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Welcome to the VGS!

The Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS), established in 1978, is located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Mission of the VGS is to support and promote family history research in Victoria, across Canada and around the world. We offer a diverse range of educational and research services, to both members and non-members, to help you find genealogy gold!

Please feel welcome to explore this website, visit us at our Genealogy Learning and Research Centre, or drop us a note on the Contact Us page.

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events


We offer a wide range of educational workshops, speaker events and topical seminars to suit your interests and to help you reach your genealogy goals. Click here to learn more.


Event discounts, members only events and regular notifications about all things genealogical are just a few of the benefits of membership. Click here to join the VGS.



Our collection of regional, national, and global genealogy materials will help you find what (or who) you’re looking for. Our research team can do research for you or just help point you in the right direction.


Your donation to the VGS will help us promote and provide quality genealogical services to our members and community.