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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

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

Timber mark certificates

  • GR-3238
  • Series
  • 1890-1934

The series consist s of timber mark certificates. The certificates were created in accordance with the Timber Mark Act of 1890 (SBC 1890, ch. 47). The act instructed all persons engaged in the business of lumbering,, or getting out timber by flo...

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Crown land grants

  • GR-3097
  • Series
  • 1869-1930

This series consists of crown land grant files for BC crown land grants issued from December 1869 - when all such grants have been centrally registered, regardless of location or type - to 1930. They are arranged by volume and registration number...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Crown land grant indexes

  • GR-3096
  • Series
  • 1869-1930

Indexes to and registers of colonial and provincial crown land grants. Excludes crown land grants (letters patent) issued by the federal government for the Railway Belt and Peace River Block lands, 1885-1930. See GR-0436 for more information about...

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Crown land grants

  • GR-3139
  • Series
  • 1851-1878

The Crown land grants in this series have been recorded in registers covering particular districts or towns. Those registered after 1869 overlap with a centrally registered series of Crown land grants (GR-3097,1869-1930). Included in this series i...

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Public Works contracts, plans, and correspondence

  • GR-0087
  • Series
  • 1862-1909

The series consists of records created by the Dept. of Lands and Works between 1862 and 1909. The records include contracts, specifications, plans, correspondence, returns of work performed, reports and accounting material pertaining to the cons...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Register of timber licences

  • GR-1186
  • Series
  • 1907-1908

Timber Licences Index (2 vols.) These registers contain the name and licence number, date, amount of fee, some file references and clippings of gazette notices and relate mostly to the Cariboo district. Volume 1, 23 July 1907 to 12 June 1908 cont...

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Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands

  • GR-1376
  • Series
  • 1885-1907

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands, Nicola; register of water records in Nicola Water Recording District. Nominal index.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records of the Public Works Engineer, Works Branch

  • GR-1172
  • Series
  • 1905-1907

Records of the Public Works Engineer, Works Branch. Annual reports on roads, streets and bridges including reports and memoranda of district road and bridge superintendents. Also consists of record of expenditures necessary to build, maintain an...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Applications to purchase and lease lands in the Bulkley Valley

  • GR-1139
  • Series
  • 1907

Applications to purchase and lease lands in the Bulkley Valley, Skeena district. Includes affidavits and a list of applicants indicating lot numbers, acreage, and purchase price.

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Letterbook

  • GR-0965
  • Series
  • 1906

Letterbook containing press copies and some typed carbon copies of correspondence and accounts of the Supervisor of Scalers concerning timber scaling.

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Appeal book and judgements

  • GR-1208
  • Series
  • 1906

Appeal book and judgements of the British Columbia Supreme Court in the case of James S. Emerson, timber dealer v. Robert T. Skinner, Provincial Timber Inspector, regarding the seizure of three booms of cedar under the Timber Manufacturing Act, 1906.

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Water rights records

  • GR-0845
  • Series
  • 1873-1906

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Yale District, relating to water rights. Irrigation Water Records (Yale and Ashcroft Water Districts), 1873-1885, Book No. 4 (Vol. 1). index to Water Records, 1859 to 1900, Books 1, 2, 3, 4...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Administrative records relating to Government House

  • GR-1051
  • Series
  • 1876-1906

Records relating to Government House. Inventories of household goods, furniture, and effects, 1881-1882, 1899-1900, 1903; lists of goods damaged in the Government House fire, May 18, 1899; one letter regarding Government House fire insurance, Jul...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence

  • GR-0898
  • Series
  • 1903-1904

Semi-official correspondence outward of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, 1903-1904 (vol. 1) and 1906-1907 (vol. 4). Each volume has a nominal index.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records relating to the South African War Land Grant Act

  • GR-1173
  • Series
  • 1901-1903

Papers relating to the South African War Land Grant Act. Includes statutes with notations, published nominal rolls of Canadian contingents for special service in the field in South Africa, and lists of applicants for land pursuant to the Act.

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Financial records, correspondence and lists of timber lease holders

  • GR-1769
  • Series
  • 1903

This unit consists of two unrelated parts. Part 1: records of expenditures for the construction of the Westminster-Ladner Waggon (sic) Road, and correspondence regarding the right-of-way for the road and funding arrangements. June 16, 1903 - Nov...

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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

Administrative records

  • GR-1207
  • Series
  • 1900-1902

Application for mill site on the Upper Kootenay River by L.A. Campbell of Rossland, filed under the provisions of the Mineral Act. Includes plan of site and example of cloth poster. For related records, see GR-1132.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence relating to roads in Victoria district

  • GR-1153
  • Series
  • 1900

Correspondence relating to roads in Victoria district. Includes a request for new road construction from the Victoria Driving Club and the Victoria Tourist Association, and correspondence about cows wandering at large in Oak Bay. Also includes a...

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Lands and Works records

  • GR-0832
  • Series
  • 1888-1898

List of public works and the names of those submitting tenders, including accounts bids. Includes file number references.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Water Clauses Consolidation Act

  • GR-0838
  • Series
  • 1897

Water Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897 (index at front).

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records relating to Cariboo roads and bridges

  • GR-1175
  • Series
  • 1873-1897

Records relating to winter sleigh roads and bridges in Cariboo district. Tenders, specifications and an 1892 report by the district road superintendent.Records relating to Cariboo roads and bridges Source: GR Finding AidsFinding aid: item list.

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Correspondence and memoranda

  • GR-1132
  • Series
  • 1895-1897

Correspondence and memoranda of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works with the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Nelson, regarding land disputes. File 1 contains correspondence relating to the disputed pre-emption claim of E.P. Dunn ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence and other material, Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works

  • GR-1381
  • Series
  • 1863-1896

Miscellaneous records of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works. Consists of correspondence, receipts, accounts, petitions relating to pre-emptions, ferries, roads, public works, leases, and tax assessments. Includes (1) Metchosin District as...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Public Works correspondence, plans and specifications

  • GR-0080
  • Series
  • 1872-1896

The series consists of records created by the Dept. of Lands and Works between 1872 and 1896 regarding public works. The records contains contracts, specifications, correspondence, and some plans connected with the construction and repair of schoo...

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