Posted on September 24, 2018July 8, 2020Historical Tancook – Vol. 7 Thank you to Diane Crooks for sharing these photos with us. The government wharf at Southeast Cove can be seen in this photo. Kevin Rhodenizer and Debbie Landry are the children. After a storm, the inside portion of the Southeast Cove government wharf was damaged. The outside section was still used to dock boats. The T.I. Service Stella Glerum’s house before it was torn down. This house used to stand on the hill above Gurney’s canteen (beside Tyrone’s). Melissa shells peas in her pot. The Levy home is on the left and you can see the Slaunwhite house on the right. John Cross – clearing off the hockey rink across the road from the general store. Bernard Blinn clearing off the hockey rink. You can see the houses along Southeast Cove Velma, Millicent (Millie), Lawrence, Ena, Harley, Shirley. Lawrence’s and Ena’s 50th anniversary. Gladys Cross’s house before renovations. Keith Baker and Allan Wilson Clyde Cross Lee Cross Diane Crooks makes friends with Dandy’s (Willis Cross) calf. The pigsty in back was given to Gurney Wilson (Angela Connoly’s) and still stands on that property. Ruby Heisler Cox, Carrie (Heisler) & Bruce Levy, Douglas Levy at Bruce and Carrie’s wedding. The flower girl is believed to be one of Melda’s daughters, Jackie. Leander and Jessie Cross (parents of Percy “Nick” Cross) You can see the “Old Maid’s House” still stands in this photo. Lady in photo is Pamela Geddes, a friend of Diane Crooks. In this photo of the “Little Green House”, you can see a house up on the hill that used to belong to William Cross, who was the father of Gilbert “Gippy” Cross. This is in Northwest Cove in front of Earl Baker’s house. In the photo are children of Mabel & Willis Crooks. The lobster factory is on the right in the background. Dorothy Wilson stands on the Tancook wharf. Willis Crooks and Willis Cross Bentie Heisler, Dorothy Wilson, Ruby Heisler – making music. Melissa & Hibbert Baker’s house in 1956 (now Earl Baker’s). You can see the old Orange Hall up the hill. Taken from Hibbert & Melissa’s back yard (now Earl Baker’s house). You can see the Baptist Church. Picture of the Old Maid’s house before it was moved up from the shore. Southeast Cove taken from Crooks’s Hill – probably taken mid-1940’s. Nick Cross and Laurie Levy Angela Crooks in the middle, with daughters Hattie and Ada. Will Day, Gilbert Cross and Willis Crooks probably all dressed up for church. David Crooks with his last team of oxen. David Wilson, Perley Levy, Sadie Crooks, Willis Crooks and Unknown. The child is Denzil (Bob) Cross. A busy harbour at Tancook. South East Cove. The South East Cove school house looks new and notice how flat the beach area is! Back row, Ivan Wilson, Keith Baker, Donald Wilson, Gerald Crooks, Richard Levy, Bernard Heisler, Roy Wilson, Arthur Smeltzer, Gordon Baker, Cecil Pearl, Front row: Unknown, Leslie Pearl, Carroll Crooks, Peter Hutt, Clarence Baker, LeRoy Langille, Morris Blinn, Richard Pearl, Harley Wilson Richard Levy, Norma Hirtle Baker, Delphine Crooks Boscoe, and Gerald Crooks. Background is Ella and Percy Young’s house and Hibbert Baker’s barn. Velma Wilson Dauphinee taken on oil barrels at Stan Mason’s Shop. Note the Mason Boat Shop in the background. Chester wharf many years ago, probably around 1930-40. The Crooks family on the back deck of the Shoreham, in the days before safety was an issue. Mabel, Joan, David, Willis, Gerald, Scott and Laurie. Estelle Cross with Nancy & Beverly Crooks and Sheila Rodenhiser, and Estelle’s boys, Wayne, Earl and Gary, on their way to Sunday School. Carroll, Delphine, Rodney and Gerald Crooks. Gerald is dressed up in his “warden” outfit. His job on Tancook during the war was to make sure the blackout was observed so the German subs couldn’t land an invasion force on Tancook. The house in the picture was Gabe Levy’s, now where Vincent Baker lives. The Gerald L. C., Tancook island’s first ferry.