Death registration books

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Death registration books

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  • Microfilmed 1980 (Creation)

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6 microfilm reels

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Series forms part of Nova Scotia Deputy Registrar general fonds and consists of death registration books which record the deceased's name, age, occupation, marital status, birthplace, parents' names and occupation, the deceased's date and place of death, and the informant providing the information. Some forms used to collect the information also include the cause of death, how long the condition was evident and the name of any attending physician. Series is indexed by surname of the deceased.

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Was entered in "inventory system" as series list 1252.

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Related records may be found in returns of deaths registered series which contains the information used to compile this series.

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