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Cumberland County Genealogy Centre

Located In Amherst
Where To Find Us
Cumberland County Genealogy Centre
16 Church St
Amherst, NS B4H 3A6
Areas Served Fundy Region
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Phone 902-661-7278
Contact Barb Reid, Founding Member
Description & Services
Information The Cumberland County Genealogy Centre is operated by the Cumberland County Genealogical Society on a volunteer basis. They offer knowledgeable assistance for people researching Cumberland County families and local history. CCGS also offers research assistance to those who request help via email, phone or letter, with retrieval fees of $5.00 plus costs, or research fees of $15 per hour. 
(Research fees: $3.00/day, Photocopies: .25/page) 
The holdings of the centre include: 
Cemetery records, plot maps, searchable cemetery database 
Census records 
Church records 
Community histories 
Ernest Coates Fonds 
Family Bibles 
Genealogy files 
Municipality of Cumberland Fonds 
Newspapers 1896-2004 
Passenger lists 
Poll tax books 
School registers 
School yearbooks 
Terry Smith collection 
Township records 
Vital statistics 
Voters’ lists 
Special Information
Tags Cultural ; Fundy Connect ; Museum ; Recreation Categories ; Volunteer Opportunity