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Certificates of improvement

  • GR-0765
  • Series
  • 1863-1878

Certificates of improvement nos. 1-276, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Missing certificates listed.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence

  • GR-1169
  • Series
  • 1860-1865

Letters inward and outward of J.D. Pemberton and B.W. Pearse, Colonial Surveyors. Copies of correspondence with Edward Stamp and Gilbert Malcolm Sproat pertaining to purchases of lands and various agreements on lands at Alberni and Barclay Sound ...

Vancouver Island. Office of the Surveyor General

Correspondence subject index

  • GR-1164
  • Series
  • 1901-1903

Correspondence subject index. This specialized volume pertains only to correspondence relating to applications for Burnaby lots (folio 12), the Vancouver Island Settlers' Rights Act, 1903 (folio 138), and the South African War Land Grant Act...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Land register

  • GR-2624
  • Series
  • 1875

Cameron Land District, Vancouver Island, land register, Section 1, Lot 3-4, 8-10, superceded 1875 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1875). The register contains one pre-emption entry and some notes. Information may include the name of purc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Land registers

  • GR-2623
  • Series
  • 1855-1928

Bright, Cedar, Cranberry, Mountain, Nanoose, Nanaimo, and Wellington Land Districts, all on Vancouver Island, land registers, superceded 1928 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1928). The registers list the land in numerical order, usually b...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Land sale vouchers

  • GR-1170
  • Series
  • 1858-1859

Miscellaneous land sale vouchers, issued at Victoria, B.C. by Joseph D. Pemberton, Colonial Surveyor. Includes vouchers pursuant to the sale of fur trade lands of the Hudson's Bay Company and vouchers signed by various Vancouver Island treas...

Vancouver Island. Office of the Surveyor General

Lot registers

  • GR-2625
  • Series
  • 1898-1942

Chemainus, Folio 1-20, Comiaken, Folio 2140, Helmcken, Folio 41-60, Dunsmuir, Folio 60, Bright, Folio 89, Malahat, Folio 130, Somenos, Folio 150, and Cowichan Lake, Folio 180, Land Districts, all on Vancouver Island, lot registers. The registers ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Pre-emption records

  • GR-1014
  • Series
  • 1885-1929

Pre-emption records for Vancouver Island, including Alberni, Barclay, Clayoquot, Nootka, and Rupert Districts. Consists of Certificate of Pre-emption Books (20 vols.), arranged numerically with nominal indexes. Includes name of pre-emptors date ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Pre-emption records

  • GR-0766
  • Series
  • 1861-1886

Pre-emption records for west coast land relating largely to Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The records consist of pre-emption registrations, certificates of pre-emption, pre-emption sketches, certificates that certain lands are unoccupied ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records of crown grant applications

  • GR-1405
  • Series
  • ca. 1904-1928

Lists of Vancouver Island settlers who made Crown grant applications under provisions of the Vancouver Island Settlers' Rights Act, 1904, and subsequent amendments. Includes name, acreage, and legal description of lands. For related records...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Records relating to the Vancouver Island Settlers' Rights Acts, 1903 and 1904

  • GR-1090
  • Series
  • 1882-1918

Land records file relating to the Vancouver Island Settlers' Rights Acts, 1903 and 1904. Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, legal briefs and sketches pertaining to land disputes between settlers and the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railwa...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Records with regard to Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway belt lands

  • GR-0791
  • Series
  • 1916

Justice F.B. Gregory was appointed August 3, 1916 to investigate claims to Crown Grants by settlers who occupied or improved lands located within the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway belt prior to December 19, 1883. Also, Gregory was to investigate ...

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry Into Certain Claims Respecting Lands Situated Within the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Land Belt [1916]