Monday, December 17, 2018
In 1975, Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) players were prominently involved in senior baseball competitions. A senior elimination tournament was hosted by Arichat and Louisdale on June 21 and 22. The roster for the Richmond County team consisted of: Richie...
1954 Death Records Adelina Dorey died January 1, buried January 3, 1954 at age 99 years, Priest A. Doucet Alfred Walter Gerard died January 1, buried January 3, 1954 at age 61 years, Priest A. Doucet Mrs. Michel Forgeron died March 21,...
It is 1935, Main Street Arichat, and we are nearing “Godfrey’s Lane” passing a vacant area known as Cutler’s Field. It was not until the 1940s and 50s that the field bore two homes, that of Raymond Boucher and that...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. Priests of River Bourgeois Joseph-Henri-Louis de Gonzague Chouinard (1875-1959) served as priest from October 1, 1904-December 1, 1909. He left Nova Scotia, once and for all, and returned to...
In 1974 there were nine teams in two divisions in the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA). The final league standings were as follows: Mainland St. Peter’s Royals 17-5 Port Hawkesbury 16-6 River Bourgeois 12-10 Louisdale 10-12 Island Arichat Triple A’s 15-9 Little Anse Golden Hawks 14-10 Petit de...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. Fr. Alexander M. O’Handley (November 17, 1895-December 13, 1902) was the priest at River Bourgeois for seven or eight years. His conduct was not exemplary due to his...
The following excerpt is taken from Cape Breton Book of the Night edited by Ronald Caplan. This story was taped, transcribed, and translated into English by Jocelyne Marchand: “But it got so that even I didn’t want to stay there....
The following excerpt is taken from Cape Breton Book of the Night edited by Ronald Caplan. This story was taped, transcribed, and translated into English by Jocelyne Marchand. “We had problems after we got there. The first night we slept...
The following excerpt is taken from Cape Breton Book of the Night edited by Ronald Caplan. This story was taped, transcribed, and translated into English by Jocelyne Marchand. “I was born in Petit de Grat in 1911. The old women...
In 1897 Bertram Bourinot began the Richmond County Record, a periodical that lasted for almost eighty years. Marshall Bourinot worked with his father and continued the paper into the 1970’s. The following are excerpts from the Richmond County Record...
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