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.