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Westmorland County Fonds
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Palmer family fonds

  • CA MtA 0011
  • Fonds
  • 1787-1915

Contents of this fonds include four series:

  • Ships, which contains accounts, bills, receipts, and other shipping documentation pertaining to ships built by the Palmer’s;
  • Accounts, which contains financial records, accounts records of various family members, receipts, promissory notes, bonds, and letters;
  • Legal documents, which contains deeds, articles of agreements, insurance policies and other legal documentation;
  • Personal, which contains legal documentation, wills, essays, postcards, and correspondence of the Palmer family.

Palmer family (Westmorland County)

Edward Barron Chandler

  • CA MNBM ID343
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1810-1880]

This fonds includes:

  • Chandler's correspondence re politics and history;
  • Correspondence of Chandler family;
  • Westmorland Parish Assessments;
  • Chandler's legal papers;
  • Westmorland County marriages 1833-1856;
  • Moncton and Botsford Census Returns, 1852;
  • W.C. Milner's notes;
  • Dorchester P.O. receipts;
  • North Joggins, list of scholars for 1841;
  • Baptist Seminary lists of texts;
  • Militia summons;
  • Marriage certificates;
  • Westmorland General Sessions notice;
    Note: Detailed evaluation needed

Chandler, Edward Barron

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

Read Stone Co. Ltd.

  • CA PANB MC224
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1946

This fonds consists of the business and financial records of the Read Stone Co. Ltd. as well as family correspondence and other personal records. It includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, letterbooks, general ledgers, day books, cash books, accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers, order books, sales invoices, survey records, bills of lading and other shipping records, invoices, accounts, receipts, bank books, cancelled cheques, draft notes, and time books. Family records include correspondence, diaries, photographs, and material pertaining to the Independent Order of Foresters.

There are also brochures, labels, advertising boards, catalogues of various suppliers, almanacs, grindstone and rock samples. Lastly the fonds includes several annual reports and statements of the Dominion Steel Corp. and British Empire Steel Corporation (1920s), issues of the journals, The Maritime Merchant (1920s) and the Contract Record & Engineering Review (1910s), and a copy of an unpublished thesis entitled, "The Cumberland Basin grindstone industry by James D. Snowden," (1972).

Read Stone Company

Philip Bannister

  • CA MNBM ID533
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1904

This fonds consists of personal correspondence of Philip Bannister, seaman's papers, a telegram, and a receipt.

Bannister, Philip

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars fonds

  • CA PANB MC1178
  • Fonds
  • 1893, 1896, 1900, 1912

The fonds consists of militia service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, 1900 and 1912 for Westmorland County. The service rolls for the years 1893, 1896, and 1912 include the recruits' age, place of residence, and date of enlistment. The 1900 roll is incomplete and provides only the men's names and corresponding rank.

The fonds also contains photocopies of issues of "The 8th Hussar" newsletter, published weekly by the 8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars (Vol. 1, #1, 26 August 1945 – Vol. 1, #14, 24 November 1945 inclusive).

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

George Campbell and Sons Ltd. Fonds

  • CA THT 1998.01
  • Fonds
  • 1893 - 1966

Fonds consists of five archival items pertaining to George Campbell and Sons Ltd., including two receipts and one tax bill made out to George Rogers, a long-term employee of the George Campbell and Sons Ltd.

George Campbell and Sons Ltd.

Coles Island School fonds

  • MC- 64
  • Fonds
  • 1895- 1896.

Fonds reflects Coles Island School in New Brunswick in 1895. Fonds consists of a school registry that includes the attendance, standards of instruction, and general standings of the pupils attending Coles Island School in District No. 8 in the Parish of Sackville, New Brunswick in the county of Westmorland. Also included is a Record of Visitation. This registry was prescribed by the Board of Education for the schools in New Brunswick.

Alice Bulmer fonds

  • CA MtA 0051
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1945

Fonds consists of diaries kept by Alice Bulmer, who lived at Aulac, New Brunswick, on the Cumberland ridge near the site of Fort Beausejour. The contents of the fonds describe daily activities in the midst of the Great Depression. Typical entries describe the weather, the farm and garden tasks performed by members of the family, and the coming and going of family members, relatives and neighbours. These latter interactions and movements are interesting, for they suggest both a freedom of movement that was available to rural people in the automobile age, and a relatively high level of casual visiting on the part of family and neighbours.

Item list:

  1. Diary kept by Alice Bulmer. – 1920-1923. – 1 volume, 6 leaves of textual records ; 31.5 x 13.5 x 0.5 cm or smaller

    Item includes coverage from the following dates: 1 September 1920 – 5 January 1922; 1 April 1922 – 2 July 1922; and 11 February – 30 April 1923. The contents of the item include records of eggs laid in 1922-1923 and the record of eggs sold in 1923.

  2. Diary kept by Alice Bulmer. – 1931-1932. – 1 volume, 1 leaf of textual records ; 24 x 18.5 x 0.5 cm of smaller

    Item includes a record of raspberries sold in July and August of 1931.

  3. Diary kept by Alice Bulmer. – 1934-1936. – 1 volume of textual records ; 24 x 18 x 0.5 cm

    Item includes a list of eggs laid during 1935.

  4. Diary kept by Alice Bulmer. – 1936-1938. – 1 volume of textual records ; 24 x 18 x 0.5 cm

    Item includes a list of attendees and minutes of an unidentified church meeting on the last page.

  5. Newspaper clippings. – 1944-1945. – 2 leaves of textual records [

    Item includes an article with the headline “Interesting suggestion made by A.W. Bulmer, well known Aulac resident” [probably from The Sackville Tribune] in 1945. The contents of the article make suggestions about developing resources of the Chignecto Isthmus including a reference to tidal electric power.

    Note: The item was originally published in The Sackville Post dated 18 July 1944.

Bulmer, Alice Lenora (Etter), 1870-1956

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.)

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