A Brief History of Queens County

Liverpool, the county seat of Queens County, was founded in 1759 by New England Planters. Until the outbreak of the American Revolution, Liverpool maintained strong ties with the American colonies. From 1776 to 1815, Liverpool was the base of Nova Scotia's privateers and is still known as the "Port of Privateers". Once a hub for shipbuilding, today Queens County is one of Nova Scotia's centers for lumbering and fisheries.


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Queens County Museum / Thomas Raddall Research Centre

Queens County Historical Society

Perkins House Museum

North Queens Heritage Society

Registry of Deeds, Wills and Probate

Queens County Church Records (LDS films)

Nova Scotia Planter Studies at Acadia University

Queens County Burial Index


Queens County Cemetery Inscriptions
Queens County Census Records
Queens County Vital Records - Births, Marriages and Deaths from Primary Sources

Military Records - Muster Rolls of Tarleton's Dragoons (Port Mouton)
Download - Excel format (72 KB)


Miscellaneous Records - 1886 Electors List for Port Medway
Download - Excel format (28 KB)


T.B. Smith Collection - Over 1700 Queens County Surnames

Books and Publications






Canadian Privateering Homepage

Queens County Visitors Page

South Shore Regional Library

Wentzel Genealogy Society





Read Queens County Queries (through February 1999)

Post and Read Queens County Queries (March 1999 to present)





Please visit the Queens County Lookups page for information on volunteers who have offered to check their resources for you!






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