Wednesday, August 23, 2017


In the early 1970s, government policy made it possible for teams to apply for and use monies to build or upgrade baseball fields. New facilities sprang up in Rocky Bay, Arichat and Louisdale. The 1971 season of the RABA saw...
January 31, 1916: Joseph Marchand, son of Abram Marchand, married Marie Bertina Thibeau, daughter of Edouard Thibeau, witnesses Henri Boudreau and Clara Marchand February15, 1916: Amedée Goyètche, son of Norbert Goyètche, married Marie Emma Boudreau, daughter of William D. Boudreau,...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts...
Part 14: In 1962, the Petit de Grat Red Caps reclaimed the Richmond County Baseball League crown by downing the Tigers of River Bourgeois in three straight games. The members of the championship team were Robbie Fougere, Claude Boudreau,...
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 agricultural science. He wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken...
Henry Honore Martell, merchant, politician, legislator, was born on August 3, 1806. Some sources claim his place of birth was Main a Dieu, Cape Breton, while others claim he was born at Arichat. The son of Joseph and Barbara Martell,...
Michel Forgeron, widower of Sabine Mirande, married Marie Lejeune, widow of Emile Poirier, on January 7, 1907, witnesses Jean Baptiste Lejeune and Barbe Forgeron Joseph Muri, son of Remi Muri and Seraphine Mirande, married Almande Babin, daughter of Benjamin Babin...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he...
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 November 17, 1951 edition...
Four teams comprised the 1961 Richmond County Baseball League (RCBL): Petit de Grat Red Caps, River Bourgeois Tigers, Port Hawkesbury, and L’Ardoise Ramblers. The rivalry between Petit de Grat and River Bourgeois was resumed. In a June 18 contest, the...
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