Genealogy Toolbox

Family History – Getting Started:

Are you interested in researching your family history?  Then the best place to start is with yourself, working backwards from the present to the past.  Write down what you know about your own birth and baptism.  Gather your certificates of birth, baptism and marriage.  Learn more


Learn about  free online classes, other online educational courses, free access to pay-to-view genealogical web sites.  Learn more

Parksville – Qualicum Beach and Area Resources:

Links to genealogy resources in the Parksville, Qualicum Beach and mid-Island areas.  Learn more

 QBFHS Library

Our library contains a variety of books and information on worldwide resources and is situated at the Family History Centre, 591 Arbutus St., Qualicum Beach.  For more information on our library and a complete listing of all books in the library, please click here.

QBFHS Journal

Read an excerpt from our latest quarterly journal.  Learn more

Member Interests:

Surnames being researched by QBHFS members.  Learn more

Family History Centre Resources:

Resources available for research at our local Family History Centre in Qualicum Beach, B.C.  Learn more

Pioneer Medallions:

An index of  the pioneers of this area who made application for either the Canadian 1967 centennial celebration or B.C.’s entry into Confederation medallions. Learn more