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A Resource Chart of the locations where information may be found.

Here is a list of the Cumberland county church records available to researchers at PANS; and also those church records held elsewhere.

A list of genealogy articles published in the Oxford Journal, mostly for the Pugwash area.

Susan A. Hill has published a book entitled Some Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Cemeteries. Please contact the author directly 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.

A finding guide to crown land grants is online showing which communities are on each of the crown land grant maps.