Thursday, June 29, 2017


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 are excerpts from the Richmond County Record of...
Rev. Guillame Marin LeBlanc was the son of Pierre LeBlanc and Barbe Martel. He descended from the Acadians of Grand Pré who were deported to Philadelphia in 1755 but eventually returned and settled in Arichat. In 1880 LeBlanc had opposed...
The 1959 season in the Richmond County Baseball League (RCBL) saw the Petit de Grat Red Caps resume their winning ways and recapture the championship. The young, talented squad that had fallen to the River Bourgeois Tigers in the finals...
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 and...
In West Arichat in 1862, a portion of land was procured from the diocese, and a two-storey building was erected to accommodate classrooms on the first floor and a convent on the second. Les Freres des Ecoles Chretiennes oversaw the...
Historically, young men and women in this area have gone “down the road” seeking a brighter future than could be anticipated at home. This phenomenon began in the mid-1800s when our sea-based economy stalled. The economic depression of the 1870s,...
The following officers served the Isle Madame RCMP detachment from its inception in 1952: · Kennedy, J.F.G.A. (Jerry): October 22, 1952-October 4, 1953 ·  Stewart, W.W.: July 1953-August 17, 1953 ·  Spooner, M.J.: December 1951 August 1953-September  1954 ·  Cormier, J.E.: November 1955-December 11, 1955 · ...
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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