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.
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.
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.