Nova Scotia Archives

Gideon White Family Papers

Loyalists of Shelburne


The virtual exhibit presented here re-creates, through archival photographs, documentary art and early maps, the town of Shelburne that Gideon White and his family knew and helped to build. A little historical background may help in exploring this visual reminder of Loyalist Shelburne... read more


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''Capt. Gideon White, 1754-1833, of Shelburne, N.S.''
Artist: R. Cosway
Reference no.: NSARM Photo Collection: People: White, Gideon

Plan of Shelburne
Reference no.: NSARM Map Collection: V7-1784: Shelburne

"Plan of 35 Acres of Land laid out on Point Carleton for John King & Isaac Wilkins"
Date: 20 April 1786
Reference no.: NSARM RG 20, Series C, Vol. 93, No. 43

Plan of Port Roseway Harbour
Date: 12 July 1798
Reference no.: A New Chart of the Coast of Nova Scotia...by Captain Holland NSARM Map Collection: 239-1798

''Old Willow Planted about 1790''
Artist: A.P. Bruce [Mrs. Annie Bruce]
Reference no.: NSARM Photo Collection: Marion Robertson fonds, 1995-88, No. 9

Governor John Parr (1725-1791)
Photographer: Ernest Cooke, Plymouth [England]
Reference no.: NSARM Photo Collection: People: Parr, General, Governor of Nova Scotia

''Old Firth House built 1785 it was in this house that Gov. Parr named Shelburne, N.S.''
Reference no.: NSARM Walter Deinger Collection, 1995-4, no. 57

''A Black Wood Cutter at Shelburne, Nova Scotia''
Date: 1788
Artist: W. Booth
Reference no.: Library and Archives of Canada, W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana: C-040162.

''Church of England as it was when first built''
Reference no.: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

''The Old Thomson House''
Reference no.: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

''Old Willow. St. George Street''
Reference no.: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

''Old Kirk''
Reference no.: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

St. John’s Kirk, Shelburne
Reference no.: NSARM, Marion Robertson fonds, MG 1, Vol. 3636, folder 1

Firth House
Reference no.: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

''The old Cornelius White House''
Reference no.: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

''Old and New Academy Buildings, and Roman Catholic Church''
Reference no.: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

''Ross-Thomson House, Shelburne, N.S.''
Date: ca. 1958
Reference no.: NSARM Photo Collection: Places: Shelburne: Houses: Ross-Thomson House

Ross-Thomson House, Shelburne
Date: ca. 1974
Reference no.: NSARM Photo Collection: Places: Shelburne: Street Scene, #2 (Maritime Tel & Tel Collection, 1974-67)

Hand Fire Engine
Date: 1952
Reference no.: NSARM Nova Scotia Information Service no. 7109

''Old hand fire-engine presented by King George III to the town of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, in 1787''
Reference no.: NSARM Photo Collection: Places: Shelburne: Fire Engine, no. 1