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Vital Statistics Indexes

Introduction to the Indexes
This contains lots of useful information about the indexes and how to use them.

Birth Registration Indexes
Registrations are from 1872 to 1901.

Death Registration Indexes
Registrations are from 1872 to 1981.

Marriage Registrations
Registrations are from 1872 to 1926.

An index to Canadian Parliamentary divorces, 1867-1930 (2001)
J. Brian Gilchrist and Nancy J. Duffy, compilers and editors
Audrey Gilchrist, Toronto
Includes index
ISBN 0-9698399-4-4

Cemeteries - finding aid

British Columbia Cemetery Finding Aid

Funeral Homes

Funeral Homes search

Kamloops Funeral Records Index

Microfilms of the registrations

Certain libraries and archives in British Columbia have microfilm copies of the birth, marriage, and death registrations available for viewing. See the list for the one nearest you. Copies can be requested for viewing at your local Family History Centre, too. To assist you in determining which film you need, the Vital Statistics Indexes indicate which microfilm you need to look at.

Genealogical Certificates

Requests for genealogical certificates must be sent to the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency. Fees for the certificates are listed in the Vital Statistics Agency Fee List. Requests should be sent to the Vital Statistics Agency. Complete and mail a form or telephone the number listed below. Specify all of the information from the index for the registration requested, except the GSU microfilm number. The address is:
British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency
818 Fort Street
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
V8W 1H8 Phone: 250 952-2681

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