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Theresa Moyle family papers

Correspondence inward to Ada Georgina and Hugo Robert Beaven from Viscountess Katharine Churchill, 1916-1942, Sophia Theresa Pemberton, ca. 1938-1947, members of the Joseph Despard Pemberton (1821-1893) family and friends. Correspondence inward t...

Moyle, Theresa Susan Yoder, 1905-

Surveyor's sketch book

The series consists of a surveyor's sketch book including drawings with elevations, etc. of the Victoria area (Mt. Tolmie, Christmas Hill) and a survey of Nanaimo.

Correspondence relating to Craigflower School.

  • GR-2054
  • Series
  • 1852-1865

McKenzie advertising for a "Teacher for the Settlement of Vancouver's Island" (1852); letter from the Rev. Edward Cridge, recommending the appointment of Henry Claypole as teacher (1859); and letter from the Duke of Newcastle, recom...

Vancouver Island. Colonial Secretary

Colonial correspondence : correspondence of the Government of the Colony of Vancouver Island, 1849-1866 and of the Government of the Colony of British Columbia, 1858-1871

  • GR-1372
  • Series
  • 1852-1872

GR-1372 is an artificial series, created by the Provincial Archives of British Columbia in the 1920s and 1930s from records of the governments of the Colony of Vancouver Island (1849-1866), the Colony of British Columbia (1858-1866) and the United...

Provincial Archives of British Columbia

Great Britain. Foreign Office.

Correspondence with the Hudson's Bay Company relating to the Company's activities in the Pacific northwest.Copied from originals in the Public Record Office, London.

Great Britain. Foreign Office

Freemasons records

The first Freemasons' lodge in British Columbia was formed in 1860. Holding its 19 March 1859 charter from the Grand Lodge of England, the lodge was styled Victoria Lodge No. 1085 E.R. [English Registry]. It was followed by Union Lodge No. 12...

Freemasons

Church Missionary Society papers

Church Missionary Society papers relating to British Columbia: thirteen reels duplicated from the microfilmed Church Missionary Society records relating to Canada held by the Public Archives of Canada. Includes a microfilm copy of PAC finding ai...

Church Missionary Society

Letterbook copies of despatches from Governor Douglas to Colonial Office

  • GR-1447
  • Series
  • 1853-1854

Letterbook copy of despatch from Governor Douglas to Colonial Secretary, Duke of Newcastle, 8 June 1853, concerning expedition of HM Steam Sloop Virago to Queen Charlotte Islands. Also draft despatch, 26 July 1853, concerning capture of vessel Su...

Vancouver Island. Governor

Bench books

  • GR-2032
  • Series
  • 1853-1856

Bench books of civil and criminal cases heard by Judge David Cameron at Fort Victoria, Nov 1853 - Jan 1856; and a criminal case at Nanaimo, May 1854. The volume also includes civil cases heard at Victoria in the Inferior Court of Civil Justice, 1...

Vancouver Island. Supreme Court of Civil Justice

Miscellaneous correspondence

The series consists of correspondence and miscellaneous documents regarding all aspects of Colony of Vancouver Island and the Hudson's Bay Company. The series includes correspondence, documents, and accounting records from the office of the S...

Index to instructions book

The series consists of an index to volume 1 of instructions regarding surveying from James Douglas, Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island, to the Lands and Works Dept. The book of instructions referred to has not been found.

H.P.P. Crease legal papers

Henry Pering Pellew Crease was born 20 August 1823 at Ince Castle, Cornwall, England, the son of Captain Henry Crease, R.N., and Mary Smith Crease. He graduated from Clare College, Cambridge on 29 April 1846 and on 21 May 1846 was admitted to the...

Crease, Henry Pering Pellew, 1823-1905

King Family

Military certificates, letters of recommendation and transcript of newspaper account of death of Edward Hammond King (1832-1864); theatre programmes, Victoria, 1880 and 1882; menus and programmes re British Columbia pioneer reunion, 1924, and ribb...

Birth registration index

  • GR-3103
  • Series
  • 1854-1903

The series consists of a single alphabetical index created by the Vital Statistics Agency, for British Columbia birth registration records, 1854 to 1903. The index is computer output microfiche from the original electronic index that appeared on ...

British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency

General correspondence

Series consists of correspondence of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works. Correspondence includes copies of letters inward and outward, copies of reports and maps. Correspondence deals with land issues including pre-emption claims, land-us...

General correspondence

  • GR-3352
  • Series
  • 1854-1930

Series consists of correspondence of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works. Correspondence includes copies of letters inward and outward, copies of reports and maps. Correspondence deals with land issues including pre-emption claims, land-use,...

Correspondence

Series contains several sets of individual letters sent between James Douglas, his family members, and their acquaintances. Includes a letter-book used from 1854-1857; a letter-book used from 1867-1870; a collection of dinner invitations and hymn ...

Douglas, James, Sir, 1803-1877

Slaughter, William.

Letter to John McAllister concerning relatives and descendants of Captain James Cook. John McAllister was the second husband of Frances Wardale, a cousin of Cook.Presented by the Library Council of New South Wales, 1977. Original in Mitchell Lib...

Slaughter, William

Diaries, letters and notes

Diaries (1854-1883), covering travels from Lachine to Red River (1854-1855), Lachine to Honolulu (1859), the voyage to Victoria (1860), travel in British Columbia (1864, 1867, 1868, 1870), journeys to Europe (1865 and 1880), travel from Montreal, ...

Bissett, James, 1831-1900

Land sales registers

The series consists of registers of land sales in Victoria (1954-1858), North and South Saanich (1860), and other Vancouver Island districts (1860-1865). The series includes records of lands sold or auctioned. The lot and section number, name of g...

Mary Susanna Moody family correspondence

[for typewritten transcript see volume 2] Letters written by Mrs. Moody to her mother and sister from Paris, Malta, and British Columbia; letters from Mrs. Moody's sister to her mother from Malta; a letter to Mrs. Moody from Captain Parsons, ...

Moody, Mary Susanna (Hawks), 1852-

Birth registrations

  • GR-2965
  • Series
  • 1854-1903

The series consists of copies of British Columbia birth registrations created by the Vital Statistics Agency. The records are on microfilm and cover the period 1854 to 1903. An index is available online on the BC Archives web site and on microfi...

British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency

Legislative Council records

  • GR-1529
  • Series
  • 1854-1864

Messages from the Legislative Council and the House of Assembly, with draft replies, 1864. Includes draft of an Act to Prohibit Sale of Alcohol to Indians, 1854.

Vancouver Island. Governor

Accounting cash books

The series consists of a cash books from the Lands and Works Dept. The series includes records regarding department expenses, land sales, the lighthouse department, and the building of a hospital in Esquimalt .

Palmer, George, 1829-1917. Lieutenant; Royal Navy.

Ship's journal maintained by Lieutenant George Palmer, RN, while serving aboard HMS Amphitrite, 1855; HMS Monarch, 1855-1858; and HMS Edinburgh, 1858-1861. The Monarch entries describe Palmer's visit to Esquimalt, 1856 and his involveme...

Palmer, George, 1829-1917

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