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History

Parent County

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Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

At this time, please read about Biographies in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Biography.

Cemeteries

At this time, please read about Cemeteries in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Cemeteries .

Census Records

At this time, please read about Census Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Census .

Church Records

At this time, please read about Church Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Church Records .

Punch, Terrence M. Some Irish Immigrant Weddings in Nova Scotia 1801-1817. The entries Irish immigrant weddings have been selected on the basis of one or both parties being Irish born, arranged in alphabetical order of the gromm's surname.  From the church St. Peter's now known as St. Mary's Basilica, Halifax. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VI. no.2. 1974, pages 101-112, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v5-6. also Some Irish Immigrant Weddings in Nova Scotia, 1818-1825 also at St Peter's Church, Irish Ancestor, vol.VII. no.1.1975, pages39-54, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8. also

Punch, Terrence M. Some Irish Immigrant Weddings in Nova Scotia 1826-1830.  Irish Immigrant Weddings held in St. Peter's Church, latterly known as St. Mary's Basilica. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. VII, no. 2. 1975 pages 104-120. Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8. also Some Irish Immigrant Weddings in Nova Scotia 1831-1834.  held in St. Peter's Church, Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII. no.1. 1976, pages 53-69, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8. Also Some Irish Immigrant Weddings in Nova Scotia 1834-1840. held in St Peters, aka St Mary's Basilica, Halifax. Article in The Irish Ancestor, Vo.VIII. no.2.1976 pages 124-139, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8.  Also Some Irish Immigrant Weddings in Nova Scotia. 1841-1845. These marriages were held in St Peter's Church. This listing in The Irish Ancestor, vol.IX,no.2.1977, pages 133-146. Family History Library Ref. 941.5B2i v9

Court Records

At this time, please read about Court Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Court Records.

Directories

At this time, please read about Directories in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Directories .

Emigration and Immigration

Punch, Terrence M. The Passengers on the "Polly". Examination of nine passengers from Ireland on the "Polly" 1799 in Halifax Harbour. William Boyce, William Clark, Edward Fitzgerald, Andrew Gafney, Jeremiah Hall, Samuel Jack, Thomas Miller, David Robinson, Thomas Thornton. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. VIII. no.2.1976. Family History Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8

Genealogy

At this time, please read about Genealogies in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Genealogy .

PUNCH, Terrence M. Article Pons to Punch. Genealogy of Pons and Punch Families in Co. Kildare, Co. Cork, Nova Scotia Canada & Australia. years 1175-1968, pages 2-18. Article in The Irish Ancestor vol.2, no.1 1970, Family History Library 941.5 B2i

Punch, Terrence.  A Note on John Skerry A Kilkenny Emigrant to Canada.  Genealogy and Biography of John Skerry in Ireland and Nova Scotia, Canada, covering years 1763-1838. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. IV. no.2, 1972,  pages 86-89, Family History Ref. 941.5 B2i

Punch, Terrence M.  Letters From Home. 1 letter from home, Ballylaneen, village Kilmacthomas to son of Cornelius and Johanna Kiely.  The other to Dr. Jones in Canada, from his Uncle Simon Preston, Genealogy of both included.  Letters held at Public Archives, Nova Scotia. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. VII, no. 1, 1975, pages 1-6, Family History Library Ref.  941.5 B2i v7-8.

Punch, Terrence M. The Cochran Estate. Genealogy of Hon. James Cochran originally from Co. Longford, moved to Nova Scotia in 1825, married 1829 to Catherine Wilson, covers years 1829-1912. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.IX, no.1. 1977, pages 48-50, Family History Library Salt Lake Ref. 941.5 B2i vol.9.

Land and Property Records

At this time, please read about Land and Property Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Land and Property .

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
Nova Scotia, Halifax County Deed Indexes (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Local Histories

At this time, please read about Local Histories in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - History .

Maps

At this time, please read about Maps in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Maps .

Military Records

At this time, please read about Military Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Military Records .

Punch, Terrence M. Irish Deserters at Halifax, Nova Scotia, During the Napoleonic Wars.  List of Irish deserters, complete with age, height and physical description and where came from in Ireland, covers years 1803-1807.  Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII, no.1.1976, pages33-35. Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8.

Newspapers & Obituaries

At this time, please read about Newspapers and Obituaries in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Newspapers .

Ffolliott, Rosemary.  Some Connecting Links Between Ireland and the New World From Old Newspapers.  Article has alphabetical listings of births, marriages and deaths in the Munster (Ireland) newspapers, covering U.S.A. Canada, West Indies and England covers years 1765-1826.  Article found in The Irish Ancestor, vol.2 no.1, 1970, pages 62-69, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i  

Punch, Terrence M. Irish Repealers at Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843. 23 May 1843, The Register printed a complete list of the Repeal Membership in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Beside each name is given place of origin in Ireland. The Act of Union in 1801 was a watershed in modern Irish political history.Many considered it a mistake, hence the list of Irish Repealers. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.X.no.1.1978. pages 6-13, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v10-11.

Probate Records

At this time, please read about Probate Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Probate Records .

Wills of Irish Interest in the Probate Registry at Halifax, Nova Scotia by Terrence M. Punch.

A selection of Wills of Irish interest from the first five Will books- in alphabetical order of testators. covers years 1749-1847.  This article is in The Irish Ancestor Vol.1 no 2. 1969

Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i.  Also available www.worldcat.org/title/the-irish-ancestor

and National Library of Ireland. http://sources.nli.ie/records

Taxation Records

At this time, please read about Taxation Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Taxation .

Vital Records

At this time, please read about Vital Records in the Province of Nova Scotia Resources - Vital Records .

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

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