Saturday, August 24, 2019
On the lower street near the site of the Government Wharf now stand the Premium Seafood shrimp plant and the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home. In 1935, this latter site accommodated the home of Roddie and Ethel (Boucher) MacDonald. The front...
Lawyer and politician Thomas Horace Fuller was born in 1816 or 1819, probably in Arichat. He was the son of John Fuller, sheriff of Richmond County and Mary Oakley. Thomas Horace’s brother was Hyacinth Huden Fuller who married on...
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...
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...
In 1960 in the Richmond County Baseball League, the rivalry between the Petit de Grat Red Caps and the River Bourgeois Tigers once again took centre stage, but this time the Tigers prevailed by sweeping the championship series. The final...
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 1935 on Arichat’s lower road, there was an open field between the home of Arthur LeBrun Sr. and that of Alcide Goyetche. The field and the house on it belonged to Captain Alcide Goyetche (1878-1950),...
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. “ “Well...
In 1977 there was one team less in the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) as the St. Peter’s Royals took a leave of absence to test their skills in the Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League. The league continued with two...
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. He wrote Riviere-Bourgeois from which this history...
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