Saint John

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  • Located at the mouth of the St. John River in St. John County
  • The Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqiyik name for Saint John is Menak'wes

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Saint John

Saint John

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Saint John

  • UF Parr Town
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  • UF Red Head

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Saint John

219 Archival description results for Saint John

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Morrisey family

  • CA MNBM ID443
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1942

This fonds consists of family correspondence and legal documents. Included are the correspondence of George Morrisey, Amelia Jane (Seely), Alfred Morrisey, Mary Lilian Fairweather Morrisey, Henry Fairweather Morrisey, and the correspondence, will and other records of Charles Henry Fairweather. There are also accounts of the estate of William A. Robertson mainly dealing with repairs to Dock St. property, 1858-1896, invoices and receipts, mortgages, leases, insurance policies and printed ephemera.

Morris family (Saint John)

Saint John almshouse

  • CA PANB MC249
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1965

The collection consists of administrative records of the Saint John almshouse, almost all from after 1920. It includes minutes, correspondence, financial records, employment records and records related to the Home as a trustee of the pensioners in its care.

The earlier records include alphabetical admittance registers, 1853-1961; chronologically arranged admittance registers, with remarks about the patient's character and condition, and date and reason for leaving, if any, 1885-1925; register of applications for assistance made to the Almshouse Office at Water Street which gives case history and record of action taken,1901-1921; and alphabetical files on persons admitted to the home between 1900 and 1963, which may include biographical sketches, dates of admittance, major physical disabilities, age, religion, death dates, and sometimes a photograph. There is also material relating to illegitimate children, their mothers and adoption.

Saint John almshouse (Saint John, N.B.)

Edmund Hillyer Duval family

  • CA PANB MC305
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1909

This fonds consists of personal records of Edmund Hillyer Duval and his children, namely, Marianne Duval, Amelia Duval, and Eliza Lury Duval Burditt and Lury's husband, William F. Burditt. There are also a very few records pertaining to Edmund H. Duval's work as an educator and member of Germain Street Baptist Church.

Edmund Hillyer Duval's records include manuscript copies of letters to various individuals relating to teachers' training (1848-1849); his estate papers; and a certificate of license to preach issued to him from Germain Street Baptist Church. Of particular interest are the materials pertaining to the descendants of Black Loyalists living at Loch Lomond or Willow Grove, near Saint John. These include a draft letter pertaining to the expenditure of funds for "ameliorating the condition" of blacks at Loch Lomond [1868], a memorandum of agreement for the construction of a meeting house at Willow Grove (1878), a brief account of the church's history, and a manuscript copy of a paper read at the opening of Willow Grove Church by Edmund H. Duval (1878).

Lury and William F. Burditt's and Marianne Duval's records each consist of a few pieces of correspondence. Of special interest are Amelia Duval's two dairies containing "scribblings" about her activities and interests. The 1900-[before 1907] volume records information on women's groups in Saint John, particularly the King's Daughters Society that worked with working-class girls and women in the port city.

Lastly, the fonds includes genealogy material on the Duval family, such as biographical notes and newspaper clippings.

Duval family (Edmund Hillyer)

Germain Street Baptist Church (Saint John)

  • CA PANB MC307
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1982

This fonds contains the administrative records of Germain Street Baptist Church and of its groups and organizations. It consists of legal records (deeds, mortgages, bonds, wills, releases), membership lists, financial records (account book, 1882-1890; statements), and minutes of trustee meetings and congregational meetings.

Also included are marriage records of the Rev. Theldon S. Poole (1916-1946), records of burials (1916-1917), and Sunday school records (minutes of business meetings, membership rolls, annual reports). There are also copies of printed and published articles on the histories of Germain Street Baptist Church and Brussels Street Baptist Church, a souvenir programme of the 150th anniversary of the Germain Street church, a booklet or essay on a service of witness in Centenary United Church (Saint John), and images of the church organ.

Germain Street Baptist Church (Saint John, N.B.)

John Collins

  • CA PANB MC367
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1870

This fonds consists of a single item -- a time book kept by John Collins of Indiantown, New Brunswick beginning on 2 May 1867. It records the names of employees, the number of days worked, the amount paid per day, the amount paid as wages, and the date of payment.

Collins, John

Hugh Doherty

  • CA PANB MC368
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1892

This fonds consists of a single item -- an account book for Hugh Doherty's grocery store located in Saint John, N.B. The account book contains itemized accounts for each customer, showing the quantity of goods purchased and the amount charged. Often the customer's occupation is given.

Doherty, Hugh

Canadian Kilties songs

  • CA PANB MC2885
  • Item
  • [ca. 1917?]

This is a single item, sheet music entitled "Canadian Kilties songs" with words and music by J. Benison Rainsford. The music was printed by Louis H. Ross Music Publishing Co., of Boston, Massachusetts. The copyright (1917) is held by J. Benison Rainsford.

Rainsford, John Benison

Hazel Deinstadt Bell

  • CA PANB MC6
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [1992]

Hazel Deinstadt Bell's reminiscences about growing up in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and Saint John, New Brunswick, take the form of a letter to her great nieces and nephews, and were written in the 1950s. She recalls the introduction of the telephone, activities along the waterfront in Yarmouth, as well as street cars, hurdygurdies, trained bears, and Hallowe'en celebrations, in Saint John. She also mentions the Boer War (South African War), attending school, silent movies, outbreaks of smallpox, the exhibition, paddlewheel boats on the St. John River, and a visit to New York in 1901. She makes brief comments about her time overseas during World War I.

The fonds also includes a very few newspaper clippings containing information about her time in England and France, during World War I, and her father's career as a pastor in the Methodist Church.

Bell, Hazel Lawrence Deinstadt

Smart family

  • CA MNBM ID2345
  • Fonds
  • 1793-1804

The fonds consists of an extraction book and a letter. The extract book, dated 1793, belonged to Maria Ann Smart of Saint John. There is a note on the inside cover stating the book was a present from Miss Street. An index is included. This book contains handwritten copies of verse, prose, and hymns by various people, including friends.

The letter, dated 1804, is addressed to Elizabeth Smart, at Fredericton by her sister Frances Ager, living in Windsor, England. The letter describes her living quarters near Windsor Castle and discusses her husband's employment at the Castle. She writes of seeing Royalty pass by en route to St. George's Chapel. The letter also mentions the couple's two daughters, as well as relatives living in England.

Smart family

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