The January 1852 church census was transcribed by Stirling Edwards in September 2004, from the records of St. John’s Anglican Church, Arichat. This list is among the papers of the Rev. James Allen Shaw, the first Rector of St John’s....
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,...
As early as 1824, a functioning school existed in Arichat under the tutelage of John Walsh who instructed 30 to 40 aspiring scholars. By 1834, the school faced insurmountable financial difficulties, and as a result, the creditors - primarily John...
On the lower street near the site of the Government Wharf now stand the Premium Seafood shrimp plant and the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home. In 1935, this latter site accommodated the home of Roddie and Ethel (Boucher) MacDonald. The front...
In 1974 there were nine teams in two divisions in the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA). The final league standings were as follows: Mainland St. Peter’s Royals 17-5 Port Hawkesbury 16-6 River Bourgeois 12-10 Louisdale 10-12 Island Arichat Triple A’s 15-9 Little Anse Golden Hawks 14-10 Petit de...
The 1852 Church Census was 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 Allen Shaw, the first Rector of St. John’s....
In 1978 two teams from the parish of Petit de Grat stole the attention of baseball fans. The Alderney Point Thunderbolts took the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) title by defeating the Louisdale Braves. Although the Red Caps failed to...
The following excerpt is taken from Cape Breton Book of the Night edited by Ronald Caplan. This story was taped, transcribed, and translated into English by Jocelyne Marchand. “We had problems after we got there. The first night we slept...
1954 Death Records Adelina Dorey died January 1, buried January 3, 1954 at age 99 years, Priest A. Doucet Alfred Walter Gerard died January 1, buried January 3, 1954 at age 61 years, Priest A. Doucet Mrs. Michel Forgeron died March 21,...
Richmond County Canada, district number 41, Richmond, sub-district number 6. Taken By Daniel Sampson, April 6, 1891. Text transcribed and contributed by Jeanne D. Belford. This transcription should be of particular interest to those with Bonin, Boucher, Boudrot, Burke, Cordeau,...
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