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WIGGLESWORTH, Armand F. Anecdotes of Queens County, Nova Scotia. Volume Four. (Liverpool, N.S.) : A. J. Wigglesworth and "Memory Lane", (1995). Pp. i-x,1-299,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Colonel Armand Frederick Wigglesworth, C.M., B.E.M., C.D. (b. August 17, 1918, Liverpool, Queens County - d. July 20, 2008, Liverpool, Queens County) veteran of the R.CA.F and local historian. An extensive collection of anecdotes relatingto life in Queens County, on the south shore of Nova Scotia. Large portion s dedicated to nautical material. Volume IV: 1. Proprietors anmd Freeholders from Committees to Mayors (with William Albert Kenney, Duncan Currie Mulhal, Abram Whitman Hendry, George Spurr McClearn, Robie MacLeod, Donald Willard Mackay, Harry Dennis Madden, John Sangster More, Edgar Jerauld Wright, Reginald Herbert Lockward, Charles Reid Murphy, Frank Michael Trainor, Wendel Heaton Tidmarsh, Ronald Leslie Lane, Christopher Clark); 2. Queens County Industries (with Thompson Brothers, Stenpro, Mersey Paper, Mersey Paper Company's Shipping, and Liverpool's floating fish plant); 3. T. Brenton Smith: Resarcher and Recorder of History, 1854-1867 (with much on shipping and shipwreck history mid-century); 4. Well Known Queens County Residents and Others (with Janet Stewart, Doctor Henry Gretts Farish, Frank Barnjum, RalphBoutilier, Bob Sanford, Joan Bray, Donnie Winters, the Liverpool Militia, Liverpool Privateers Militia, King's Orange Rangers, Tuna Fishing, John Adams, Joe Winters, Al Jellett, Marjorie Speed, the R.A.F. FerryCommand, LeonaFarrow, among others); 5. Tales of the Sea (pp. 231-247) (with American Fi shing Vessel wrecked at Western Head in 1894, The City of Washington wrecked near Port L'Hebert in 1873 and further material on the fallout relating to the loss of the Washington); 6. Author Robert J. Long and a Century-old Ledger); 7. Medals and Ribbons Record Our Colourful History (with information on the wreck of the River Wye on Port Mouton Island); 8. Our Friend Fat Frank; 9. Pot Pourri (with information on the rebuilding of Strathcona Lodge, a fisherman adrift for 36 huors, the Nova Scotian Toller, sea captains inboomtown Liverpool, the HMCS Kingston, &c., &c.) Faint corner creasing, el se very good. 30.00
Title: Anecdotes of Queens County, Nova Scotia. Volume 4.
Publisher: A. J. Wigglesworth and "Memory Lane", Liverpool, NS, 1995, ISBN:0969748523:
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