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Annual Accrual of Historical Vital Statistics Now Available

Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics

Welcome to one million new possibilities in searching for your Nova Scotia roots!

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Start a Quick Search above to begin using our fully searchable database containing one million names. Every name is linked to the original record in digitized form and you can search and view every item free-of-charge.

If you want copies of the records for historical and genealogical research purposes, you can purchase them — either e-files at $11.17 each, or paper copies at $22.39 each — right here online and securely, as part of our Website service.

As of June 2015, the following Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics
are available at www.novascotiagenealogy.com

Records Date Coverage Total Records Online
Births 1864-1877, 1908-1914
(delayed registrations 1830-1914)



315,457
Marriages Bonds 1763-1864
Registrations 1864-1939



240,940
Deaths 1864-1877, 1908-1964
City of Halifax 1890-1908



454,332

As of January 2015, the following Nova Scotia Vital Statistics records are held by
Vital Statistics, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
Inquiries about these records and requests for copies of them, must be made directly to
Vital Statistics, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

Records Date Coverage  
Births 1915-present  
Marriages 1940-present  
Deaths 1965-present  


The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to bring you this outstanding resource for genealogical research. We also acknowledge the assistance and cooperation provided by our many partners in developing and delivering this product: Vital Statistics / Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations; The Genealogical Society of Utah; Unisys Canada Inc.; Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage; Nova Scotia Highland Village Museum; Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia; Chief Information Office of Nova Scotia; and Nova Scotia Department of Justice.






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