The British Columbian, 1861-69, Miscellaneous Notices
Donated by an Ardent BC Genealogist
**Note - spellings are as they appear in the paper, so may not be terribly accurate.
If not quite legible, I have put a question mark after the name.
July 26 paper: "An anxious and distressed mother would be glad to hear from her son, Robert M. SCOTT, late of Belmont, Canada, supposed to be in British Columbia or Vancouver Island."
December paper: "Information wanted of Mrs. J.E. COPELAND
who arrived in Victoria on the Steamship Oregon about August 24. She is
supposed to have gone to Cariboo."
1863 Notice Of Absence Posted On Hodge's "Wayside Inn"
Yale, August 29, 1864: The family of Mr. ROMANO, (his wife, 2 daughters, son-in-law and grandchild) arrived per Steamer Reliance, from Italy. Mr. Romano left his home in Italy 18 years ago and has been on this continent ever since.
Newspaper Notice: 1865
"Any information regarding John MURDOCK, a ship's-carpenter,
who came out from Canada to these Colonies and was last heard from in August
of 1860, will be gratefully received by a disconsolate wife."
Victoria Daily Standard: 1872
" June 13 Naturalized - the following persons took
the Oath of Allegiance at New Westminster Assizes before the Chief Justice,
and have become naturalized British subjects:
And from the June 17 edition: Naturalized on June
16 and became British citizens: