Additions & Updates
 Pictou County, Nova Scotia GenWeb
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Date Additions & Updates
Aug. 26, 2012 Added Burial Index Finding Aid to Cemetery Transcription page
May 23, 2011 Added Moose River Cemetery, courtesy of Eleanor McMillan MacDonald.
May 3, 2009 Added Barney River marriages from 1812-1883, and births and baptisms 1844-1883, courtesy of Marsha MacKay.
Mar 01 2009 Added Brora Lake, French River, and Hattie Cemetery, courtesy of Marsha MacKay
June 08, 2008 Added Castle Hill Cemetery, McLellan's Brook
July 22, 2007 Added Kirkmount Cemetery Transcriptions from Ritchie records.
June 17, 2007 Added Brule Cemetery photographs provided by Lauretta-Lynn Battist
June 15, 2007 Added Marriage Records of Rev. Donald Allen Fraser
at the Presbyterian Church, McLellan Mountain
1817-1838
July 20, 2006 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter XVIII - Mines and Mining Industries of the County
Chapter XIX - From the Division of the County to the Present Time - 1836-1876
May 15, 2006 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter XVI - From the Peace Till the Financial Crisis of 1825-26
Chapter XVII - From the Financial Crisis of 1825-6 to the Division of the County 1826-36.
April 21, 2006 Added transcription of St.Phillips Cemetery, Westville courtesy of John A.C. Wilson, PEI.
April 8, 2006 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter XV - From the Peace Till the Financial Crisis of 1825-26
Feb. 24, 2006 Added Pioneer Cemetery, Sutherland's Mountain. Contributed by George Newbury
Jan. 8, 2006 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter XIV -Immigration and New Settlements at the Close of the War.
Jan. 2, 2006 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter XIII -From the Beginning of The Century to the Close of the French Revolutionary War 1800-1815.
Dec. 3, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter XII -Immigration at the Beginning of This Century 1801-1805.
Nov. 4, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter XI -County and Court Business.
Nov. 1, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter X -
From the Commencement of the French Revolutionary War to the FirstContested Election, 1793-1799.
June 19, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter 7 - From the Close of the War to the Arrival of Dr.M'Gregor 1783-1786
Chapter 8 - Dr. M'Gregor's Early Labours 1786-1789
May 16, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter IX From the Commencement of the Town Till the Beginning fo the French Revolutionary War 1789-1793
May 5, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter IV First English Settlement of Pictou 1765-1773
Apr. 9, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter VI - Pictou During American Revolutionary War. 1776 - 1783
Apr. 9, 2005 Added Patterson's History of of the County of Pictou
Chapter V - Arrival of the ship Hector and the settlement of her passengers.
1773 - 1776
Oct. 19, 2004 Added Willis Cemetery, Dalhousie Mountain, courtesy of George Newbury
June 15, 2004 Added Oak Grove Cemetery, Saltsprings, courtesy of George Newbury
May 14, 2004

Added Patterson's History of the County of Pictou
Chapter I - Introductory
Chapter II - Pictou in the Prehistoric Period
Chapter III - The French in Pictou

May 20, 2003 Added History of Westville provided by Doug Sinnis
April 19, 2003 Added finding aid to 1817 census. Provided by Judie Ross-Kotras and Bill Dunbar.
Jan 26, 2003 Added obituaries provided by Carolyn Wallace and Glen Bodie
Sept. 11, 2002 Added index of Pictou County Cemeteries courtesy of Doug Sinnis
Aug. 22, 2002

Added Community Histories page R.H. Ward's Farms & Farmers Articles
Added link to Doug Sinnis' 23rd Battery Field Artillery, 1915

July 31, 2002

Revised Pictou County GenWeb to Frame-based Web site
Added Gairloch Cemetery, courtesy of Lorraine Roode

Feb. 19, 2002 Added Greenwood Cemetery, Pictou Landing
Jan. 18, 2002
Added Abercrombie Cemetery
Feb. 7, 2000 Please note that the NetMind service will no longer be available at Pictou County GenWeb as of March, 2001. (The fees are just too expensive!) This page will still be maintained and update notices will be sent to the CAN-NS-PICTOU-L list.
Nov. 22, 2000 Added 1817 Census of Picou County
Nov. 12, 2000 Added Churchville Pioneer Cemetery
Added Churchville 1860-1970 Cemetery
Added St. George's Presbyterian Church Cemetery, River John
Nov. 5, 2000 Added Blanchard Cemetery
Added Riverton Cemetery
Added Sunnybrae Cemetery
Added Brookside Cemetery
Added Garden of Eden Cemetery
Nov.1, 2000 Added Bridgeville Cemetery
Added Springville Cemetery
Oct. 30, 2000 Added 1871 census district Pictou Town Div. 1
Added Riverside Cemetery Transcriptions
Added Founders' Cemetery Transcriptions
May 20, 2000 Added 1871 census, Schedule 2 - Nominal Return of the Deaths within last twelve months for: Gairloch, Green Hill/West River, Hardwood Hill, Hopewell - Division 1, Middle River - Division 2, Mount Thom, New Lairg,Pictou Town - Divisions 1,2, and 3, River John, West Branch River John, Roger's Hill
May 10, 2000 Added 1871 census district New Lairg
May 05, 2000 Added 1871 census district Roger's Hill
Mar. 17, 2000 Added 1871 census district West Branch, River John.
Mar. 10, 2000 Added "Can You Identify...? " for posting family photos of people and places Pictou GenWeb visitors would like assistance identifying.
Added 1871 census district for Mount Thom
Feb. 18, 2000 Added J. Meacham's 1879 " The History of Pictou County " electronic text
Jan. 30, 2000 Added Photo Gallery Pictonians of the Past
Jan. 11, 2000 Added Mt. Thom Private Cemetery
Finally got my home page McNeils of Scotland and Masstown, NS \ Frasers of Scotland and Island, East River, NS uploaded. Also listed on home page links page .
Nov. 14, 1999 Added mailing list for Pictou County researchers to join and share information
Added 1871 census records for Cariboo , Hardwood Hill ,  Hopewell-Division 1 , Middle River-Division 2 , Pictou-Division 3
Sept. 9, 1999 Added Mountain Road Cemetery, River John courtesy of Lynn Battist
Sept. 6, 1999 Added Caribou River Upper Cemetery courtesy of Lynn Battist
Began adding 1871 census records, first districts uploaded Pictou Division 2 and West River & Green Hill
July 12, 1999 Added West Branch River John census for 1901
Added GenConnect Post & View Boards
June 8, 1999 Added etext: The Crerar Compendium (Pictou Chapter)
Added etext: Hattons of Wexford and Ireland
May 24, 1999 Added etext: East River Worthies
Added etext: The Story of Pictou Twist
April 25, 1999 Added etext: Pictonians at Home and Abroad
Added Pictou County War Memorials
Added Pictou County Miners' Memorials
Mar. 23, 1999 Added GenWeb Site Search Engine
Added History of Riverton
Added notes describing particulars of passenger ship voyages:
The Hector
The Ellen
The Hope
The Ladygray
The London
Mar. 15, 1999 Revised Home Page to Make Site More Easily Navigated
Added The Commerce Passenger List
Added Notes on Passenger Ships
Split rapidly growing surname pages to accommodate the addition of more researcher names
Added Genealogy Toolkit Links page for reference information
Added Descriptions of Home Page contents to Home Page Links
Added the Following Courtesy of The Chignecto Project

. Etext Book River John:Its Pastors and People 
. Pictures of Trunk from Hector Voyage
. Pictou Arms Roll, jpeg of original document and transcriptions
. Descriptions of Passenger ship voyages to Pictou
Jan. 29, 1999 Added link to map of Central Nova Scotia
Dec. 9, 1998 Added Cultural & Regional Links Section
Added new titles to Volunteers to Assist You
Nov. 23, 1998 Added "Additions and Update" page in lieu of automatic notifier
Added Pictou Academy 1882-83 to Education Records
Added Marriages along the East River performed by Rev. John McRae 
Added Political Pictonians Section
Added McGregor Cemetery Listings

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