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8 Cape Breton Island was annexed to mainland Nova Scotia in The entire island was set apart as a separate county in ; existed as a separate province, ; and was then re-annexed to Nova Scotia proper. 9 Originally included within Sydney County; administered as the Lower District of Sydney County. In the districts became the counties of Cape Breton, Richmond, and Just au Corps (since renamed Inverness). In Victoria County was separated from Cape Breton County and given its own registry at Baddeck. From onwards the Crown Lands Act required the registration of grants in the appropriate county registry. Cape Breton Island’s story is told in many ways. It’s etched in her craggy cliffs. Written in the trails that marble her face. Spoken in three languages and celebrated in her music and dance. Alive in the millennia’s old history of Unama’ki—Cape Breton Island’s true name, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. Nova Scotia Archives. Census Returns, Assessment and Poll Tax Records Census Returns, Cape Breton County. Briars Island, Digby County. Bridgewater, Lunenburg County. Broad Cove, Lunenburg County Mira Gut, Cape Breton County. Mire Bay, Cape Breton County. Moss Road Settlement, Annapolis County.
North Uist also had its massive emigration to Cape Breton, beginning rather later than the South Uist moves, and a Presbyterian community was built up in the south west of the island, especially around, Gabarus, Catalone and the Mira, with an off-shoot around . An overlapping Cape Breton Island Petitions , available on this website, provides an additional searchable name database for early land petitioners there. The Crown Lands Index Sheets, a series of maps showing the approximate location of all land grants in Nova Scotia, are available on the Nova Scotia Natural Resources website. CHURCH RECORDS. The Beaton Institute has records for the following churches of Cape Breton Island. Only the earliest and latest dates have been given, so please inquire for further details on any particular church. They are listed in alphabetical order by county, by faith and by town. NOTE: All Catholic records after are closed. Cape Breton Island. Cape Breton Island was recently ranked #3 in the world, and #1 on the list of Top Island Destinations in the Continental U.S. and Canada – in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards readers’ survey. Cape Breton is an experience unlike any other.
Cape Breton Island Photos, Images and Pictures. Beautiful Black Brook Beach Ingonish along the Cabot Trail By: Alice Morrison-Mac Donald. Cape Breton County is one of eighteen counties in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It is located on Cape Breton Island. From to , the area of the county excluded from towns and cities was incorporated as the Municipality of the County of Cape Breton to Country: Canada. Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia. The following table lists place names in Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia. Use your browser's "Find on this page" function to find places of interest. Use the Map Links to open a map page using Google or Bing. Please . MAPS for Cape Breton Researchers If you are trying to locate a community in one part or another of Cape Breton, your best bet is to use the geographic names site. You can enter either a current or historic name and get the specifics.