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Locations Holding the Microfilm Collection

A copy of the microfilm collection of birth registrations, marriage registrations and death registrations are held by each of the following organizations. As additional organizations add the microfilm collection to their holdings, their names and relevant information will be added to this page.

Each year the microfilm is updated. Please contact the appropriate organization to verify if their collection is current.

British Columbia Archives

British Columbia Archives holds a copy of the microfilm collection which may be viewed free of charge. For hours and other information contact BC Archives.

Mailing Address:

British Columbia Archives
675 Belleville St.
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 9W2

Location:

655 Belleville Street
Victoria, British Columbia

Telephone: 250 387-1952
Fax: 250 387-2072
E-mail: access@bcarchives.bc.ca
Website:http://www.bcarchives.bc.ca

Toll Free:

From Greater Vancouver area: 1 800 660-2421 (ask operator for 387-1952)
From elsewhere in BC: 1800 663-7867 (ask operator for 387-1952)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds a copy of the microfilm collection in its archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Individuals may borrow rolls of the microfilm collection through any of the Church's Family History Centers. To contact the nearest Family History Center, refer to "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" in the Yellow PagesTM.

Kamloops Library

The Kamloops Branch of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Library System holds one copy of the microfilm and indexes which may be viewed free of charge. There is a printing charge of $0.20 per page. For hours of operation and additional information, contact:

Kamloops Library
100-465 Victoria Street
Kamloops, British Columbia
V2C 2A9

Telephone: 250 372-5145
http://www.tnrdlib.bc.ca

Nelson Municipal Library

The Nelson Municipal Library holds one copy of the index and microfilm collection, which may be viewed free of charge. There is a printing fee of $0.35 per * 1/2 x 11 page and $.50 per 11 x 17 page.

For hours and other information contact:

Nelson Municipal Library
602 Stanley Street
Nelson, British Columbia
V1L 1N4

Telephone: 250 352-6333

Okanagan Regional Library (Kelowna)

The Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library holds one copy of the microfilm collection which may be viewed free of charge. For hours and other information contact:

Kelowna Library
1380 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia
V1Y 2A2

Telephone: 250 762-2800

Simon Fraser University Library (SFU)

Simon Fraser University holds one copy of the microfilm collection which may be viewed free of charge. Please note that the SFU microfilm holdings are incomplete and there are currently no plans to update the collection. For hours and other information contact:

Reference Division
WAC Bennett Library
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5A 1S6

Telephone: 604 291-5735
Fax: 604 822-9122

View the SFU holdings at http://troy.lib.sfu.ca/search/c?SEARCH=HA+02+23

Surrey Public Library (Cloverdale)

The Surrey Public Library (Cloverdale) holds one copy of the microfilm collection. Microfilm usage fees at this location are: $2 per hour to use microfilm readers and $0.50 per page for copies. For hours and other information contact:

Cloverdale Library
5642 - 176A Street
Surrey, British Columbia
V3S 4G9

Telephone: 604 576-1384
Fax: 604 576-0120

Victoria Genealogical Society and West Coast Family History Society

One copy of the microfilm collection is jointly held by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS) and the West Coast Family History Society. The film is held at the VGS Library located at 947 Alston Street in Victoria, BC, contact by phone at 250 360-2808. Non-members may request a search of the film for a small fee. For hours and other information contact the Victoria Genealogical Society. For information regarding the West Coast Family History Society contact Sandra Gill at 250 479-8580.

Victoria Genealogical Society
PO Box 43021
Victoria North PO
Victoria, British Columbia
V8X 3G2

E-mail: info@victoriags.org
Website: http://www.victoriags.org

Vancouver Public Library

The Vancouver Public Library (History Collection) holds one copy of the microfilm collection which may be viewed free of charge. For hours and other information contact:

Vancouver Public Library
History and Government Division
350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 6B1

Telephone: 604 331-3716
Fax: 604 331-3701
Website: http://www.vpl.ca

West Vancouver Memorial Library

The West Vancouver Memorial Library holds one copy of the microfilm collection which may be viewed free of charge. Copies are $0.25 each. For hours and other information, please contact:

West Vancouver Memorial Library
Reference Department
1950 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, British Columbia
V7V 1J8

Telephone: 604 925-7405
Email: wvmllibrarian@westvanlibrary.ca
Website: http://www.westvanlibrary.ca