13th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

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The 13th General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between 1826 and 1830.

The assembly sat at the pleasure of the Governor of Nova Scotia, James Kempt. After Kempt was named Governor of British North America in 1828, Thomas N. Jeffrey became governor for Nova Scotia.

Samuel George William Archibald was chosen as speaker for the house.

List of members[edit]

Electoral District Name
County of Halifax Samuel George William Archibald
William Lawson
George Smith
Lawrence Hartshorne
County of Annapolis Thomas Chandler Haliburton[1]

John Johnston (1829)

William Henry Roach
County of Lunenburg Lot Church
William Rudolf
County of Cumberland Alexander Stewart
Joseph Oxley
County of King's John Starr [2]
Samuel Bishop
County of Queen's Joseph Freeman
John Barss
County of Hants Benjamin DeWolf
County of Shelburne John McKinnon
J.B. Moody[3]

John Forman (1828)

County of Sydney John Young
Thomas Dickson
County of Cape Breton Richard John Uniacke, Jr.
Laurence Kavanagh
Town of Halifax Charles R. Fairbanks
B. Murdoch
Town of Truro Charles Dickson Archibald
Town of Onslow John Crowe
Town of Londonderry John Wier
Town of Annapolis James R. Lovett
Town of Granville Timothy Ruggles
Town of Digby John Elkanah Morton
Town of Lunenburg John Heckman
Town of Amherst James Shannon Morse
Town of Horton James Harris, Jr.
Town of Cornwallis John Morton
Town of Liverpool James Ratchford DeWolf
Town of Windsor David Dill
Town of Newport Shubael Dimock
Town of Falmouth William Henry Shay
Town of Shelburne John Alexander Barry[4]
Town of Barrington John Homer
Town of Yarmouth Samuel Sheldon Poole


  1. ^ named judge
  2. ^ died in 1827
  3. ^ died in 1828
  4. ^ Nathaniel Whitworth White was originally returned but, after an appeal, a review by a Select Committee in April 1827 found that many of the votes supporting White came from disqualified voters and Barry was declared elected
Preceded by
12th General Assembly of Nova Scotia
General Assemblies of Nova Scotia
Succeeded by
14th General Assembly of Nova Scotia