Sunday, October 20, 2019
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...
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.
Along Arichat’s “Low Road” in 1935, In roughly the center of the village located between the LeBrun store and the LeBlanc store, was the home of Charles P. Stone. There was barely room for a driveway...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. Flavien Samson (1900-1965) served as priest in River Bourgeois from January 18, 1950 until September 1, 1965. During this time, Fr. Samson set out...
January 7, 1902: Alfred Gerard, widower of Marie Forgeron, married Charlotte Lejeune, widow of Joseph Meunier, witnesses were Ephrem Gerard and Alexina Forgeron January 21, 1902: Robert LeJeune, son of the late Abraham Lejeune and Marie Dugas, married Alvina Poirier,...
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...
February 5, 1918: Francois Muise, son of Patrick Muise and Martha Jeanne Boudrot, married Alice Boudrot, daughter of Cleophas Boudrot and Alice Boudrot, witnesses were not recorded February 5, 1918: Thomas James Kehoe, son of Thomas Kehoe and Annie McGrath,...
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....
Father Flavien Samson (1900-1965) served from January 18, 1950 to September 1, 1965. Father Flavien Samson was born in L’Ardoise. He was the son of James F. Samson, a fisherman, as was the case with most of the people of...
February 5, 1906: Joseph Louis Mury, son of Remi Mury and Géneviève Mirande, married Marie Goyèche, daughter of Eusèbe Goyèche and Louise Boucher, witnesses: Willie Cordeau and Évangeline Goyètche June 27, 1906: Alexandre W. Chisholm, son of John W. Chisholm...


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