Saturday, December 15, 2018
In 1977, the championship round was set: the Petit de Grat Red Caps versus the Louisdale Baracos, two very evenly-matched teams. They had met twice during the season; Louisdale won the first meeting 10-8 and PDG won the second 9-7....
In 1977 there was one team less in the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) as the St. Peter’s Royals took a leave of absence to test their skills in the Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League. The league continued with two...
As early as 1824 a functioning school existed in Arichat. By 1834, the school faced insurmountable financial difficulties. As a result, the creditors - primarily John Tyrrell, a prominent Arichat merchant - foreclosed on the property, but instead of...
June 24, 1913: Guillaume Alfred Poirier, widower of Henriette Anne Poirier, married Marie Boudreau, daughter of Henry Boudreau and Marie Fougere, witnesses were Ambrose Poirier and Anne Josse July 10, 1913: Robert Martell married Eliza McGrath, witnesses were John Doyle...
Arichat 1935: Main street, center of the village. This house, originally built by Constant P. Terrio, was subsequently owned by Alphonse J. Benoit, Wilfred Samson and currently by Wilfred’s daughter Yvonne and her husband Gilles Boudreau. The foundation of the house...
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 1970’s. The following excerpts are taken from the Richmond County...
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan, with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004 and included an interview with Walter Dugas of West Arichat: “…I...
Thibeau, Pierre A., 72 years, son of Étienne Thibeau LeBlanc, André, 85 years, husband of Maria Mury Fortune, Marie E., 64 years, daughter of W. Fortune Power, James Michael, 59 years, husband of Daisy Wilson Marchand, Daniel Alexandre, 65 years, son of Désiré...
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 1970’s. The following is an excerpt from the Richmond County...
January 9, 1912: Charles Henri Shannon, son of Charles Shannon and Marie Samson, married Marie Aida Landry, daughter of the late Alexander Landry and Adeline Richard, witnesses were Wallace Kavanagh and Marie Landry January 22, 1912; William Fougere, son of...
- Advertisement -
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!