Local History
NEW:
Schooling in the Town of Shelburne 1783-1983


Keeper of Light: Cape Roseway Lighthouse on McNutt's Island 1788-1959


"Shelburne County Obituaries" CD



by Karen Grovestine Powell, over 200 pages with black and white photographs. Launching on 16 July 2015


by Anne Yarbrough. 171 years of Lightkeepers on McNutt's as well as the people and activity of the Island. 125 pages, indexed with black and white photographs.


The latest version with over 7,000 obituaries and death notices as they appeared in the newspapers. All you need is a family tree program on your computer some of which are available online for free.
Price: CD $10.00







$34.00




$30.00
Water Street Chronicles by Karen Grovestine Powell and Kim Robertson Walker - 229 years of life on Water Street - the buildings, homes, businesses and people.Coil Bound, indexed with black and white photographs. 218 pages. $40.00
Comfort, Care & Cures; Doctors & Dentists of Shelburne County 1765-1965 by Karen Grovestine Powell - a look at the medical and dental care of Shelburne County for 200 years. Coil bound, indexed with black and white photographs. $22.00
Mowatt Street Chronicles A look at the houses, businesses and people who lived on Mowatt Street;1783 to present. by Karen Grovestine Powell. Coil bound, 135 pages, indexed with black and white photographs. $30.00
Remembering the Town of Shelburne Nova Scotia 1907 The year of Incorporation... people, places, events....
by Eleanor Robertson Smith
$15.00
History of Cape Negro and Blanche by Joseph R Ross, [3rd edition with corrections] includes index and black and white photos. $25.00
Cemetery Records
Over a number of years the Society has compiled eight coil bound booklets on the cemetery records for the County.
Vol 1 (indexed), Includes:
Anglican Cemetery, Barrington Passage ~ 1806 - 1990
Forest Hill Cemetery, Barrington Passage ~ 1806 - 1990
Hill Side Cemetery, Brass Hill ~ 1806 - 1990
Old Burial Ground, Methodist (United) Church, Barrington ~ 1769 - 1930
Old Meeting House, Barrington ~ 1769 - 1930
Riverdale Cemetery, (old), Barrington ~ 1829 - 1990
Riverdale Cemetery, (new), Barrington ~ 1916 - 1986
Villagedale Cemetery, Villagedale
$17.00
Vol 2 (indexed), Includes:
Atwoods Brook Cemetery (old), Atwoods Brook ~ 1849 - 1978
Atwoods Brook Cemetery (new), Atwoods Brook ~ 1849 - 1978
Birch Hill Cemetery, Bear Point ~ 1882 - 1988
Central Woods Harbour Cemetery, Woods Harbour ~ 1820 - 1986
Chapel Hill Cemetery, Shag Harbour ~ 1849 - 1978
Doctors Cove Cemetery, Doctors Cove ~ 1859 - 1990
Forbes Point Cemetery, Forbes Point ~ 1820 - 1986
Green Grove Harbour, Charlesville ~ 1820 - 1986
Greenwood Cemetery, Lower Woods Harbour ~ 1849 - 1991
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Upper Woods Harbour ~ 1820 - 1986
Old Farm Cemetery, Shag Harbour ~ 1833 - 1991
United Baptist Church Cemetery, Doctors Cove ~ 1859 - 1990
$16.00
Vol 3 (indexed), Includes: Atlantic Cemetery, Stoney Island ~ 1898 - 1992
Centreville Cemetery, Centreville ~ 1862 - 1988
Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour ~ 1862 - 1988
Newellton Cemetery, Newellton ~ 1885 - 1991
Oakvale Cemetery, Clarks Harbour ~ 1869 - 1991
Old Kirk Cemetery, North East Point ~ 1866 - 1990
Swims Point Cemetery, Clarks Harbour ~ 1873 - 1992
White Lily Cemetery, South Side ~ 1948 - 1990

$16.00
Vol 4 (indexed), Includes:
Camp Hill Cemetery, Port La Tour ~ 1881 - 1988
Hill Side Cemetery, Cape Negro ~ 1817 - 1990
Old Salem Chapel Cemetery, Port La Tour ~ 1823 - 1908
Parkdale Cemetery, Port Clyde ~ 1899 - 1990
Union Cemetery, East Baccaro (Smithville) ~ 1869 - 1992
United Church Cemetery, Clyde River
West Baccaro Cemetery, West Baccaro ~ 1877 - 1989
Woodside Cemetery, Port La Tour ~ 1883 - 1990

$16.00
Vol 5 (indexed), Includes:
Anglican Cemetery, Churchover ~ 1831 - 1994
Harbour View Cemetery, Port Saxon ~ 1759 - 1970
Ingomar Cemetery, Birchtown ~ 1831 - 1994
North East Harbour Cemetery, North East Harbour ~ 1848 - 1992
Roseway Cemetery, Roseway ~ 1839 - 1986
St. Paul's United Cemetery, Carleton Village ~ 1861 - 1990

$16.00
Vol 6 (indexed), Includes:
Allen Private Cemetery, Sable River ~ 1824 - 1860
Crocheron Point Private Cemetery, Jordan Ferry ~ 1835 - 1896
Dall Cemetery, Lower. Sandy Point ~ 1873 - 1993
East Sable River Cemetery, E. Sable River ~ 1839 - 1888
East Sable River Private Cemetery, E. Sable River ~ 1837 - 1988
Hillside Cemetery, Sable River ~ 1855 - 1995
Jordan Ferry Private Cemetery, Jordan Ferry ~ 1885 - 1992
Jordan Ferry Union Cemetery, Jordan Ferry ~ 1871 - 1900
Locust Hill Cemetery, Jordan Falls ~ 1842 - 1988
Louis Head Cemetery, Louis Head ~ 1827 - 1996
Lower Ohio Community Cemetery, Lwr. Ohio ~ 1907 - 1992
Middle Clyde Cemetery, Mdl. Clyde River ~ 1905 - 1985
Middle Ohio Union Church Cemetery, Mdl. Ohio ~ 1862 - 1992
New Anglican Cemetery, Lake John Rd. ~ 1877 - 1993
Ocean View Cemetery, Jordan Bay ~ 1912 - 1993
Old Anglican Cemetery, Jordan Branch Rd. ~ 1860 - 1984
Port Le Hebert Private Cemetery, Port Le Hebert ~ 1820 - 1884
Richardson Family Cemetery, Big Port Le Hebert ~ 1861 - 1916
Richardson Private Cemetery, Jones Harbour ~ 1900 - 1980
Ryan Private Cemetery, W. Mdl. Sable River ~1932 - 1990
Upper Clyde Cemetery, Upr. Clyde River ~ 1851 - 1966
Upper Sandy Point Cemetery, Upr. Sandy Point ~ 1991 - 1993
Welshtown Private Cemetery, Welshtown ~ 1842 - 1994
West Middle Sable River Cemetery, W. Mdl. Sable River ~ 1875 - 1995
West Port Le Hebert Cemetery, W. Port Le Hebert ~ 1852 - 1980
$16.00
Vol 7 (indexed), Includes:
Pine Grove Cemetery, Elliott Street ~ 1899 - 1991
Christ Church Cemetery, #124 Hammond Street ~ 1789 - 1985
St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, #46 Bulkley Street ~ 1884 - 1989
Shelburne Methodist Cemetery, #140 Hammond Street ~ 1852 - 1919
St. John's Kirkyard, Presbyterian, #40 John Street ~ 1791 - 1908
Advent Christian, #177 Harriett Street ~ 1887 - 1910

$25.00
Vol 8 (indexed), Includes:
Allendale Cemetery, Allendale ~ 1880-1990
Farrington Cemetery, East Green Harbour ~ 1881-1998
Harbour Light Pentecostal Cemetery, East Green Harbour ~ 1925-1995
Western Head Cemetery, East Green Harbour ~ 1880-1988
Wildwood Cemetery, East Green Harbour ~ 1881-1997
Old Cemetery, Little Harbour ~ 1846-1982
Woodlawn Cemetery, Little Harbour ~ 1945-1997
Church Street Cemetery, Lockeport ~ 1848-1889
Locke Family Cemetery, Lockeport ~
Old Kirk Cemetery, Lockeport ~ 1861-1996
Lockeport Cemetery, Lydgate~ 1883-2000
Osborne Cemetery, Osborne ~ 1845-1999
Jasper Harding Cemetery, Port L'Herbert ~ 1831-1977
Rockland Cemetery, Rockland~ 1856-1996
Anglican- by the Church Cemetery, West Green Harbour ~ 1896-1993
Dall Cemetery, West Green Harbour ~ 1882-1981
Green Harbour Cemetery, West Green Harbour ~ 1892-1977
Kohler Cemetery, West Green Harbour ~ 1966-1999
Lower Anglican Cemetery, West Green Harbour ~ 1913-1997
Scott Memorial Cemetery,West Green Harbour ~ 1943-1986
Williams & Firth Cemetery, West Green Harbour ~ 1810-1966
Williams Private Cemetery, West Green Harbour ~
Taylor Hill Cemetery, West Port L'Herbert ~ 1870-1991

$25.00
Veterans of Shelburne County Top
The Veterans of Shelburne County; A Memorial; Volume One Glimpses into the lives of over 500 Shelburne County veterans of WWI. Photographs. Coil bound
Eleanor Robertson Smith & Patricia McCormick
$25.00
The Veterans of Shelburne County; A Memorial; Volume Two
Second World War 2004 Coil bound - 343 pages. A tribute to the men and women of Shelburne County who served in World War Two.
Eleanor Robertson Smith & Bethany Darrow
$40.00
The Veterans of Shelburne County; A Memorial; Volume Three
The Korean War 2005 Coil Bound 61 Pages. Editor James C. Smith $25.00
Family Histories Top
SALE
Land of My Fathers, Shelburne County Nova Scotia's Early Welsh Families, Vol 1
Stoneycroft Publishing, Includes Davis, Jones, Richards and Thomas families.
Heather Doane Atkinson, Eleanor Robertson Smith
$10.00
SALE
Land of My Fathers, Shelburne County Nova Scotia's Early Welsh Families, Vol 2
Stoneycroft Publishing, Includes Harris, Jenkins, Thomas and Powell families.
Eleanor Robertson Smith
$10.00

Maritime History Top
Lost Mariners of Shelburne County Vol 1 As inscribed on The Fisherman's Memorial unveiled 1990, Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Editor Eleanor Robertson Smith, Compiler Joanne Hyde
$25.00
Lost Mariners of Shelburne County Vol 2 Includes mariners from Charlesville to Doctors Cove and from Cape Sable.
Editor Patricia A. Terry
$25.00
Lost Mariners of Shelburne County Vol 3 This volume covers the Barrington, Port LaTour, Baccaro area as well as those mariners missed in Volumes 1 and 2. Coil Bound. 232 pages including index. 
Debbie W. Nickerson
$25.00
Shelburne and the Gloucestermen, Early Shipbuilding in Shelburne.
Lewis V. Robertson
$5.00
Church Histories Top
The Churches of Shelburne County 1765 -1950 - Coil Bound 188 pages. A history of the Church buildings in Shelburne County and some genealogy of early members. Includes a map for each chapter, over 200 b/w and color photos.
Debbie W Nickerson and Darren Jacklin
$32.00
Loyalist Sources and Directories Top
Founders of Shelburne, Nova Scotia Who Came 1783-1793, And Stayed Contains over 200 "Founders" - Port Roseway Associates, United Empire Loyalists, Disbanded Soldiers, Doctors, Merchants, Black Loyalists, Servants, Slaves and more. By Eleanor Robertson Smith and Kim Robertson Walker, Coil Bound, 250 pages.
$35.00
Remarks and Rough Memorandums Captain William Booth Corps of Royal Engineers Shelburne, Nova Scotia 1787, 1789
A transcription of original work. Edited and Research Notes by Eleanor Robertson Smith. 150 pages, Coil Bound $35.00
Shelburne County, N.S. ~an annotated bibliography Compiled by Karen Grovestine Powell (2004 - coil bound - 151 pages) A comprehensive guide to reference material for Shelburne County.
$35.00
Barrington Township Records Early Records of Marriages, Births and Deaths in Barrington, Nova Scotia from the year 1761. Transcribed by Patti Terry. An excellent primary resource.
$20.00
Loyalist Foods in Today's Recipes Social historical cook book with excerpts from 1784-1787 Shelburne newspapers and early diaries.
Eleanor Robertson Smith,
$20.00
From the Pantry A Cookbook edited by Susan Balkam and Kim Walker for our Ways and Means Committee. Recipes from our mothers, grandmothers, aunts and other relatives. $18.00
Index to History of Queens County, NS
James More. Compiled by Joan Harris Crise.
$5.00
Cape Sable Advertiser
Births, Deaths, Marriages, (1886 - 1889), (indexed). Compiled by Lewis Perry
$7.00
Lighthouse Route Woven Throws Approx. 4X6'. Features historical buildings in a stunning contrast of cranberry & cream. Woven 100% cotton. A great gift idea!
Design commissioned by the Society.
$65.00




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Remarks and Rough Memorandums, Captain William Booth
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