SALT SPRING ISLAND SCHOOLS
Margaret Cunningham


   

LOCATION: In the Old Creamery

Mrs. Cunningham talks about the various public and private schools on the Island, beginning in 1884 when her father, Raffles Purdy , taught on the Island, and ending in the 1970's


SUBJECT LISTINGS:
I. CUNNINGHAM, MRS. MARGARET (nee Purdy)
II. SCHOOLS: Vesuvius, north Vesuvius, Burgoyne, Ganges School Isabella Point, Beaver Point, Divide, Cranberry, Gulf Islands Secondary, Ganges High School, "Chicken House" School, Mr. Tolson's School for Boys;
Oxenham School, Miss Ingham's School, Mr. Cropper's School, Mrs. Dunhalby's School at the North End
III. VESUVIUS SCHOOL
IV. NORTH VESUVIUS SCHOOL
V. BURGOYNE SCHOOL
VI. ISABELLA POINT SCHOOL
VII. DIVIDE SCHOOL
VIII. CRANBERRY SCHOOL
IX. BEAVER POINT SCHOOL
X. GANGES CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL
XI. GANGES HIGH SCHOOL
XII. "CHICKEN HOUSE" SCHOOL
XIII. GANGES SCHOOL
XIV. GULF ISLANDS SECONDARY
XV. MR. TOLSON'S SCHOOL FOR BOYS
XVI. OXENHAM SCHOOL
XVII. MISS INGHAM'S SCHOOL
XVIII. MR. CROPPER'S SCHOOL
XIX. MRS. DUN HALLEY SCHOOL
XX. NATIVE PEOPLES: COWICHAN INDIANS
XXI. COWICHAN INDIANS
XXII. DOCTORS: Dr. Sullivan, Dr. Beech
XXIII. DR. SULLIVAN
XXIV. DR. BEECH
XXV. JAIL: first high school in jail
XXVI. COMMUNITY HALLS: Central Hall, Mahon Hall
XXVII. CENTRAL HALL
XXVIII. MAHON HALL
XXIX. BRITISH INFLUENCE
XXX. NAMES: Raffles Purdy; Mouat family; Bittancourt family,
Mr. Brand, Mr. Parkitt; Mr. Jones, Sam and Charlie
Beddis, Miss Buss; Mabel Harris, Arlene Burns; Winnie
Mercer; Archie Roberts; Mrs. Cartwright; Norman
Wilson; Miss Nichols; Mollie Lavesich; Mr. Cropper;
LenTolson; Miss Ashton, Miss Ingham; Mrs. Dun Halley;
Wilkinson family
XXXI. MOUAT FAMILY
XXXII. BITTANCOURT FAMILY
XXXIII. BEDDIS FAMILY
XXXIV. BRAND, MR.
XXXV. PARKITT, MR.
XXXVI. JONES, MR.
XXXVII. BUSS, MISS
XXXVIII. HARRIS, MABEL
XXXIX. BURNS, ARLENE
XL. MERCER, WINNIE
XLI. CARTWRIGHT, DAISY
XLII. WILSON, NORMAN
XLIII. NICHOLS, MISS
XLIV. LAVESICH, MOLLIE
XLV. ASHTON, MISS
XLVI. TEACHERS: Raffles Purdy; Mr. Brand, Mr. Parkitt, Mr. Jones; Miss Buss, Mabel Harris, Arlene Burns, Winnie Mercer, Jessie Mouat, Archie Roberts, Miss Nochols, Mollie Lavesich, Mr. Cropper, Len Tolson, Miss Ashton, Miss Ingham, Mrs. Dun Halley
XLVII. WILKINSON FAMILY
XLVIII. SSI HISTORICAL SOCIETY ADDRESS n.d.

Accession Number 989.031.036 Interviewer SSI HISTORICAL SOCIETY ADDRESS
Date unknown Location Cassette tapes box File #1A to File #23 Shelf 8C
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