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The Ladies of St. Andrews

The Ladies of St. Andrews

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Mike Dakers–This is a picture of my grandmother  Alexina “Lexi” Dakers left hand side at St. Andrew’s church . The ladies auxiliary had a quilting group every week and when finished they would sell their finished quilts and the proceeds went to the church.

She did that every week, never missed, even in our busy days on the farm. She would make someone bring her in as that was her social gossip group. She loved it.

Debbie Potvin-Morey The lady on the left is my grandmother Alexina Dakers , they are the quilters from St. Andrews church in Carleton Place.

Donna Sweeney Lowry would the lady beside Lexie Dakers be Bessie Robertson? The dark haired lady to the back is Mary Stevens. The 3 were all members of St.Andrews church congregation. I agree with Debbie, these are quilters at St.Andrews church.

Bill Russell Mary Stevens back right.Cindy Stevens McFadden


Mike Dakers Lexie Dakers front left . Maybe Betty Godrey ,center,Mary Stevens,next. Not sure with the lady in the striped dress.


Gloria Rattray Wilson Bessie Robertson in the middle. St Andrews Presbyterian church hall.


The Carleton Place Police used to routinely warn kids about playing on the Carleton Place town snow banks. In January 29,1947 the Carleton Place Canadian reported that David Moulton suffered a fractured bone in his left ankle while skiing on Lancaster Hill. (behind the dog park) He was taken to the Rosamond Memorial Hospital in Almonte for treatment and returned home Tuesday night.





A Sneeze of a Tune from St. Andrew’s Church in Carleton Place

For the Love of St. Andrew’s– 130th Anniversary

Thanks to Christoper Trotman and family- from their Grandparents that once lived at 244 William st.

December 1933