Monday, April 23, 2018


Arichat, 1935: We are in the centre of the village on what was known as the Low Road. A building, known simply as the Sample House, served as a warehouse and showroom used by agents and salesmen to display their...
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 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...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he acquired a diploma in...
Pierre Hudon LeNoir was the son of Thomas Mélaine Lenoir and Victoire Ursule Thériault. Pierre was a lawyer in Halifax. He married Fannie Sophie Smith and they were prominent citizens in the social circles in Halifax. Fannie lived to...
Andrew D. Boudreau and Marie M. Landry June 13, 1939; parents William Boudreau and Catherine Sutton; and Aime Landry and Marguerite Bourque; witnesses John Landry and Marguerite Digout James C. Boyd and Marie V. Landry June 29 1939; parents William...
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 Richmond County Record...
Part 10: Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he acquired a diploma...
The old cemetery is located on the north side of Route 206, directly across the road from the church. The majority of the early stones and markers are missing and this property is in very rough condition. The following is...
Edward McNamara and Mary Kelly married on April 22, 1907 son of James McNamara and Mary Cruikshanks (River Habitants) to daughter of Martin Kelly and the late Maria Boudrot witnesses Oscar McNamara and Marguerite Benoit Priest J. Ed. Robitaille Peter J....
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