2001.97-f7 Ambroise Amiro Fonds

Ambroise Amiro            2001.97-f7-A#1

Institution name: Les Archives père Clarence d'Entremont
Title and statement of 
responsibility area:
Ambroise Amiro fonds
Date(s) of creation: 1884-1893
Physical description 
area:
1 cm of textual records
Administrative
history:
Ambroise Amiro was born 2 September 1818 at East Pubnico, Nova Scotia. He was the son of Louis and Marguerite d'Entremont. Amiro was a well-known shipbuilder, who built two of the three brigantines in Pubnico Harbour, the Arabella, and the Hatfield Brothers. He was also an inventor who devised a ship steering device and also an inflating bag to raise sunken vessels. In 1835, Amiro married Angelique and they had 7 children. Their eldest child, Anne, married H. Léander d'Entremont. Amboise Amiro died 7 June 1896.
Custodial history: H. Léander d'Entremont bequeathed his collection to the Parish of West Pubnico, who in turn donated the documents to the archives in 2001.
Scope and content: Fonds consists of patents for Amiro's inventions.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
Finding aids: Box lists are available.
Related groups of  records in different fonds: Related records can be found in the H. Léander d'Entremont fonds and in the Port of Pubnico fonds.
Retrieval code: 2001.97-f7
Part II Access Points:
Provenance: Amiro, Ambroise, 1818-1896
Subject Headings:
Topical:  Legal documents
Pubnico (Yarmouth County, NS)