Friday, December 14, 2018
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...
Isidore LeBlanc’s grandfather, Mathurin LeBlanc, was born in Grand Pré. He escaped deportation in 1755 and settled in Arichat some 20 years later. At the time, Arichat was a thriving fishing community based on the entrepreneurial efforts of the Robins,...
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...
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....
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...
Isidore LeBlanc was the first Acadian cabinet minister in Nova Scotia. Born in a county where Acadians formed the majority, LeBlanc repeatedly defended the right of Acadian children to be educated in their own language. On April 17, 1879, he addressed...
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...
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,...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. THE PRIESTS OF RIVER BOURGEOIS (cont.) 9. Father Pierre Robitaille (1874-1949) – 1909-1949 Born at L’Ancienne-Lorette, 28 June 1874, son of Jacques Robitaille and Philomene Hamel, Fr. Pierre Robitaille,...
The following officers served the Isle Madame RCMP detachment from its inception in 1952: · Kennedy, J.F.G.A. (Jerry): October 22, 1952-October 4, 1953 ·  Stewart, W.W.: July 1953-August 17, 1953 ·  Spooner, M.J.: December 1951 August 1953-September  1954 ·  Cormier, J.E.: November 1955-December 11, 1955 · ...
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