Albert County

8 Archival description results for Albert County

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Ann Eliza Moore

  • CA PANB MC260
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1978

This fonds consists of 5 diaries kept by Ann Eliza Rogers Gallacher Moore, from 1852-1876 and from 1890-1896 inclusive. The diaries record the activities of her family and friends, as well as local, provincial, and national events.

In particular, she notes births, deaths, marriages, church meetings, and social gatherings and comments on such events as federal elections, the earthquake of 1885, and outbreaks of consumption and cholera in the 1850s. Her entries for the 1860s deal with the Gallacher family's life in Boston and Philadelphia, and she makes particular mention of natives of Hopewell, Albert County, N.B., who were residing there. As well she comments on activities pertaining to the American Civil War.

Moore, Ann Eliza Rogers Gallacher

Hillsborough parish census

  • CA MNBM ID702
  • File
  • 1851

This item consists of the handwritten notes on printed forms used by the census taker for Hillsborough parish, Albert County, New Brunswick, in 1851. It records information under headings for dwelling, name, gender, relationship, age, race, rank or occupation, date of entry into colony, and sick or infirm individual. There are also some general notes on locations and uses of land for farming, lumbering, and coal mining. There are also notes of individuals' birthplaces outside the province. There are some notes of seamen being at sea in summer. The area is divided into districts identified as the mining district, on the Petitcodiac River, Central District and Cape Moiselle Creek settlement. The total number of inhabitants is recorded for each district.

Steeves, Richard C., censor

Interprovincial Home for Young Women

  • CA UNB MG H 71
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1937; predominant 1937

This fonds includes minutes, with reports attached, of meetings of the Executive Committee of the Interprovincial Home for Young Women, 1935-1937. Reports include one from the Superintendent, Barbara G. Walker, to the Board of Governors for the year 1937 and a report, entitled "Ideals in Democracies and Dictatorships," written Dr. W.C. Keirstead, member of the Board of Governors. This fonds also contains financial records and correspondence.

Interprovincial Home for Young Women

J.E. Humphreys historical

  • CA MNBM ID148
  • Collection
  • [1900 - 1936]

The fonds consists of historical and biographical notes and manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material. The notes focus on the early history and settlers in Westmorland and Albert counties. There are biographical notes of the first English speaking settlers in Salisbury parish, including the Babcock, Beck, Blakeney, Eagles, Chapman, and other families.

Humphreys' correspondence with W. F. Ganong, 1927-1928, and 1929-1936, primarily discusses nomenclature of places in New Brunswick, mostly Westmorland and Albert Counties. There is an unpublished manuscript of ""History of the Petitcodiac"" by J.E. Humphreys which includes an index of major topics. A copy of an unfinished manuscript titled, "The History of Albert County" by W.C. Milner is included along with the author's notes. This work was published by the New Brunswick Museum in 1989.

There are also some publications written by W.F. Ganong, 1900-1928, dealing with the nomenclature of places and the origins of the boundaries of New Brunswick.

Humphreys, James Edward

Royal Progressive Conservative Association

  • CA PANB MC349
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1960

The fonds contains records of the Royal Progressive Conservative Association for the months leading up to the nominating convention held in September 1960. It includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, and detailed lists of members of the organizing committees for each polling district.

Royal Progressive Conservative Association (N.B.)

Turner family

  • CA MNBM ID5053
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1905; predominant 1875-1885

The fonds consists of shipping, business and family papers of the Turner and Reid families of Albert County, New Brunswick. There are shipping papers of the brig "Sherwood" including accounts, correspondence relating to the ship and its cargo. The shipping papers of the "Kesmark" include accounts with firms worldwide for ship provisions and equipment and correspondence relating to shipping. Various types of documentation include quarantine regulations, health certificates, surveying certificates, customs documents, manifests and a list of ship's stores (provisions).

There are discharge papers for seamen giving names and dates, and also a few names of crew signed on in Lubeck. There are ship's log books, including one dated 1890-1891, for a return voyage from Hillsboro to Newark, New Jersey, and others for voyages abroad.

Family correspondence includes letters written between Turner family members both in Canada and aboard ships sailing to destinations in Europe, South America, and the United States. Among other family papers are 3 diaries kept by Lottie Reid Turner in 1879, 1881, and 1883 while aboard ship. There is a Turner-Reid genealogy and the marriage certificate of Lottie Reid and James B. Turner. Also included is a petition to classify the school at Harvey as a superior school.

Turner family (Albert County)

Voluntary enlistment register, Charlotte County

  • CA PANB MC3148
  • Item
  • 27 September 1915-30 August 1917

This register records the voluntary recruitment of 553 men in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, for service overseas during the First World War, dating from 27 September 1915, when a major recruiting drive was underway in the province, until 30 August 1917, the day after Prime Minister Robert Borden's Military Service Act became law. It may be a manuscript copy of the enlistment register in which names of volunteers were recorded initially during or immediately after recruitment rallies.

Each entry provides the recruit's name, place of residence, age at recruitment, marital status, date of enlistment, nationality, and the unit to which he was assigned. Most of the men were Canadians, natives of Charlotte County, N.B. Other places of residence include Albert, Charlotte, St. John, York, Carleton, and Kings counties in N.B.; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island; Ontario; United States of America (Maine); England; Ireland; Scotland; Newfoundland; Denmark; and Romania. A very few gave their nationality as Italian, Danish, Norwegian, Russian, or Syrian.

A few notations, such as "stopped by mother," "discharged," "wife objected" or "rejected," are recorded in the margins. Occasionally, the name of the recruiter -- H. V. Dewar, Herman G. Smith, or ? McDowell -- and the place of recuitment -- St. George, St. Andrews, Castalia -- are given. The entries are in several different hands.

On the record book's cover is printed "Hospital Admission & Discharge Book". The recruitment entries begin at the back of the book.

Volunteer Enlistment Register

William Rommel

  • CA MNBM S 9 - 1
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1921

The fonds consists of day books, 1886-1920 and ledgers, 1881-1921

Rommel, William