The Master Surname Index (not online) (mostly burials in Alberta cemeteries) of the Alberta Genealogical Society lists some 10 Botsfod and 15 Bryden names among then is;
Grace Helena BOTSFORD, 1888 - 22 Dec 1944
buried in the Beechount cemetery at Edmonton. No Haold listed.
For further research please contact the AGS Research Services Committee of the Edmonton Branch,http://www.compusmart.ab.ca/abgensoc
The Edmonton Branchhttp://agsedm.edmonton.ab.ca
You can find Local History Books at these next three sites.http://www.rootsweb.com/~canab/index.html
Local Alberta History Book Collection.
and go to the bottom of this - “Search For Keyword” and type in the surname.http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/loc_hist/
Also Local History Books. Go to the bottom - “Search Full Text” and type in the surname. http://www.ourroots.ca/e/search.asp
Alberta Vital Statisticshttp://www3.gov.ab.ca/gs/services/vpe/index.cfm
You can order death papers, however when ordering this you are given 2 options - the Certificate,
or a "Certified Photographic Print of the Registration of Death" which usually gives more information than that fancy Certificate.
Harold Botsford in not in the Homesteads (Wetern Canada Landgrants) Canada National Archiveshttp://www.archives.ca/02/0201_e.htm
Government Genealogical Informationhttp://www3.gov.ab.ca/gs/information/vs/genealogy.cfm
Government Services Costs http://www3.gov.ab.ca/gs/information/vs/cost_non_res.cfm
The Edmonton City Archiveshttp://www.gov.edmonton.ab.ca/comm_services/city_op_attracti...
for the AGS