12th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

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The 12th General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between 1820 and 1826.

The assembly sat at the pleasure of the Governor of Nova Scotia, James Kempt.

Simon Bradstreet Robie was chosen as speaker for the house. Samuel George William Archibald became speaker after Robie was named to the Council in 1824.

List of members[edit]

Electoral District Name
County of Halifax William Lawson
George Smith
Samuel George William Archibald
Simon Bradstreet Robie
County of Annapolis Thomas Ritchie[1]

Abraham Gesner (1824)

Samuel Campbell
County of Lunenburg John Heckman
Lot Church
County of Cumberland Thomas Roach
George Oxley[2]

Robert Blair (1821)[3]

County of King's William Allen Chipman
Samuel Bishop
County of Queen's Snow Parker
Joseph Freeman
County of Hants William Hersey Otis Haliburton[1]

Benjamin DeWolf (1824)

William O'Brien
County of Shelburne John Bingay
John McKinnon
County of Sydney John George Marshall
Thomas Dickson
County of Cape Breton Richard John Uniacke, Jr.
Laurence Kavanagh
Town of Halifax John Albro
Town of Truro William Dickson
Town of Onslow Robert Dickson
Town of Londonderry James Fleming
Town of Annapolis John Robertson
Town of Granville Timothy Ruggles
Town of Digby William Henry Roach
Town of Lunenburg Edward James
Town of Amherst James Shannon Morse
Town of Horton Jonathan Crane [4]
Town of Cornwallis John Wells
Town of Liverpool James R. Dewolf
Town of Windsor William Fraser
Town of Falmouth William Young
Town of Newport Daniel Wier
Town of Shelburne Jared Ingersol Chipman
Town of Barrington William Browne Sargent
Town of Yarmouth Samuel Sheldon Poole


  1. ^ a b named judge
  2. ^ died in 1820
  3. ^ left for England in 1825; his resignation was not accepted by the assembly so the seat remained empty
  4. ^ died before first session. Sherman Denison elected in his place. The History of King's County, AWH Eaton (1910) Archived 2008-04-03 at the Wayback Machine.
Preceded by
11th General Assembly of Nova Scotia
General Assemblies of Nova Scotia
Succeeded by
13th General Assembly of Nova Scotia