Part Thirty-Eight ~ More Old-Timey School Photos

June 18, 2017

It’s time for some more photos from the early days of Westport.  This week, we’ll look at some classes from the Westport Public School.

 Westport Public School ~ 1912 ~ Names were given to the Museum by Cliff McEwen, many years ago.   Teacher, Louise Connelly.  3rd Row: Cassie Prevost, Edith Whaley, Minnie Scott, Carrie Whitmarsh, Liesa Hutchings, Jean Castle, R. Clark, Ruth Young 2nd Row: A. Whitmarsh, Marjorie Arnold, Jean Adams, Lance Seargent, Kenneth Butler, Jim Crawford, Eddie Botting, Trudy Glenn  Front Row: ____ Grove, ____ Grove, Harold Fredenburgh, Stanley Wing, Clifford McEwen, Ross Springgay, Ralph Myers


 This was a special class held at the Orange Hall because Westport Public School was overcrowded ~ 1920’s ~ Teacher, Mr. Hamilton ~ Top Row: Jamie Breakenridge, Norman Kane, Russell Moulton, Ted Adams, Maynard Green, Dick Sully, Rheona Thake, Florence Stevens, Edythe Rice, Jean Wing, Blanche Merkley 2nd Row: Stanley Brash, Ken Chamberlain, Jack Anderson, Lloyd Anderson, Beatrice Moulton, Fern Stoness, Beatrice Merkley, Irene Kirkpatrick Front Row: Elise McEwen, Margret Sully, Pearly Merkley, Mabel Hicks




Westport Public School – circa 1924 ~ Top Row: Kelly Dier, Frank Clark, Floyd Green, Mary Wing, Evelyn Porter, Viola Prevost, Marie McCann, Freda Horten, Beatrice Tooley 4th Row: George McCulloch, Helen Barker, Helen Kilpatrick, Mabel Forrester, Doris Horton, Lela Botting, Dorothy Conway, Mildred Abrams, Edith Chamberlain, Raymond Scott. 3rd Row: _____, Lila Derbyshire, Norma Stevens, _____, Lillian Merkley, Luella Merkley, Lila Porter, _____, Jim Niblock, Jack Alford. 2nd Row: Cliff Perry, Harold Merkley, Pete Clark, Don Derbyshire, Elmer Wright, Frank Knapp, Herb Dennison, Russell Sully, _____, Jimmy Last. Front Row: _____ Warren, Pat Green, Wilbur Merkley, Arthur Warren, George Sully, Hugh Bradley, Hubert Green.

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