Clan Brown: Baronets of Nova Scotia

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New Scotland (Nova Scotia) was founded in the early 1600s by Sir William Alexander of Menstrie, Scotland. It included what is known as Atlantic Canada and Anticosti Island. Sir William Alexander funded and settled the colony by a system of Baronets of Nova Scotia, a hereditary title used to this day. See The Founding of New Scotland


On June 21, 1636, Browne of Neale, was created Baronet of Nova Scotia and granted lands on Anticosti Island.

Patrick Broun of Colstoun was also created a Baronet of Nova Scotia in 1686.

Sir John Francis Archibald Browne was the 12th Baronet of Nova Scotia; also, the 6th Baron of Kilmaine.

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