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Nova Scotia - Loyalists
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 25 November 08 23:50 GMT (UK) »
CAPE BRETON LOYALISTS
http://www.capebretongenweb.com/cbloyalf.html

PORT ROSEWAY ASSOCIATION Group Of Loyalists
Port Roseway (now called Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada), was chosen for settlement by a group of Loyalists being evacuated from New York in 1783 before it fell into American hands.
http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/List001/list38.htm

Biographical sketches of loyalists of the American revolution By Lorenzo Sabine
http://books.google.ca/books?id=jtdBAAAAIAAJ


Black Loyalists to N.S.
http://museum.gov.ns.ca/blackloyalists/names/default.htm


more recent deaths
http://obit.genacadie.ca/view_obit_search.php?lang=EN&obit_criterion=interment&sort=nm
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Re: Nova Scotia research
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 26 November 08 04:31 GMT (UK) »
Newspapers online at Paper of Record:

Halifax British Colonist   1848 - 1860 
   
Halifax Citizen  1863 - 1873  
   
Halifax Gazette   1752 - 1780 (partial)  
   
Halifax Sun and Advertiser   1862 - 1867

Paper of Record
(free to join and download)
http://www.paperofrecord.com/

Books:

A History of Nova-Scotia, Or Acadie By Beamish Murdoch
http://books.google.ca/books?id=3HcpAAAAYAAJ

A History of the County of Yarmouth
http://books.google.ca/books?id=7MUOAAAAYAAJ

A History of the County of Pictou
http://books.google.ca/books?id=La8NAAAAQAAJ

Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society (1884)
http://books.google.ca/books?id=RHkOAAAAYAAJ

Elder, Stewart, Johnston, Baskerville, Marks, Carson, Leitch, Bulloch, Thomson, Allen, Campbell, Gordon, Murray, Kelly, Chambers, Black, Cheyne, Youngson, Williamsdaughter, Anderson, Briggs, Pirie, Clark, Philp, Mannel, Lander, Rough, Lean, Bate, Brown, Oliver, Kitt, Shards, Bennet, Young, Petrie, Wylie, Herbertson, Martin, McAlister, Best, Ginn, Ross, McIntosh, McGillivray, Russell, Pettigrew, Fyfe, Barrie

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Re: Nova Scotia research
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 26 November 08 05:16 GMT (UK) »
The Halifax Explosion (CBC)
http://www.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/

Maritime Museum - Halifax Explosion
http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mma/AtoZ/HalExpl.html

Halifax Explosion
http://www.halifax.ca/Community/explode.html

Halifax Explosion
http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?id=10203

The Halifax Explosion - Dedication
http://www.halifaxexplosion.org/

Explosion in Halifax Harbour By David Flemming
http://books.google.ca/books?id=5mYjUkguzT8C

Halifax Explosion 1917 Online Resources
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/explosion.asp

Ships of the Halifax Explosion
http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mma/AtoZ/expships.html



Nova Scotia's part in the Great War
http://www.archive.org/details/novascotia00huntuoft

History of Inverness County, Nova Scotia
http://www.archive.org/details/historyofinverne00macduoft

A history of Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
http://www.archive.org/details/historyoftatamag00pattuoft

The History of Kings County, Nova Scotia
http://www.archive.org/details/historykingscou00eatogoog

The Medical register (1911)
http://www.archive.org/details/medicalregister00novauoft

The history of the Presbyterian Church in Cape Breton
http://www.archive.org/details/thehistoryofthep00murruoft

The history of Grand-Pre
http://www.archive.org/details/historyofgrandpr00herbiala
Elder, Stewart, Johnston, Baskerville, Marks, Carson, Leitch, Bulloch, Thomson, Allen, Campbell, Gordon, Murray, Kelly, Chambers, Black, Cheyne, Youngson, Williamsdaughter, Anderson, Briggs, Pirie, Clark, Philp, Mannel, Lander, Rough, Lean, Bate, Brown, Oliver, Kitt, Shards, Bennet, Young, Petrie, Wylie, Herbertson, Martin, McAlister, Best, Ginn, Ross, McIntosh, McGillivray, Russell, Pettigrew, Fyfe, Barrie

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Re: Nova Scotia research
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 26 November 08 05:45 GMT (UK) »


S.S. England

In the spring of 1866 the S.S. England was bound for New York via Queenstown Ireland from Liverpool  England with 1202 passengers.(Numbers vary) Hundreds died from an outbreak of cholera. The ship was quarantined off McNab's Island near Halifax Nova Scotia before arriving at New York where it remained in quarantine

http://members.iquest.net/~joemilr/england.htm
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Cape Breton Nova Scotia research
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 08 July 09 04:45 BST (UK) »
Mi'kmaq in Nova Scotia Censuses of  1871, 1881, & 1891
http://mrc.uccb.ns.ca/census.html

Sieur de la Roque Census 1752
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/2229/laroque.html

Census  Returns  for L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., Cape Breton, NS
http://lardoise.netfirms.com/censusindex.htm#Census%20Returns

Ingonish County of Cape Breton 1838 census
http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/alan.donovan/donovan/cen1838.html#Ingonish

Boularderie Island Historical Society
http://www.bihs.ca/

1809 ACADIAN CENSUS of Margaree scroll down for more
http://www.acadian.org/census1809b.html

Inverness 1891
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~casoccgs/i1891/i1891a.html

TOWN OF LOUISBOURG censuses
http://fortress.uccb.ns.ca/search/LsbgTownCensus.html
http://fortress.uccb.ns.ca/search/LsbgTownCensusReid_1861.html
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Nova Scotia - Colchester
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 11 October 09 02:39 BST (UK) »
Just found this fabulous resource, searchable by Optical Character Recognition Keywording !!!
COLCHESTER Historical and genealogical record of the first settlers of Colchester
http://books.google.com/books?id=Q3zYusa_mHkC
a digitized version
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nscolche/chignecto/COLCBOOK.html

Colchester / Cumberland census
http://nsgna.ednet.ns.ca/dl/dlfiles.html

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nscolche/index.html
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King's county
« Reply #15 on: Monday 02 November 09 15:57 GMT (UK) »
King's county website: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nskings/

Cornwallis Baptist...Marriage Records, 1847-1857
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nskings/1847-57cornwallisbaptist.html

available on cd ...click blue linksto see the forenames listed below....
King's county deed's records: http://www.okcm.ca/deeds/deedsindex.HTML
Kings County Birth, Marriage and Death Records:  http://www.okcm.ca/bmd/BMD-A.HTML
Probate Records:  http://www.okcm.ca/probate/probateindex.HTML
1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 -http://www.okcm.ca/census/censusindex.HTML



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Re: Nova Scotia research
« Reply #16 on: Monday 06 December 10 04:30 GMT (UK) »
A source  of  cemeteries  in Pictou  county  Nova  Scotia

http://www.rootsweb.com/~nspictou/cemeteries/cemetery.htm

All  Cape Breton  obits
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nscpbret/CBIOBITS/qryindex.htm
All  Cape Breton  cemeteries
http://www.capebretongenweb.com/Cemeteries/cemindx.html
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Re: Nova Scotia research
« Reply #17 on: Tuesday 19 April 11 20:23 BST (UK) »
Historical Maps of Nova Scotia

These have just been put on-line and seem quite interesting

www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/maps/