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British Columbia Cemetery Finding Aid

The British Columbia Cemetery Finding Aid contains the surnames, cemetery name and location of more than 344,000 entries collected from records and headstone inscriptions within 264 cemeteries in the province of British Columbia, Canada and two from the state of Washington, USA.

BC Cemetery Project - Part of the Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project

This is a great project that is trying to find all the cemeteries in Canada and get as much information in them as possible.  There is a BC section with cemeteries from the Okanagan Similkameen area listed there.  This site is a work in progress so check it often.

Funeral Home Search

British Columbia Vital Statistics agency has an online Funeral Home Search search.

Kelowna  |  Penticton  | Vernon 

Penticton:  South Okanagan Genealogical Society has cemetery listings for some tombstones in it's area. Please visit there site for more information.

  • Bridesville Cemetery, Cawston Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Hedley Cemetery, Kaleden Cemetery, Keremeos Cemetery, Naramata Cemetery, Okanagan Falls Cemetery, Olalla Cemetery, Oliver, Osoyoos Cemetery, Penticton Lakeview Cemetery, Penticton St Saviour's Columbarium, Penticton Old Anglican Cemetery, Rock Creek Cemetery, Summerland Anglican Cemetery, Summerland Canyon View Cemetery, Summerland Peach Orchard Cemetery, Summerland Rose Garden Cemetery

Osoyoos Lakeview Cemetery transcription list available here

Vernon: The Vernon & District Family History Society Has transcribed many tombstones in the area.  Please visit there site for more information.

  • North Okanagan: Armstrong, Blind Bay, Cherryville, Coldstream, Coldstream (Uk.), Eagle Bay, Enderby, Falkland, Grandview, Grindrod, Hullcar, Ingram-King, Lansdowne, Lumby, Malakwa, Mara, Monte Creek, O'Keefe, Oyama, Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Silver Creek, Tappen, Vernon, Westwold, Winfield

Kelowna:  The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society has created a few books with Cemetery information in them.  The indexes available for some of the books are online and listed below.  W. Bidewell is the editor of these books.  There is a third book called "Monumental Inscriptions of the Central Okanagan, Part III - The Old Kelowna Cemetery"  but there is no index available online at this time.  Please visit there site for more information.

  • this index contains :

CIC Catholic Immaculate Conception Cemetery
GFC - Gellatly Family Cemetery
NWC - Winfield Cemetery (New)
OWC - Winfield Cemetery (Old)
OYC - Oyama Cemetery
PFC - Postill Family Cemetery
SFC - Stocks Meadow Family Cemetery
STA - St. Andrew's Cemetery
STM - St. Michael's & All Angels Cathedral Plaques
STT - St. Teresa Cemetery
WSB - Westbank Cemetery

  • This Kelowna & District Genealogical Society publication contains more than 800 records from the old section of the Kelowna Municipal Cemetery, including rows 0-13 and west rows 0-10


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