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Loyalists in Nova Scotia

Loyalists in Nova Scotia

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Published by Lancelot Press in Hantsport, N.S .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nova Scotia
    • Subjects:
    • American loyalists -- Nova Scotia -- Biography.,
    • United Empire loyalists -- Biography.,
    • American loyalists -- Nova Scotia -- History.,
    • United Empire loyalists -- History.,
    • Nova Scotia -- Biography.,
    • Nova Scotia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementwritten by members of the Nova Scotia Branch of the Canadian Authors" Association, as a contribution to the Loyalist Bicentennial Celebrations ; edited by Donald Wetmore and Lester B. Sellick.
      ContributionsWetmore, Donald., Sellick, Lester B. 1913-, Canadian Authors Association. Nova Scotia Branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1038 .L88 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p. ;
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2805105M
      ISBN 100889991944
      LC Control Number83236896
      OCLC/WorldCa10494103

      The disputed numbers of 30, to , loyalists and their families headed to Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Bahamas, England, Sierra Leone, Bermuda and other remote areas of the globe. Many snuck back into the United States because living conditions were so poor or the need for family contact. In a new book written in by Willard Randall. The Book of Negroes was the British military ledger that recorded the passage of Black Loyalists on ships sailing from Manhattan to Nova Scotia. "Some left before the book was beginning to.

      BOOK - Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia Compiled by Marion Gilroy under the direction of D. C. Harvey, Archivist Originally published This . BOOK - Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia. Compiled by Marion Gilroy under the direction of D. C. Harvey, Archivist Originally published (This historical reprint by Global Heritage Press).

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Loyalists of Nova Scotia Biographies of Loyalist Settlers Book at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!End date:   In reality, more than 10 per cent of the Loyalists who came to the Maritime provinces were black and had been slaves. The Black Loyalists tells the story of one such group who came to Nova Scotia, but didn't stay. James Walker documents their experience in Canada, following them across the Atlantic as they became part of a unique colonial ISBN:


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Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia. Hardcover – Jan. 1 by Marion Gilroy (Compiler) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price. New from.

Used from/5(4). Loyalists & Layabouts by Stephen Kimber concerns the exodus of British Loyalists to Shelburne, Nova Scotia following the American revolution. British Loyalists clustered in New York after the defeat.

Many of them were merchants or officials who, while often American born, were no longer welcome in the new America/5(6). Genealogical Publishing Com, - Reference - pages 0 Reviews This scarce work encompasses all surviving information on the nea Loyalists who were eligible for land in Nova Scotia.

Description: This scarce work encompasses all surviving information on the nea Loyalists who were eligible for land in Nova Scotia. Each Loyalist is identified by name, date and site of grant, acreage, and, in some cases, the individual's military rank.

The Book of Negroes is a document created by Brigadier General Samuel Birch that records names and descriptions of 3, Black Loyalists, enslaved Africans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution and were evacuated to points in Nova Scotia as free people of colour.

Loyalists came to Digby in the same year as those that had come to Shelburne. The Digby group (and thus we know the origin of the name) were shepherded by Rear Admiral, The Honourable Robert Digby.

Digby, at the time was in command of the fleet off New York. 1 microfilm textual records (7 volumes) ; 35 mm. Background: Formerly known as Port Roseway, Shelburne received American Loyalists in Nova Scotia book refugees at the end of the American Revolution (), which included a contingent of Black Loyalists who founded the neighbouring town of Birchtown, named in honour of General Samuel Birch.

For a story about the transfer of a parcel of land from a Loyalist family in Digby, Nova Scotia to the African Baptist Church click Loyalist Slave Owner to African Baptist Church.

A secondary focus of the Nova Scotia Branch is the genealogy of the Loyalists. About this Item: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Canada, Soft cover. Condition: Good.

No Jacket. Spine is yellowed, there is a sticker that was mostly removed but some residue remains. List of loyalist names inside. Title page is signed by all of those who contributed to the book. Signed by Author(s).

Seller Inventory # In celebrating the th Anniversary of the United Empire Loyalists' landing in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, I'm pleased to announce the recent arrival of a limited edition reprint of the late Dr.

Esther Clark Wright's classic book, The Loyalists of New is a classic history and genealogical tool depicting the settling of the Loyalists in New Brunswick. "In her new book, Whitehead succeeds in providing readers with sound analysis of primary source evidence that reveals the inhumane treatment of Black Loyalists living in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who were bought and sold like commodities prior to escaping to Nova Scotia."5/5(6).

After arriving in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, in his first letter dated Octo the Reverend Jacob Bailey, a Loyalist preacher who had been forced to flee from Maine, noted to the secretary of the S.P.G. that the Town contained a population of persons, all.

"The Loyalist Institute" online, "The Loyalist Cultural Center" in Ontario as well as New Brunswich and Nova Scotia Archives. Note: These new settlers were given free land, but a British Soldier always came first, not the "Loyalists". Only 3 copies of the book exist and contain all the surnames of the Black Loyalists who left New York for Europe, England, Africa, or Nova Scotia.

The books can be found in Washington, England and Nova Scotia. Black cultural center Of Nova Scotia. The New Black Cultural Centre. The first considerable body of Loyalists that came to Nova Scotia came up to Halifax from Boston with Howe's fleet in About a 1, of them came up Some of these accompanied Howe back to New York but most took passage for England Of this group very few were to remain in Nova Scotia, and few if any were to come up during the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility: written by members of the Nova Scotia Branch of the Canadian Authors' Association, as a contribution to the Loyalist Bicentennial Celebrations ; edited by Donald Wetmore and Lester B.

Sellick. The "Book of Negroes" is the single most important document relating to the immigration of African Americans to Nova Scotia following the War of Independence.

It includes the names and descriptions of black refugees registered on board the vessels in which they sailed from New York to Nova Scotia between 23 April and 30 November The preface of this report reviews the two-year project entitled Remembering Black Loyalists, Black Communities that researched the earliest group of Blacks to migrate to Nova Scotia.

The main section traces the history of those Black Loyalists who were granted 3, acres of land at Tracadie, Nova Scotia, in The first chapter contains biographies of those persons listed in the Book of. Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia [Halifax, ] Haight, Canniff.

A United Empire Loyalist in Great Britain: Here and There in the Home Land, with Biographical Introduction by E. Biggar. In Black Loyalists: Southern Settlers of Nova Scotia’s First Free Black Communities, historian Ruth Holmes Whitehead offers a finely crafted and carefully researched glimpse into the lives of slaves who fled the fledgling United States as Britain’s last stronghold, in New York, began to crumble.

Three copies of the Book of Negroes exist: one in England, at the Public Records Office, Kew; one in the United States, at the National Archives, Washington; and one in Canada, at the Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.

Knowledge of the Black Loyalists begins with this list, made by British and American inspectors.The majority of them – 36, – to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, while about 6, went to Quebec and 2, to Prince Edward Island.

5, white Loyalists went to Florida, bringing along their slaves who numbered about 8, ( whites and blacks returned to the States from Florida).Nova Scotia Branch United Empire Loyalists' Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

1, likes 2 talking about this. Provincial Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada.