper Archives

  • British Columbia Historical Newspapers
    The following newspapers are available to search.
    Abbotsford Post, Alberni Advocate, Anaconda News, Atlin Claim, Bella Coola Courier, Boundary Creek Times, British Columbia Record, Cariboo Sentinel (Barkerville), Coast News (Gibsons), Creston Review, Cumberland News, Daily Building Record (Vancouver), Daily Ledger (Ladysmith), Enderby Press and Walker’s Weekly, Grand Forks Sun, Hedley Gazette, Hot Springs News (Ainsworth), Independent (Vancouver), Kelowna Record, Kootenay Mail (Revelstoke), Ledge (Fernie, Nakusp, New Denver), Ledge (Greenwood), Massett Leader, Miner (Nelson), Mining Review (Sandon), Moyie Leader, Nelson Economist, Nicola Valley News (Merrit), Orchard City Record (Kelowna), Peninsula Times, Phoenix Pioneer, Prospector (Fort Steele), Revelstoke Herald, Tribune (Nelson), Western Call (Vancouver)
  • The British Colonist
    Published in Victoria, The British Colonist became the leading paper in the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and was the paper for the province of British Columbia until the emergence of Vancouver and competitors in the 1890s.
    You can search and view all the issues of the British Colonist (also called The Daily British Colonist, the Daily Colonist, and other variants) from its first issue in 1858 to December 1980.