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Genealogy Weblinks

Starting Out
FamilySearch's "How to Start Your Family History"
Libraries and Archives Canada : (formerly the National Archives of Canada and the National Library of Canada). A selection of Library and Archives Canada resources on the topic of genealogy and family history


Births, Deaths, Marriages
B.C. Cemetery Finding Aid: a genealogical search engine
B.C. Archives - Vital Events Index
Death Notices in BC Newspapers (1861-1875)
British Columbia Voters List 1875
British Columbia Voters List 1898

Census
British Columbia: Census: searchable index by Alberta Family Histories Society
Census 1881: from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Census of Canada 1901: guide to boundaries, names and regional governments
Census of Canada 1911

Immigration
Chinese-Canadian Genealogy: Information about Chinese-Canadian Genealogy research from the Vancouver Public Library.
Chinese-Canadians: Profiles from a Community: a wiki-based project developed by the Vancouver Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada.
Chinese Immigration: search Chinese immigration information online. From Library and Archives Canada
Nanaimo Family History Passenger List Indexing Project: Currently transcribing and indexing passenger arrivals at Halifax, and Quebec (including Montreal) from 1900 to 1921

Directories and Newspapers
British Columbia Directories: 1860-1901: digitized directories, from Vancouver Public Library's Collection
British Colonist: an online index of every issue of the British Colonist newspaper from 1858 to June 1910.
viHistory.ca: searchable database for Vancouver Island - census, directories

Military
Books of Remembrance : names of Canadians who died in World War I and II, and a few other conflicts

Commonwealth War Graves Commission: searchable register, includes Canada and other Commonwealth countries

Oral Histories of the First World War: Veterans 1914-1918
Royal Canadian Air Force Honours and Awards: a searchable database of awards to roughly 8300 RCAF personnel between 1940 and 1949. Still under construction.
Soldiers of the First World War: a database of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
Wait for Me Daddy: information for the public about Wait for Me Daddy, including history, media coverage, and event details leading up to the unveiling of the war memorial monument on October 4th, 2014 at Hyack Square.

 
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