What's New at the Cape Breton GenWeb

Feb. 7, 2014 The Stones of Lynche's River  - The Stones of Lynche's RiverSongs and Stories about the descendants of George and Mary Stone (added to Cape Breton Families Genealogy page.
Feb. 18, 2011 Johnny Miles photo  Photo of Johnny Miles (marathon runner) who lived at North Sydney.  This photo is provided by Paul Harmon of Petite Riviere in hopes it may be of interest.  Thank you Paul.
Sept. 1, 2010: :  Atlantic Gaelic Community  The Atlantic Gaelic Academy's classes will be starting for the year in September. Classes can be taken in-person or over the Internet.  Great way to learn Gaelic to help in searching Scottish records or connect with ancestry.  Information and enrolment forms are at
Jan. 14, 2010:  Preparation of a Cemetery Prior to Charting - The Working of Lloyd Stone by Donnell Beaton - informative article and photographs depicting the restoration of headstones and the preparation necessary before photographing a cemetery.
Jan. 14, 2010:  Profiles & Obituaries of Some of Baddeck Pioneers & Residents by Don Beaton
Jan. 14, 2010:  Big Baddeck Cemeteries by Donnell Beaton
    Old Beinn Bhreagh Burial Ground , Beinn Bhreagh
     -  Old St. John Anglican Cemetery, MacCharles Cross, Big Baddeck
     -  Greenwood Cemetery, Baddeck
     -  Old St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Cemetery
     -  Cemeteries of Big Baddeck (Description)

Dec. 28, 2009:  Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown, New Waterford, Nova Scotia by Maureena Jordan - data and photos taken Oct./09
October 21, 2009:  Some Lights & Shades of Family History by Angus D. MacDonald, Port Hawkesbury - September 30, 1893 (download graciously provided by James Laurier McDonald, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
September 21, 2009:  Cape Breton County Burial Index - Bob Hegerich  initiated and coordinated this indexing project
September 10, 2009:  New Cemetery Listing - St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Pt. Edward (new one across the highway from St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery) - Contributed by G. Newbury
August 27, 2009:  New Web Page Design (some pages still in process of being converted)
August 27, 2009:  New cemetery listing - Brown Family Cemetery, Howie Centre, NS.
New Waterford Volunteer Fire Department is seeking the assistance of the general public in establishing a database on the history of the New Waterford Fire Department.  Anyone with newspaper articles, videos, artifacts relating to the Department can contact Robert at 902-862-6780 or
"Whycocomagh District Historical Society Book of Memories" by the Whycocomagh District Historical Society.  Click here for details.



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