British Columbia Family History

  • 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.