The Library is situated at the Family History Centre, 591 Arbutus St., Qualicum Beach. It is available when the centre is open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Use is on a self-serve basis and help may be available from the centre volunteers. Materials may be borrowed by QBFHS members for a one-month period and can be returned either to the library or at the monthly meeting of the Society. Please note that in June, July and August the hours of operation are Tuesdays only from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please contact our librarian for information or queries about any books in our library.

Our library contains a variety of books and information on worldwide resources.   Use the search function to find a specific book title or area you are researching.  If you know the country as well as the county, parish, state or province, include all that information in the search query.  e.g.  Canada – Ontario will give you a list of all  resources held by the library for that specific criteria. Remember to clear the search box before beginning a new search.

Australia994HIC2015Where do I start? A brief guide to researching your family in Australia & New ZealandHicks, Shauna71 p
British Isles941BAI1980The village blacksmith 2nd ed.Bailey, Jocelyn32 p
British Isles941BEV2006Tracing your ancestors in the National Archives : the website and beyond 7th rev. ed.Bevan, Amanda566 p
British Isles941BUR2009Tracing your pauper ancestorsRobert Burlison192 p
British Isles941CHA2011How to trace your family tree in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales Chater, Cathy256 p
British Isles941COL2012Birth, marriage and death records : a guide for family historians Collins, Audrey185 p
British Isles941ELL2014Tracing your coal mining ancestors : a guide for family historiansElliott, Brian266 p
British Isles941FOW2011Tracing your naval ancestors : a guide for family historiansFowler, Simon186 p
British Isles941GIB1998Specialist indexesGibson, Jeremy65 p
British Isles941GIB2002Probate jurisdictions: where to look for wills 5th ed.Gibson, Jeremy71 p
British Isles941GUP1998Homes of family names in Great Britain [facsimile of 1890 publication]Guppy, Henry B.601 p
British Isles941HAR2009My ancestor was a railway workerHardy, Frank109 p
British Isles941HAW2000Genuki : U.K. and Ireland genealogy on the InternetHawgood, David48 p
British Isles941HER2000Ancestral trails : the complete guide to British genealogy and family historyHerber, Mark D.701 p
British Isles941HUG1998The writer's guide to everyday life in Regency and Victorian England, from 1811-Hughes, Kristine260 p
British Isles941IRV2013What's in a will?: what does it tell you?Irvine, Sherry70 p
British Isles941LEW1999Lewis's gazetteer of England, Ireland and Scotland1 CD
British Isles941LOG2000An Introduction to Friendly Society recordsLogan, Roger46 p
British Isles941MCL1989Wills before 1858McLaughlin, Eve16 p
British Isles941MIL1999My ancestors were QuakersMilligan, Edward H.90 p
British Isles941ORD19881989 Ordnance Survey motoring atlas of Great BritainReed, Paul100 p
British Isles941RAY2012The wills of our ancestorsRaymond, Stuart A199 p
British Isles941RAY2015Tracing your ancestor's parish records: a guide for family and local historiansRaymond, Stuart A.187 p
British Isles941RAY2011Trades and professions: the family historians guideRaymond, Stuart A.64 p
British Isles941REE2010The complete guide to military records : everything you need to know about researching your army, navy and RAF ancestors
British Isles941WAD2009Tracing your criminal ancestors : a guide for family historiansWade, Stephen176 p
British Isles941WAD2010Tracing your legal ancestors : a guide for family historiansWade, Stephen177 p
British Isles941WIL2013Tracing your ancestors' childhood : a guide for family historiansWilkes, Sue229 p
Canada - BC971.1ADA1985Heritage cemeteries in BC : collected papersAdams, John D.55 p
Canada - BC971.1ALL2013Researching in Victoria : a catalogue of genealogical resources 2nd ed.Allen, Jo Ann37 p
Canada - BC971.1TWI2004First invaders: literary origins of British ColumbiaTwigg, Alan229 p
Canada - BC971.11LOR2005Kitimat Municipal Cemetery, Kitimat, BC McLean, Lorraine D. & Sheil, Mary N.42 l
Canada - BC971.12QUA2017Remembering : a collection of stories and photos of our military pastQualicum Beach Family History Society34 p
Canada - BC971.113HAN1993Fraser Cemetery, New Westminster, BC. A-K Hannay, Margaret243 p
Canada - BC971.113HAN1993Fraser Cemetery, New Westminster, BC. L-Z Hannay, Margaret246 p
Canada - BC971.12ADA1983Historic guide to Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC Adams, John40 p + map
Canada - BC971.12BAR2002Cumberland heritage : a selected history of people, buildings, institutions & sites 1885-1950 Barr, Jennifer Nell258 p
Canada - BC971.12CAM1996Listings of the original Campbell River cemetery 1932-183 & new Campbell River cemetery 1983-1995 2nd ed.Campbell River Genealogy Society125 p
Canada - BC971.12CAM2006Birth, marriage & death extractions from Comox Argus newspaper 1917-1946 rev. ed. Campbell River Genealogy Society236 p
Canada - BC971.12COM2002Cumberland Cemetery, Cumberland, BC Comox Valley Family History Research Group (Transcribed)208 p
Canada - BC971.12HEN1984Piper's Lagoon : a historic and captivating Vancouver Island ParkHenderson, Vi52 p
Canada - BC971.12HOR2008Voices from the Sound : chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino 1899-1929Horsfield, Margaret365 p
Canada - BC971.12LEF2000Parksville and then someLeffler, Marjorie162 p
Canada - BC971.12NAN2007Pioneer settlement 1854 : from the Black Country to Nanaimo Volume 1Nanaimo Historical Society & Nichols, Peggy46 p
Canada - BC971.12NAN2007Pioneer settlement 1854 : from the Black Country to Nanaimo Volume 2Nanaimo Historical Society & Nichols, Peggy46 p
Canada - BC971.12NAN2007Pioneer settlement 1854 : from the Black Country to Nanaimo Volume 3Nanaimo Historical Society & Nichols, Peggy53 p
Canada - BC971.12OAK2010Voicesfromthe dorm : QualicumBeach School,
QualicumCollegeSchoolfor Boys,1935-1970
Oakes, Jill & Riewe, Rick226 p + 1 CD
Canada - BC971.12SIV1980History of Nanoose Bay, BC, Canada Sivertz, Barbara Prael & Nicholls, Margaret Williams196 p + 2 maps
Canada - BC971.12URI1994St. Anne's Aldermere : Anglican parish of St. Anne's St. Edmunds: 1894 to 1994Urie, Valentine106 p
Canada - BC971.12WYL1992Qualicum Beach : a history of Vancouver Island's best kept secretsWylie, Brad222 p
Canada - BC971.13CLA1994Vancouver voters, 1886 : a biographical dictionary Claydon, Peter S.N. & Melanson, Valerie A. et al902 p+ map
Canada - BC971.133MCG1975Bygones of Burnaby : an anecdotal historyMcGeachie, Penelope108 p
Canada - BC971.133NIK1990Coquitlam 100 years : reflections of the pastNikiforuk, Ted400 p
Canada - General971CAM2002Fast sailing and copper-bottomed :
Aberdeen sailing ships and the emigrant Scots they carried to Canada 1774 -
Campey, Lucille H.209 p
Canada - General971CAM2016Atlantic Canada's Irish immigrants : a fish and timber storyCampey, Lucille H.421 p
Canada - Ontario971.3DOU2009United Empire Loyalists, guide to tracing Loyalist ancestors in Upper CanadaMerriman, Brenda Dougall192 p
Canada - Western Canada971.2OBE2001Back to the land : a genealogical guide to finding farms on the Canadian prairiesObee, Dave56 p
Canada - Western Canada971.2OBE2003Western Canadian directories on microfiche and microfilmObee, Dave (Compiled by)74 p
Canada - Western Canada971.2PHI2002Western Canada photographers list : 1860-1925Phillips, Glen C.152 p
Canada- Alberta971.23BOR1999Finding your ancestors in AlbertaBorgstede, Arlene2215 p
Canada- General971BLA2004Courage and service: Second World War awards to CanadiansBlatherwick, John1 CD
Canada- General971BOU2003Researching Canadian census records 2nd ed.Bourrie, Doris117 p
Canada- General971CAM2014Ignored but not forgotten : Canada's English immigrantsCampey, Lucille H.390 p
Canada- General971DOU1994Canadian railway recordsDouglas, Althea & J. Creighton65 p
Canada- General971GEY2002French Canadian sources : a guide for genealogistsGeyh, Patricia Kenney et al329 p
Canada- General971IRV2007Finding your Canadian ancestors : a beginner's guideIrvine, Sherry270 p
Canada- General971OBE2003Federal voters lists in Western Canada 1935-1979Obee, Dave37 p
Canada- General971OBE2010Destination CanadaObee, Dave156 p
Canada- General971OBE2012Counting Canada : a genealogists guide to the Canadian censusObee, Dave220 p
Canada- General971SHI2002The Ships list : passenger ship arrivals Canadian ports 1865-1899Ships List, The - Research Inc 1 CD
Canada- General971WIL2010Genealogy and the law in CanadaAnn, Margaret125 p
Canada- General971WRI2010Canadians at war 1914-1910 : a research guide to war service recordsWright, Glenn150 p
Canada- Manitoba971.27HAN2005Finding your ancestors in ManitobaHanowski, Laura152 p
Canada- New Brunswick971.5HIL2004Loyalist Collection : guides and sources, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB Hilder, Kathryn11:00 PM
Canada- Newfoundland971.8CRA1998Finding your ancestors in Newfoundland and LabradorCrant, Bill84 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6CAP2010Cape Breton Co. Nova Scotia marriage records 1890s1 DVD
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6CAP2011Cape Breton Co. Nova Scotia marriage records 1850s & 1860s1 DVD
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6CAP2011Cape Breton Co. Nova Scotia marriage records 1880s only1 DVD
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6DUN1979Census of Nova Scotia 1827à Census of District of Pictou 1818Dunlop, Allan C.151 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6MAR1984Catalogue of published genealogies of Nova Scotia families 2nd ed.Marble, A.77 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1990Nova Scotia genealogical sources : No. 4 Pictou CountyDunlop, Allan C.14 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1990Nova Scotia genealogical sources : No. 6 Colchester CountyDunlop, Allan C.15 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1988Nova Scotia genealogical sources ; No. 1 Halifax CountyHartling, Phillip & Morris, Julie14 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1989Nova Scotia genealogical sources : No. 3 Lunenburg CountyHartling, Phillip L.18 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1990Nova Scotia genealogical sources : No. 7 Guysborough CountyHartling, Phillip L.14 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1990Nova Scotia genealogical sources : No. 8 City of HalifaxShutlak, Garry13 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1989ova Scotia genealogical sources : No. 2 Kings CountyThorpe, Wendy L.16 p
Canada- Nova Scotia971.6PUB1990Nova Scotia genealogical sources : No. 5 Annapolis CountyThorpe, Wendy L.21p
Canada- Ontario971.3HOP1994Index to Niagara conference Methodist Episcopal church baptismal register 1849-1886 : pt. 1 A-K a guide for genealogistsHope, Louise I.80 p
Canada- Ontario971.3HOP1994Index to Niagara conference Methodist Episcopal church baptismal registers 1849-1886 : pt. 2 L-Z a guide for genealogistsHope, Louise I.84 p
Canada- Ontario971.3MAC2013Inheritance in Ontario : wills and other records for family historiansMacNamara, Jane E.139 p
Canada- Ontario971.3MER2013Genealogy in Ontario : searching the records, 30th anniversary edition Merriman, Brenda Dougall329 p
Canada- Ontario971.3SMA1972Christ Church Anglican Cemetery : Concession XVI, Lot 6 Wolfe Island, Ontario Small, Fern & Collins, Ken12:00 PM
Canada- Ontario971.3SMA1975Trinity Church Anglican Cemetery : Concession VI Lot 3 Wolfe Island, Ontario Small, Fern & Collins, Ken27 p
Canada- Ontario971.3SMA2007Index to the Upper Canada land books 1787-1841Smart, Susan1 CD
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1995Marriage registers of Upper Canada/Canada West v.2 Brock District 1839-1857Walker, Dan & Calder Robert W.170p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1995Marriage registers of Upper Canada/Canada West v.4 pt. 1 London District 1795-1841Walker, Dan & Calder Robert W.202 p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1995Marriage registers of Upper Canada/Canada West v.4 pt. 2 London District 1841-1852Walker, Dan & Calder Robert W.188 p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1998Vital Records of Upper Canada/Canada West vol. 1 pt. 1 Niagara District 1795-1856Walker, Dan & Stratford-Devai, Fawne168 p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1999Vital Records of Upper Canada/Canada West vol. 1 pt. 2 Niagara District 1792-1849Walker, Dan & Stratford-Devai, Fawne207 p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1999Marriage registers of Upper Canada/Canada West v.12 Eastern District 1801-1865Walker, Dan & Stratford-Devai, Fawne168 p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1999Marriage registers of Upper Canada/Canada West v.6 Ottawa District 1816-1853Walker, Dan & Stratford-Devai, Fawne45 l
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1999Vital Records of Upper Canada/Canada West vol. 2 pt. 1 Gore District 1818-1857Walker, Dan & Stratford-Devai, Fawne225 p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1999Marriage registers of Upper Canada/Canada West v.11 pt. 1 Home District 1808-1836Walker, Dan, Burkholder, Ruth & Stratford-Devai, Fawne183 p
Canada- Ontario971.3WAL1999Marriage registers of Upper Canada/Canada West v.11 pt. 2 Home District 1835-1843Walker, Dan, Burkholder, Ruth & Stratford-Devai, Fawne227 p
Canada- Ontario971.345TAY1986Family research in Waterloo and Wellington countiesTaylor, Ryan106 p
Canada- Ontario971.345TAY1997Route to roots : a collection of "Tracing Your Roots" columns from the Kitchener-Waterloo Record 1993-1997àTaylor, Ryan153 p
Canada- Saskatchewan971.24HAN2003Tracing your Saskatchewan ancestors : a guide to the records and how to use them 2nd ed.Hanowski, Laura M.145 p
Canada- Saskatchewan971.24SAS1986Exploring family history in Saskatchewan : Vol. 2 Saskatchewan Archives reference seriesHande, D'Arcy24 p
Canada- Saskatchewan971.24SAS1984Historical directory of Saskatchewan newspapers 1878-1983 : Vol. 4 Saskatchewan Archives reference seriesMacDonald, Christine87 p
Canada- Saskatchewan971.24SAS1985Exploring local history in Saskatchewan : Vol. 3 Saskatchewan Archives reference seriesWilson, Ruth Dyck44p
England & Wales942ALD2002My ancestor was a bastard : a family historian's guide to sources for illegitimacy in England & WalesPaley, Ruth89 p
England & Wales942BLA2009Tracing your East Anglian ancestors : a guide for family historiansBlanchard, Gill224 p
England & Wales942BLA2006Family and local history handbook 10Blatchford, Robert448 p
England & Wales942BOU1988Records of the Church of England : a practical guide for the family historianBourne, Susan & Chicken, Andrew H.44 p
England & Wales942BRO2011Tracing your rural ancestors : a guide for family historiansBrown, Jonathan162 p
England & Wales942CHR2003Researching English Non-Anglican recordsChristensen, P, Dr.366 p
England & Wales942DIG1985The Poor Law in 19th century EnglandDigby, Anne40 p
England & Wales942ELL1997Using manorial recordsEllis, Mary110 p
England & Wales942EMM2015Tracing your trade & craft ancestors : a guide for family historiansEmm, Adele214 p
England & Wales942FED2004National burial index for England & Wales 2nd ed.àFFHS4 CDs
England & Wales942FED2010National burial index for England & Wales 3rd ed.FFHS1 CD
England & Wales942GIB1995Protestation returns 1641-42 : and other contemporary listingsàGibson, Jeremy84 p
England & Wales942GIB1997Poor law Union records vol. 4 Gazetteer of England & Wales 2nd ed.Gibson, Jeremy76 p
England & Wales942GIB1998Land and window tax assessments 2nd ed.Gibson, Jeremy73 p
England & Wales942GIB1998Marriage and census indexes for family historians 7th ed.Gibson, Jeremy47 p
England & Wales942GIB2000Coroners' records in England & Wales 2nd ed.Gibson, Jeremy48 p
England & Wales942GIB2001Bishops' transcripts and marriage licenses, bonds and allegations : a guide to their location and indexes 5th ed.Gibson, Jeremy52 p
England & Wales942GIB2005Poor law union records vol 1. S.E. England & East Anglia 2nd ed.Gibson, Jeremy72 p
England & Wales942GIB2006Poor law union records vol. 3 South-west England & Wales 2nd ed.Gibson, Jeremy72 p
England & Wales942GIB2008Poor law union records vol. 2. The Midlands and Northern England 3rd ed.Gibson, Jeremy69 p
England & Wales942GRA2013Tracing Your West County Ancestors - A Guide for Family HistoriansGray, Kristy179 p
England & Wales942GRE2007Tracing your northern ancestors: a guide to the North-east and Cumbria for the family historianGregson, Keith205 p
England & Wales942GRU2003History's midwives :including a C17th and C18th Yorkshire nominations indexGrundy, Joan E.136 p
England & Wales942HOR2009My ancestor was in serviceHorn, Pamela143 p
England & Wales942IRE1977Discovering local historyIredale, David72 p
England & Wales942LEA2005My ancestors were Methodists 4th ed.Leary, William115 p
England & Wales942MAR1989A-Z guide to tracing ancestors in Britain 3rd ed.Markwell, F.C.224 p
England & Wales942MAY1997Victorian workhouse : a shire albumMay, Trevor32p
England & Wales942MCL1995Quarter Sessions - your ancestors and the LawMcLaughlin, Eve36 p
England & Wales942MCL2001Annals of the poor 6th ed.McLaughlin, Eve36 p
England & Wales942MCL2009Illegitimacy 8th ed.McLaughlin, Eve36 p
England & Wales942MIL2015Buried treasure : what's in the English parish chestMilner, Paul60 p
England & Wales942OAT2012Tracing your ancestors from 1066 to 1837: a guide for family historiansOates, Jonathan143 p
England & Wales942OSB2012Genealogy : essential research methodsOsborn, Helen272 p
England & Wales942PAL2004My ancestor was a bastard : a family historian's guide to sources for illegitimacy in England & WalesPaley, Ruth89 p
England & Wales942PAR2005My ancestors were manorial tenantsPark, Peter B.57 p
England & Wales942PRO2012Marriage law for genealogists : the definitive guideProbert, Rebecca160 p
England & Wales942PRO2015Divorced, bigamist, bereaved? The family historian's guide to marital breakdown, separation, widowhood, And Remarriage: From 1600 to the Probert, Rebecca209 p
England & Wales942RAY2009Parish registersRaymond, Stuart A.64 p
England & Wales942RAY2010My ancestor was an apprenticeRaymond, Stuart A.122 p
England & Wales942REA1964Origin of English place namesReaney, pH.277 p
England & Wales942RIC2003Local historian's encyclopedia 3rd ed.Richardson, John295 p
England & Wales942RUS2005My ancestors worked in the theatreRushton, Alan79 p
England & Wales942SMI2012UK timeline for family historiansSmith, Angela & Bertram, Neil88 p
England & Wales942TEA2009Tracing your textile ancestors : a guide for family historiansTeasdale, Vivien209 p
England & Wales942WAD2009Tracing your police ancestorsWade, Stephen146 p
England & Wales942WAL2007My ancestor was an Agricultural labourerWalker, Ian H.136 p
England & Wales942WAT2009My ancestor was in the British Army 2nd ed.Watts, Christopher & Michael304 p
England & Wales942WIL2009Fishing and fishermen : a guide for family historiansWilcox, Martin168 p
England & Wales942.02HAR2011J. G. Harrod's Royal County Directory of Berkshire 18771 CD
England & Wales942.12ESS1993Essex Family history : a genealogist's guide to the Essex Record Office 2nd ed.159 p
England & Wales942.13FRY1945English city : the story of Bristol88 p + folded map
England & Wales942.13GLO2000Gloucester parish records vol. 11 CD
England & Wales942.14HAM2000Hampshire parish records vol. 11 CD
England & Wales942.18WRI2016Tracing your Kent ancestors : a guide for family and local historiansWright, David22p p
England & Wales942.19LAN1976MAP Lancashire :National map series sheet 311 Folded Map
England & Wales942.19LAN1998Finding folk : a handlist of basic sources for family history in the Lancashire Record Office262 p
England & Wales942.19WIL2012Tracing your Lancashire ancestors: a guide for family historiansWilkes, Sue210 p
England & Wales942.222001Basic facts about research in London, part 1 : researching London ancestors Gibbens, Lilian16 p
England & Wales942.22LEG2008My ancestors were Thames Watermen 2nd ed.Legon, James W.158 p
England & Wales942.22LON2001London 1891 Census39 CDs
England & Wales942.22LON2002London 1871 Census42 CDs
England & Wales942.22LON2003London 1861 Census20 CDs
England & Wales942.22LOV1985London 100 years ago : the charm of Victorian London illustratedLovett, Richard223 p
England & Wales942.22WEB2005Greater London cemeteries and crematoria 7th ed.Webb, Cliff47 p
England & Wales942.22WEB2009My ancestors were Londoners 5th ed.Webb, Cliff90 p
England & Wales942.23MAP1986Old ordnance survey maps : Middlesex 18981 Folded Map
England & Wales942.23WEB1998Middlesex: directories : a finding list 2nd ed.Webb, Cliff26 p
England & Wales942.24BEA1992East Norfolk poll & register 1835 Vol 24Beal, C227 p
England & Wales942.24CHA1991Norwich Directory 1783Chase, W80 p
England & Wales942.24GRE1993Norfolk Archdeaconry marriage licence bonds 1813-1837Green170 p
England & Wales942.24HOO1991Norwich Archdeaconry marriage licence bonds 1813-1837Hood, Christine280 p
England & Wales942.24NOR1999Norfolk Parish records Vol 11 CD
England & Wales942.24SIM1991Marriage & obituary notices 1900, Lynn Advertiser, Norfolk Simons, J.82 p
England & Wales942.24WHEWhere's that? : how to find over 700 Norfolk villages32 p
England & Wales942.24WHI2004White's gazetteer & directory of Norfolk1 CD
England & Wales942.26WAR2005My ancestor was a bastard : a family historian's guide to sources for illegitimacy in England & WalesPaley, Ruth & Adler89 p/264 p
England & Wales942.32MAP1997-2006Old ordnance survey maps : Staffordshire 1901-19036 Folded Maps
England & Wales942.33WHEWhere's that? : how to find over 450 Suffolk villages16 p
England & Wales942.47LIV2012Liverpool 19031 Folded Map
England & Wales942.47ROY2010Tracing your Liverpool ancestors : a guide for family historiansRoyden, Mike260 p
England & Wales942.9EVA2015Tracing your Welsh ancestors : a guide for family historiansEvans, Beryl212 p
England & Wales942.9ROW1998Welsh family history : a guide to research2nd ed.Rowlands, John & Sheila325 p
England & Wales942.9SOU2000South & West Wales genealogical index1 CD
England & Wales1996McL1996Parish registersMcLaughlin, Eve36 p
Europe912DOL2017The Family Tree historical maps book Europe :
a country-by-country atlas of European history, 1700's - 1900's
Dolan, Allison224 p
Europe940DOL2013The family tree guidebook to EuropeDolan, Allison269 p
Europe943BAX1987In search of your German rootsBaxter, Angus122 p
Europe943BEI2014The Family Tree German genealogy guideBeidler, James M.239 p
Europe943BEITrace your German roots onlineBeidler, James M.207 p
Europe943BRA2007Germanic genealogies : a guide to worldwide sources and migration patterns 3rd ed.Brandt, E. et al662p
Europe943.8CHO2014Polish rootsChorzempa, Rosemary A.270 p
Europe947TRA2013Tracing your Eastern European ancestorsZapletal, Edward82 p
Europe947.7PIH2007Ukrainian genealogy : a beginner’s guidePihach, John D.272 p
Europe948.5CLE2004Your Swedish roots : a step by step handbookClemensson, Per & Andersson, Kjell222 p
948.5JOH1995Cradled in SwedenJohansson, Carl-Erik345 p
General25CHR2004Organizing a genealogy library: for public or private useChristensen, Penelope, Nelson, Claudine & Taylor, Ryan286 p
General473MCL1999Simple Latin for family historiansMcLaughlin, Eve28 p
General736.5TRA1978Life how short Eternityhow long : gravestone carving and carvers in NovaScotia : an illustrated studyTrask, DeborahE.100 p
General745.59WHI2007Scrapbooking your family history : the ultimate workbookWhite, Tracy198 p
General929ALL1998First steps in genealogy : a beginner's guide to researching your family historyAllen, Desmond Walls154 p
General929ANC2006Article index for Ancestors magazine 2001-200613 l
General929BAL2009New cousins: how to trace living descendants of your ancestorsBali, Karen32 p
General929BOA2000The BCG genealogical standards manualBoard for Certification of Genealogists125 p
General929CHR2000How do I prove it?Christensen, Penelope284 p
General929CHR2005Let's get organized : a practical guide for all aspects of family history research 3rd ed.Christensen, Penelope251 p
General929COO2012Turn your iPad into a genealogy powerhouse : (and other tablets, too!) Cooke, Lisa Louise152 p
General929CRO2015Genealogy online [10th edition]Crowe, Elizabeth Powell386 p
General929CUL1994Occupations: a preliminary listCulling, Joyce44 p
General929DOL1999Managing a genealogical projectDollarhide, William71 p
General929DUF2005Tracing your family history : Merchant NavyDufflied, Allison E.94 p
General929DUNN2015A beginner's guide to online genealogy: learn how to traceDunn, Michael240 p
General929F)W2015Tracing your great war ancestors : YpresFowler, Simon136 p
General929FAM2004Family chronicle's dating old photographs 1840-1929Moorshead, Halvor96 p
General929FIT2008The Dead Horse Investigation : forensic photograph analysis for everyoneFitzpatrick Colleen244 p
General929FIT2005Forensic genealogyFitzpatrick, Colleen220 p+ CD
General929FLE2004The Organized family historian : how to file, manage, and protect your genealogical research and heirlooms Fleming, Ann Carter294 p + CD
General929FOW2003Tracing your First World War ancestorsFowler, Simon144 p
General929FOW2006Tracing your Second World War ancestorsFowler, Simon176 p
General929FOW2012Family history : digging deeperFowler, Simon189 p
General929GET2011Getting started in family history : the essential guide to tracing your ancestorsDennis, Tom226 p + 1 CD
General929HAI2008Planning a genealogical trip to the Vancouver area : a finding aid to historical sources in British Columbia's Southwest corner 2nd ed.Haines, Jacqueline & Nadon, Tamara (Rev)299 p
General929HEN2014Unofficial guide to Ancestry.comHendrickson, Nancy253 p
General929LEV2015How to archive family photosLevenick, Denise May240 p
General929LYN2011Tracing your ancestors using GoogleLynch, Dan et al54 p
General929LYN2008Google your family tree: unlock the hidden power of GoogleLynch, Daniel M.340 p
General929MAC2015500 best genealogy & family history tipsMacEntee, Thomas72 p
General929MAR2010Paleaography for local and family historiansMarshall, Hilary205 p
General929MCL1988Laying out a pedigreeMcLaughlin, Eve24 p
General929MCL1995Reading old handwriting 3rd ed.McLaughlin, Eve24 p
General929MIL1997Evidence : citation and analysis for the family historianMills, Elizabeth Shown124 p
General929MIL2012Evidence explained : citing history sources from artifacts to cyberspaceMills, Elizabeth Shown885 p
General929MIL1986Glossary of household, farming and trade terms from probate inventories Milward, Rosemary62 p
General929PHI2013Tracing your female ancestors : we'll show you how!Philibert-Ortega, Gena66 p
General929POM2007Family history in the genesPomery, Chris246 p
General929SCO2015How to use Evernote for genealogyScott, Kerry239 p
General929SPE2007Family history in the warsSpencer, William246 p
General929TAN2011The Guide to FamilySearch onlineTanner, James L.361 p
General929TAY2011Family Chronicle's more dating old photographs 1840-1929Taylor, Maureen117 p
General929TOM2007Tracing your Air Force ancestorsTomaselli, Phil211 p
General929TRA2014Tracing your ancestors : beginner's guideZapletal, Edward82 p
General929WIL2013How our ancestors died : a guide for family historiansWills, Simon214 p
General929YOU2006Article index for Your Family History magazine 2004-20066 l.
General929.1ALZ2008Writing your family history bookAlzo, Lisa A.121 p
General929.1AUL2014Genetic genealogy : the basics and beyondAulicino, Emily D.251 p
General929.1BAR2010Stories to tell : an easy guide to self publishing family history books & memoirsBarnes, Nancy92 p
General929.1BET2016The Family Tree guide to DNA testing and genetic genealogyBettinger, Blaine T.239 p
General929.1CAR2003You can write your family historyCarmack, Sharon DeBartolo245 p
General929.1FOY2014Ancestors on the move : a history of overseas travelFoy, Karen207 p
General929.1JAC2017It’s all relative : adventures up and down the world’s family treeJacobs, A.J.335 p
General929.1MOR2014Advanced genealogy research techniquesMorgan, George G. & Smith, Drew206 p
General929.1STR2014Guide to genealogical writing : how to write and publish your family historyStratton, Penelope L.192 p
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Ireland941.5ARC2005Thom's Irish Directory 18841 CD
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Ireland941.5BLA2012Irish family and local history handbookBlatchford, Robert& Elizabeth224 p
Ireland941.5CAN2002Memorials of the dead : counties Galway & Mayo1 CD
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Ireland941.5COL1999CollinsIrish family names map ; the lands and arms of Ireland of old1 Folded Map
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Ireland941.5GRE2006Tracing your Irish ancestors 3rd ed.Grenham, John526 p
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Genealogy Magazines

Following are links to the websites of the magazines to which we subscribe as well as those in our local library branches. Click on the magazine title to go the home page for that magazine and follow the links to see the contents of the current issue.  For some magazines you can also view the contents of past issues.



FAMILY TREE (U.K.) (Available at Vancouver Island Regional Library, Qualicum Beach Branch)

YOUR FAMILY HISTORY (Available at Vancouver Island Regional Library, Parksville Branch)

Donations to the Library

We appreciate offers of monetary or non-monetary donations to our Society, but as a small organization, with limited facilities, we are restricted in the type and number of material items that we can accept.

If you wish to make a non-monetary donation to QBFHS please provide your full name, address and contact information and give a brief description of the item(s) that you wish to donate, e.g. book title, author and publication date. You may submit this information through the QBFHS website,http://qbfhs.ca (click on the ‘contact us’ link near the bottom of the page), or hand it directly to a member of the Executive Committee. The information will then be forwarded to the appropriate person for a decision. We will inform you if we are able to accept your offer.

Please do not drop off donated items at our meetings or at the Family History Centre at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints without first receiving confirmation from a representative of the society that the item is acceptable.

Donated items may be books, magazines, or Audio/Visual materials related to family history. All items must be in good condition, appropriate, and current. Donated items should enhance the existing resources and the Society reserves the right to decline donated materials.

All accepted donations become the physical property of the QBFHS and will not be returned.

Unfortunately we are unable to accept personal family history research materials. However, the following repositories may accept such documents:

  • The local public library where the family lived
  • Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
  • Family Search c/o Family History Library, 35 N.W. Temple St, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84150-3400, USA.
  • The Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Rd, London, EC1M 7BA, UK
  • Genealogy Library Center, Inc. http://arleneeakle.com/pages/collections.shtml

This information is based on the Qualicum Beach Family History Society Donation Policy (March 2013)