Genealogy

Websites

  • Ancestry.com Library Edition (In-Library use only) – provides genealogical and historical research capabilities. With more than 5 billion names in over 4,600 databases, includes census, military, court, land, and probate records; vital and church records; directories; and passenger lists.
  • Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. Please contact your library for instructions on how to access this resource. Please use our contact form under the About Us menu. Once you have your access credentials, please click here
  • BC Genealogical Society – The main genealogy society for the Vancouver area. They have regular meetings in Burnaby … Website has links to their catalogue and other sites for genealogy.
  • Canadian Genealogy Centre – A gateway to Canada’s genealogical resources provided by Library and Archives Canada. It offers genealogical content, advice, services and research tools.
  • Points to the Past – Searchable primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more. For research, teaching and learning.