17th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

The 17th General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between 1843 and 1847.

The assembly sat at the pleasure of the Governor of Nova Scotia, Lucius Bentinck Cary. Jeremiah Dickson became governor in 1846.

William Young was chosen as speaker for the house.

List of membersEdit

Electoral District Name
Annapolis County James W. Johnston
County of Cape Breton James Boyle Uniacke
Colchester County John Ross
Cumberland County Stephen Fulton
Robert McGowan Dickie
Digby County François Bourneuf
Guysborough County William F. DesBarres
John J. Marshall
Halifax County Joseph Howe
Laurence O'Connor Doyle
Hants County Benjamin Smith
Lewis Morris Wilkins
Inverness County William Young
James McKeagney
Kings County Thomas Andrew Strange DeWolf
John Clarke Hall
Lunenburg County John Creighton
Charles B. Owen
Pictou County John Holmes
George R. Young
Queens County Samuel P. Fairbanks
Snow P. Freeman
Richmond County James Turnbull
Shelburne County Obadiah Wilson
Sydney County George Brenan
Patrick Power
Yarmouth County Herbert Huntington
Township of Halifax James McNab
Andrew M. Uniacke
Township of Lunenburg John Heckman
Township of Liverpool William B. Taylor
Township of Shelburne Peter Spearwater, Jr.
Township of Barrington Paul Crowell
Township of Yarmouth Reuben Clements
Township of Argyle John Ryder
Township of Digby Charles Budd
Township of Clare Anselme F. Comeau
Township of Annapolis Alfred Whitman
Township of Granville Stephen S. Thorne
Township of Horton Perez M. Benjamin
Township of Cornwallis Mayhew Beckwith
Township of Amherst Thomas Logan
Township of Pictou George Smith[1]

Henry Blackadar (1845)

Township of Londonderry Gloud W. McLelan
Town of Truro William Fleming
Town of Onslow John Crowe
Township of Windsor James D. Fraser
Township of Newport Ichabod Dimock
Township of Falmouth Elkanah Young
Township of Sydney Edmund Murray Dodd
Township of Arichat Henry Martell


  1. ^ election appealed


Preceded by General Assemblies of Nova Scotia
Succeeded by