June 24, 1913: Guillaume Alfred Poirier, widower of Henriette Anne Poirier, married Marie Boudreau, daughter of Henry Boudreau and Marie Fougere, witnesses were Ambrose Poirier and Anne Josse July 10, 1913: Robert Martell married Eliza McGrath, witnesses were John Doyle...
As early as 1824 a functioning school existed in Arichat. By 1834, the school faced insurmountable financial difficulties. As a result, the creditors - primarily John Tyrrell, a prominent Arichat merchant - foreclosed on the property, but instead of...
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 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 at the time of the interview, Joseph D. Samson...
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...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts...
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...
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 are excerpts from the Richmond County Record of...
Main Street Arichat 1935: On the water side of this street and approximately in the centre of the village is the vacant home of the late Dr. A.A. LeBlanc (who died in 1919 at age 54) of New Brunswick who...
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...
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