Online Index of Colonial Marriages, 1859-1872, for British Columbia, Canada

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This index contains a summary of the information from certified marriage records for Vancouver Island and British Columbia before confederation..


  • Groom’s Name
  • Bride’s Name
  • Date
  • Place
  • Registration Number (Volume/Item)
  • British Columbia Archives Microfilm Number
  • Family History Library (GSU) Microfilm Number

Internet Address

Option: search for keywords Vital Event Indexes British Columbia

Using the site

  1. In step 1, click the box next to Colonial Marriages (1859-1872).
  2. In step 2, type the name and information of the person you want to find.
  3. Click Start Search.




  • These records were submitted to the Colonial Secretary by the local clergy.
  • To see a printer-friendly view, click on the underlined number to the left of the person’s name.