British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage, and Death notices 1901-1939 .
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|British Columbia, Canada|
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|Location of British Columbia, Canada|
|Record Type||Newspaper Notices: Births, Marriages, Deaths|
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|Victoria City Archives|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This collection includes records from 1901 to 1939. The records will include newspaper clippings from the Victoria Daily Times newspaper that have been pasted onto cards and arranged chronologically. The Victoria Times newspaper has also been named the Victoria Daily Times and the Victoria Weekly Times.
To Browse This Collection
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for British Columbia, Victoria Times, Birth Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?
Birth records usually contain the following information:
Marriage records usually contain the following information:
Death records usually contain the following information:
How Do I Search This Collection?
You can search the index or view the images or both. To begin your search it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The name of a relative or date of the event
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How Do I Analyze the Results?
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Cite the record. See below for help citing this collection.
- Look at an image of the original record. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index. To find a copy of the original record, visit the Victoria City Archives page.
- To help keep track of your research, you may want to keep a research log. FamilySearch has an example research log which you can download.
- Use the information you have found to find the person in local census and other records.
- British Columbia Church Records were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county.
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
- Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
- "British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death notices, 1901-1939" Database and images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Victoria Times newspaper. Victoria City Archives.
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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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