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Reminiscences of My Life in Centerton, Kings County, NB

  • CA PHI 2
  • Item
  • 2003

Reminiscences of My Life in Centerton, Kings County, NB by Helen (Cathline) (Wright) Grant documents her memories of childhood life in rural Centerton. Born in 1914 (at home) she describes how life was on a small farm, her siblings and how the farm operated. She elaborates on her love of animals and provides information on the neighbours, attending school, the mail system and how money was raised through the sale of wood, butter, eggs, poultry and picking berries. Troubles and tragedies in Centerton are remembered and it is noted that Cathline still lives in Centerton today (2001) although not at the “Old Home”. Some primitive drawings are included, as well as a photocopy of the “Old Home”.

Kingston Peninsula Telephone Company

  • CA PHI 6
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1961

This fonds contains items that relate to the Kingston Peninsula Telephone Company and its operations in Kings County.

Kingston Peninsula Telephone Company

George Otty Dickson-Otty

  • Item
  • 1881 - 1947

A collection of letters and tax assessment lists written to and/or by George Otty Dickson-Otty, the secretary-treasurer of the Municipality of King's County from 1881 to 1947.

Holy Bible of Emma Maria Carter

  • Item
  • 1854

A Christian bible, containing the new and old testaments, belonging to Emma Maria Carter. The bible was gifted to Carter by her godmother, Harriet Susannah Cox.

Scrapbook of Hazel Creighton

  • Item
  • 1929

A homemade scrapbook fashioned from coloured paper and filled with photographs, news clippings, and stickers. Most of the scrapbook's contents are newspaper clippings containing information on the community, such as marriages and deaths, as well as poetry.

Gorham family

  • CA PHI 7
  • Fonds
  • 1725-2008

This fonds is broken down into four series, which are Historical Information, Miscellaneous, Correspondence, and Genealogical Information respectively. Contained within it are vital records that pertain to the family, histories and accounts, genealogical reports, family trees, and photographs. There is a gap in the records before the first census of the area in 1851. After that time, however, the family's presence in the area is well documented.

Gorham (family)

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