Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

"Saul Bauld, water carrier"


Bauld earned his living as a water carrier at Dartmouth. He was Nova Scotian-born; his name was sometimes listed as Solomon Ball. According to J.P. Martin (The Story of Dartmouth, 1957), Bauld later had a shoeshine stand in front of the Dartmouth post office and died in 1906.

Date: [ca. 1890]

Photographer: George H. Craig

Credit: Dartmouth Heritage Museum

Reference no.: George H. Craig Dartmouth Heritage Museum image no. 8089; acc. no. 94.55.7