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Lanark Village School Photos — 1901 Graduates names names names

Lanark Village School Photos — 1901 Graduates names names names
The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
31 Dec 1900, Mon  •  Page 2
Amanda MelnykLanark Village Community Group
Came across this picture in a box of my Dad’s “treasures”! Lanark Public School, Grades 2 & 3 1959. How many people do you recognize? My Dad (Art Paul) is in front row, bottom right.
Lanark Village, Ontario :
Public School, Grade One, 1946.

Teacher was Miss Shillington (not shown).
Back Row, L to R: Mary Graham, Margie Somerville, Patsy Campbell, Ruth Somerville, Ruthie Drysdale, Evie Gibson, Margaret Matthie, Sandra Bouchette.
Middle Row, L to R: Donna Christie, Victor Greer, Bev Liddle, John Storie, Lewis Blackburn, Marie Brady.
Front Row, L to R: Billy Ballentyne, Ron Jones, Bill Darou, Harold Reid.

Photo from Ruth Duncan
Jo Rintoul is wondering if anyone can name the students.
School is the large building across from the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Lanark ..in my day it was used as public school but, I believe it also was used at that time as High School but not completely sure of my facts
Beverlee Ann ClowI would love to know the names of those students. All my siblings and I went to that school. Mona, Ron, Murray, Craig, Clarke and I. (Whyte)
Lanark Public School 1921
Eric is wondering how many people can you name from this 1959 Lanark Public school picture
Amanda Melnyk
November 7, 2020  · 

Found another gem my dad (Art Paul) had kept! Lanark Public School Grades 5 and 6 Circa 1962/63
How many people do you recognize?

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  11 Jul 1916, Tue,  Page 8





This Findlay Family photograph 1916 depicts William Findlay (Bill’s grandfather and son of the Findlay Foundry founder, David Findlay) along with his wife and four children.

Seated in the front is Mr. William Findlay, his wife, Mrs Annie Shaw Cram Findlay, and their youngest daughter, Rosamund. Standing behind them are their three oldest children, William Fraser (Bill’s father), David Douglas, and Dorothy.

This photograph was taken in 1916, the day before David Douglas left for the war. Photo-Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum


From the June 20, 1916 edition of The Carleton Place Herald.–Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum


Did you know the Carleton Place schools were named by the students?



Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Citizen,
  2. 14 Apr 1924, Mon,
  3. Page 2




Bill Crawford-– Thank you for your memories I see a few names on this list that I recognize from growing up in CP in the ’50’s & 60’s. Staunton Stansel was an early neighbour on Charles Street. I remember riding on the back of his flat bed delivery truck. Harry McKittrick was a neighbour of ours on the Town Line. Olive Powell taught me in high school. These people were passing from primer to first in 1916, which was 40 to 50 years before I knew them! Also on the list were Earl Cooke (from Cooke’s shore of the big lake,) who was a family friend, and Mac Williams, who was a wonderful man & a fixture for many years with his pharmacy on Bridge St. across from the old Central School (which was located where the current Post Office now stands



Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place.

Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun andScreamin’ Mamas (US



Lanark County Public School Results 1916 Names Names Names

The Winter of 1916