Printed & Digital Books    Charts   Newsletters   Upcoming Events   Contact Us  


Find topic, title or author:


   Genealogy Misc.

      - New Brunswick
      - Newfoundland & Lab.
      - Nova Scotia
      - Ontario
      - Prince Edward Island
      - Quebec
      - Western Canada
      - Military - Before 1920
      - Loyalists / UEL
      - Pioneers' Stories
      - Home Children
   England & Wales
   Ireland & N. Ireland
   United States

Featured Authors

   Carol Bennett-McCuaig
   Stuart L Manson
   Ron W. Shaw
   Gavin K. Watt
   Stuart L Manson
   Ont. Genealogical Society
   Dr David Elliott
   Linda Corupe

Our Imprints

   Global Heritage Press
   MacDonald Research

COVID 19 status: We continue to ship all orders within one business day. Please allow for potentially longer than usual postal and courier transit times.

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

pdf download.....15.95 (C$)
Link emailed within 1 business day
Licensed for personal use only

Hardcover edition
Originally published in 1897, author W.A. Calnek gathered information for this book for at 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. Details of public careers and services were gleaned from the journals of the Legislature and public records in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Contents include:
  • Chapter I - 1604-1613
  • Chapter II - 1613-1686
  • Chapter III - 1686-1705
  • Chapter IV - 1705-1710
  • Chapter V - 1710-1732
  • Chapter VI - 1732-1742
  • Chapter VII - 1742-1746
  • Chapter VIII - 1746-1756
  • Chapter IX - The Seizure and dispersion of the Acadians
  • Chapter X - The Township of Annapolis - 1755-1775
  • Chapter XI - Township of Annapolis, Concluded
  • Chapter XII - The Township of Granville
  • Chapter XIII - The Township of Wilmot
  • Chapter XIV - The Township of Clements
  • Chapter XV - Later settlements
  • Chapter XVI - History of the County at large, continued
  • Chapter XVII - Religions and churches in the county
  • Chapter XVIII - Lists of public officers, Justices of the Peace, Members of the Legislature etc. Census statistics, the Apple Trade... Biographical Memoirs - Members of parliament for the County of Annapolis from 1759-1867
  • Biographical and Genealogical Sketches - of the families of early English settlers and Grantees of the county of Annapolis, arranged alphabetically Armstrong to Young
  • Additions and Corrections - including further notes on the Barclay, Ritchies, Bass, Bertoux, Chipman, and Clark families
A later publication titled, Supplement to the History of Annapolis County, is an essential companion to this volume.

650 Pages
6.75" X 10.25" (larger format than original)
Originally published by William Briggs, 1897
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 1999

ISBN 1-894378-04-0 (Hardcover)

More Canadian Genealogy & History Resources from Global Genealogy:

© Inc. 1992-2021
Sign up for our free newsletter!   |   Unsubscribe from our newsletter

New Books 2021

New Index to Audit Office 13
First complete Index to locate United Empire Loyalist claims & documents in AO13 (American Revolution)

Three FRASER Familes
of St Andrews West

(Stormont County, Ontario)

St. Matthew's Anglican Cemetery
(Grenville Village, Quebec)

Dalesville Public Cemetery
(Chatham Twp., Quebec)

St. Mungo's United Church Cemetery
(Chatham Twp., Quebec)

New Books 2020

New Books 2019