Sunbury County was a county in the crown colony of Nova Scotia from 1765 to 1784. It was created from part of Cumberland County and ceased to exist when the county became its own province, called New Brunswick, in 1784 due to its large increase in population from the immigration of Loyalists following the American Revolution. Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A United Kingdom overseas territory (formerly known as a dependent territory or earlier as a crown colony) is a territory that is under the sovereignty and formal control of the United Kingdom but is not part of the United Kingdom proper (Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th) - Land 53,338 km² - Water 1,946 km² (3. ... 1765 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Cumberland County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... This article is about political regions. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Area 72,908 km² (8th) - Land 71,450 km² - Water 1,458 km² (2. ... This article concerns Loyalists in the American Revolution. ... Before the Revolution: The 13 colonies are in red, the pink area was claimed by Great Britain after the French and Indian War, and the orange region was claimed by Spain. ...
NovaScotia was granted a supreme court in 1754 with the appointment of Jonathan Belcher and a legislative assembly in 1758.
NovaScotia was the first colony in British North America and in the British Empire to achieve responsible government in January-February 1848 and become self-governing through the efforts of Joseph Howe.
NovaScotia is the seventh most populated province in Canada with an estimated 937,889 residents as of July 1, 2005.
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