15 November 2012

Ancestry adds Nova Scotia, Canada, Land Petitions, 1765-1800

The Nova Scotia, Canada, Land Petitions, 1765-1800 database now added at Ancestry.ca for subscribers contains an index of details extracted from petitions made for grants of land.
These 11,359 records, also available directly from the provincial archives website, comprise extracted information on: name; place of land record; record year details and; names on land record. Images of the petitions themselves are available at the Nova Scotia Archives website
At the time Nova Scotia included much of present New Brunswick.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

looked for Loyalist ancestor, whose land is now in New Brusnwick, no luck, got caught in loup, quit.