Tuesday, August 21, 2018
While recalling provincial action in 1973, it should be noted that the county once again excelled in minor ball. The Petit de Grat Beavers took the crown in their division while Louisdale captured the Juvenile title. Chet Boudreau took home...
August 15, 1973 final regular season standings: Louisdale Baracos 14-6 River Bourgeois Schooners 12-7 St. Peter’s Royals 11-7 Port Hawkesbury 11-8 Little Anse Golden Hawks 10-10 D’Escousse Rebels 8-12 PDG Red Caps 8-12 Arichat Triple A’s 4-16 The play-offs began on Saturday August 18 with a quarter-final format...
Edward Charles Doyle was born in Poulamon on October 12, 1882, the son of Edward and Mathilda Doyle. He was educated at St. Francis Xavier University and the Maritime Business College. He was thrice married, first to Florence Alice...
Charles-Pierre Martel (1828-1891) served River Bourgeois from November 18, 1877 to August 19, 1888. His first entry in the parish register was dated November 18, 1877. He was in charge of the parish for almost 11 years. Charles-Pierre Martel was born...
The following is a list of Protestants in Isle Madame from January, 1852 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...
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...
Our ramble through Arichat in 1935 brings us to the main street - more commonly known as the “Low Road” or Veterans’ Memorial Drive today. We stroll east past the American House Hotel and the homes of Alfred Gagnon...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. He wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. In 1938, the church underwent major repairs. This came about, no doubt, as a result of the replacement of...
Alexandre Marchand and Marie Jane Boudrot married on January 25, 1904, son of the late Abraham Marchand and Polline Roy, to the daughter of Placide Boudrot and Victoire Girroir, witnesses Ernest Samson and Celina Meunier Pierre Poirier and Clara Forgeron...
One of the most prominent figures in the history of Richmond County, and Arichat in particular, is Edmund Power Flynn, politician, merchant, and Richmond County’s first coroner. He was the son of John Flynn (1789 -1839) and Mary Power (1794...
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