Place:Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alt namesShelburnesource: Family History Library Catalog
Port Rosewaysource: Wikipedia
TypeTown, County
Located inNova Scotia, Canada     (1784 - )
See alsoQueens, Nova Scotia, Canadapre-1784 parent county
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canadapost-1836 child county

Bef 1784 - Town of Port Roseway exists and is considered to be the capital of Nova Scotia.

1784 - Shelburne county is established in the English province of Nova Scotia in honor of Lord Shelburne. It consists of the area formerly known as the town of Port Roseway.

1836 - Shelburne county is divided into two separate and distinct counties - Shelburne and Yarmouth counties.

1848 - Shelburne county is located in the self-governing English province of Nova Scotia.

1854 - Shelburne county is divided into two districts - Shelburne and Barrington.

1867 - Shelburne county is located in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia after the formation of the country of Canada.

Modern description

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Shelburne County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

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source: Family History Library Catalog