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Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 23

Our Majesties The King and Queen visited N.B. June 13-39, came through Marysville into Fredericton, a grand reception.  I saw them 3 times, it was a most beautiful sight, one I shall never forget.                     June 13-39 holiday I went to Boston June 23rd - 39 returned June 29 had a delightful time. Stopped [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 21

Lot of Flu: Feb. 1939. Heavy thunder & lightning storm Feb. 15-39. (Had the Sisters' [sic] to my house to Turkey Dinner Fri  Mar 31-39 [sic]) Sick with Flu. Tue Feb 21-39 Fri. morn. Feb. 24-39. -24 below zero. Gerald Allen very sick from Sking [sic] accident on Feb. 19-39.  In hospital week [...]

York Sunbury Historical Society Program: New Brunswickers in the American Civil War

Image by elycefeliz via FlickrThursday, November 17, 2011 at 7:30 at Old Government House Speaker: Greg Marquis Title: "New Brunswickers in the American Civil War" This talk will discuss what motivated men from New Brunswick to fight in the Civil War, mainly for the North, and how this involvement was viewed 'back home.' Examples will [...]

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Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 20

Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) - Page 20 Heavy snowstorm Thur. Nov. 17-38 Big snow storm. roads [sic] blocked. Fri. Dec. 25-38 Another big storm Sun. Dec. 27-38 Dec 3rd 1938- 11 below zero, nice & clear. lots of snow. I wooked [sic] weekend Dec 4th " - Mild with rain. Dec 5 - [...]

Searching for a Photograph of Master Mariner Captain Shanks

The Fredericton Region Museum office received the following query, if you think you can help us please leave your comments here. “I am searching for a photograph for my gg grandfather Walter Shanks born December 18, 1818 in Saltcoats, Scotland.  Captain Shanks was a Master Mariner sailing to and from New Brunswick for 50+ years.  I have [...]

By |2011-11-01T11:36:11-03:00November 1st, 2011|Research Questions|0 Comments

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 19

Mr. John Doherty died Fri. Oct 7-38 Mrs. Susie Saunders died Oct 7-38 Bishop Richardson of F'ton died. Sat. Oct. 8-38 Countess of Ashburnham died Sun, Oct. 9-38 Oct. 11-38. Thanksgiving Day. Mill down Mon. wooked [sic] on Fri. instead. Repair wook [sic] on chimney of Cotton Mill - fall of 1938. Walter [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 18

Little Phipps child died.  Apr. 18-38 Mr. Alfred Smith died Apr. 23-38 Bert Brown died May 3-38 Gladys married May 7-38 Verla Dennison died in Vic. Hospital May 15-38 Mr. Andrew Perry died.  June 2-38 I took sick on way to work, Tue a.m. June 7-38 loafed 2 months. (Mill went on 4 [...]

Historical Society and Museum representatives honoured by the Association Museums New Brunswick

A Notice from the York Sunbury Historical Society President Fred White: Two Historical Society and Museum representatives, Ruth Murgatroyd and Elizabeth Earl have recently been honoured by the Association Museums New Brunswick with a Provincial Museums ‘Award of Merit' and a Provincial Museums ‘Quarter Century Award’.  These awards were presented at the Association’s [...]

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