MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada

Jack Knight of Pouch Cove

John Knight lived in Shoe Cove (just outside of Pouch Cove). He was married to Alfreda (from Manuels), and by 1921 they had six children, two girls followed by four boys. Both he and his father were fishermen. He would have been 77 at the time of Leach's visit, and Leach collected six songs from him: