Queens County Museum
Thomas Raddall Research Centre


The Queens County Museum is the South Shore home of Planter history. Holdings include extensive genealogical files dating to the immigration of settlers from Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1759-1760. Displays feature early settlement and life in colonial Nova Scotia. The museum is also an exhibit centre for local and travelling exhibits. Opened in 1995, the Thomas Raddall Research Centre houses the museum's archives.


Resources available to the family historian:

- T. B. Smith Collection of over 1700 Histories of Queens County Families
- Simeon Perkins Diary - Extracted information on over 1500 individuals, 1766-1812
- Long's Annals of Queens County, 1760-1867 (seven volumes)
- Over 500 Surname files
- Many Unpublished and Published Genealogies
- Chandler's Funeral Records, 1893-1980
- Queens County Marriage Licenses, 1849-1910
- Queens County Cemetery Records
- Census Records for 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and earlier
- Liverpool Newspapers, 1857-1971
- Liverpool Township Records 1761-1870
- Provincial Birth and Death Records, 1864-1877
- Records of Queens County Churches, late 1700's to mid 1950's
- Port of Liverpool Shipping Records
- Over 300 Queens County Vessel Surname files
- Land Grants and Deeds, 1759-1920
- Probate Records, 1843-1970
- Over 3000 photographs
- Queens County Maps
- Numerous Daybooks and Ledgers
- Eric Millard Collection - Surveyors Records


The staff of the Queens County Museum / Thomas Raddall Research Centre
is available to answer all genealogical enquiries at the rate of $10.00 per hour for research plus the cost of photocopies.



Curator: Linda Rafuse

Address:
109 Main Street
Box 1078
Liverpool, Nova Scotia
CANADA B0T 1K0
902-354-4058
Queens County Museum http://www.queenscountymuseum.com
Thomas Raddall Resarch Centre http://www.raddallresearchcentre.com


Hours:
June 1 - October 15
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Sundays
October 16 - May 31
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Saturday
Closed Sundays




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