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Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics

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Last Name
Given Name(s)
Births Marriages Deaths
 

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 $10.84 each, or paper copies at $21.74 each — right here online and securely, as part of our Website service.

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 $10.84 each, or paper copies at $21.74 each — right here online and securely, as part of our Website service.

As of July 2013, the following Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics
are available at www.novascotiagenealogy.com

Records Date Coverage Total Records Online
Births 1864-1877, 1908-1912
(delayed registrations 1830-1912)



285,360
Marriages Bonds 1763-1864
Registrations 1864-1937



231,621
Deaths 1864-1877, 1908-1962
City of Halifax 1890-1908



441,533

As of January 2014, 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 1914-present  
Marriages 1939-present  
Deaths 1964-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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