Source Information

Ancestry.com. British Columbia, Canada, Border Entries and Passenger Lists, 1894-1905 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data:

Land Border Entries and Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 1894-1905. Micro Publication A3445. RG 85. 7 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

About British Columbia, Canada, Border Entries and Passenger Lists, 1894-1905

This database is an index to manifests of aliens crossing from Canada and entering the U.S. from British Columbia, Canada from 1894-1905. Records included in this collection include arrivals by both ship and land.

The type of information that is generally contained in this database includes:
  • Name
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity/nationality
  • Ship, Railway, or Airline name
  • Port of departure
  • Date of departure
  • Port of arrival
  • Date of arrival

Additional information about an individual may be recorded on the original document and may be obtained by viewing the corresponding image. Records are arranged chronologically by arrival date.