page is intended to be a reference source for Cumberland County cemetery information.
References to published works, locations where information is archived and auctual
transcriptions are appreciated as are locations of Cumberland County cemeteries
with no known transcriptions that may deserve the attention of future recording.
cemetery locations with known family names are being placed here.
A. Hill has published a book entitled Some Cumberland County,
Nova Scotia Cemeteries. Please contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org
for information on pricing and availability.
It covers 24 cemeteries in the communities of Shulie, Ragged
Reef, Minudie, Barronsfield, River Hebert,
Maccan, Nappan, Fenwick, West Amherst
(Old Burial Ground), and Fort Lawrence. For many entries,
additional information not found on the gravestones themselves
is provided such as maiden names and complete death dates.
The North Cumberland
Historical Society has several publications for sale documenting county cemeteries:
OF NORTH CUMBERLAND
by Joyce Aitchison Wills
INSCRIPTIONS - WESTCHESTER, ROSE, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA
Societies contact information can be found on the links page.
me if you have references to where cemetery data may be found, the location of
untranscribed sites or have records available for the website.