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Parker Bonney report

  • GR-1987
  • Series
  • 1913

This report to the Forest Branch of the Dept. of Lands, is part of a series of initial surveys of forest-land, a programme commenced by the Branch in 1912. Bonney's report covers parts of the Nass and Skeena watersheds and was completed at a...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Certificates of purchase

  • GR-1521
  • Series
  • 1859-1944

Acknowledgement of moneys received by the Lands Department pursuant to the pre-emption or sale of crown land. Certificates include district, legal description of land, acreage, date and terms of payment, name of payer, pre-emption record number, ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Water rights maps : second series

  • CM/S4
  • Series
  • [ca. 1920-1978]

Scope and Content: This series of large scale maps was created by the Water Rights Branch pursuant to successive versions of the Water Act and the Water Act Amendment Act. The primary function of the sheets was to document the location of water ri...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Water rights plans

  • CM/S5-7
  • Series
  • 1892-1981

Introduction: Throughout its existence, the Water Rights Branch (WRB) acquired and created a large central set of plans, maps, and engineering drawings which was assigned a single set of sequential water rights plan numbers. Over time, the origina...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Lot registers

  • GR-2591
  • Series
  • 1862-1922 (1951)

Cariboo Land District, lot registers, Lots 1-10026, superceded, 1922 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1922). The registers that supercede this series may be found in GR-2592. The registers list lots in numerical order and record the alie...

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Coast Land District, Range 5 lot registers

  • GR-2606
  • Series
  • 1873-1923

The series consists of records created by the Department of Lands between 1873 and 1923. It contains 14 Coast Land District, Range 5 lot registers covering lots 1-7008. The registers list lots in numerical order and record the alienation of land...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Certificates of sale

  • GR-2601
  • Series
  • 1910

The series consists of records created by the Department of Lands in 1910. It contains a volume of Cassiar Land District certificates of sale for Stewart townsite, lots 1-232, subdivided from District Lots 466 and 468. Information in the certifi...

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Coast Land District, Range 2 lot register

  • GR-2603
  • Series
  • 1882-1923

The series consists of records created by the Department of Lands between 1882 and 1923. It contains a Coast Land District, Range 2 lot register for lots 1-693. The register lists the lots in numerical order and records the alienation of land fr...

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Coast Land District, Range 3 lot register

  • GR-2604
  • Series
  • 1888-1953

The series consists of records created by the Department of Lands between 1888 and 1953. It contains a Coast Land District, Range 3 lot register, covering lots 1-720. The register lists the lots in numerical order and records the alienation of l...

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Tax rolls

  • GR-2618
  • Series
  • 1914-1917

New Westminster Land District, tax rolls for West Nicomen Dyking District. Information may include the names and address of the registered owner and applicant to register, the legal description of the land, acreage, amounts payable and payment re...

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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 ...

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Land register

  • GR-2629
  • Series
  • 1871-1911

Cowichan Land District, Vancouver Island, land register, Sections 1- 24, superceded 1929 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1929). The register lists the sections in numerical order, and records the alienation of land from the Crown (by pur...

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Land register

  • GR-2632
  • Series
  • 1864-1865

Douglas Land District, Vancouver Island, land register, Range 1, Section 1 to Range 8, Section 20, superceded at an unknown date. The registers record the land in numerical order and records the alienation of land from the Crown (by purchase, pre...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Subdivision registers

  • GR-2645
  • Series
  • 1921-1923

Similkameen Division of Yale Land District, subdivision registers of District Lot 2450S, Block B and Block A, lots 1-271F, and 280-348, superceded 1923 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1923). The records are arranged numerically, and reco...

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Executive records

  • GR-0897
  • Series
  • 1901-1910

Semi-official correspondence inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works (1901-1908) and the Chief Commissioner of Lands (1908-1910). Arranged alphabetically.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Record book of resumed lands under the Soldiers' Homestead Act, 1916

  • GR-1399
  • Series
  • 1916-1921

Record book of resumed lands under the Soldiers' Homestead Act, 1916. Arranged by Land District. Lists pre-emptions and land purchase applications canceled or resumed by the Crown during the European War (1914-1918). The reverted lands were...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Mining licences

  • GR-1176
  • Series
  • 1912-1915

Mining licences to prospect for coal and petroleum pursuant to the Coal and Petroleum Act, 1911 and amendments (prior to 1911 called the Coal Mines Act), for Queen Charlotte District (file 1) and Cassiar District (file 2). For related records, se...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Records relating to foreshore leases

  • GR-1402
  • Series
  • 1895-1952

Records relating to foreshore leases, including expired and canceled leases. Consists of register to foreshore leases (1 vol.), lease indentures, sketches, plans and material relating to leases for Prince Rupert foreshore, fish plants, fish traps...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Certificates of improvement

  • GR-2079
  • Series
  • 1895-1908

Kootenay land district. Certificates of Improvement, numbers 1-95, with duplicate numbers 17, 36, 75, 77-79, at the front, for the West Kootenay District showing statement of, and witnesses to, the required improvements being completed, prior to ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Records of the Assistant Commissioner

  • GR-0825
  • Series
  • 1905-1920

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands, Similkameen Division, Yale District. Declarations for Certificates of Improvement, nos. 1-182 and 183-561 (2 vols.). The declarations give a description of improvements made on preempted lands. Inc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Correspondence relating to cancellation of pre-emption applications

  • GR-1050
  • Series
  • 1919-1920

Correspondence relating to cancellation of pre-emption applications. Includes file 1, cancellation of H. Kroeger's application at Fort Fraser, file 2, pre-emption cancellation in Kootenay District; file 3, pre-emptions on timber licences in ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Report

  • GR-1125
  • Series
  • 1910

Report on forest fire fighting in the Province of British Columbia, in 1910 season. Submitted by W.C. Gladwin, Chief Provincial Fire Warden to the Honourable W.R. Ross, Chief Commissioner of Lands.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

BC Government lithographed regional maps

  • CM/CL1
  • Series
  • 1911-1991

In 1911, the British Columbia Department of Lands began publishing standardized series of lithographic maps of BC regions, as well as general maps of the entire province. Over the next five decades these provincial maps were used both to stimulate...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Forest Service lookout photographs

  • GR-3263
  • Series
  • 1936-1983

The series consists of ca. 4300 negatives and ca. 5000 photographic prints taken from forest lookouts between 1936 and 1993. Falling under the function of forest protection, "lookout photography" or "panoramic lookout photography&qu...

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Lot registers

  • GR-1686
  • Series
  • 1876-1946

Clayoquot Land District, Lot registers, Lots 1-775, superceded 1946 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1946). The register lists lots in numerical order and records the alienation of land from the Crown (by purchase, pre-emption, lease, etc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Appraisal reports of reverted government lands

  • GR-2610
  • Series
  • 1930

The series consists of records created by the Department of Lands in 1930. It contains a volume of Coast Land Districts, Range 4 and Range 5 appraisal reports of reverted government lands within Tps. 2-4, Range 4 and Tps. 10-13, 19,20, Range 5. ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

New Westminster Land District forfeiture certificates

  • GR-2617
  • Series
  • 1915-1957

New Westminster Land District, forfeiture certificates, lands reverted to the Crown from the Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Matsqui Dyking Districts. The certificates are arranged chronologically without regard to Dyking District. Infor...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Lot registers

  • GR-2620
  • Series
  • 1905-1945

Queen Charlotte Land District, lot registers, lots 1-792, superceded 1945 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1945). The registers list lots in numerical order and record the alienation of land from the Crown (by purchase, pre-emption, lease...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Land registers

  • GR-2631
  • Series
  • 1873-1887

Cowichan Land District, Vancouver Island, land registers, Range 1, Section 1 to Range 10, Section 10 of the Sahtlam District of Cowichan, superceded 1929 (i.e. no further entries were added after 1929). The register lists the land in numerical or...

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