In Memory

Sad news was received that Alice Marwood passed away last week. Alice was a founding member of the British Columbia Genealogical Society and served...
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Rick Hart of Surrey passed away on Saturday July 2 at the age of 62. Recently named Citizen of the Year, Rick was President...
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The Vancouver Historical Society mourns the loss of friend and colleague Jim McGraw who died May 27, 2016 after battling a prolonged illness. Jim...
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John Green died Chilliwack on May 28th at age 89. Green was a researcher, journalist and community member of the Agassiz-Harrison area, whose efforts helped...
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Cyril Edel Leonoff was the founder of the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia. Like the pioneers whose lives he spent decades documenting, Cyril...
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Peggy Imredy, June 22, 1920 ─ August 23, 2015 Peggy and her husband Elek were long time members of the Vancouver Historical Society. The BCHF...
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Leilani (Lonnie) Cumming passed away suddenly on August 1, 2015. Lonnie was a member of the North Shuswap Historical Society and is reported to have...
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Lorna (Austin) Barnhardt passed away on 8th of May 2015 at the age of 95. She was a long-time and active member of the North...
Alice Glanville

Alice was raised and educated in the Boundary Country. After attending Vancouver Normal School she began teaching at Brown Creek in 1939. She retired...
Len McCann at 1984 Vernon Conference. BCHF Archives

Len McCann was born and raised in Shanghai. After wartime internment in Manila, he came to British Columbia. He worked in TV production before...
Francis Sleigh

Francis John Sleigh, January 4, 1925 - December 18, 2014. Francis had a keen interest in history and civic affairs. He served a term on...