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Pre-emption records

  • GR-0985
  • Series
  • 1861-1862

Pre-emption records recorded at Lillooet by Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Andrew Charles Elliott.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Pre-emption records

  • GR-2311
  • Series
  • 1885-1887

Pre-emption records for Comox district, 334-476 showing name of pre-emptor, date of application, description of area, with a map of the pre-emption and adjacent land ownership on the back of the page. An alphabetical index is included. See GR-01...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

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

Pre-emption records

  • GR-1182
  • Series
  • 1860-1874

Records relating to pre-emptions in Cariboo, Lillooet, Lytton and Kootenay Districts recorded by various Gold Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners of Lands and Works. Consists of correspondence, notices of claim, sketches and affidavits and ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Pre-emption records and other material

  • GR-1677
  • Series
  • 1885-1888

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Cowichan District. One volume containing Certificate of Pre-emption records (duplicates), Cowichan District, 14 Aug 1885 - 20 Mar 1888 (nos. 101- 197).

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and 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 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...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records of the Assistant Commissioner

  • GR-0827
  • Series
  • 1860-1874

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Lillooet District. Preemption records (4 vols.). Volume 1, Records of Pre-empted Lands in the Lillooet District, nos. 1-330 (1860-1869); includes notices of water records nos. 1-114 (1865-...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records of the Assistant Commissioner

  • GR-0826
  • Series
  • 1859-1886

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Yale District. Preemption records (5 volumes). Volume 1, nos. 1-392 (1859-1872); Volume 2, nos. 275-312 and 1-24 (1870-1871); Volume 3, nos. 25-279 (1871-1884); Volume 4, certificates of ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

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

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.

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.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Register of auction sales of lots

  • GR-1166
  • Series
  • 1889-1894

Register of auction sales of lots at Esquimalt, Hastings, Lulu Island, New Denver, Nelson, New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria. Shows name of purchaser, legal description, amount paid and terms of payment.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Register of land pre-emptions and other material

  • GR-0514
  • Series
  • 1867-1884

"Mr. Morley's Old Book Land Records - List of Squatters on Railway Lands p. 51" [cover title]. Register of land pre-emptions, certificates of improvement, purchases and transfers, 1867-1879. Entries include a date, pre-emption or ce...

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...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Sale book of rural lands

  • GR-1040
  • Series
  • 1859

Sale book of rural lands, October 5th, 1859, Records of lands sold to Sgt. Wm. McColl and Sgt. Major George Cann of the Royal Engineers and a Capt. MacLean, Charles Good and Governor James Douglas (Manson Island lands).

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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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Water Clauses Consolidation Act

  • GR-0838
  • Series
  • 1897

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

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

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...

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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

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