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

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Vital Statistics are those staples of research that provide the basic building blocks to trace genealogy.
Vital Statistics
Birth, Marriage and Death Records are primary documents. The newest and most complete vital records are on line at
We have photocopied records from several churches (indexed) and others on microfilm which are also indexed.
Newspaper Birth, Marriage and Death file cards from 1900 to the present are available. These published records are mostly from local newspapers dealing with present and former Shelburne County residents. Records number in the thousands
Shelburne Birth record (by request, by surname). Restricted. Enquire re dates.
Registration of marriage licenses which were issued by John Morrison. 1890-1914 Indexed.
Smith, Earl, photocopies of Births, Marriages and Deaths and Diary, Index 1886-1949
Coronerís Record (index and on card files) 1909-1919. From records of Registrar Mrs. Martha (Boyd) Morton
Card files 1786-1903 Coronerís Records: Shelburne County, transcribed and indexed from Public Archives of Nova Scotia RG41, Volumes 157, 158.
Assorted Shelburne County Obituaries collected by Lyndon Thomas and David Cushing. Indexed. 1974 - 2007.
Scrapbooks - 43 with events and vital statistics ranging from 1888 to 1990ís
Birthday Books - several
School Registers - Restricted. Enquire.

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