Cumberland County, N.S., Canada
List of Town Officers 1794
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 1794.

**  In 1792 there was a Change of Place Name for the Community known as "The Rivers - Elizian Fields , McCan & Nappan etc. " to "Rivers McCan & Hebert  ~1792". After 1792 the names "The  Rivers - Elizian Fields, Mc Can  and Nappan etc." are no longer  are listed  as a Town  community in the Court Of Sessions (Quarter Sessions) documents.
 

Surnames found in this 1794 Document:
ANGEVINE,  ATKINSON,  BAKER,  BARRON,  BERRY,
BENT,  BLACK,  BLISS,  BOSS,  BRUNDAGE,  CANFIELD,
CHAPMAN,  CHRISTY,  COATS,  DICKEY,  DONKIN, EMBREE,  FAILES,  FILEMORE,  FORSHNER, FREEMAN,
GLENY,  HARRISON,  HOEG,  HORTON,  HUNTER,  HUSTED,
JOHNSON,  KIEVER,  LODGE,  LOGAN,  MCLELLAN,  McNAB,  MILLS,  MIRES,  MORSE,  NEWTON,  NOILS, OXLEY,  PIPES,  PURDY,  ROATCH,  RIPLEY,  RUSHTAN,
SEAMAN,  STEVENS,  STUART,  THOMSON,  TUTTLE,
WILLIAMS,  WINN,  WARDEN.
 

List of Town Officers 1794

 1794
Chosen By theCourt
 County Treasurer CUMBERLAND COUNTY Thomas  Watson Esq.
 TOWN OFFICE AMHERST -  1794
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Amherst 1794 John Bent
Constables & Collectors Amherst 1794 Ebenezer Failes
Reuben Mires
Assessors Amherst 1794 Charles Baker Esq.
John Stuart
Alpheus Morse
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Amherst 1794 John Mires
Wm. Hunter
Robt Ripley
Nathan Bliss
Wm. Freeman Jun.
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
Amherst 1794 Elisha Embree
Ebenezer Failes
Surveyors of Rivers *Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways
& Thistles Viewers
Amherst 1794 John Bent
Jonathan Pipes
Stephen Reed
Hogreaves Amherst 1794 Michael Kiever
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
Amherst 1794 Ebenezer Fails
Cullers of Fish &
Gaugers/Sealers of Leather
Amherst 1794 John Dickey
Thomas Baker
Hugh Logan
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
See above- Cullers of Fish
Surveyor of Lumber Amherst 1794 Robert Berry
 TOWN OFFICE The Rivers ~
 McCan & Hebert- 1794
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk **Court Appointed No one.  
Constables & Collectors The Rivers 1794 RobChristy
Thomas Coats
Luke Harrison
Assessors The Rivers 1794 Edward Barron Esq.
John Harrison
Henry Ripley
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
The Rivers 1794 George Boss
Wm. Harrison
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers & Thistles
The Rivers 1794 George Boss
Henry Ripley
Wm. Pipes 
Surveyors of Rivers **Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways The Rivers 1794 Wm. Pipes
Thos Harrison
John Gleny
Hogreaves The Rivers 1794 Matthew Lodge
Peter Noils
Duncan Munrow
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
The Rivers 1794 Peter Mills
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
The Rivers 1794 Matthew Lodge
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
**Court Appointed No one.
Surveyor of Maccan New Nathan Hoeg
 TOWN OFFICE Westchester 1794
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Westchester 1794 John Rushtan
Constables & Collectors Westchester 1794 Stephen Seaman
Assessors Westchester 1794 Jacomiah Seaman
John Rushtan Jr.
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Westchester 1794 Caleb Griffin
Jacomiah Seaman
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers
**Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Rivers **Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways Westchester 1794 Josuha Brundage
Joseph Embree
Hogreaves **Court Appointed No one.
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
Westchester 1794 Jonathan Warden
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
**Court Appointed No one.
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
**Court Appointed No one.
 TOWN OFFICE
River Philip 1794
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk River Philip 1794 John Black
Constables & Collectors River Philip 1794 Asa Fillimore
Assessors River Philip 1794 John Black
Asa Filemore
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
River Philip 1794 George Oxley Esq.
John Black
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers 
 River Philip 1794 Asa Filemore
Surveyors of  River River Philip 1794 Thos. Donkin 
Saml Williams
Surveyors of Highways River Philip 1794 RichThomson
Rich Black
Hogreaves River Philip 1794
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper
River Philip 1794 Wm. Donkin Sen.
Cullers of Fish and
Thistle Viewers
new Title Matthew Johnson
RichThomson
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
**Court Appointed No one.
 TOWN OFFICE
Fort Lawrence 1794
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Fort Lawrence 1794 Thos. Chapman
Constables & Collectors Fort Lawrence 1794 Jesse Bent Jr.
Thos. Atkinson
Assessors Fort Lawrence 1794 Thomas Roatch
Martin Bent
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Fort Lawrence 1794 Thos. Watson Esq.
Henry Purdy Esq.
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers & Thistles
Fort Lawrence 1794 Thos. Chapman
Surveyors of Rivers **Court Appointed No one.
Surveyors of Highways Fort Lawrence 1794 Wm. Chapman
Hogreaves Fort Lawrence 1794 John Newton
Clerk of  the Market  Fort Lawrence 1794
new/ separated
Thos. Atkinson
Pound keeper new/ separated Jesse Bent
Cullers of Fish and
Surveyors of Lumber
Sealers of Leather
Fort Lawrence 1794 Thos. Chapman
Peter McClellan
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
See above _ Culler so Fish

 
 TOWN OFFICE
Remsheg (Wallace) 1794
Chosen By theCourt
Town Clerk Remsheg (Wallace) 1794 Peter Angevine
Constables & Collectors Remsheg (Wallace) 1794 Peter Win Jr.
James Canfield
Assessors Remsheg (Wallace) 1794 Alex McNab
Levie Stevens
Thomas Husted
Surveyors of Lines & Bounds, 
Overseerers of the Poor
Remsheg (Wallace) 1794 Andrew Forshner
Stephen Tuttle Sen.
Surveyors of Hay & 
Fence Viewers & Thistles
Remsheg (Wallace) 1794 Solomon Horton
Surveyors of Rivers Remsheg (Wallace) 1794 John Angevine
Surveyors of Highways Remsheg (Wallace) 1794
Hogreaves & Pound keeper Remsheg (Wallace) 1794 Thomas Husted
Clerk of  the Market & 
Pound keeper

see above- Hogreaves
Cullers of Fish &
Surveyors of Lumber &
Sealers of Leather
Remsheg (Wallace) 1794
addition/changed
Joseph Treen
Stephen Canfield
Gaugers and 
Sealers of Leather
see above- Cullers of Fish

**END 1794