Cumberland County, N.S., Canada
List of Town Officers 1792
in the General Sessions of the Peace (Quarter Sessions)
Notes:Taken from the Records of the "General Sessions
of the Peace (Quarter Sessions)" for Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.
The Original Document is at PANS, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The original record book was donated by Belle Johnson.
The Names are spelled as they were originally written.
The Parrsboro area is not part of Cumberland County in 1792.

** "The Rivers - Elizian Fields , McCan & Nappan etc. " There
        has been a Change of Place Name for this Community to
        "Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792". The names "The
        Rivers - Elizian Fields, Mc Can  and Nappan etc." no
        longer  are listed  as a Town  community.

Surnames found in this 1792 Document:
ANGEVINE, ATKINSON, BAKER, BARRON, BARRY,
BAXTER, BENT, BLACK, BLISS, BOSS, BULMER,
CANFIELD, CHAPMAN, COATS, CONVERSE, COPP,
DICKIE, DONKIN, DOTTEN, EMBREE, FILLIMORE,
FORSHNER, FOUNTAIN, FULTON, GLENNEY,
HALL, HARRISON, HORTON, JENNINGS,
JOHNSON, LOGAN,  LUSBY, MCGOWN, METCALF,
MILLS, MUNROW, MORRAL (MORREL ?), NEWTON
O'BRIEN, OXLEY,  PEERS, PHENWIX (FENWICK ?),
PIPES, PURDY, REED, ROBINSON, ROBLIE (ROBLEE ?),
RUSTIN (RUSHTON?), SEAMAN, STUART, TOTTEN
TRAVERSE,  TRAIN  (TREEN?),  TUTTLE, WATSON,
WILLIAMS.

List of Town Officers 1792
 1792
Chosen By The Court
 County Treasurer CUMBERLAND COUNTY Thomas Watson Esq.
 TOWN OFFICE AMHERST -  1792
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Amherst 1792 Thomas Lusby
Constables & Collectors Amherst 1792 Nathan Traverse
Robert Barry
Assessors Amherst 1792 Jonathan Pipes
Thomas Lusby
Rob.t McGown
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Amherst 1792 Wm. Hall
Saml Embree 
John Stuart
Robert Reed
John Fulton
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
Amherst 1792 SamEmbree 
Hugh Logan
Surveyors of Rivers **Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways Amherst 1792 Nathan Bliss
Thos Robinson
Stephen Reed
Hogreaves Amherst 1792 Lockwood Baxter
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
Amherst 1792 John Fulton
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
Amherst 1792 Wm. Bulmer
John Totten
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
Amherst 1792 Thos Baker
John Dickie
 TOWN OFFICE Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792
(Change of Name for Community,
Elizian Fields and Nappan River no longer shown as a community)
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792  Luke Harrison
Constables & Collectors  Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792 Wm. Harrison
Geo. Boss
Assessors Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792  Edward Barron Esq.
James Metcalf
Luke Harrison
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792 The Rivers 1792 Thos Coats
David Mills
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792  James Metcalf
Miles O'Brien
Surveyors of Rivers **Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792  Thomas Coats
Mathw Phenwix
John Glenney
Hogreaves Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792  Wm. Morral (Morrel?)
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792  Duncan Munrow
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792  Thoms Coats
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
**Court Appointed No one.
 TOWN OFFICE Westchester 1792
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Westchester 1792 John Rustin Sen.
Constables & Collectors Westchester 1792 Saml Rustin
Assessors Westchester 1792 Aron Fountain
John Rustin 
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Westchester 1792 Isreal Barker
Hez. Seaman
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
**Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Rivers **Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways Westchester 1792 Gabriel Purdy
Hogreaves **Court Appointed No one.
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
Westchester 1792 John Rustin Sen.
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
**Court Appointed No one.
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
**Court Appointed No one.

 
 TOWN OFFICE
River Philip 1792
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk River Philip 1792 John Black
Constables & Collectors River Philip 1792 Wm. Donkin Jun.
Assessors River Philip 1792 Richard Black
Asa Fillimore
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
**Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
**Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of  River River Philip 1792 John Oxley
Surveyors of Highways River Philip 1792 William Donkin Sen.
Hogreaves **Court Appointed No one.
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
River Philip 1792 Mathw Johnson
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
**Court Appointed No one.
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
**Court Appointed No one.
 TOWN OFFICE
Fort Lawrence 1792
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Fort Lawrence 1792 Thos Chapman
Constables & Collectors Fort Lawrence 1792 Vose Bent
Wm. Copp
Assessors Fort Lawrence 1792 Thos Watson Esq.
Henry Purdy Esq.
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Fort Lawrence 1792 Martin Bent
John Atkinson Jun.
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
Fort Lawrence 1792 Jesse Bent
Surveyors of Rivers **Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways Fort Lawrence 1792 Jesse Bent
Hogreaves Fort Lawrence 1792 John Newton
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
Fort Lawrence 1792 Jesse Bent
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
Fort Lawrence 1792 Thos Chapman
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
Fort Lawrence 1792 Jesse Converse

 
 TOWN OFFICE
Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 Peter Angevine
Constables & Collectors Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 W. Tuttle
Ephm Peers
Assessors Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 P. Angevine
Stephen Canfield
John Roblie
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 Stephen Canfield
James Dotten
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 Saml Williams
Jor Train 
Surveyors of Rivers Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 Alex. Peers
Surveyors of Highways Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 Stephen Canfield
Andw Forshner
Hogreaves Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 Ch. Jennings
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 James Dotten
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
Ramsheg (Wallace) 1792 Stephen Canfield
Solomon Horton
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
**Court Appointed No one.

*** END 1792