Amedee Theriault, died January 1, buried January 3, 1950, priest C. P. Girroir William Monbourquette, died January 6, buried January 9, 1950 at age 81 years, Priest A. Doucet Ben E. Boudreau, died January 15, buried January 17, 1950 at age...
Edward Charles Doyle was born in Poulamon on October 12, 1882, the son of Edward and Mathilda Doyle. He was educated at St. Francis Xavier University and the Maritime Business College. He was thrice married, first to Florence Alice...
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...
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...
January 7, 1902: Alfred Gerard, widower of Marie Forgeron, married Charlotte Lejeune, widow of Joseph Meunier, witnesses were Ephrem Gerard and Alexina Forgeron January 21, 1902: Robert LeJeune, son of the late Abraham Lejeune and Marie Dugas, married Alvina Poirier,...
In 1971, Intermediate baseball was not the only game in town. A hastily formed team of Midget-age players was cobbled together to represent Richmond County in the Cape Breton Regional Summer Games. Without so much as an exhibition game under...
Editor’s note: Due to a production error, the “Repeating history” column that was scheduled to appear in the February 15 edition was not published. Below is the version of the column which was supposed to appear in last week’s...
January 29, 1906: Henri Boudrot, son of Jeffrey Boudrot and Marie Hebert, Arichat, married Louise Pertus, daughter of Jean Pertus and Adele Benoit, witnesses Alexandre Boudrot and Lybie/Lydie LeBlanc February 7, 1906: Beni Boudrot, son of Charles Boudrot and the...
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...
As early as 1824, a functioning school existed in Arichat. By 1834, the school faced insurmountable financial difficulties, and as a result, the creditors - primarily John Tyrrell, a prominent Arichat merchant - foreclosed on the property, but instead...
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