British Columbia Cemeteries

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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Jewish Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • JewishGen has an inventory you can check. Click on Canada and then British Columbia.
  • oldcem The Jewish Cemetery of British Columbia.

Military Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Individual Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • British Columbia Cemetery Finding Aid is an online database index to 344,000 names from over 264 cemeteries in British Columbia, Canada. Many community and civic cemeteries in British Columbia have their own online indexes including:

Additional Resources at the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

  • Canadian Headstones- FamilySearch - Name index of headstone inscriptions courtesy of CanadianHeadstones which is a family history database of records and images from Canada's cemeteries.

To find cemetery records for British Columbia in the FamilySearch Catalog follow these steps:

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: British Columbia in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries

To search for cemeteries at the town level, follow directions below.

  1. Go to the FamilySearch Catalog
  2. Enter: British Columbia in the Place box
  3. Click on: Search
  4. Click on: Cemeteries
  5. Click on: Places within British Columbia
  6. Click on the town you want to search
  7. Click on: Cemeteries

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

  • Worldcat.org- Do a search for British Columbia Cemetery.
  • Historic Guide to Ross Bay Cemetery Victoria B.C. by John Adams, Heritage Architectural Guides, Victoria, BC, 1983.
  • Not so Gentle Art of Burying The Dead. The Real Story of How Cemeteries Began [New Westminster] by Hellen C. Pullem, New Westminster, BC, 1985.
  • Sommer, Wayne. Frail Memorials: The Cemeteries of Langley, Corporation of the Township of Langley, Langley, BC, [2005]. FamilySearch
  • Obee, Dave. Royal Oak Burial Park: A History and Guide Victoria, BC, [2008]. Available at WorldCat
  • British Columbia Genealogical Society. St. Mary's Anglican Church (1965), Duncan, British Columbia, Canada : recording from the British Columbia Genealogical Society, British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver Island. [Richmond, B.C.] : [British Columbia Genealogical Society], [1974] Available at WorldCat
  • Kory Shillam; Robert Shillam; British Columbia Genealogical Society. Pioneer Cemetery (1896-1902), Vernon, British Columbia : recording from the British Columbia Genealogy Society, British Columbia, Canada, North Okanagan [Richmond, B.C.] : British Columbia Genealogical Society, [2006]. Available at WorldCat