Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Genealogical Resources, Lower Mainland, Vancouver Area, B.C., Canada

Genealogical Research Resources in the Lower Mainland

British Columbia Genealogical Society

Regular general & specialized groups; special workshops;
library (over 10,000 publications; catalogues on-line); query services.

Monthly Meetings second Wednesday of every month, 7:30 pm:
Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway (Kingsway at Edmonds), Burnaby.

B.C.G.S. Resource Center & Library: Unit 211, 12837 - 76th Avenue, Surrey
Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 10-3 pm. Telephone: 604-502-9119


Cloverdale Branch, Surrey Public Library

Western Canada’s largest collection of Canadian genealogical resources. The library offers regular orientation programmes & specialized presentations & workshops.
Genealogy Department, 5642 - 176A St. Surrey Telephone: 604-576-1384

Website (catalogues & self help guides):

Family History Centres, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Burnaby: 5280 Kincaid Street, Burnaby. Phone: 604-299-8656
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10am-9pm; Friday-Saturday 10am-2pm

Surrey: 6270 126th Street, Surrey. Phone: 604-597-9695
Hours: Tuesday -Friday 10 am-2pm and 6pm -9 pm
Closed: Month of July. Christmas 13 December to 7 January.

LDS FamilySearch website:
Vital Event & Census Indexes; Research Guides & Forms; free software (PAF)

Vancouver Public Library, Genealogy, History & Government Division Level 6 & Special Collections (B.C. & Vancouver historical collections) Level 7.
350 West Georgia St. Vancouver. Telephone: 604-331-3603


Downtown Genealogy Discussion Group, VPL Atrium, second Tuesday of each month, 1-3 pm. Meet near Blenz. (Watch for a table sign. )

Contact: M. Diane Rogers Telephone: 604 294 5369
Personal Blog:
Women’s History Network of British Columbia:
British Columbia Genealogical Society:

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