Nova Scotia Cemeteries

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Tombstone inscriptions from many cemeteries in Nova Scotia have been copied and are on file at the

Some copies are on microfilm at the Family History Library, some are kept by individuals, and some have been published. Annapolis, Colchester, Halifax, Kings, Lunenburg, Pictou, and Queens counties have extensive cemetery listings. The northern portion of Cumberland County has been recorded. The Antigonish Casket, which has an index of deaths for the eastern portion of the province, is available at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia.

Since most cemeteries in Nova Scotia are church cemeteries, requests can be made directly to the clergymen of the individual churches. Many churches have burial registers.

Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Halifax BillionGraves, photos and transcriptions.


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  • Advocate Cemetery this website is a searchable database, with photos, of every gravestone in the cemetery and the site contains information on everyone buried in the cemetery, even when they don't have a stone.