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Showing the Pool with 'Fomowa' on the right.
Showing the Pool with 'Fomowa' on the right.
Title StatementShowing the Pool with 'Fomowa' on the right.
SubjectMonroe, Walter Stanley, 1871-1952; Rendell, Robert George, 1857-1928; Fomowa; Club-houses; Rivers--Newfoundland and Labrador--Grand River (Codroy Valley)
Scope and ContentUnidentified man, Robert George Rendell, Donnelly, Walter Stanley Monroe and an unidentified man standing near Fork's pool with the Fomowa Clubhouse in the background.
Date of Creation1923
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 8 x 14 cm
ConditionGood
LocationPF-329.135
Associated MaterialMonroe Export Company, Limited, fonds.
Biography/Admin. HistoryWalter Stanley Monroe (1871-1952) was born in Dublin, Ireland, son of John and Elizabeth (Moule) Monroe. Married Helen Smith. In 1923 Monroe entered politics and ran unsuccessfully against William Coaker in Bonavista. William Warren appointed Monroe Minister in his second administration formed in 1924. Monroe was appointed to the Legisaltive Council in 1933. Robert George Rendell (1857?- 1928) was born in St. John's, son of Catharine (Norris) and Stephen Randell. Married Helen Mackay. In 1913, acting as administrator of the C.F. Bennett mining estate, he and mine manager J.M. Jackman acquired right to operate the Tilt Cove Mine. Rendell was colonel of the Newfoundland Church Lads' Brigade from 1904 to 1918 and was a member of the Imperial Red Cross Committee. Rendell died in 1928.
NotesTitle taken from caption included in album.
Accession2006.001
Collection TitleFOMOWA Fishing Records fonds
RestrictionsCopyright expired.
Source DonorPaul Crosbie
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
FormatImage/jpeg
LanguageEng
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