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Record Description

This collection will include records from 1864-1918.

These records include images of marriages from Nova Scotia. There may be some births included in the collection.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Nova Scotia, Marriages, 1864-1918.

Record Content

Marriage records may contain the following information:
  • Date of Marriage.
  • Names of Bride and Groom.
  • Notes if Bride or Groom was Single or Widowed.
  • Names of Witnesses.
  • Ages of Bride and Groom.
  • Birthplaces of Bride and Groom.
  • Residences of Bride and Groom.
  • Occupations.
  • Name of Person giving Consent.
  • Names of Parents.
  • Names of Previous Marriage Partners and their Death Dates.

How to Use the Record

When searching:
As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, and some other identifying information, such as residence, age, and estimated marriage year.

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To search the collection images, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page. Then:
⇒ Select the appropriate 'County'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Year Range' which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Canada, Nova Scotia items or FHL Keyword Nova Scotia items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Nova Scotia Archives and Libraries.

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Citations for This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

“Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918.” Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2015. Citing Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management, Halifax.

Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Nova Scotia, Marriages, 1864-1918.


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