Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Cookshire, the county town of Compton county, Quebec, is on the Canadian National Railway, 13 miles north-east of Lennoxville, on the Eaton river. It was founded about 1799 by settlers from New Hampshire and Vermont ; and is named after one of these settlers, John Cook. It was incorporated as a town in 1892. It has an English high school and a French school and convent. The only factory of importance is a plant for dipping and stamping spoons and cutlery.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 121.


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