Annapolis Heritage Society | Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia


  • First Nations baptism, marriage & death records from St. Louis’s Roman Catholic Church, Annapolis Royal, N.S., St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic Church, Liverpool, N.S., and St. Jerome’s Roman Catholic Church, West Caledonia, N.A.
  • A cemetery record of tombstones in Annapolis County, compiled by Dr. Allan Marble c. 1970. (indexed by surname). Data subsequent to that date has been collected by members of the genealogy group of AHS.
  • Community Genealogy of the Parish of St. Clements, compiled by L.V. Shaw in 1936, a collection of genealogies of families who belonged to the Anglican parish of St. Clements.
  • A Research Aid for the families of Clements Township & Environs, Annapolis And Digby Counties, Nova Scotia, compiled by Wayne Walker 2001 & 2002 eds. A compilation of material from primary sources (census, church, probate, cemetery records, etc.) organized by family name.
  • Nova Scotia Vital Statistics from Newspapers 1769–1856, 7 vols, GANS.
  • Deaths, Burials & Probate of Nova Scotians 1749–1799 from Primary Sources, 2 vols. compiled by Allan Marble (GANS 1999).
  • Deaths, Burials & Probate of Nova Scotians 1800–1850 from Primary Sources, 2 vols. compiled by Allan Marble (GANS 1999).
  • Vital Statistics 1848–1888 and Vital Statistics 1888–1908 from the Presbyterian Witness, 16 vols. compiled by J. and S. McCormick (1999). Deaths and marriages of maritimers, primarily Presbyterian but not exclusively.
  • West Nova Scotia Regiment, WWII, 1939–45, compiled by Gordon Romkey. (Names of soldiers who died overseas, with date of death, place of burial, hometown and name of parents.)

We also have a large collection of Annapolis Royal’s newspaper, the Annapolis Spectator, on microfilm. Please call us for specific years and issue dates.