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Nova Scotia births for 1922 now online and searchable

The Nova Scotia Archives has finally posted the birth registrations for 1922 on its website. The records are searchable by first and last name, place, county, and year. In May, the provincial archives added death records for 1972, and in … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia marriages from 1947 now available online

Nova Scotia Archives last week added marriages from 1947 to its website, and they are searchable by name. In May, the provincial archives updated its online death records, adding deaths from 1972. No sign yet of when more birth records … Continue reading

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Another 30,000 Nova Scotia births, marriages and deaths go online this summer

Nova Scotia Archives yesterday announced that the latest batch of historical vital statistics is on its way. The 2023 batch of historical vital statistics are currently being prepared for the provincial archives’ website. That means 30,000 previously unreleased records will … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia 1920 births fully transcribed and searchable

Thanks to the work of volunteers, the birth records for 1920 on Nova Scotia Archives’ website are fully transcribed and now being worked into the searchable database of provincial birth, marriage and death records. Death records for 1971 and marriage … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia death records for 1971 available online

Nova Scotia Archives has added death registrations for 1971 to its website. These digitized records are available to search and transcribe. To search for a 1971 death record, you may first need to click on skip in the Transcribe registration box, and … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia 1946 marriage records now available to search by surname — and transcribe

Nova Scotia Archives yesterday published on its website the province’s 1946 civil marriage registrations for transcription. The release is almost exactly a year after they published the 1945 marriages. The good news is you can search the collection by the … Continue reading

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African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia

Virtual celebrations began yesterday in Nova Scotia for African Heritage Month, with a provincial proclamation and poster unveiling ceremony. The provincial theme, Through Our Eyes: The Voices of African Nova Scotians, recognizes the legacies of people of African descent through … Continue reading

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Thousands of historic photos in Nova Scotia Archives’ new online collection

Nova Scotia Archives last week added a new photographic collection to its website that contains 9,300 digitized images. This is a must-view collection for any family historian whose relatives lived in the province. The photos were collected by the provincial … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia births for 1920 now available online

Nova Scotia Archives has published 10,000 birth records for 1920 on its website to transcribe, and these record can also be searched by family name or browsed. Another 7,000 birth records are still to be added to the collection. Tip: … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia births for 1920 — they’re coming

Like grandparents waiting for their first grandchild, a number of genealogists are impatiently waiting for the online release of Nova Scotia civil births for 1920, wondering if it’s going to happen any minute. In pre-pandemic times, these records would have … Continue reading

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