Series GR-1489 - Pioneer medallion application forms

Albert, Lucy : Merritt Albert, Lucy : Spences Bridge Albert, Thomas : Sardis Albrant, Clarice May : Valemont Albutt, Bertha Louise : Victoria Aleck, Julia Mack : Lytton Alexander, Anchilica : Port Moody Alexander, Archibald MacIntosh : Vancouver Alexander, Flora : Saanich Alexander, George Burpee : Nelson Alexander, George John : Oak Bay Alexander, James Henry : Fort St. John Alexander, Johnson : Kispiox Alexander, Margaret Blanche : Vancouver Alexander, Mary Elizabeth : Nanaimo Alexander, Ophelia Ann : Fort St. John Alexander, Robert John : Dawson Creek Alexander, Samuel : Fort St. John Alexander, Susan Ellen : Penticton Alexis, Adanas : Vanderhoof Alexy, John : Prince George Alfred, Agnes Bertha : Alert Bay Alfred, Benjamin : Alert Bay Allan, Amelia Jane : New Westminster Allan, Hazel Marguerite : Coquitlam Allan, Ida Maude : Vancouver Allan, Jennie Pearl : Kamloops Allan, Margaret Free-Bairn : Ladysmith Allan, Thomas Gillies : Victoria Allder, Blanche Ronne : Vancouver
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Pioneer medallion application forms

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  • 1966-1967 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia

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4.2 m of textual records

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As part of Canada's 1967 Centennial celebrations, commemorative medallions were presented to B.C. residents who were either born in Canada or who were living in the country prior to 1 January 1892.

GR-1489 consists of application forms for these medallions. The forms provide the names of applicants, date and place of birth, names of applicants' fathers, maiden names of applicants' wives and mothers, names of applicants' brothers and sisters, and other genealogical details.

The forms were originally distributed by local centennial committees throughout the province. Completed forms were then forwarded to the Deputy Provincial Secretary, who acted as chairman of the province's Canadian Confederation Committee. The forms were filed in duplicate: one set was filed alphabetically, by the name of the community in which the applicant resided (Boxes 1-18); a second set was filed by the name of the applicant (Boxes 19-33).

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Transferred from the office of the Deputy Provincial Secretary, 1975.


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Accession number(s): G80-001

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