Arichat 1935: Main street, center of the village. This house, originally built by Constant P. Terrio, was subsequently owned by Alphonse J. Benoit, Wilfred Samson and currently by Wilfred’s daughter Yvonne and her husband Gilles Boudreau. The foundation of the house...
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 excerpts are taken from the Richmond County...
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 and included an interview with Walter Dugas of West Arichat: “…I...
Thibeau, Pierre A., 72 years, son of Étienne Thibeau LeBlanc, André, 85 years, husband of Maria Mury Fortune, Marie E., 64 years, daughter of W. Fortune Power, James Michael, 59 years, husband of Daisy Wilson Marchand, Daniel Alexandre, 65 years, son of Désiré...
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 is an excerpt from the Richmond County...
January 9, 1912: Charles Henri Shannon, son of Charles Shannon and Marie Samson, married Marie Aida Landry, daughter of the late Alexander Landry and Adeline Richard, witnesses were Wallace Kavanagh and Marie Landry January 22, 1912; William Fougere, son of...
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 of St. John’s....
In the 1976 Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) season some things stayed the same and some things changed. The two-division format was not changed. The Mainland Division included: St. Peter’s Royals, Louisdale Baracos, Louisdale Mooseheads, Port Hawkesbury, Lower River, and...
The 1975 playoffs in the RABA was an eight-team affair with the bottom three teams eliminated from the post season. The match-ups were St. Peter’s vs. Port Hawkesbury, River Bourgeois vs. the Baracos, Arichat vs. Little Anse, and the...
May 24, 1947 - Alice Amélie Boudreau - Herbert E. Boudreau and Rose Boudreau - Alphonse V. Boudreau and Mme. Wilfred Joshua May 21, 1947 - Marie Thérèse Landry - Charles H. Landry and Marguerite Boudreau - Harry H. Landry...
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