This is a list of free British Columbia, Canada Online Genealogy Records at FamilySearch.


Included are British Columbia birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, land records, pension records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more British Columbia collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.


These collections are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to view some of these records.  If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection. If you’re logged in and still see a key icon, this collection may require you to view them online at a local library. Use this Locator tool to find a location near you





How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.







Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

British Columbia Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

British Columbia Birth Indexes & Birth Records



British Columbia Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records


British Columbia Death Indexes & Death Records






Wills & Probate





Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

British Columbia Residence Records







Land & Property


Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers


Naturalization & Citizenship








Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

British Columbia Daily Life Records




Business Records & Commerce




Description & Travel


Employees, Officials, & Occupations


Ethnic Records

Native American Records










Libraries, Museums, & Archives


Magazines & Periodicals


Merchant Marine

Social Life & Customs









Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

British Columbia Military Records


World War I







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