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Record transcriptions

Files available for downloading. Please refer to the instructions for information on what programs and methods are required to make use of the files.
The 1861 transcription is provided courtesy of Jim McGrath.
Transcriptions of Vital Statistics, 1871, 1881, 1891 & 1901 are courtesy of Don Lewis.

File Structure Notes

Instructions for use
(1871, 1881, 1891, 1901)
Download (size)
Cumberland County Census Records
1861 Census
as a .csv file
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as a Microsoft Excel file, Winzip archive
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as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file
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Cumb1861.csv
(82K)
or
Cumb1861.zip (177k)
or
Cumb1861.pdf (121K)

and 1861hlp.txt (9K)
Help file

1871 Census
as a .csv file
cumb1871.zip (188K)
or here
(188K)
1881 Census
as a .csv file
cumb1881.zip (224K)
or here
(224K)
1891 Census
as a .csv file
cumb1891.zip (283K)
or here
(283K)
1901 Census
as a .csv file
cumb1901.zip (445K)
or here
(445K)
1911 Census
(not available)
Read (at GANS)
Cumberland County Vital Statistics
Births
as an .xls file
ccbirths.zip (462k)
Deaths
as an .xls file
ccdeaths.zip (192k)
Marriages
as an .xls file
ccmarria.zip (1,185k)
All Three
as .cvs files
cumbvs.zip (682K)
or here
(682K)
Cumberland Colchester Township Records
Township Births
as a .wk3 file -
as Microsoft Excel -
Township Deaths
as
a .wk3 file -
as Microsoft Excel -
Township Marriages
as a .wk3 file
-
as Microsoft Excel -

 


Other Miscellaneous Records
(Rich Text files open in Word processing programs like Microsoft Word, ASCII documents in Windows Notepad or greater programs and XLS documents require Microsoft Excel. Most records are provided in Zip archives for ease of downloading. Winzip is available freely at www.winzip.com)

1787 Cumberland County Summary of Inhabitants
17th May 1787 Return
as a .jpg scanned image file
online page (186K)

Nathaniel Smith Letters
Transcription
(MS WORD .doc file in zip archive)
(MS WORD .doc file)
(Adobe Acrobat .pdf file)
nsmith1.zip (58kb)
nsmith1.doc (181kb)
nsmith1.pdf (190kb)

Parrsboro-Maccan Methodist Circuit
Methodist Circuit
Marriage Records
1832-94
(MS EXCEL .xls file)
description page

parrsmac.zip (40kb)

Westchester Loyalists around Remsheg
October 1784 Return
(ASCII text format) or
(MS EXCEL 97 .xls format)
Online Page

Download Files
loyalist.zip
(ASCII 3kb)
loyalist1.zip (EXCEL 12kb)
March 1785 Supplement
(Rich Text Format)
walgrant.zip (7kb)


Westchester
Westchester Meeting House
Two lists of members
1834 & ca. 1855
Online page


Wallace
Methodist marriages index
1832-64
(ASCII format)
wallace.zip (10kb)


Pugwash, Wallace,
Wentworth & Westchester
Index to the 1861 Census
(ASCII format)

Online Page & Notes

Download File:
census1.zip
(8kb)



Hutchinson's Nova Scotia Directory Extracts

Cumberland County 1864-65

Greenville, Two Islands,
Wallace & Westchester
1864-65 & 1866-67 Combined

Online Pages

Online Page



Joggins & vicinity
Births attended by
Dr. William Rockwell
1886-1900
(ASCII text format) or
(MS EXCEL 97 .xls format)

Online Pages
Notes 1 2 3 4 5

Download the files
joggins.zip
(ASCII 9kb)
joggins1.zip (EXCEL 43kb)



First Baptist Church, Amherst
The Reflector, 1897-1900
extracted births & deaths
Online page


Springhill
The Springhill Record 1896-98
(with a few scattered entries from other years)
Online page

 

Misc files collected by
the NSCUMBER mailing list group
Files referenced and collected by the Cumberland County Genealogy Mailing List Group
Online page




Some random gleanings from miscellaneous Cumberland County records.

The Colchester County GenWeb page has some material relevant to Cumberland county.