Volume 15, Number 3 & 4 (Fall and Winter 1999) – Fredericton’s “Rye” Anderson Becomes The Countess Ashburnham: A Love Story

Officers' Quarterly Volume 15, Number 3 & 4 (Fall and Winter 1999) - Fredericton's "Rye" Anderson Becomes The Countess Ashburnham:  A Love Story

Officers’ Quarterly Volume 15, Number 3 & 4 (Fall and Winter 1999) – Fredericton’s “Rye” Anderson Becomes The Countess Ashburnham: A Love Story

Contents:
“President’s Message …” by Elizabeth Earl (page 3)

“From the Executive Director’s Desk …” by Kate Mossman (page 4)

“The Fredericton Military Establishment …” by C. W. Clark (page 5)

Abstract:
This article discusses the military and social aspects of early military life in Fredericton. Many military personnel’s leisure activities and social lives led to relationships and families as well as numerous buildings and housing. Many of those buildings have been converted to social institutions that continue to be used today.

“Members’ Notices” (page 7)

“The Story of Lord and Lady Ashburnham …” by Ted Jones (page 8)

Abstract:
This article discusses the lives of Lord and Lady Ashburnham before they were married as well as their parentage and extended families. It details the unique story of how the couple met, their courtship, the intricate details of their wedding and their social significance to Fredericton.

“The Moores of the Moore House …” by Katherine Dewitt, Norma Alexander and Fredica Givan (page 12)

Abstract:
This article details the arrival of the Edward and Cherry (Carlan) Moore to New Brunswick from Ireland and how the unexpected and much contested inheritance they received enabled them to build the Moore House in downtown Fredericton.

“Fredericton Junction …” by Harold Nason (page 15)

Abstract:
This article details the development of Fredericton Junction, its founding families, mills and industry that supported the settlers, as well its schools and teachers.

“Mr. Enoch Lunt, An Old Resident, Passes Away at Crock’s Point” (page 17)

Abstract:
This article discusses the life of Enoch Lunt and his life as a farmer, his active participation in politics and most significantly, his businesses like operating the ferry between French Village and Crock’s Point (Lunt’s Ferry) and his summer motel.

“Enoch Lunt’s Obituary: A Commentary …” by Carolyn Atkinson (page 17)

“Poetry Pavillion Martin Butler 1857-1915: Peddler, Poet and Patriot …” by Patsy Hale (page 19)

Poems: The Peddler’s Story and The Frog’s Chorus

“Recipes From the Pioneer Kitchen …” by Pat Flemming (page 20)

Recipes include: Rutabaga (Turnip) and Potato Surprise, Whole Wheat Muffins, Cranberry and Apple Salad and Lady Ashburnham Pickles.

“The Collector’s Room” by Katrina A. Dewitt (page 21)

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