Shelburne County
Archives and Genealogical Society
168 Water Street, P.O. Box 248, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. B0T1W0
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Bennett  
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Land Grants
Birchtown Archaeology
First Black Magazine
Black Clergy
Black Settlement in Digby
List of those Travelling to Sierra Leone
 
Dearing  
Farmer
George  
Goosly  
Guy  
Hagen
 
Harris  
Hartley  
Herbert  
Jolly
Keeling  
King  
Lawrence  
Marrant  
Morrison  
Nickerson  
Robinson  
Saunders
Scott  
Shepard 
Stephens (Stevens)  
Tasco  
Warrington  
Wesley  
York
We have available family files for:
We also have other valuable resources:
Along with community files including the following:
Carleton's Book of Negros, 3 volumes
Muster Book of Free Blacks, Settlement of Bichtown, 1784. Compiled by Mark Scott.
The Black Battalion, 1916 - 1920: Canada's Best Kept Military Secret. Calvin W. Ruck
The Black Loyalist Directory: African Americans in Exile after the American Revolution. Edited by Graham Russel Hodges.
Birchtown Archaelogical Survey (1993): The Black Loyalist Settlement of Shelburne Co., NS, Canada. Compiled by Laird Niven. Sponsored by the Shelburne County Cultural Awareness Society.
The Mirgration of Carolina and Georgia Loyalists to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Troxler Georgia Carole W, Degree date: 1974.
Stephen Blucke: The Peril of Being a "White Negro" in Loyalist Nova Scotia. Barry Cahill: Nova Scotia Historical Review. Volume 11, #1.
Fire on Water: An anthology of Black Nova Scotia Writing. George Elliott Clark: Includes writings of David George, John Marrant, and Boston King. All were early residents of Shelburne.
Clarkson's mission to American 1791 - 1792. A journal of Clarkson's travels to Nova Scotia and accounts of people he met in the Shelburne area. Includes list of Blacks going to Sierra Leone.
Black Immigrants to Nova Scotia. John Grant
Black Nova Scotians. John Grant
An Unclouded Day. A brief account of Black Loyalists.
David George: Black Loyalist. Kathleen Tudor. A former slave, an educated man, a Black Loyalist, a Baptist Minister was an influential man in the early days of Shelburne.
The Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone 1783 - 1870. James W. St. G. Walker. Includes establishment at Birchtown.
Research
Black Community

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Black Loyalist Memorial, Birchtown
Pit House, Birchtown
Black Loyalist Memorial, Birchtown
Pit House, Birchtown