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British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955

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Vancouver Public Library's collection of digitized British Columbia city directories dating from 1860 to 1955. Directories contain detailed historical information about British Columbian communities, including street and name listings of individuals and businesses in Vancouver and Victoria, as well as population figures, government listings, operating newspapers, schools and libraries from communities across the province.
External link: https://bccd.vpl.ca/

These are just some of the directories available on this site. More will be added.

Name: Henderson's BC Gazetteer and Directory
Citation: Henderson's British Columbia Gazetteer and Directory. Vancouver, B.C.: L.G. Henderson, YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Henderson's BC Gazetteer and Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Years: 1889-1910
Geographic Coverage: British Columbia


Short Name: Wrigley's BC Directory
Citation: Wrigley's British Columbia Directory. Vancouver, B.C.: Wrigley Directories, Limited, YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Wrigley's BC Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Years: 1919-1932
Geographic Coverage: British Columbia


Name: Sun BC and Yukon Directory
Citation: Sun British Columbia Directory. Vancouver, B.C.: Sun Directories Limited, YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Sun BC and Yukon Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Years: 1934-1948
Geographic Coverage: British Columbia, Yukon Territory, Vancouver, B.C., Victoria, B.C.


Name: Henderson's City of Vancouver Directory
Citation: Henderson's City of Vancouver Directory. Vancouver, B.C.: L.G. Henderson, YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Henderson's City of Vancouver Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Years: 1890-1923
Geographic Coverage: Vancouver, B.C., New Westminster, B.C., Fraser Valley, B.C.


Name: Henderson's City of Victoria Directory
Citation: Henderson's City of Victoria Directory. Victoria, B.C..: Henderson Directory Co., YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Henderson's City of Victoria Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Years: 1890-1921
Geographic Coverage: Victoria, B.C.


Name: Wrigley's Greater Vancouver and New Westminster Directory
Citation: Wrigley's Greater Vancouver and New Westminster Directory. Vancouver, B.C.: Wrigley Directories, Limited, YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Wrigley's Greater Vancouver and New Westminster Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Year: 1933
Geographic Coverage: British Columbia


Name: Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory
Citation: Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory. Vancouver, B.C.: B.C. Directories Ltd., YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Vancouver and New Westminster City Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Years: 1950-1955
Geographic Coverage: Vancouver, B.C., New Westminster, B.C.


Name: Kelowna City Directory
Citation: Kelowna City Directory. Vancouver, B.C.: Sun Directories Limited, YEAR(S).
Inline Citation Example: <ref>[[Space:British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955|British Columbia city directories: 1860 to 1955]]: Kelowna City Directory, YEAR(S)</ref>
Years: 1948-1954
Geographic Coverage: Kelowna, B.C.






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