Prince George Genealogical Society Library Holdings

Newsletters and Periodicals

Alberta Genealogical Society

BCGS "The Genealogist" Newsletters
Brant Co. Branch OGS
Bruce & Gray Branch OGS
Bulkley Valley Genealogical Society
Campbell River Genealogical Society
Cleveland, N. Yorkshire & S. Durham Family History Society

Durham Region Branch OGS (was Whitby Oshawa Branch OGS-up to 2007)

Family Chronicle
Genealogical Resources at the Vancouver Public Library

Hamilton Branch OGS
Huron Co. Branch OGS

Internet Genealogy
Kawartha Branch OGS
Kelowna & District Genealogical Society

Kent Branch OGS
Lambton Co. Branch OGS
Leeds & Grenville Branch OGS
London-Middlesex Co Branch OGS

Manchester & Lancashire
Manitoba Genealogical Society
Nanaimo Branch, BCGS
Niagara Branch OGS

Nova Scotia Genealogical Association 
Ottawa Branch OGS
Oxford Co. Branch OGS
Powell River Genealogy Group
Qualicum Beach FHS

Quesnel Family History Society
Saskatchewan Genealogical Society
Society of English Genealogists
South Okanagan Genealogical Society
Sudbury District OGS
Toronto Branch OGS

Victoria Genealogical Society
West Surrey Family History Society
Wharfedale Family History Group




Colour Coding

Local Content - Blue Square
Canadian Content - Green Dot
England and Wales - Silver Star
Europe and Asia - Green Star
Ireland - Red Star
Scotland - Purple Star
United States - Yellow Dot
General - Red Dot
Genealogical Research Directories (GRD) - Orange Square
Dictionaries - Blue Dot
Organizations - Blue Dot
Catalogues - Blue Dot
Maps - Blue Dot
Fiche, Film and Videos - Red Dot + Gold Star
Miscellaneous - Red Dot + Purple Star
Histories - Gold Star
Reference - Blue Dot + Gold Star


Local Content


A Guide to the Genealogical Records Held in the Archives of the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia

A History of Prince George
A Penny for your thoughts....

A Tribute to the Past – Quesnel and Area, 1808-1928
A Western Doctor's Odyssey
Bacon, Beans 'N Brave Hearts
Baldy Hughes
Cariboo-Chilcotin Pioneer People and Places

Cemeteries of B.C.
Chosen Land – The Story of an Immigrant Couple – Jan-Udo Wenzel

Coreless Funeral Home Records 1916-1931
Crooked River Rats

Diapers to Rifles – #1 in the Lucky Jack Series
First Son

Fort Fraser (Where the Hell's That)

From Broadaxe to Clay Chinking
From California to North 52
From Trail to Trail

Giscome Chronicle 1912-1976
In the Shadow of the Cutbanks
Into the Mists of Time

I Remember Chilako
Isabel Tyner Ford – A Woman in Early Prince George
John Giscome's County

Journey to New Horizons

Life Before the Pulp Mills

Local History in Prince George, A Research Guide

Lovingly Yours, Nellie

Mathew Brady – Historian with a Camera

Memories, Muses and More

Molly, the Dog that Wouldn't Quit
On the Trail of a "Hill Bennie"
Our Heritage – A History of Hixon, Woodpecker, Strathnaver
Past Perfect
Pioneer Legacy – Chronicles of the Lower Skeena River
Postscript 90

Prince George – Rivers, Railways and Timber

“Saga of a Pioneer’s Dream”

School District No. 57 (Prince George Historical Memories)
Sojourners in the North
Stoney Creek Woman

Sternwheelers on the Upper Fraser
Tall in the Saddle
The Aleza Lake Experiment Station (1920/s & 1930's)
The Bootlegger's Lady
The Early Years of Prince George
The Hatchwell Papers

The History of the Northern Interior
The Robson Valley Story

The Robson Valley Story - 2nd addition
The Way it Was – History of Aleza Lake
Tie Hackers to Timber Harvesters
Vanderhoof – The Town That Wouldn't Wait (2 copies)

Winners & Losers, Gamblers All
Work in Progress: A Collection of Local History Essays

Canadian Content


100 Years of Coal Mining the Elk River Valley
1928 Census – Haldimand County and Rainham Township
A History of Exhibitions and Stampedes in Medicine Hat
A History of Grande Cache
A History of Langley Memorial Hospital 1948-1998
A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Gross Isle in 1847
Back to the Land – A Genealogical Guide to Finding Farms on the Canadian Prairies
Blood on the Coal
Boyle Cemetery (Alberta)
British Columbia’s Who’s Who – 1981
Canadian Genealogical Resources in Surrey Public Library

Canadian Railway Records
Cheslatta Cemetery, Gospel Church of Grassy Plains Cemetery
CN West
Concise Historical Atlas of Canada
County Marriage Registers 1858 - 1869 - Bruce Co. (Vol. 8), Lincoln & Welland Counties (Vol. 19), Haldimand Co. (Vol. 21), Lambton Co. (Vol. 23) Lanark Co. (Vol. 30), Kent Co. (Vol. 36)
Crown Land Grants
Crown Lands: A History of Survey Systems
Descriptions of Land

Destination Canada – A Genealogical Guide to Immigration Records
Destination Canada – A guide to 20th Century Immigration Records

Finding Your Canadian Ancestors (A Beginners Guide)
French and French Canadian Family Research
From China to Canada
Genealogical Research in Nova Scotia
Genealogical Resources in the Edmonton Area
Genealogical Resources for British Columbians
Genealogist's Handbook for Atlantic Canada Research
Genealogy in Ontario
Grassroots to Treetops – Lumby 1928-1960
Grosse Isle - a Record of Daily Events
Halfway to the Goldfields, A History of Lillooet
Handy Tips on Canadian Research
Here be Dragons
In Search of Your Canadian Roots
In Search of Your Roots
Index of Marriage and Death Notices from Manitoba Newspapers 1859-1881
Index of Ontario Settlement Names
Index to the 1871 Census of Ontario – Bruce, Carleton, Dundas, Glengarry, Grey, Haldimand, Hamilton, Lincoln, Niagara,  

Historical Directory of Saskatchewan Newspapers 1878-1983

Norfolk, Ottawa, Prescott, Russell, Stormont, Welland, Wentworth

Loyalists in Nova Scotia-Biographies of Loyalist Settlers
Lunenburgh or the Old Eastern District
McKinley Pioneer Cemetery of Lac La Hache, BC
Make History
Marriages and Baptisms, Perth, Lanark Co.
Memory Opens the Door
My Heart Sings Now and Then
Once Upon a Wedding
Peter Robinson's Settlers 1823-1825

Pioneer Sketches of Long Point Settlement
Prairie Neighbours 1881-1981
Prairie Surgeon
R.C.M.P. Obituary index 1933-1989

Researching Canadian Wills & Estates
Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC
Rubber Boots for Dancing and Other Memories of Pioneer Life in the Bulkley Valley
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Ottawa, Ontario
Strays! An Index to the OGS Strays Project

Sourcing Canada – Genealogy Address’s – Edition, 1994

The Adventures of Yukon Joe
The Canadian Historical Review
The City of Vancouver Voters' List 1886
The Clarence Cemetery
The Genealogy of the First Métis Nation
The Golden Bridge (two copies)
The Icelandic Heritage
The Lanark Society Settlers
The Little Immigrants
The Newcomers – Inhabiting a New Land
The Old United Empire Loyalist List

The Old West by Time Life (The Scouts & The Canadians)

The Village Cooper
The Warm Land

The War of 1812
The Wreck of the Auguste
This is Beautiful British Columbia

Tracing Your Ancestors in Alberta
Tracing Your Ancestors in Nova Scotia
Tracing your Saskatchewan Ancestors: A guide to the records and how to use them

Trails and Rails North – History of McLennan and District

War Brides
Walsh and District Pioneers
Wesleyan Methodist Baptism Register of Chatham Twp, Kent Co, Ont.
Wesleyan Methodist Baptism Register of Harwich Twp, Kent Co, Ont.
Wesleyan Methodist Baptism Register of Howard Twp, Kent Co, Ont.
Wesleyan Methodist Baptisms, Bytown/Ottawa
Western Canadian Directories on microfiche and microfilm
What's in a Name?
World War II Combatants (The Prince George Connection)


England and Wales


A Genealogical Gazetteer of England
A Guide to Ancestral Research – London
A History of Yorkshire
A List of Books & Articles About London & Middlesex Places Including Metropolitan Surrey

Ancestral Trails - The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History
An Intermediate Guide to Salt Lake City English Research Resources
British Atlas – Counties of England - 1840

Coroners Records in England & Wales
Devon Shire County Guide
Discovering British Military Badges and Buttons

Early Modern Genealogy – Researching Your Family History 1600-1838
Family and Local History Handbook
Family History Annual
Family History Research Kit for England & Wales
Genealogical Research in England and Wales Genealogical Resources in English Repositories
How to Tackle Your Family History
In Search of Your British & Irish Roots
Introduction to Archives
Irregular Marriage in London Before 1754

Land Tax Assessments 1690-1950 England
Local Census Listings 1522-1930 Holdings in the British Isle

Local Newspapers 1750-1920 – England & Wales
Manorial Records
Marriage, Census and Other Indexes

My Ancestors Were Londoners
Probate Jurisdictions: Where to Look for Wills
Quarter Sessions Records for Family Historians
Record Offices: How to Find Them
Southeast England

Suffolk Roots 1975-2005

The Complete Atlas of Britain
The Day They Took the Children
The Lives and Times of Our English Ancestors
The Observer's Book of Cathedrals
The Parish Chest
The Victorian Schoolroom
The Victorian Workhouse 
Understanding the History & Records of Non-Conformity
Upstairs & Downstairs – Life in an English Country House
Using Newspapers and Periodicals
Using Register Offices for English & Welsh Certificates
Village Records

Europe and Asia


A Genealogical Handbook of German Research
A Member of a Distinguished Family
Area Handbook for Finland
Cradled in Sweden
Dutch Genealogical Research
Family History Research in the German Democratic Republic
Finding Your German Ancestors

Finding Your Scandinavian Ancestors
Finding Your Ukrainian Ancestors
Genealogical Guide to Tracing Ancestors in Germany
Genealogical Guidebook & Atlas of Sweden
German Family Research Made Simple
Handy Guide to Austrian Genealogical Records
Handy Guide to Hungarian Genealogical Records
History and Art
How to Trace Your Ancestors in Norway
Huguenot Emigration to America
In Search of Your European Roots
In Search of Your German Roots
In the Shadow of Katyn "Stalin's Terror"
List of Public Record Offices in the Netherlands
Polish Family Research
Record Keeping and Archives in West Germany
Scandinavian Genealogical Research Manual
The Beginner's Guide to Danish Genealogical Research
The Beginner's Guide to Finnish Genealogical Research
The Beginner's Guide to German Genealogical Research
The Beginner's Guide to Norwegian Genealogical Research
The Beginner's Guide to Swedish Genealogical Research
The Concubine's Children
The German Researcher
Tracing Your Czech & Slovak Roots
Tracing Your Norwegian Roots




A Guide to Irish Roots

A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland Finding Your Irish Ancestors
Clans & Families of Ireland – The Heritage & Heraldry of Irish Clans and Families

General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns, Parishes and Baronies of Ireland

Finding Your Irish Ancestors

Irish Family Research Made Simple
Irish Genealogy
Irish Interest Group – Index of Lending Library/Irish Family History on the Web
Irish Records
Researching Irish Archival & Repository Centers
Researching Irish Census Records
Researching Irish Church Records
The Ancestor Trail in Ireland

The Little Book of Irish Clans
The Surnames of Ireland
Tracing Irish Ancestors
Understanding Ireland, History & Source Records




A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants into England and Wales
A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada Before Confederation
FSA Scots Kith & Kin

Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History
Great Scots! How the Scots Created Canada
In Search of Scottish Ancestry
Scots Kith & Kin

Scotch - Irish Family Research Made Simple
Scottish County Research Services
Scottish Family Research
The Emigrant Scots
The Land of the Gael – Its Story Its Clans and Its Tartans

The Scottish Genealogist
The Steel Bonnets
Your Scottish Ancestry


United States


A Nation of Immigrants
American Naturalization Processes and Procedures 1790-1985
American Surnames
Ancestry's Guide to Research
Ancestry's Redbook
Compendium of Historical Sources
Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the Service – American Army During the Revolutionary War
Ellis Island, Gateway to America
Genealogical Sources in Washington State
General Index to Compiled Military Service Records of Service – Revolutionary War Soldiers
Georgia Genealogical Research
Handy Tips on U.S. Military Records

Idaho Surname Index
Index to Genealogical Periodicals
Locating Your Immigrant Ancestor
Maryland Genealogical Research
Massachusetts Genealogical Research
New York Genealogical Research
North Carolina Genealogical Research
Ohio Genealogical Research Guide
Pennsylvania Genealogical Research
Places to Pray
Plymouth Colony
Research in Alabama
Research in Illinois
Research in Kentucky
Research in Oklahoma
Research in Oregon
Research in Texas
Research in West Virginia
Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land – Warrant Service Application Files
Rhode Island Sources for Family Historians and Genealogists
Searching in Florida
Tennessee Genealogical Research
The American History Source Book
The History of New England
The Source
They Came in Ships
Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor
United States County Courthouse Address Book

US County History Catalog
Virginia Genealogical Research
Where to Write Directory




500 Brickwall Solutions
A Beginner's Guide to Salt Lake City Library
A Family History Questionnaire for Genealogists

A Glossary of Household, Farming and Trade Terms from Probate Inventories
Applied Genealogy
Beginner Genealogy
Beginning Your Family History
Book of Dates
Cemetery Recording Instruction Booklet
Chaos and Confusion
Clues to Our Family Names
Computer Genealogy
Computerized Surname Magazine
Directory of Family "One Name" Periodicals
Discovering Your Female Ancestors
Discovering Your Heritage
Do's and Don'ts for Ancestor Hunting

Evidence -Citation Analysis for the Family Historian

Explore Your Family's Past by Readers Digest

Family Medical Census Kit
Family Photographs 1860-1945

Family Tree Magazine
Finding Genealogy on the Internet
First Names
Genealogical Societies Outside the United States
Genealogy for Beginners
Genealogy is More Than Charts
Genealogy on the Internet
Genealogy Online for Dummies
Genealogy Plus Idea File
Going to Salt Lake City to do Family Research
Grandma's Attic
How to Record Your Family Tree
How to Save Your Stuff From a Disaster
How to Study History
How to Trace Your Family History

Home Children
Huguenot Migrations - Europe & North America
Internet for Genealogy

Interviewing Elderly Relatives
Introduction to Genealogy
Kinship - It's All Relative
Local History in BC – A Guide to Researching, Writing and Publishing for the Non Professional

Local History – Style Guide
Make History
Migration, Emigration, Immigration

More Brick Wall Solutions
My Ancestors were Baptists
Obsolete Occupations
Our Glorious Century
Physic Roots
Pioneer Proverbs
Pioneer Superstitions
Planning a Fabulous Reunion
Preserving Photographs
Preserving the Precious

Publishing Your Own Book
Recording Your Family History
Researching, Writing and Publishing Local History
Revolutionary War Genealogy
Searching on Location
Seminar Transcript
Shaking Your Family Tree
Shaking Your Family Tree Workbook
The Adoption Searchbook

The Dead Horse Investigation –Forensic Photo Analysis for Everyone
The Family Chronicle Collection
The Forgotten War
The Great Ancestor Hunt
The History of Freemasonry
The Library
The Parish Chest
The Soundex Reference Guide
The Sunny Side of Genealogy
The Victorian Farmer
The Victorian Ironmonger
The Victorian Sailor
The War of 1812
The World Since 1500
The World's Funniest Epitaphs
Titles, Ranks and Terms of Address

Today in History by Bob Johnstone
Traditional Dress
Understanding Old Photographs
Unlocking the Secrets in Old Photographs
Video Family Portraits
War of 1812 Genealogy

Web Sites Made Painless
What to Say in Your Genealogical Letters
What's in a Name?
Your Life and Times

Genealogical Research Directories

GRD - 1983, 1987, 1988, 1989 1990, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
National Genealogical Directory - 1981


Concise Genealogical Dictionary
Dictionary of Occupational Surnames, Genealogical and Legal Terms, Old English and Latin Words
The Genealogist's Dictionary


A Canadian Directory for Genealogists
Genealogical Societies & Historical Societies Inside the USA
List of Ethnic and Religious Societies
List of Hereditary Organizations


Catalogue of 1790-1890 Federal Population Census Data Available Through the Census Microfilm Rental Program (USA)
Catalogue of 1900 Federal Population Census Data Available Through the Census Microfilm Rental Program (USA)
Catalogue of 1910 Federal Population Census Data Available Through the Census Microfilm Rental Program (USA)

Heritage Quest Products Catalogue
US and Special Census Catalogue US Vital Records Catalogue



Atlas of the Austro-Hungarian Empire - 1892
Atlas of the German Empire - 1892
Map Guide to US Federal Censuses:
. Connecticut/Massachusetts/Rhode Island 1790-1920
. Minnesota 1830-1920
. New Hampshire/Vermont 1790-1920
. New York 1790-1920
. Ohio 1790-1920
. Pennsylvania 1790-1920
. Wisconsin 1820-1920

Motoring Atlas of Great Britain
Northern Ireland - A Map for Tourists
Ordinance Survey Atlas of Great Britain

Fiche, Film & Videos

19th Century Military Records in the National Archives
Abstract of 3,973 Irish Wills, Indexed
BC Death Index
BC Marriage Index by Bride's Name and by Groom's Name
Beginning Your Scandinavian Genealogy
Birth, Marriage & Death Records in Ontario
Bulletin Boarding/Videotaping
East Surrey FHS Directory of Members Interest June 1995
Federation of East European FHS/Germans of Volhynia
First Nations Genealogy
French Canadian Research
Going to Salt Lake City
Grosse Isle
Hampshire Genealogical Society – Catalogue of Members' Interests
Hampshire Genealogical Society – Surname Master Index Vol. 1-25
How to Research Your Family History
How to Use the Family History Library Catalogue RADHARC
Index to Wills Proved in the PCC 1750-1800
Indexes for British Research
Ireland & The Making of Canada
Museum Resources/Beginner Genealogy
Newspapers and City Directories in the National Library of Canada
Ontario Land Records: A Rich Resource
Orange and Green
Our Sexy Grandparents
Pigots Directory 1830 – Yorkshire
Prince George Cemetery List
Records of the Federal Dept of Indian Affairs at the National Archives
Researching in Quebec/Researching in the British Isles/Native/Métis Research
Saving Money in Genealogy
Scottish History
Scottish Research
Searching Adoption Records
Searching Manorial Records
Seminar 1991 - Vital Statistics
Surrogate Court Records for Ontario 1793-1858
The French Connection
The Irish in America - The Long Journey Home
Using a Family History Centre/How to Use the US Census
Victoria Genealogical Society – 1997 Surname Index

Wharfedale Family History Group – 1997 Members Interest Directory


1979 Hammond Almanac
1970 World Almanac
BC Genealogy Society - Index of Surname 1998
Bulkley Valley Genealogical Society- Surname Directory
Campbell River Genealogy Society - Members Interest - 1996
Miscellaneous Maps - Mennonites - Handwriting
Nova Scotia Genealogical Society - Directories of Surname Interest - 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

PG Genealogical Society - Members Interests - 1996
PG Genealogical Society - Miscellaneous Speaker Notes
PG Genealogical Society - Scrapbook
PG Genealogical Society - Seminar Handouts


Alphonsina Josephine Marie Eloria Prevost-Barrett(e)-McLarty-Mutrie-Legare
American Boyers
Bloomer Family - Our Family History 1844-1994
Cornelius Wiebe 1877-1974
Hilmer and Odette
Jacob Jacobson (1813-1883) and Wife Brita Jonsdatter Forland’s Family and

  Descendents from Suldal, Rogaland County, Norway
Langstaff -circa 1588 to 2006

Madeline Izowsky, 1885 - 1979
My Life's Story (Sarah Pankratz, nee Ewert)
Numbering the Survivors - A History of the Standish Family of Ireland, Ontario & Alberta
Our Snodgrass Family
Remarkable Relatives
Seward and Related Families
The Campbells of the Coast
The Fairservice Families from Scotland
The McColl Clan - 200 Years Scotland to Canada
The Paethkeau Book 1714-1987
The Robertsons of Cascapedia Bay

The Rutherford Family
Volemar Davidavich Wolf - The Story of One's Life


Cemetery Recordings – Prince George and Vicinity
Local Stories, Pictures and Articles
The Surnames of Scotland

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