Saturday, October 21, 2017


In 1971, Intermediate baseball was not the only game in town.A hastily formed team of Midget-age players was cobbled together to represent Richmond County in the Cape Breton Regional Summer Games. Without so much as an exhibition game under...
January 31, 1916: Joseph Marchand, son of Abram Marchand, married Marie Bertina Thibeau, daughter of Edouard Thibeau, witnesses Henri Boudreau and Clara MarchandFebruary15, 1916: Amedée Goyètche, son of Norbert Goyètche, married Marie Emma Boudreau, daughter of William D. Boudreau,...
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...
January 29, 1906: Henri Boudrot, son of Jeffrey Boudrot and Marie Hebert, Arichat, married Louise Pertus, daughter of Jean Pertus and Adele Benoit, witnesses Alexandre Boudrot and Lybie/Lydie LeBlancFebruary 7, 1906: Beni Boudrot, son of Charles Boudrot and the...
Andrew Madden was born at Dramore, County Down, Ireland, on February 2, 1772.He studied medicine at Glasgow University, receiving diplomas as surgeon and physician in 1817. In the same year, he emigrated, settling at Arichat where he practiced his...
In 1960 in the Richmond County Baseball League, the rivalry between the Petit de Grat Red Caps and the River Bourgeois Tigers once again took centre stage, but this time the Tigers prevailed by sweeping the championship series.The final...
MacDonald, Alexander 1902 –1975 MacDonald, Mary Margaret 1900 –1995Kane, Hazel Blanche 1914 –1978 Unsure if she was born a George or the wife of Clarence W. George 1905–1994Haskell, Robert E. 1888–1971Mauger, Edward James 1891–1963 LeLacheur, Lilly 1897–1992, his wifeMurray, Mildred C. 1909–1985 MacRae,...
Imagine the main street of Arichat in 1935. Currently, at the intersection of Conney’s (Delaney) Lane and the main road stand a former store and the old municipal building.In 1935 the store was that of “Little” Joe Samson, and...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928, he spent three years at agricultural school. There he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he...
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,...
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