British Columbia Death Registrations - FamilySearch Historical Records/Known Issues

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British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993 known issues (340256)

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Note Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The recommendation for publication of the death registrations prohibits putting records online with deaths less than 20 years ago or children who were born within the last 100 years and who died within one year of their birth. If any images fall in that category on a digital film, the whole film is restricted. FamilySearch respects and strives to adhere to all privacy laws respective to providing access to genealogical records. The collections are reviewed annually for inclusion of new unrestricted records.

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Question 1 Browse path only includes film number
The browse path only includes Film Number (Digital Folder Number). To find the records you need, see Finding film numbers for record images (53900) Obtaining a copy of the death certificate

Some record detail pages include a film number that is not listed in the Catalog. You can get a copy of the death certificate from the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency. See the British Columbia Vital Records Wiki article for additional record acquisition information.