Shelburne County
Archives and Genealogical Society
168 Water Street, P.O. Box 248, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. B0T1W0
gencentre@ns.sympatico.ca                                              (902) 875-4299

If you can't come in person our researchers can help you, contact us and we can provide information on the type of records we have and a quotation for doing the research remotely.


To get an overview of the breadth of documents and records available click on the Research tab.


The Society also has an active membership engaged in publishing various books and other materials that tell the story of Shelburne County and the people who established the communities in the area. See our BookShop.
Peter Guyon Heritage Home. Courtesy of David Alexander
If you are planning to visit us the Town of Shelburne has the largest number of pre-1800 buildings for a town its size in North America and our list of Heritage Buildings is impressive.
We look forward to hearing from you to share our wealth of material with you and hopefully add some missing details to your family background.

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The Shelburne County Archives and Genealogical Society is your resource for research in Shelburne County. Whether you're tracing your family history or just interested in this history rich part of Nova Scotia the Society has a huge collection of records to help you in your quest.
Gilbert Nickerson, The Chairmaker, and his painting of Lord Beassly and his Yacht Sunbeam.
Gilbert Nickerson "The Chairmaker" and his painting of Lord Beassly and his Yacht Sunbeam.
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Peter Guyon Heritage Home. Courtesy of David Alexander
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Gilbert Nickerson, The Chairmaker, and his painting of Lord Beassly and his Yacht Sunbeam.
Peter Guyon Heritage Home. Courtesy of David Alexander
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