Amedee Theriault, died January 1, buried January 3, 1950, priest C. P. Girroir William Monbourquette, died January 6, buried January 9, 1950 at age 81 years, Priest A. Doucet Ben E. Boudreau, died January 15, buried January 17, 1950 at age...
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...
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. It includes an interview with Walter Dugas of West Arichat.
The 1975 playoffs in the RABA was an eight-team affair with the bottom three teams eliminated from the post season. The match-ups were St. Peter’s vs. Port Hawkesbury, River Bourgeois vs. the Baracos, Arichat vs. Little Anse, and the...
MacDonald, Alexander 1902 –1975 MacDonald, Mary Margaret 1900 –1995 Kane, Hazel Blanche 1914 –1978 Unsure if she was born a George or the wife of Clarence W. George 1905–1994 Haskell, Robert E. 1888–1971 Mauger, Edward James 1891–1963 LeLacheur, Lilly 1897–1992, his wife Murray, Mildred C. 1909–1985 MacRae,...
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 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...
In May of 1763, a French ship, La Dorothée, set sail from England bound for the port of St. Malo, France. Joseph Babin and his wife Marine (LeBlanc) were Acadians originally from Grand Pré. Victims of...
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....
In the 1976 Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) season some things stayed the same and some things changed. The two-division format was not changed. The Mainland Division included: St. Peter’s Royals, Louisdale Baracos, Louisdale Mooseheads, Port Hawkesbury, Lower River, and...
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