This register lists research agents available for contracted services at our research facility. Listing in this register does not constitute accreditation by the BC Archives. Any agreement for research must be between the patron and the search agent solely.
|Researcher||Areas of Specialty|
|Aevum Archives and Research Services (Margery Hadley)
202 – 75 Songhees Road
||Alizarin Consulting (Kathleen Trayner)|
1409 Lang Street
Victoria BC V8T 2S6
||Alpha Research Corporation (Christopher Hanna)|
3008 Cadboro Bay Road
Victoria BC V8R 5J9
301 – 290 Newport Drive Port Moody BC V3H 5N2
||Edwards Heritage Consulting (Helen Edwards)|
810 Linden Avenue
Victoria BC V8V 4G9
406 – 15216 North Bluff Road
White Rock BC V4B 0A7
||Linda J. Eversole|
#401 1060 Linden Avenue
Victoria BC V8V 4H2
||Dr. Benjamin Isitt|
1147 Caledonia Avenue
Victoria BC V8T 1E9
105 – 975 Fairfield Road
Victoria BC V8V 3A3
||Klahanie Research Ltd. (David Brownstein)|
7-2160 W 39th Ave
Vancouver BC V6M 1T5
||K. Mason and Associates (Kerry Mason)|
966 Bank Street
Victoria BC V8S 4B2
||Pioneer Family History Research|
211-14981 101A Avenue
Surrey BC V3R 0T1
||Lynda G. Poulton|
2565 Islands View Dr.
Gabriola BC V0R 1X7
Tel: 250-247-9111 cell: 250-714-2553
PO Box 20005
Sidney BC V8L 5C9
||Seamist Research Services (Sheila Norton)|
807 Seamist Place
Victoria BC V8Y 2R4
||Traditions Consulting Services Inc.|
Kevin Neary and Associates
4111 Rogers Ridge
Victoria BC V8X 3R1
||Victoria Genealogical Society|
PO Box 43021
Westside PO (100-180 Wilson St)
Victoria BC V9A 0C3
Areas of Specialty
Genealogy: including birth, marriage and death registrations; wills, probates and succession duty cards; coroner’s inquests and inquiries, census returns, directories and newspapers; provincial voters lists.
Lands records: including Crown land pre-emption records; “O” series correspondence files; tax assessment rolls.
First Nations: research including federal RG10 records; published reports.
Court records: research including divorce records; civil orders/judgments.
Government records: including records from government ministries, departments and agencies; BC Gazette notices; published reports; Sessional Papers.
Historical manuscript records: private, i.e non-government, records.
Special media: including photographs and other still images; moving images; aural histories; cartographic records.
Local researchers who are interested in being added to this register should contact us. The following must accompany an application to be listed:
- A resume, describing qualifications and experience as a researcher.
- A cover letter, describing experience and knowledge of the BC Archives collections, policies and procedures.
- Areas of specialty (see above).
Applications will be reviewed and processed on a quarterly basis.