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Cariboo Government Agent correspondence and other material

  • GR-0216
  • Series
  • 1860-1938

Correspondence inward and outward; court, mining, land, financial and administrative records.The Government Agency system of British Columbia had its origin in the office of gold commissioner, which was created by a Proclamation of Governor Dougla...

British Columbia. Government Agent (Cariboo District, B.C.)

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-0830
  • Series
  • 1900-1913

Correspondence inward and tenders for Victoria Court House, 1900-1904, Government House, 1900-1904, and Parliament Buildings, 1900. Specifications for Victoria Graving Dock. Specifications and agreement for Lytton highway bridge, 1913. Weekly bui...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Correspondence index

  • GR-0993
  • Series
  • 1980

Alphabetical and numerical subject index to correspondence relating to the. administration of Crown lands and natural resources. It includes references to files created by various branches of the Dept. of Lands and Works (1872-1908), the Dept. of...

British Columbia. Surveys and Land Records Branch

Crown Lands records

  • GR-1088
  • Series
  • 1877-1980

Correspondence files relating to the administration, management, conservation and development of Crown lands and natural resources. Series 1: early chronological series (files created, 1877-1911). Series 2: 1912 series (files created, 1912-1917)....

British Columbia. Surveys and Land Records Branch

Lands and Works records

  • GR-0831
  • Series
  • 1899

Records relating to road construction and repairs in Cariboo district. (3 vols.). Volume 1, road expenditures, 1899. Volume 2, road appropriations and expenditures, 1912-1913. Volume 3, road appropriations and expenditures, 1913-1914.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

List of lands advertised to be sold for delinquent taxes, Ashcroft district

  • GR-0037
  • Series
  • 8 Oct 1902

The series consists of a volume probably created by the Government Agent in Ashcroft on behalf of the Dept. of Lands and Works. The volume contains a list of lands to be sold in October 1902 for non-payment of taxes and includes the name of the p...

British Columbia. Government Agent (Ashcroft)

Orders-in-council relating to water works and water power projects

  • GR-0839
  • Series
  • 1892-1913

Index and list of orders-in-council relating to water works and water power projects pursuant to the Rivers and Streams Act, 1890, the Water Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897, and the Water Act, 1909. Includes alphabetical index of companies and cit...

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Pre-emption correspondence and applications, Cariboo district

  • GR-1151
  • Series
  • 1862-1873

The series consists of correspondence and applications made to the Colonial Dept. of Lands and Works between 1862-1871, and its successor agency, the Provincial Dept. of Lands and Works between 1871-1873 regarding land pre-emptions in the Cariboo ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Pre-emption correspondence and applications, Lytton District

  • GR-1150
  • Series
  • 1859-1874

The series consists of correspondence and applications made to the Colonial Dept. of Lands and Works between 1859-1871, and its successor agency, the Provincial Dept. of Lands and Works between 1871-1874 regarding land pre-emptions in the Lytton d...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

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

Public Works contracts and other material

  • GR-0054
  • Series
  • 1893-1926

The series consists of records created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1893 and 1926. The files contain contracts, specifications, and plans of Public Works buildings such as schools, gaols, court houses and hospitals. They are arranged chr...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

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

Public Works specifications and other material

  • GR-0070
  • Series
  • 1872-1924

The series consists of specifications for Public Works buildings, including occasional plans and contract forms, created between 1872 and 1924 by the Dept. of Public Works.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public 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 New Westminster lands and works

  • GR-1174
  • Series
  • 1861-1868

Miscellaneous memoranda from the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works relating to New Westminster streets and bridges, lands pre-empted, sold and leased, bills for drafting supplies, lists of tools at Douglas, B.C., list of books ordered by the C...

British Columbia. Colonial Secretary

Records relating to auction sales of Prince Rupert land

  • GR-1407
  • Series
  • 1909-1912

Records relating to auction sales of Prince Rupert lands (8 vols.). Consists of, register of auction sale of Prince Rupert lots sold on May 25, 1909 and following days at Vancouver and Victoria and register of auction sale of Prince Rupert lots s...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Records relating to miners' certificates and permits

  • GR-1057
  • Series
  • 1895-1918

Records relating to miners' certificates and permits issued by the Dept. of Lands and Works and the Dept. of Lands at Victoria. Includes Free Miner's Certificates, 1897-1912; Special Miner's Certificates, 1899-1906; Leave of Absenc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Records relating to surveys and surveyors field books

  • GR-1148
  • Series
  • 1913-1920

Records relating to surveys and surveyors field books. Consists of a register of surveyors' field books on Vancouver Island, especially Victoria district; an alphabetical street index to surveyors' field books for the City of Victoria, ...

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 relating to water projects

  • GR-1131
  • Series
  • 1911

Lists relating to water projects. List of Certificates of Approval for water works, diversions, dams, spillways, etc. issued between 1898 and 1911; includes grantee, date of approval, purpose and nature of grant. List of power, light and water c...

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Registers of auction land sales held at Vancouver

  • GR-1406
  • Series
  • 1901-1908

Registers of auction land sales held at Vancouver. Volume 1, auction sale, November 20-23, 1901. Volume 2, auction sale, September 29, 1908. Includes lot number, name of purchaser and sale prices.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Registers of the Board of Investigation

  • GR-1165
  • Series
  • 1896-1918

Registers of the Board of Investigation, pursuant to the Water Act (3 vols.) Volume 1 is a register of land, water, mining, power and light, and lumber companies incorporated, 1896-1914. Arranged alphabetically by company name and shows date of i...

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Registers of timber leases and royalties

  • GR-1184
  • Series
  • 1872-1913

Registers of timber leases and royalties (7 vols.). Consists of registers of leaseholds and licences maintained by the Lands and Works Dept., Victoria and the Timber Inspector, Vancouver; journals of timber lease payments in arrears (1891-1910), a...

British Columbia. Office of the Provincial Timber Inspector

Registers relating to Crown Grants

  • GR-1129
  • Series
  • 1900-1924

Registers relating to Crown Grants, Similkameen Division and Osoyoos Division, Yale District (2 vols.) Volume 1 is a register of Crown Grant applications forwarded to Victoria and includes date and disposition of application, name and address of a...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Similkameen District land records

  • GR-1067
  • Series
  • 1900-1912

Records relating to pre-emptions, subdivisions, Crown Grants, and town sites in Similkameen District. Consists of five registers, including Register of Town Lots, Tulameen, B.C.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

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