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Westmorland parish school

  • CA MNBM Fillmore family CB DOC
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1851

This fonds consists of a return of scholars for 1850-1851 kept by Lemuel Fillmore. Return includes the number and names of students and is further broken down into number each of boys and girls, ages, and number of days present in the school year.

Fillmore, Lemeul

Henry Wilmot

  • CA MNBM ID185
  • Fonds
  • 1851-1928

This fonds includes:

  • Farm journals, 1892-1926;
  • Record book of Sunbury Co. municipal secretary (Henry Wilmot);
  • Letter book, 1927;
  • Confederation material, 1927;
  • Robert Duncan's lecture and correspondence, 1856-1881.

Wilmot, Henry

Hannah Flood lot certificate

  • CA MNBM ID1855
  • Fonds
  • 1837

The fonds consists of a lot certificate given to Hannah Flood in 1837. It is for lot 35 in the southeast range in Willow Grove, Loch Lomond. The certificate was given by the body responsible for administration of Crown grants to the Black refugees. It is unclear whether Hannah Flood had actually purchased the land.

Flood, Hannah

Fortnighly Club

  • CA MNBM ID188
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1970

This fonds consists of minutes, a printed copy of the by-laws and ephemera belonging to the club. The minutes include information about the organization of the Fortnightly Club and its origins, names of members and executive, dates of meetings and titles of addresses and names of presenters. The by-laws describe the operation of club, the composition of the executive, provisions for elections, annual meetings and committee functions as well as annual dues. The ephemera includes programmes, menus of the annual dinners and lists of talks with dates and names of presenters.

Fortnightly Club

Frederick Maine Cochrane

  • CA MNBM ID1940
  • Fonds
  • [1930]

This fonds consists of 2 papers written by Cochrane, "History of the St. Martins, New Brunswick built ships" is a 256-page manuscript which includes details of the history of St. Martins area, lists of the master mariners and captains of coasters from St. Martins and statistics on the tonnage of St. Martins built ships. There are records of many of the local vessels giving: names, types of vessel, tonnage, dates built and names of owners. There are also some information on captains, crew, passengers, incidents or accidents, mutinies, damage due to storms, shipwrecks, vessel dimensions, cargos and sailing routes, which included the West Indies, the U.K., Europe and Australia.

The other paper, "The whale fishing industry of Saint John, N.B.", is about the history of the whale fishing industry in Saint John from 1830 to 1850. Material includes a list of the St. John Mechanics Whale Fishing Company officers and stockholders, 1837. There are details of the dividends paid in 1841 and a list of ships owned by the company. This manuscript provides information about Charles Stewart, a pioneer in the whale fishery in Saint John, and the commander of the last whaling ship which sailed from the city in 1848 and about James Millidge who was also engaged in this industry. Other subjects include uses for the whale oil and whale bone, and amounts of whale oil carried aboard the ships.

Cochrane, Frederick Maine

Ganong Bros.

  • CA MNBM ID1988
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1963

The fonds has not yet been arranged and described. It includes records of Ganong Brothers Limited, White Candy Company, Corona Company and Home Paper Box Company. There are record books from 1892 to 1946 (and possibly earlier) including minutes, year-end accounts and by-laws. There are bound ledgers and other loose records which include Board of Directors' meetings, payroll information, financial records, annual reports and sales analysis. There are also patents, licences and property deeds. A diary (1874-1878) belonging to Gilbert White Ganong, gives details of the early business. Advertising and publicity material is also included.

Ganong Bros. (firm)

Philip Leo McBride

  • CA MNBM ID199
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1919

The fonds consists of diaries and a paybook. The diaries describe enlistment, training in barracks, shipping off to Europe from Halifax, and his experiences on the front line in France including at the battle of the Somme, and the armistice in 1918 then heading for home. The diaries are detailed and well written giving a vivid picture of life in the trenches. They also include his impressions of London, England, France and Belgium.

Some loose papers and ephemera related to his military service were filed in the paybook. There is also a card from the Grand Lodge of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen of Cleveland Ohio which exempts him from all dues and assessments during military service. Also included with the paybook is a newsclipping and a card from a Paris hotel.

McBride, Philip Leo

Saint John Horticultural Association

  • CA MNBM ID2011
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1943

The fonds consists of minute books of the Saint John Horticultural Association (1893-1933), a scrapbook of newspaper clippings which also includes Exhibition committee minutes (1893-1895) and two file folders containing various notes and papers.

Saint John Horticultural Association

Moose Island garrison

  • CA MNBM ID2207
  • Fonds
  • 1818

This fonds consists of contemporary copies of letters to Captain R. Gibbon and Sgt. Peter Crook of the British garrison from the citizens of Eastport, Maine in 1818 and their replies. The correspondence discusses the return of Moose Island to the United States. It gives details of the handing-over ceremony and expresses the high esteem of the citizens for the conduct of Capt. Gibbon and his men toward them.

Moose Island garrison

George G.G. Scovil

  • CA MNBM ID2319
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1915

The fonds consists of military commissions and muster rolls belonging to George Scovil. The military commissions are for George G.G. Scovil as ensign (1865) and captain (1866) of Company 8, Fourth Battalion, Kings County Militia. There are also two muster rolls. One belonged to Captain G.G. Scovil, of Company 8, Fourth Battalion, Kings County Militia (1866) and contains names, ages, marital status and active or sedentary status of the members of the company.

The other muster roll, for the same company, originally belonged to a Captain W.B. Scovil, Company 8, Fourth Battalion, King's County Militia and contains names, ages, marital status and active or sedentary status.

Scovil, George Godfrey Gilbert

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