Historical News

Historical News


The following New Brunswick Newspaper entries contain a wealth of information for anyone interested in Irish, New Brunswick or local history. The research and transcription of the bulk of these articles was performed by the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB) where the original newspapers are held. For these articles you will find a reference number on each which will assist you in finding the original piece which is housed at the archives itself. Enjoy your visit.

 
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #1 – New Brunswick Reporter – Feb 15, 1845
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #2 – New Brunswick Reporter – Mar 06 1845
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #3 – New Brunswick Reporter – Mar 21, 1845
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #4 – New Brunswick Reporter – Apr 04, 1845
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #5 – New Brunswick Reporter – Apr 11, 1845
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #6 – New Brunswick Reporter – May 02, 1845
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #7 – New Brunswick Reporter – May 23, 1845
Reminiscences of New Brunswick #8 – New Brunswick Reporter – Jun 13, 1845

The City of St. John. – Its Streets and Buildings #13 – New York Tablet – Nov 28, 1858
The City of St. John. – Its Streets and Buildings #14 – New York Tablet – Dec 03, 1858

NB Orange Order and Riots – Various NB Newspapers

(The number after the title in each document refers to the file # of the document at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick [PANB])
 
Orange Procession – Apr 11, 1840
Orangemen – Jul 18, 1840
Orangemen – Jul 25, 1840
Orangemen – Aug 01, 1840
Orange Riot – Jul 16, 1842
Orange Riot Trials – Jul 01, 1848
The Twelfth of July – Jul 16, 1853
Orangemen of This Country – Jun 16, 1864
Celebrating the 12th – Jul 14, 1877
The Twelfth – Jul 13, 1878
Twelfth of July 1878 – Jul 20, 1878
 
 

The Fenians:

The following articles were extracted from various newspapers and all relate to the Fenian movement. The numbers referred to in the title of the articles indicate the file # at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. (PANB)
 
Fenian Society – Nov 21, 1863
Comments of Fenians – Jan 14, 1865
Fenianism in Ireland – Sep 28, 1865
Fenianism in Ireland – Sep 30, 1865
The Fenians – Oct 26, 1865
The Fenians – Oct 31, 1865
Is the Governor a Fenian? – Jan 20, 1866
Fenians – Catholics – Jan 23, 1866
Fenians – Orangemen – Mar 10, 1866
O’Mahoney Fenians – Apr 12, 1866
Fenians at Eastport – Apr 14, 1866
Fenians at Eastport – Apr 17, 1866
Fenian Movements – Apr 21, 1866
Fenians – By Telegraph – Apr 24, 1866
Fenians – By Telegraph – Apr 26, 1866
Fenian as a Scare Tactic – May 03, 1866
Fenians – By Telegraph – May 05, 1866
Fenians – By Telegraph – May 10, 1866
Fenians – Campobello – May 19, 1866
Fenianism and Confederation – Sep 13, 1866
 
 

Johnville:

 
Various Newspaper Entries
 
09 September 1862 Johnville Colonization
20 October 1866 The New Settlements
27 November 1866 Johnville Prosperity
 
Letters to the Herald:
 
12 January 1878 Letter from Johnville
23 February 1878 Letter from Johnville