Local Records : 1720-1896.

Call Number: HIL-MICL FC LPR .N6T6L6
Category: Nova Scotia
Creator: Nova Scotia. Township Records.
Description: 1 microfilm textual records (10 volumes) ; 35 mm
            A collection of Town Registers from several different Townships and Counties of Nova Scotia, and one Parish Register from Prince Edward Island. Approximately one-half of the registers were transcribed before they were microfilmed and the remainder were filmed from the original records.  The volumes contain birth, marriage and death records for each Township.  For Granville Township there are lists of town clerks, a census for 1838, and Minutes of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace.

The following is a list of places with the dates of the records as they appear on the microfilm: Chester, 1762-1830; Cornwallis, 1720-1885; Falmouth, 1747-1825; Granville, 1720-1881; Horton, 1751-1895; Newport, 1752-1858; Onslow, 1761-1896; Truro, 1761-1851; and Rustico, P.E.I., Saint Augustin de catholique, 1812-1824.

Originals: The transcripts and original records are held by the National Archives of Canada.

The National Archives of Canada has microfilmed this material on reel C-3027.

Archival Ref. No.: NAC MG 9, B 9 (3-7, 11-12, 15), and FM 9, C 8 (1).
Finding Aids:
            Internal indexes can be found in most of the volumes. 

A brief description of the contents of each volume is available on the microfilm.

A table of contents is available in print.

Print copies of the "Granville Township Book" (HIL-MICGDL CS88 .H73 B87 2000) and "Wilmot Township Book" (HIL-MICGDL CS88 .W55 B87 2002) available in the book collection.

Electronic Finding Aid Record: NS Township Records Local Records Document List.pdf
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