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Lewis Payne reads his poem "Margaret went for a holiday (Gander)" 1, Town of Fogo
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Descriptive TitleLewis Payne reads his poem "Margaret went for a holiday (Gander)" 1, Town of Fogo
TopicOral Traditions, expressions and the written word
Person as TopicPayne, Lewis
DescriptionLewis reads a poem he wrote about his niece Margaret, who went for a holiday one January. When she returned the weather was bad, and she thought she would be stuck in Man of War cove where the ferry docks. Lewis went and picked her up in the storm. When they got to Man of War they learned that the ferry had been diverted to Seldom, so he had to go back to Seldom. When they got into the Town of Fogo, Margaret called her family, listed in the poem as Jennifer, Chris, Kay, Calvin, to let them know she was safe.
Date2007-08-01
CollectorPower, Maureen
InformantPayne, Lewis
Dawe, Bessie
Biographical DataLewis Payne, 85 (b. 14 September 1922) and Bessie Dawe, 82, (DOB Dec ?) live together in Seldom-Come-By. Bessie is from Stag Harbour and Lewis is from the Town of Fogo. Lewis' family is from the town of Fogo, but he is not sure where they were originally from. They both are Anglican. Lewis has one child, Bruce, who is a teacher and owns a store called the 'This and That' store in the Town of Fogo. Lewis' brother is Stewart Payne, the bishop. Bessie has eight children: six boys and two girls.
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Fogo Island--Town of Fogo
Recording LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Fogo Island--Seldom-Come-By
FormatVideo/wmv
Extent02:43 minutes; 12.0 MB
TypeMoving Image
Resource TypeVideo
IdentifierICHFP00321
LanguageEng
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Folklore and Language Archive. Fogo Island Collection 2007-225
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Central Newfoundland
GPSN49.61398, W54.16810
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