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BOOK - THE ANNOTATED TRIAL of GEORGE FREDERICK BOUTELIER and JOHN BOUTELIER for the MURDER of FRÉDÉRIC EMONEAU [EMINAUD] and his family, with genealogies of the Emoneau and Boutelier families    (Lunenburg, Nova Scotia)
By Kenneth S. Paulsen
Published by Global Heritage Press, Ottawa, 2017
The murder of the Emoneau (Eminaud) family in 1791 has fascinated genealogists and amateur historians for decades. The Emoneau deaths of 1791 at the hands of two Boutilier brothers were the first murders in Lunenburg since the community had been settled in 1753. The nature of the murders and the trial have been viewed as controversial since evidence to convict the Boutilier brothers was largely circumstantial and scant at best. Interestingly, the lawyer for the Crown published the transcript of the trial in 1791, but the trial faded from memory until 1895 when historian and judge Mather Byles DesBrisay published the History of the County of Lunenburg in which he devoted five pages summarizing the unfortunate events of March 1791. This summary of the murder and trial revived interest in the murders that persists into the 21st century. Historian and genealogist Dr. Kenneth S. Paulsen has taken the 1791 transcript and annotated it to provide background information on everyone involved in the trial from the judge to the jury and witnesses. The participants in the trial represent a cross section of Lunenburg's multicultural settlement. Additionally, an introduction provides context on the Emoneau family. Genealogies of the Emoneau and Boutilier families complete the book. Dr. Paulsen's interest in the murders and trial is more than an historical curiosity as he is a direct descendant of murdered Emoneaus as well as a sibling of the murderers. ISBN 978-1-77240-074-8     More Information
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BOOK - Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia.
Compiled by Marion Gilroy under the direction of D. C. Harvey, Archivist
Originally published 1937 (This historical reprint by Global Heritage Press)
The list of United Empire Loyalists who appear in this book, was compiled from the land papers in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia and checked with the land papers in the Department of Lands and Forests of the province. The general purpose of this publication was to collect in as compact a form as possible all the information that has survived on Loyalist settlements in Nova Scotia and to make this accessible to the descendants who are interested. ISBN 1-897210-95-7 (Hardcover)   More information
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BOOK - Kingston and the "Loyalists of the Spring Fleet" of 1783
By Walter Bates
Originally published by Barnes and Company, Saint John, 1889
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2010

This book deals with the exodus of the Loyalists of the Spring Fleet from the United States to sanctuary in Atlantic Canada in 1783. The original title page includes a lengthy title and attribution, as was common when this history was written: Kingston and the "Loyalists of the Spring Fleet" of A.D. 1783. With Reminiscences of Early Days in Connecticut: A Narrative. By Walter Bates, ESQ., Sometime High Sheriff of the County of Kings. To Which is Appended a Diary Written by Sarah Frost on Her Voyage to St. John, N.B. with the Loyalists of 1783. Edited with Notes by W. O. Raymond, A.B. Rector of St. Mary's Church, St. John, N.B.. ISBN : 9781926797434    More information
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BOOK - History of King's County, Nova Scotia, Heart of the Acadian Land
By Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton
Originally published by The Salem Press Company, Salem, 1910
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 1999 (CD 2010)

From the time of the first settlement of Europeans in King's County until 1910, author Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, tells the story of Acadian inhabitants in the late 17th century, their expulsion in 1755, and subsequent settlement by New England Planter families, and the further settlement and development of Kings County. Includes chapters detailing the beginnings and growth of each municipality and lists original grantees. Further chapters cover education, militia, transportation, government and churches. More than four hundred pages are devoted to biographical sketches and genealogies.
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BOOK - A Geography and History of the County of Digby, Nova Scotia
By Isaiah W. Wilson
Originally published by Holloway Bros., Halifax, 1900
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2006 (CD 2010)

Beginning in 1867, author Isaiah Wilson travelled throughout western Nova Scotia selling an almanac. While on his rounds he collected detailed histories of the communities and families on his route. This 1900 book focuses on his research in the County of Digby. This book is an essential resource for those who have an interest in the early history of the County.
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BOOK - History of Inverness County, Nova Scotia
By: J.L. MacDougall
Originally published in Truro, 1922
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2005

ISBN 1-897210-71-X (Hardcover)
History of Inverness County is a highly acclaimed local history book loaded with information that is loaded with information about the families and settlements in Inverness County. Originally published in 1922, this book was written to "perpetuate the names and memories of the brave and intrepid men and women to whom we are indebted for the opening up and reclaiming from the bondage of the wilderness of this favored region of fine and free country".
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BOOK - A History of the County of Pictou, Nova Scotia
By Rev. George Patterson, D.D.
Originally published by The Pictou Advocate, Pictou, 1877
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2005 (CD 2011)

This book is a wonderful old history of Pictou County that includes lists of early settlers, sorted in a variety of ways. By ship; by area that they came from; by area where they settled; by military regiment; by land grant acreage; etc...
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BOOK - Pictonians At Home And Abroad
By Rev. J.P. MacPhie, M.A.
Originally published by Pinkham Press, Boston, 1914
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2000

Full title: Pictonians at Home and Abroad, Sketches of Professional Men and Women of Pictou County - Its History and Institutions. The book is a detailed history of the county , with an emphasis on the accomplishments of the descendants of early Pictou settlers.
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BOOK - Tide & Timber, Hanstport, Nova Scotia 1795 - 1995
By Allen B. Robertson
Originally published by Lancetot Press, Nova Scotia, 1996
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2001, 2006

The author balanced the pride of hometown with the eye of the historian in Tide & Timber. The reader is presented with a broad outline of 200 years of continuous settlement threaded around the core themes of community dynamics and the influence of the land on the people who live at the confluence of the Avon and Halfway Rivers. The book provides the reader with suggestive sources of additional information about Hantsport's history in endnotes and appendices.
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BOOK - A History of the County of Yarmouth Nova Scotia (1876)
By J. R. Campbell
Originally published by J.A. McMillan, St. John, 1876
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2003 (CD 2010)

This book is a high quality reprint of a rare volume that was originally published in 1876. An excellent history of Yarmouth county including biographical information and listings of early families. See "more Information" for a detailed description of the contents of A History of the County of Yarmouth Nova Scotia.
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BOOK - Annals of Yarmouth and Barrington, Nova Scotia In the Revolutionary War
By Edmund Duval Poole (1899)
Originally published by Yarmouth Herald, 1899
This edition published by GlobalHeritage press, Milton, 2003

This book is a result of Poole's discovery of a 'voluminous mass of manuscripts' in the Archives of Massachusetts in 1888-89. This book is a compilation of a large part of those records. The included records chiefly consist of settlers' letters, petitions, depositions, court records, and more. The sentiments of the writers and thier affairs during the Revolutionsy War are quite explicitly described. A treasure-trove of information for those researching the early families of Yarmouth and Barrington and/or Revolutionary War/Loyalists. Includes a comprehensive name and subject index.
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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
New Index by Richard Nickerson [2006]
Originally published by Edwin Crowell, Yarmouth, 1923
This edition (with new index) published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2006

This fine local history is brimming with references to specific individuals and their genealogies. More than 800 essential pages for everyone researching their Barrington Township roots, including a new 176 page index including Personal Names; Place Names; Vessels; Subjects; Literary Allusions; New Index to Sources.
ISBN: 1-897210-89-2 (Hardcover)   More information
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BOOK - A History of the County of Antigonish, Nova Scotia [pre-1929]
by Rev. D J. Rankin.
Originally published by The MacMillan Company, 1929
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2005 (CD 2009)

The first portion of the book contains a history of the county of Antigonish before 1929, including information about settlement and those Acadians, English, French, Irish, Scottish, and United Empire Loyalists who first called Antigonish their home. The bulk of the book contains genealogical information about the early families of this important Nova Scotia county. Family history sketches are arranged alphabetically by surname.
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BOOK - The 1752 Census of Isle Royal (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia)
By Sieur De La Roque
Originally published by Canadian Archives, Ottawa, 1906
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2006 [CD 2012]

This book is a reprint of a 1906 Canadian Archives transcription of the original inspection and census of Isle Royale in 1752 by Sieur De La Roque. In addition to including a listing of the people, this report includes much personal about the settlers/residents of Cape Breton in 1752, plus detailed descriptions of the topography and condition of places thoughout the island. If you are researching early families or history in Cape Breton, this resource is priceless!
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BOOK - Cape Breton Canada at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century
By C. W. Vernon
Originally published by Nation Publishing, Toronto, 1903
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2006

Cape Breton Canada at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century is a history of Cape Breton Island from before European "discovery" of the island, to settlement and development of Cape Breton up to 1902. The book is generously complimented with historical photo illustrations of people and places on the island.
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BOOK - Old Sydney, Sketches of the Town and Its People in Days Gone
By J.G. MacKinnon
Originally published by Don McKinnon, Cape Breton, 1918
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2003 (CD 2010)

The historical portions were gleaned from books, newspapers, letters and public documents, the traditions were 'gathered here and there as opportunity offered'.
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BOOK - Historical and Genealogical Record of the First Settlers of Colchester County, Nova Scotia
By Thomas Miller
Originally published by A. and W. MacKinlay, Halifax, 1873
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2003 (CD 2010)

Contains a general history of Colchester County, as it was recorded in 1873, however the bulk of the book is a wonderful collection of genealogical information for many of the early families (pre-1873)
ISBN 1-894378-79-2     More information
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BOOK - The History Of Queens County, Nova Scotia [1873]
By James F. More
Originally published by Nova Scotia Printing Company, 1873
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2003 (CD 2009)

A detailed local history of the early settlement of Queens County, Nova Scotia before 1873. This volume also includes an extensive list of biographical sketches (all of Chapter 17) and names and details of many who settled in the county. Biographical sketches include families of: Cobb, Freeman, Knowles, Nickerson, Snow, Mack, Fraser, Morine, Collins, Tupper, Doggett, Darrow, Cheever, Perkins, Barss, Dick, Gorham, Newton, Johnstone, Payzant, Forbes, Dixon, Neal, Godfrey, Dolliver, Smith, Knaut and DeWolf.
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BOOK - History of The County of Lunenburg
By M. B. DesBrisay. Modern index by Gail Facini Edwards
Originally published by William Briggs, Toronto, 1895
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2003 (CD 2010)

History of The County of Lunenburg provides a detailed history of the settlement and development of Lunenburg County from the time of European settlement up to 1895. Most important to family history researchers is the biographical and genealogical information of many of the individuals and families who settled and lived in this important Nova Scotia county.
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BOOK - A Short History of Annapolis Royal: - The Port Royal of the French, from Its Settlement in 1604 to the Withdrawal of the British Troops in 1854
By W. M. MacVicar
Originally pubished by Copp, Clarke Company in 1897
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2008

Annapolis Royal (Port Royal) in Nova Scotia is the site of the first European settlement in Canada. It was settled three years before Quebec City in Quebec and two years before Virginia in the United States. A Short History of Annapolis Royal has been long regarded as an important reference for those researching the history and families of Annapolis Royal.
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BOOK - History of the County of Annapolis- Including Old Port Royal and Acadia
By W.A. Calnek
Originally published by William Briggs, 1897
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 1999 (CD 2010)

Author W.A. Calnek gathered information for this book for a least two decades, drawing heavily on government records and diaries. Chapters cover French exploration and settlement, English occupation, expulsion of the Acadians, Loyalist settlements, township inhabitants, local government, churches and buildings. ISBN 1-894378-04-0-9 (Hardcover)   More information
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BOOK - Supplement to the History of the County of Annapolis
By A. W. Savary
Originally published by William Briggs, 1913
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2001 (CD 2010)

This historical reprint is a supplementary volume to the History of the County of Annapolis. A. W. Savary published this valuable reference work in 1913 to address numerous errors in the genealogies and biographical memoirs in the original volume by W.A. Calnek. ISBN 1-894378-35-0 (Hardcover)   
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BOOK - The Chignecto Isthmus And Its First Settlers.
By Howard Trueman
New index compiled by Ann Ward, 2011
Originally published by William Briggs, Toronto, 1902
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2011

Originally written by Howard Trueman and published in 1902, this edition is an historical reprint by Global Heritage Press. The author explores the part played by the Yorkshiremen and their descendants in the local history of the Chignecto Ithsmus. The Isthmus of Chignecto is an area bordering the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia which connects the mainland portion of Nova Scotia with North America.
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BOOK - The Acadians Before 1755
By Régis Brun
First edition published by Régis Brun, Moncton, 2005
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2012

What was Acadie before 1755? This book answers the question by looking at five specific regions of early Acadie: Port-Royal, the Minas Basin and Cobeguit, all of which became part of Nova Scotia at the signing of the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713; Île Royale, which remained a French possession in 1713 but became British, under the name Cape Breton, in 1763, and Chipoudie, on the Petcoudiac River, in what came to be called New Acadie by historians, and officially became New Brunswick in 1784.
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BOOK - Historic Annapolis Royal, Images of our Past
By Ian Lawrence
Published by Nimbus Publishing, Halifax
Annapolis Royal, one of Nova Scotia's most historic towns, is the oldest permanent European settlement in North America north of Florida. First called Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain, it was the administrative and military centre of Acadie until its final capture by the British in 1710. Renamed in honour of Queen Anne, this spectacular little town served as Nova Scotia's capital until the founding of Halifax in 1749. This visually evocative and informative book traces the history of Annapolis Royal through its architecture, streetscapes, and industries, its public, military, and domestic life. Fort Anne, Canada's first historic park, adds to the town's visual charm, as does the fact that many of the town's historic buildings - including some of the oldest framed buildings in the country - are still standing. Also treated in images and text are the surrounding villages of Granville, Lequille, and Bear River, and of course, the replica of the 1605 Habitation of de Monts and Champlain.
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BOOK - Historic Black Nova Scotia
By By Bridglal Pachai and Henry Bishop
Published by Nimbus Publishing, Halifax
The black communities of Nova Scotia have deep roots in the province and a history of striving to succeed in the face of racial discrimination. Historic Black Nova Scotia is a comprehensive yet concise new look at this important part of Nova Scotia's history, covering the whole period of black settlement, from the eighteenth century to the late twentieth century, and every black community in the province. Based on a lifetime of research, this fully illustrated volume features Nova Scotia's most important black communities as well as in-depth profiles of black pioneers in every field. An invaluable record of the past, and an inspiration for the future, Historic Black Nova Scotia is a major contribution to the cultural history of Nova Scotia.
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BOOK - Historic Lunenburg, The Days of Sail 1880-1930
By Mike Parker
Published by Nimbus Publishing, Halifax
Historic Lunenburg brings together a host of images celebrating Lunenburg’s proud sailing heritage and its history as a centre of fishing and marine culture, as well as its people, business, rich architectural traditions, and celebrated events. From Lunenburg’s beginnings as a British settlement for “Foreign Protestants” to its days as an international fish exporter, and as a home to traditionally crafted schooners, this book brings to life the spirited past of one of Nova Scotia’s most picturesque communities.
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BOOK - Historic Sackville
By Robert Paton Harvey
Published by Nimbus Publishing, Halifax
In 1749 Sackville was founded and it has since been Halifax’s gateway to the interior of Nova Scotia. The community has been a growth centre since. Historic Sackville traces the gradual evolution of a cohesive farming community into a sprawling suburban one. Its collection of historic photographs of pioneer families, their activities, architecture, and celebrations is a reminder of the community's vital heritage, and its significant place in the development of the region


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BOOK - Historic Town of Pictou
By Monica Graham
Published by Nimbus Publishing, Halifax
In 1773, the ship Hector's Scottish passengers made Pictou the "Birthplace of New Scotland." Combining historical photographstand extensively researched captions, Monica Graham describes many important developments in the community's past, like the founding of Pictou Academy, the tenacity of the Pictou Artillery, and, of course, the historic voyage of the steamship Royal William, the first ship to cross the Atlantic under steam power alone. We also meet some of the people who gave this town its lively spirit: Ditto Dalton and his tightrope-walking goat; George Urquhart Hill, World War Two flying ace; and the six Sheriff Harrises. The Historic Town of Pictou is vital to anyone interested in the town of Pictou, the Scottish presence in Nova Scotia, or the ability of humankind to turn a piece of raw wilderness into a vibrant, thriving commumty.
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BOOK - Planter Links: Community and Culture in Colonial Nova Scotia
Editors: Margaret Conrad and Barry Moody
Pubished by Acadiensis Press, Fredericton, 2001
They came into early Nova Scotia from many backgrounds, carrying the village culture, missionary ideals, political dreams, economic ambitions and ordinary hopes of the eighteenth century. Preachers and privateers, teachers and soldiers, merchants and farmers, these men and women founded communities and planted seeds that have made a distinctive contribution to local and regional identities in the Maritime Provinces. The fourth in a series of publications on the New England Planters in Maritime Canada produced by the Planter Studies Centre at Acadia University. ISBN 978-0-919107-46-5 (Softcover)    
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BOOK - Necessaries and Sufficiencies, Planter Society in Londonderry, Onslow and Truro Townships 1761-1780 [Nova Scotia]
By Carol Campbell and James F. Smith
Pubished by Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, NS (June 2011)
2011 marks the 250th anniversary of the coming of New England and Irish Planters to Nova Scotia. "Necessaries and Sufficiencies," is a social political, cultural and material microhistory of 18th-century daily life in the district of Cobequid, now part of Colchester County, NS. Eight vignettes from a cross-section of immigrants detail migration and settlement and the evolution of New England and Irish cultural mores in this wilderness setting. Occupations of both men and women, family and religious life, educational and social institutions, health care, commercial links and more. A separate section chronicles Cobequid's reaction to the American Revolutionary War.
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BOOK - This Unfriendly Soil
By Janice Potter-MacKinnon
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, 1995
Following the Revolution more than 20,000 Loyalists fled to Nova Scotia but the Loyalists were disappointed not only by their treatment at the hands of the British Government, but also by the apparent unwillingness of the government and people of Nova Scotia to recognize their sacrifice and encourage their advancement. This sense of opposition from the existing community made their experience different from that of Loyalists elsewhere and contributed to the intensity and longevity of Nova Scotia’s loyalist traditions. ISBN 0-7735-0719-1.    More information

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BOOK - Scotland Farewell: The People of the Hector
By Donald MacKay
This is the story of the Highland Scots who sailed to Pictou, Nova Scotia, 1773 on the Hector and who pioneered the large-scale emigration of Scots to Nova Scotia. They come for many reasons: the famine of the previous spring, the pressures of population growth, intolerable rent increases, trouble with the law, the hunger of landless men to own land of their own. But when the settlers arrived at Pictou after an appalling storm-tossed crossing in the hold of the old brig Hector, they found they had been deceived. The promised prime farming land turned out to be virgin forest. Only the kindness of the Micmac Indians and the handful of New Englanders already settled in the area enabled them to survive until they learned how to exploit the forests and clear land for farming. but survive they did, and their prosperity encouraged shiploads of emigrants, including fellow clansmen, to join them, making northeastern Nova Scotia a true New Scotland.
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BOOK - After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton
By Lucille H. Campey
This is the first fully documented and detailed account, produced in recent times, of one of the greatest early migrations of Scots to North America. The arrival of the Hector in 1773, with nearly 200 Scottish passengers, sparked a huge influx of Scots to Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. Thousands of Scots, mainly from the Highlands and Islands, streamed into the province during the late 1700s and the first half of the nineteenth century. Lucille Campey traces the process of emigration and explains why Scots chose their different settlement locations in Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. Much detailed information has been distilled to provide new insights on how, why and when the province came to acquire its distinctive Scottish communities. Challenging the widely held assumption that this was primarily a flight from poverty, After the Hector reveals how Scots were being influenced by positive factors, such as the opportunity for greater freedoms and better livelihoods.
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BOOK - Land of the Loyalists, Their struggle to shape the Maritimes
By Janice Potter-MacKinnon
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, 1995
Fleeing the American Revolution, Loyalists arrived in the Maritimes driven by a dream: out of the desolate wilderness of present-day Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, they would carve a distinctive cultural and social landscape. Closer to Britain than any of the American states, and only a short sea voyage from New York, the Maritimes seemed to offer the Loyalists a fresh canvas on which to imprint their ideals. In transplanting their British sensibility, ideas of material culture, and respect for order and institutions, the Loyalist leaders attempted to establish New Ireland, a melding of rebellious New England and loyal New Scotland. (Nove Scotia). But this dream for New Ireland was never realized. The Loyalist struggle to impose material and social refinements, and to cultivate a sense of civic responsibility, was frustrated by inhospitable land, long winters, and reluctant inhabitants. Still, the Loyalist legacy is evident today throughout the Maritimes - in the architecture of towns such as Fredericton, New Brunswick and Shelburne, Nova Scotia, and in the social and political institutions of the entire region. This book explores the Loyalists' settlement patters, land distribution, and architectural efforts, as well as the Black Loyalist experience, giving a thorough and engaging look at the forces that created the Loyalist imprint in the Maritimes. ISBN 1-55109-274-3    More information

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BOOK - Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers: English Settlers in Atlantic Canada
By Lucille H. Campey
Lucille Campey studies evidence of early English settlement in Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland. Beginning with the Planters and Loyalists of English descent who arrived from the United States in the second half of the 18th century, she goes on to consider the growing influx directly from England after 1815 and ends with the assisted emigration schemes of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including those that involved destitute children. Detailed information relating to ship crossings and settlement locations is distilled to provide new insights on how, why, and when the four Atlantic provinces came to acquire their English settlers. What attracted them? Was the rapid industrialization taking place in England a major push factor? How did trade links influence settlement locations?
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Shawville Equity 1883-1916

(Pontiac County, Quebec)