How do I find a death record in BC?

How do I find a death record in BC?

Call the Vital Statistics Agency at 250 952-2681 in Victoria or 1 888 876-1633 elsewhere in B.C. A credit card is required.

How do I find marriage records in BC?

For more information, call them at 250-952-2681 (toll-free: 1-888-876-1633) or visit their online portal, BC Government – Birth, Adoption, Death, Marriage & Divorce. Baptismal records (1836-1888) and colonial marriage records (1859-1872) are also available.

Are death records public in BC?

You may be able to view the original death record online if the death occurred more than 20 years ago. Death records for British Columbia date back as far as 1872. Many death records available through BC Archives also include an image of the registration.

Where can I find marriage records online Canada?

Marriages are recorded in civil registration and/or in parish registers / church records. Our Births, Marriages and Deaths Recorded in Canada database is an index to a few collections held at Library and Archives Canada that include some references to marriages.

Where is the BC Archives located?

Welcome to the BC Archives, located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The BC Archives is the archives of the Government of British Columbia and provides research access to records of enduring value to the province for both the provincial government and public researchers.

Where can I find BC birth records?

Civil registration is a provincial jurisdiction. In British Columbia, it began in 1872, although there are some earlier records. The British Columbia Archives (Royal BC Museum) holds the following records:​ births (1854 to1903) marriages (1872 to 1944)

Are there any genealogy indexes available for the BC Archives?

Genealogy indexes and images are provided for private archival and historical research purposes only. Genealogy and Privacy Please note: The BC Archives has microfilm versions of records that have a BC Archives Mfilm Number, unless otherwise specified.

What does the University of British Columbia archives do?

The University of British Columbia Archives serves as the institution’s corporate memory by identifying, preserving, and making available for use the University’s permanently valuable records… ( read more)

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