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Okanagan district (B.C.) Series
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Process books

  • GR-3507
  • Series
  • 1913-[195-?]

The series consists of one unindexed process book dating from 1913 to 1916 and two process index books. The indexes appear to be for much later records and likely date to the 1950s. A typical entry shows the date received, plaint number, plaint...

British Columbia. County Court (Vernon)

Joseph William McKay papers

These records relate to McKay's career as a chief trader for the Hudson's Bay Company including correspondence, a journal, notes regarding festivals and traditional beliefs of the B.C. Indians and his recollections as Chief Trader.

McKay, Joseph William, 1829-1900

Papers of John Fall Allison and Susan Louisa Allison

Papers of John Fall Allison and Susan Louisa Allison, pioneer ranchers in the Similkameen and Okanagan regions. Includes letters from John to his parents, 1857-1869, and manuscripts of stories; "When the river rose", "Scenes from o...

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

Robinson family records

Series consists of some family memorabilia, and records relating to the career of J.M. Robinson as a school teacher, MLA and newspaper proprietor (Brandon Times and the Portage La Prairie Printing and Publishing Co.) in Manitoba. Several notebook...

Rock Creek Gold Commisioner letterbook

  • GR-0234
  • Series
  • 1861-1863

The series consists of letter book copies of letters written by William Henry Cox, Gold Commissioner, Rock Creek, June 1861 - Nov. 1862 (and Jan. 26 and March 4, 1863).

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner (Rock Creek, B.C.)

Indian lands correspondence and other material

  • GR-0504
  • Series
  • 1861-1877

Correspondence, petitions, accounts, statements of population, and reports relating to Indian lands in British Columbia.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Mackie family papers

This collection reflects the development and activities of the Vernon Preparatory School for boys and the lives of its proprietors, Augustine (1879-1965) and Hugh (1882-1971) Mackie. In October 1913, the brothers travelled from England to Vernon ...

Water rights records

  • GR-0840
  • Series
  • 1873-1929

Records of the Water Commissioner, Fairview, B.C., related to water rights. Contains copies of water grants, applications, indentures, expropriations, agreements, etc., 1897-1929; letters inward from the Comptroller of Water Rights and Deputy Com...

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch. Similkameen Water District

Registers of brands (cattle and horses)

  • GR-1487
  • Series
  • 1873-1914

Registers of brands (for both cattle and horses) kept by district recording offices prior to 1914. Registers pertain to brands registered in Cariboo, Similkameen, Okanagan, and Nanaimo districts. This unit may be used in conjunction with other d...

British Columbia. Recorder of Brands

Judgements

  • GR-2315
  • Series
  • 1887-1934

The series consists of judgments issued by the Supreme Court in Vernon between 1887 and 1934. Microfilmed records are covered by indexes in containers of original paper records. The records consist of judgments on a variety of matters, including...

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Vernon County Court plaint and procedure books

  • GR-1852
  • Series
  • 1889-1899

Plaint and procedure books (indexed). v. 1: June 1889 - November 1893 and v. 2: November 1893 June 1899. Volume 2 includes mining cases.

British Columbia. County Court (Vernon)

Boundary Gold Commissioner records

  • GR-0231
  • Series
  • 1890-1922

The series consists of records created by the Boundary Gold Commissioner between 1890 and 1922. It includes correspondence inward, records of claims, certificates of work, conveyances of claims, water record and records of free miners certificates.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Gold Commissioner (Boundary, B.C.)

Claxton family papers

Cecil Claxton was born in Hampstead, England in 1886. He joined the Merchant Marine and the Royal Naval Reserve, and both before and after the First World War, served in the Canadian Pacific's Trans-Pacific fleet, attaining the rank of Staff...

Bench books

  • GR-3508
  • Series
  • 1890-1953

The series consists of nine volumes of judges’ bench books from the Vernon county court and the County Court of Yale holden at Vernon. The series includes both civil and criminal court cases and includes two 1934 volumes of the records of county ...

British Columbia. County Court (Vernon)

Register of cancellations of pre-emption records

  • GR-0966
  • Series
  • 1890-1922

Register of cancellations of pre-emption records in the Railway Belt, British Columbia, 1890-1894 (vol. 1). Register recording land transactions with subagents in the Railway Belt, 1915-1922 (vol. 2); includes transactions in Enderby, Vernon, Arm...

Canada. Department of the Interior

Assize record books

  • GR-2541
  • Series
  • 1894-1905

Assize record books.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Vernon Supreme Court civil record books and minute books

  • GR-3807
  • Series
  • 1894-1966

This series includes civil court record books, including some minutes, from the Vernon Supreme Court and Vernon Assizes. Volume one includes civil trials of the Vernon Supreme Court and Vernon Assizes, covering 1894-1952. Volume two includes civil...

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Criminal record books

  • GR-2542
  • Series
  • 1894-1961

Assize record books for criminal cases.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Pooley family business and personal papers

Business and personal papers of Walter Robert Pooley, one of the founders of the Kelowna Land and Orchard Company, 1904-1915; papers of his wife, 1905-1930; manuscript accounts by his son Nigel Pooley of his life and business ventures.

Firm declaration records

  • GR-3506
  • Series
  • 1898-1964

The series consists of nine volumes of firm declarations from the Vernon area. Unindexed ledgers are complete from 1898-1964. Indexes of firm names exist for the 1901-1950 time period, and indexes of individual names exist for 1922-1957. The serie...

British Columbia. County Court (Vernon)

Journalism and essays

Series consists of articles, typescript drafts, essays, biographies, notes, clippings, etc. relating to Alaska, the history of British Columbia, historic sites in British Columbia, Indigenous people of British Columbia, the pelagic sealing industr...

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

Vernon Supreme Court orders

  • GR-1853
  • Series
  • 1901-1959

The series consists of orders issued by the Supreme Court in Vernon between 1901 and 1959. Researchers should note that orders for the period 1931 to 1957 are missing. Records in this series were created as a formal expression of the Court's...

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Boundary District Police letter book and daily diaries

  • GR-1728
  • Series
  • 1901-1919

Letterbook, Dec. 27, 1905 - Dec. 13, 1907 (vol. 1); daily diaries, April 1, 1901-June 30, 1908 (vol. 2) and April 26, 1911-March 31, 1919. (vol. 3).

British Columbia. Provincial Police Force. Boundary District

Vernon Supreme Court civil cause books

  • GR-3787
  • Series
  • 1901-1958

The series consists of civil cause books from the Vernon Supreme court covering 1901-1916 and 1954-1958. Cause books provide details such as the name of parties involved, the names of their solicitors, nature of the claim and a listing of proceedi...

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Vernon County Court chambers books

  • GR-1854
  • Series
  • 1904-1910

Chambers books. v. 1: October 1904 - 1907 and v. 2: 1908-1910.

British Columbia. County Court (Vernon)

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

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