The Early Years

• William Maxwell Aitken was born in 1879, in Ontario into a family of ten children.

• They moved to Newcastle NB where Max, a bright but “idle boy” started on the path as a publisher of his first newspaper...

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The Canadian in Britain

• Lord Beaverbrook becamea well-known political figure in Britain

• He mingled with world leaders in politics, finance, and newspapers.

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Publisher & Benefactor

• After the war, Beaverbrook left politics and established a chain of British newspapers.

• He also wrote books on his wartime experiences.

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Special concert with Missy Burgess

Special concert with Missy Burgess

Historic Beaverbrook House presents a special concert with Missy Burgess, sister of Michael Burgess. Sunday, August 7th Advance tickets $15, at the door $20. Tickets on sale at the Historic Beaverbrook House 518 King George Hwy. For info call (506) 622-5572. Continue Reading


Historic Beaverbrook House

The childhood home of Lord Beaverbrook is a beautifully restored 1877 Second Empire style house.

Monday to Saturday – 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday – 1 pm to 5 pm


Off Season: Please call (506) 622-5572 for an appointment

Historic Beaverbrook House
Childhood home of Lord Beaverbrook

Portrait in header of website by Robert Carter

518 King George Highway
Miramichi, NB E1N 1N2

Tel: (506) 622-5572

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