NEWPORT NOVA SCOTIA , A Rhode Island Township

By: Duncanson John Victor

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blue buckram, gilt cover & spine, xiv, 494 pages , port. frontis.,maps, folding plan at rear,, illustrated, includes indexes, cartography by Walter K. Morrison, Duncanson was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, The eastern section of the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia was settled in 1760 by New England Planters who received land grants from George III in four townships: Cornwallis, Horton, Falmouth, and Newport. These lands were situated along the tidal rivers of the ancient districts of Minas and Pisiquid and had been occupied by the Acadian French from the mid 1600's. This book gives and account of the early days of one of these Planter townships. It includes detailed biographical and genealogical information on the original families who were mainly from the Colony of Rhode Island. A wealth of info for genealogists on land grants ,etc. Also included is information concerning the Acadian families who lived in the Newport area until the Expulsion of 1755. A fold-out map of Newport Township has been provided which shows the location of the various types of lots and identifies the location of the farm and wood lots which were drawn by the original Newport settlers. The former township of Newport incorporated all of modern-day Windsor, Nova Scotia and rural communities east of the Avon River.

Title: NEWPORT NOVA SCOTIA , A Rhode Island Township

Author Name: Duncanson John Victor

Illustrator: Illustrated by Robert W. Chambers

Categories: Genealogy, History, Canadiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Mika Publishing Company: 1985

ISBN Number: 0919303927

ISBN Number 13: 9780919303928

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Type: History

Size: 8 vo,.

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 112558002

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