Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Charles-Pierre Martel (1828-1891) served River Bourgeois from November 18, 1877 to August 19, 1888. His first entry in the parish register was dated November 18, 1877. He was in charge of the parish for almost 11 years. Charles-Pierre Martel was born...
The following is a list of Protestants in Isle Madame from January, 1852 transcribed by Stirling Edwards in September, 2004 from the records of St. John’s Anglican Church in Arichat. This list is among the papers of the Rev. James...
In 1897 Bertram Bourinot began the Richmond County Record, a periodical that lasted for almost 80 years. Marshall Bourinot worked with his father and continued the paper into the 1970s. The following are excerpts from the Richmond County Record...
Our ramble through Arichat in 1935 brings us to the main street - more commonly known as the “Low Road” or Veterans’ Memorial Drive today. We stroll east past the American House Hotel and the homes of Alfred Gagnon...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. He wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. In 1938, the church underwent major repairs. This came about, no doubt, as a result of the replacement of...
Alexandre Marchand and Marie Jane Boudrot married on January 25, 1904, son of the late Abraham Marchand and Polline Roy, to the daughter of Placide Boudrot and Victoire Girroir, witnesses Ernest Samson and Celina Meunier Pierre Poirier and Clara Forgeron...
One of the most prominent figures in the history of Richmond County, and Arichat in particular, is Edmund Power Flynn, politician, merchant, and Richmond County’s first coroner. He was the son of John Flynn (1789 -1839) and Mary Power (1794...
The second cemetery of the Notre Dame de l’Assomption Church refers to the one that is nearest the church on the south side. The first, or old, cemetery is across the highway to the north, while the third and...
The 1972 RABA season ended with a three-play-down format, quarter-final, semi-final, and championship rounds. In one quarter-final best-two-out-of-three round, the Red Caps defeated Little Anse 16-4 and 11-6. The round of River Bourgeois versus Port Hawkesbury went the distance with...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he acquired a diploma in...
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