Showing 171 results

Archival description
Only top-level descriptions Cariboo Region (B.C.)
Print preview View:

Ebenezer Robson fonds

  • PR-1654
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1911

The fonds consists of correspondence, diaries (1857-1910), letterbook, addresses to, autobiography, sermon and lecture notes of Reverend Ebenezer Robson. Includes extensive correspondence inward (see finding aid for names of correspondents).

Robson, Ebenezer

Judge's inscribed copy of Herbert Broom and Leonard Shelford, The Practice of the County Court

  • GR-1891
  • Series
  • 1858-1863

Judge's inscribed copy of Herbert Broom and Leonard Shelford, The Practice of the County Court (London, England, 1858). The volume contains inscriptions in the handwriting of P.J. O'Reilly and W.G. Cox, as well as artwork by Cox. The inscriptions say: "Government of British Columbia Magistrate at Fort Hope" and "Government of British Columbia, Cariboo East, 1863". The volume is bound with an animal skin spine.

British Columbia. County Court (Cariboo)

Land sale records

  • GR-0567
  • Series
  • 1858-1868

This series consists of receipt books and miscellaneous land sale records. Records consist largely of receipts for the sale of town lots, suburban and country lands, and unsurveyed rural lands, issued by Assistant Commissioners of Lands and Works for Cariboo District, Lillooet District, Yale District, and New Westminster District. The series also includes land sale records pertaining to Lytton, Seymour, Douglas, Port Moody, Fort Langley, and Similkameen district, and a trading licences receipt book issued by Frank Trevor, Collector at Quesnel.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Bills and other material

  • GR-1157
  • Series
  • 1859-1889

This series contains miscellaneous bills, paid and unpaid, and a statement of personal expenses for liquor and alcohol, , by John Boles Gaggin of Quesnellemouth (modern day Quesnel).

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Lillooet District water rights records

  • GR-0844
  • Series
  • 1859-1915

This series consists of seven volumes of records of the Water Commissioner, Lillooet, B.C., related to water rights, 1859-1915. Includes grants of water right, licences, plans, notices, etc. Volume 5 covers area from south of Lillooet to 150 Mile House and includes Hanceville and Big Creek; volume 3 includes lots on the North Thompson.

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch. Water Commissioner. Lillooet

Pre-emption records

  • GR-1182
  • Series
  • 1860-1874, 1884

This series contains records relating to pre-emptions in the Cariboo, Lillooet, Lytton and Kootenay Districts recorded by various Gold Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners of Lands and Works. The records consist of correspondence, notices of claim, sketches and affidavits and pertains largely to records in the vicinities of Quesnel, Alexandria, Williams Lake, Lytton and Cache Creek. The series also includes a detailed account of town lot sales at Quesnellemouth held on 13 October 1863 as well as an application for wages due, correspondence on various land disputes, several water records, and proposed leases of government reserves.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Cariboo Government Agent correspondence and other material

  • GR-0216
  • Series
  • 1860-1938

The series consists of records created by the Government Agent and the Gold Commissioner of the Cariboo District, between 1860 and 1938. It includes correspondence inward and outward; court, mining, land, financial and administrative records.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner (Cariboo)

Cariboo Government Agency financial records 1860-1948

  • GR-3052
  • Series
  • 1860-1948

Collectorate cash books and other account books, 1862-1890. Includes expenses of the Assay Office at Richfield; records of payment of pre-emption installments on pre-emption records 1-161 (with gaps), many of which were in the Chilcotin; mineral tax register, 1896-1947; records of plaints heard, Gold Commissioner's Court, Lightning Creek, 1863.

British Columbia. Government Agent (Cariboo District)

Cariboo Gold Commissioner correspondence inward

  • GR-0762
  • Series
  • 1860-1868

This series consists of correspondence inward of the Cariboo Gold Commissioner regarding mining leases, indentures, partnerships and leaves of absence, mainly dated 1864. Records are filed alphabetically by the name of the individual or the company.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner (Cariboo)

Indian lands correspondence and other material

  • GR-0504
  • Series
  • 1861-1877

This series consists of correspondence, petitions, accounts, statements of population, and reports relating to land of Indigenous peoples in British Columbia from the Department of the Provincial Secretary.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Record book

  • GR-0714
  • Series
  • 1861-1863

This series consists of one volume of a Colony of British Columbia Supreme Court of Civil Justice record book of cases heard at Yale, Lytton, Lillooet, Quesnel Forks, Antler Creek, Beaver Lake, Hope, Douglas, and New Westminster, from 1861-1863.

British Columbia (Colony). Supreme Court of Civil Justice

Lillooet County Court plaint and procedure books

  • GR-0569
  • Series
  • 1861-1977

This series consists of plaint and procedure books for the County Court held at Lillooet, 1861-1977. Also includes record book from Magistrate's Court at Lillooet, 1893-1902; and proceedings of Small Debts Court, Lillooet, 1893-1902. The plaint and procedure books cover primarily civil cases, as well as naturalization records up to 1953, appeals, mechanic’s liens, woodmen's liens, and some criminal cases. The last two volumes include some probate/estate administration cases.

British Columbia. County Court (Lillooet)

Record books containing brand registers and other material

  • MS-2831
  • Series
  • 1861-1956

Two record books containing brand registers for Kamloops and Clinton districts 1873-1914, as well as water records for Clinton district 1877-1879. The Kamloops volume also includes collectorate records from the Gold Commissioner at Yale for 1861. The index for the Clinton volume is in GR-1487, box 2, file 1. Also included are 6 volumes of office diaries, 1948, 1951-1953, 1955-1956, used by Thomas Moore, Recorder of brands.

Moore, Thomas, 1948-1956. Recorder of Brands

Lot registers and other material

  • GR-1374
  • Series
  • 1861-1972

This series contains the records of the Gold Commissioner, Government Agent, and Assistant Land Commissioner, Cariboo District (Quesnel). The records consist of lot registers, certificates of purchase, certificates of pre-emption, registers of pre-emptions (canceled and allowed), registers of land applications and lands purchased, register of leaves of absence granted pre-emption on active service, minute books containing lot register of lands along the route of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and registers of hay and pasture land leases. The series also includes townsite registers for Quesnel, Barkerville, and Wells and lot registers for some townships in the Peace River Block. Volumes 89-98 and 153-158 are oversize.

British Columbia. Cariboo Land District

Fee book

  • GR-0572
  • Series
  • 1862-1864

Cariboo-Alexandria County Court fee book, Aug. 25, 1862 - June 29, 1864.

British Columbia. County Court (Cariboo-Alexandria)

Lot registers

  • GR-2591
  • Series
  • 1862-1922 (1951)

Cariboo Land District, lot registers, Lots 1-10026, superceded, 1922 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1922). The registers that supercede this series may be found in GR-2592. The registers list lots in numerical order and record the alienation of land from the Crown (by purchase, pre-emption, lease, etc.): information may include the name of the purchaser, dates and numbers of certificates issued (including (Crown Grants), dates and amounts of payments, and reference numbers to correspondence files and field books. There is an alphabetical name index in each volume.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Richfield Magistrate's charge and sentence books

  • GR-0598
  • Series
  • 1862-1917

This series consists of three volumes of Richfield Magistrate's record books. Volumes are a charge and sentence book, 1862-1874; charge and sentence book, 1974-1978, containing licencing records kept by the court registry, 1878-1907; and a notebook, 1887-1914, recording Magistrate's court cases at Richfield, Small Debts Court cases at Richfield and some cases at Soda Creek and Quesnel.

British Columbia. Provincial Court (Richfield)

Cariboo County Court record books

  • GR-0584
  • Series
  • 1862-1910

This series consists of 24 volumes of plaint and procedure books from sittings at Richfield, Williams Lake, Soda Creek, Barkerville, Quesnel, Ashcroft, and 150 Mile House, 1862-1910; cash book, 1862-1883; sheriff's fee book, 1864-1865; bench books, 1864-1867; and Gold Commissioner's Court case books, 1864-1893. Note that a single volume may have been used for multiple purposes.

British Columbia. County Court (Cariboo)

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Cariboo District

  • GR-0824
  • Series
  • 1863-1893

This series consists of 11 volumes of records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Cariboo District, 1863-1893. Records include certificates of pre-emption, certificates of improvement, lot register of Group 1, Cariboo District, sale of town lots of Richfield, Barkerville, Cameronton, and Quesnellemouth, and certificates of purchase. Also contains water rights recorded for irrigation purposes and an accounts book.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Cariboo Gold Commissioner correspondence and indentures

  • GR-0262
  • Series
  • 1863-1868

The series consists of records created by the Cariboo Gold Commissioner between 1863 and 1868. It contains correspondence and indentures re mining companies and notes re court cases.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner (Cariboo)

Accounts payable ledger

  • GR-1083
  • Series
  • 1863

This series contains an accounts payable ledger from 1863, relating to wages paid and construction costs of the Cariboo road. Includes an alphabetical index.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Cariboo District business record collection

  • PR-2175
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1863-1907]

Consists of a collection of unidentified account books from hotels, businesses and mining companies in the Cariboo district. The records have been acquired by the archives over a number of years and placed into this collection.

Mineral Claims Mortgage Register

  • GR-1122
  • Series
  • 1864-1909

Mineral Claims Mortgage Register, 2 vols. This register is a record of mortgages held on mineral claims, of construction and work agreements, and of various indentures relating to mines at Antler Creek, Grouse Creek, Canadian Creek, Lowhee Creek, Jack of Clubs Creek, Stevens Creek, French Creek, Beggs Gulch, Valley Creek and Mosquito Creek. Volume 2 consists of an alphabetical index.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Mining Recorder. Barkerville

Quesnel Magistrate's record books

  • GR-0597
  • Series
  • 1864-1950

This series consists of five volumes of Magistrate's record books from the Quesnel Provincial Court. Volumes are an account book, 30 Jun 1864 - 26 Sep 1865; charge book 24 Aug 1896 - 30 Jul 1902; charge book and notebook, 03 Sep 1918 - 09 Jul 1920; notebook, 30 Dec 1947 - 12 Apr 1950; and notebook, 18 Jun 1950 - 10 Oct 1950.

British Columbia. Provincial Court (Quesnel)

Legal opinions offered by Attorney General

  • GR-1459
  • Series
  • 1864-1879

This series contains legal opinions offered by Attorney General on a wide range of subjects. For more information on the subjects covered, please consult the attached finding aid.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General

Summonses and other material

  • GR-2528
  • Series
  • 1864-1871

Miscellaneous court documents, civil and criminal, at all court levels. Includes summonses, exhibits, warrants, orders, affidavits and sheriff forms, from Barkerville, Quesnel, Soda Creek, Richfield and Lytton.

British Columbia (Colony). County Court (Cariboo West)

Inquisitions

  • GR-2946
  • Series
  • 1864

Inquisitions held before Peter O'Reilly, Coroner of Cariboo East in 1864 for Jonus Grunland (alias Charles Robinson), William Crawford, Josepheus Reed and William F. Davidson and one held before W.G. Cox, Justice of the Peace in Cariboo East in 1866 for Hugh McLeod. (5 files).

British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General

Plaint and procedure books

  • GR-0570
  • Series
  • 1864-1896

This series contains plaint and procedure books, 1864-1896. In addition to the County Court of Cariboo at Quesnel, also includes cases heard in the County Court of Cariboo at Soda Creek, Richfield, and 150 Mile House.

British Columbia. County Court (Quesnel)

Diverse mining records

  • GR-1771
  • Series
  • 1864-1896

The series consists of a small group of diverse mining records created between 1864 and 1896 by the Dept. of Mines and its predecessor bodies. It includes declaratory statements (Cariboo district) concerning the partnerships formed, applications for leaves of absence and mining court records from the Omineca district.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines

Results 1 to 30 of 171