History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston, and Lawrencetown Halifax County, N.S. by Lawson, William Mrs.

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Published by Morton & Co. in Halifax, N.S .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Dartmouth (N.S.),
  • Preston (N.S.),
  • Lawrencetown (N.S.)

Subjects:

  • Dartmouth (N.S.) -- History.,
  • Preston (N.S.) -- History.,
  • Lawrencetown (N.S.) -- History.

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Statementby Mrs. William Lawson (Mary Jane Katzmann) ; edited by Harry Piers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1039.D2 L4
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 260 p., [1] leaf of ports. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6993640M
LC Control Number08003857
OCLC/WorldCa11328162

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History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax county, N.S.: (Akins historical prize essay) / by Mrs. William Lawson (Mary Jane Katzmann) ; edited by Harry Piers. Halifax, N.S.: Morton, ; pages with full-text search Help. Get this from a library. History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax County, Nova Scotia.

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History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax county, N.S.: (Akins historical prize essay), by Mrs.

William Lawson (Mary Jane Katzmann) ; edited by Harry Piers. (Positive copy), Toronto Public Library. This series was later published as a collection in the form of the book History of Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown.

Mary would listen to the stories, traditions and histories shared by those around her and recorded them. Her book is one of the earliest historical records chronicling the history of this area.

Full text of "History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston History of the townships of Dartmouth Lawrencetown, Halifax county, N.S. [microform]: (Akins historical prize essay)" See other formats. A county history is not available, but there are many histories for Halifax, Dartmouth and other communities.

T.B. Akins, History of Halifax City;reprinted and Mrs. William Lawson, History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown;reprinted J.P.

Martin, The story of Dartmouth; Hants. Genealogy and History Books For a list of Nova Scotia (Katzmann, Mary Jane) History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax Co., N.S.

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[microform]: (Akins historical prize essay) Item Preview. In Lawson’s book, History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Margaret Floyer is described as “a refined, intellectual woman, with a sweet sad face, gentle and winning address, very reticent and quiet, but exceedingly courteous to all who knew her.”.

Her two books, Frankincense and Myrrh (a collection of her poetry) and History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston, and Lawrencetown, Halifax County, N.S.," were published posthumously inedited by poet Constance Fairbanks and historian Harry Piers.

History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax county, N.S. [electronic resource]: (Akins historical prize essay) / By Mrs. William Lawson Abstract. InNova Scotia's Lieutenant Governor Charles Lawrence, offered land grants to twenty families, who referred to their settlement as Lawrence's Town, which became Acadians and natives resisted the British occupation of Nova Scotia and Acadia by raiding the various communities.

In late Aprilat the outbreak of the French and Indian War, Beausoleil and a large band of. According to the latter’s history, he held occasional services in the territory that would become the Parish of St. John’s (14). Sept. Rev. J.W. Weeks commenced work in “Parish of Preston” (11).

Nov.3, Preston, Lawrencetown and Dartmouth officially erected as one parish. Her History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax County, N.S., was edited by Harry Piers and published in Halifax in Piers and Constance Fairbanks edited Frankincense and myrrh, selections from the poems of the late Mrs.

William Lawson (M.J.K.L.), also published in Halifax in   Various history references and researchers state however that it was The settlers came on the Alderney and had immigrants, which established Dartmouth.

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While Conrad Road has no properties currently available, the area of Lawrencetown has 15 properties available. Cornwallis brought along 1, settlers and their families breaking a treaty with the Mi'kmag tribe. British fortifications were erected in Halifax (Citadel Hill) (), Bedford (Fort Sackville) (), Dartmouth (), and Lawrencetown (), all areas of modern-day Halifax.

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(frontispiece). Plates: "Plan of the Town of Louisbourg" (opp. p); "Plan of the Harbor and Fortifications of Louisbourg" (opp. Volume II is the statistics, or more properly, descriptions, of each county and district, with much historical matter.

Halifax, Dartmouth, Lawrencetown, & Preston(pp). The Raid on Dartmouth (also referred to as the Dartmouth Massacre) occurred during Father Le Loutre's War on when a Mi'kmaq and Acadian militia from Chignecto, under the command of Acadian Joseph Broussard, raided Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, destroying the town and killing twenty British villagers and wounding British town was protected by a blockhouse on.

Rumours ran rampant and the townships of Preston and Lawrencetown exploded when the death of the invalid aunt was reported. She was quickly buried in the old Roman Catholic Cemetery, Geary Street, Dartmouth.

As Thompson belonged to the Church of England the public furor only increased. by George J. Dance Mary Jane Katzmann (Mrs. William Lawson) (Janu - Ma ) was a Canadian poet, editor, and historian.

History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax County, N.S.: (Akins Historical Prize Essay) (Halifax: Morton, ), by Mrs. William Lawson (multiple formats at ) Filed under: Lawrencetown (N.S.) -- History. Anthologized in: Creighton and Ridley, NEW CANADIAN ANTHOLOGY (); Rand, TREASURY OF CANADIAN VERSE (); Edited and Selected: with Harry Piers FRANKINCENSE AND MYRHH (); HISTORY OF THE TOWNSHIPS OF DARTMOUTH, PRESTON AND LAWRENCETOWN, HALIFAX COUNTY, N.S.

() by Mary Jane Katzman Lawson. Dartmouth Halifax* Lawrencetown Musquobodoboit Preston Sackville Sambro Hants County Douglas Falmouth Hantsport Newport Rawdon Windsor* Inverness County Inverness* Port Hawkesbury Port Hood Kings County Aylesford Berwick Cornwallis Horton Kentville*.

He was influenced by the history, tales, and imagery of his native border country and by the poetry of Robert Burns. Katzmann (Mrs William Lawson), History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown; Halifax County, N.S., ed.

Harry Piers (Halifax, ), –2. Martin, The story of Dartmouth (Dartmouth, N.S., Chronological Table of Dartmouth, Preston, Lawrencetown § A very authoritative date list fom to At its front, Mr.

Piers recommends Mrs. Lawson's work "on the three townships, which has been lately published." (Halifax: ). History of the townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax county, N.S.

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The next major immigration was inwhen nearly Jamaican Maroons were brought to Halifax and settled as a group in Preston Township. They helped to build Government House, worked on new fortifications at the Citadel, and served in the local militia.

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