Lunenburg District Registry of Deeds

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Lunenburg District Registry of Deeds

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  • 1759-1968, predominant 1759-1934 (Creation)

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15 m of textual records (99 volumes)

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Subseries forms part of the Lunenburg County Registry of Deeds series, and consists of 94 land transaction
registers, 1759-1934, recording the sale or transfer of land between grantor (seller) and grantee (buyer),
mortgage assignments and releases, quit claim deeds, and numerous other types of documents relating to land
transactions. The documents recorded in the land transaction registers are transcriptions (the Registry's copy)
of the original documents held by the grantor and grantee.

Subseries includes original Crown Land Grant Books 1 to 4, 1854-1874, and microfilmed Crown Land Books, 1874-1971, which provided a local copy of land grants also recorded at the Crown Lands office.

Subseries also includes records available only on microfilm: the Lunenburg Allotment book, 1759-1761; Register of 30 acre lots, Lunenburg, 1760; Register of Garden Lots, Lunenburg, 1762; Register of Town Lots, Lunenburg, 1762-1767; Judgment Books 1 to 10, 1832-1905, with Indexes, recording County and Supreme Court judgments that affected deeded land or mortgages; and, Bills of Sale, volumes 1 and 2, 1861-1875 and Indexes to Bills of Sale, volumes 1 to 15, 1890-1936.

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Documents are primarily arranged in chronological order, by date of registration, in numbered volumes.

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The indexes, some land transaction registers, judgement books, Bills of Sale, and Crown Land Grant Books were microfilmed in 1968-1969.

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Access is restricted to original volumes for preservation reasons. See reference copies on microfilm. Contact a Government Records Archivist for information about obtaining access to volumes not available on microfilm.

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To locate a particular document it is necessary to search the microfilmed index by name of grantor (seller) or grantee (buyer) to identify a book and page number.

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