Thursday, 25 July 2019

Nova Scotia BMDs

FamilySearch list Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918 as updated to 157,898 records as of 24 July 2019, the latest update to its online collection. It's a title where you can view linked images of the originals that don't require you to be at a Family History Centre or affiliate library.

A companion title Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877 was updated to 218,587 records on 14 July.

In total there are 17 Nova Scotia titles available free on FamilySearch.
Births, with incomplete coverage, are from 1702 to 1904.
Marriages, again incomplete, are from 1711 to 1932.
Deaths from 1864 to 1957.

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Nova Scotia, Canada, Births, 1840-1915, 330,053 records.
Nova Scotia, Canada, Marriages, 1763-1940, 503,931 records
Nova Scotia, Canada, Deaths, 1864-1877, 1890-1965, 466,982 records

You may prefer to go to the source, the Nova Scotia Archives which has its own online resource.

Every name is linked to the original record in digitized form and you can search and view every item free-of-charge or purchase better quality copies/

There are no Nova Scotia BMD records at Findmypast or MyHeritage.

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