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Queens County Registry of Deeds records
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- Textual record
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11.25 m of textual records (73 volumes)
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Scope and content
Series forms part of the Nova Scotia Registry of Deeds fonds and consists of 60 land transcation registers, 1764-1920, 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 int he land transaction registers are transcriptions (the Registry's copy) of the original documents held by the grantor and grantee.
Series also includes: Crown Land Grant Books A-G, with Index, 1854-1992, and Crown Land Lease Books A-D, 1900-1984, which provided a local copy of land grants and leases also recorded at the Crown Lands office.
Immediate source of acquisition
Records were transferred to the Archives from the Land Registry Office in Liverpool in 2014.
Documents are primarily arranged in chronological order, by date of registration, in numbered volumes.
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Availability of other formats
The indexes, land transaction registers, and most of the Crown Land Grant Books were microfilmed in 1968-1969.
Restrictions on access
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.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
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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No further accruals expected.