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BOOK - A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity - Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604 - 1870 with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix.
By Edwin Crowell.
Plus a New Index by Richard Nickerson [2006]
Originally published by Edwin Crowell, Yarmouth, 1923
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2006 (CD 2011)

Hardcover... 102.95 (C$)
Book on CD... 19.95 (C$)
PC & Mac - PDF format
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Licensed for personal use only

Hardcover Edition
6.25" X 9.25"

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A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity - Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604 - 1870 was originally published by Edwin Crowell in 1923. The book has stood the test of time, still being an essential resource that researchers look to when investigating their Barrington Township roots.

The original book is reproduced here in its complete form, with one very important addition.

The original book is brimming with references to specific individuals and their genealogies, however it offered an inadequate index. This new edition includes a new 176 page index compiled by Richard Nickerson in 2006. The new index is divided into six sections, dealing with Personal Names; Place Names; Vessels; Subjects; Literary Allusions; Index to Sources

Table of Contents includes:
  • Preface
  • The Old Inhabitants
  • Old Documents, etc
  • Province and Colony
  • The Township Settlement
  • The Township of Barrington
  • Antecedents of Grantees, 1767
  • Early Settlers and the Government
  • Crossing the Fiood
  • Founders and Foundations
  • Growth and Organization
  • The Township Grant
  • The Period of the First Division
  • Barrington and the Revolution [American Revolutionary War]
  • Peace and Readjustment
  • Military Affairs
  • Religion
  • Legislation re the Township
  • Social Service
  • Maritime Interests
  • Distribution of Population and Local Industry
  • Boundaries, Topography, Geology, Forests and Climate
  • Appendix
  • Biography and Genealogy
  • Addenda
  • [Old] Index
  • New Index to Personal Names
  • New Index to Place Names
  • New Index to Vessels
  • New Index to Subjects
  • New Index to Literary Allusions
  • New Index to Sources
Our historical reprint of A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity - Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604 - 1870 , enhanced with Nickerson's new index, turns this exceptional local history and genealogy book into a useful, and easy to access reference book.

  • "This is a well-written history of Barrington Township, Nova Scotia, highlighting especially the contributions of New Englanders. Its thoroughly modern index greatly increases its usefulness to researchers. "... - Paul Milner, Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) journal Forum, 2007
  • 804 pages (including new 176 page index)
  • Hardcover (burgundy with gilt lettering)
  • 6.25 X 9.25"
  • New Index [2006] (176 pages)
  • Originally published by author Edwin Crowell(1853-1926), Yarmouth, 1923
  • This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2006
  • ISBN: 1-897210-89-2 (2006 GHP edition, including new index)

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