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Teachers for S.S. No. 5, Erin
From A Historical Sketch of S.S. No. 5, Erin County of Wellington

Jan., 1853 - Dec., 1853Donald Munn
Jan., 1854 - Dec., 1854Miss Margaret McNaughton
Jan., 1855 - Dec., 1855Alonzo Smith
Jan., 1856 - Dec., 1856Cornelius Kerr
Jan., 1857 - Dec., 1857Alexander McKenzie
Jan., 1858 - Dec., 1860William Young
Jan., 1861 - Dec., 1861Miss Ellen McKinnon
Jan., 1862 - Dec., 1862William Ferren
Jan., 1863 - Dec., 1864Robert Duff
Jan., 1865 - Peter McLune
1865 - 1869 No record
Jan., 1869 - Dec., 1869Peter McLean
Jan., 1870 - Dec., 1871Tether McLean
Jan., 1872 - Dec., 1872Robert Tovell
Jan., 1873 - Dec., 1873Miss Jane Young
Jan., 1874 - Archibald McKinnon
1882Richard Wellwood
1883Will McCrae
1884Mary Reed
1874-1887names of teachers not recorded
Jan., 1887 - Dec., 1887A. Scippen**
Jan., 1888 - June, 1888Miss Sarah Sutton
Aug., 1888 - June, 1891George E. Day
Aug., 1891 - Dec., 1891John McPherson
Jan., 1892 - Dec., 1892J. B. Jackson
Jan., 1893 - June, 1895J. W. Day
Aug., 1895 - Dec., 1898Alex D. McMillan
Jan., 1899 - June, 1900Howard W. McGill
Sep., 1900 - Dec., 1900Miss Helen Yemen
Jan., 1901 - Dec., 1909Miss Sara E. Thomson
Jan., 1910 - June, 1913Miss Gertrude Steele
Sep., 1913 - Dec., 1913Roy Heath
Jan., 1914 - June, 1918Miss Helen E. Jones
Sep., 1918 - June, 1920Miss Sadie Atcheson
Sep., 1920 - Dec., 1920Miss Arthur
Jan., 1921 - June, 1922Miss Olive Awrey
Sep., 1922 - June, 1926Miss Olive Clow
Sep., 1926 - June., 1928Miss Stella Hattle
Sep., 1928 - Dec., 1928Miss Jessie Lindsay
Jan., 1929 - June, 1930Miss Pearl Elliott
Sep., 1931 - June, 1932Miss Jean Abbott
Sep., 1932 - June, 1934Miss Daisy Overland
Sep., 1934 - June, 1936Miss Elva McKinnon
Sep., 1936 - June, 1938Harvey Hassard
Sep., 1938 - June, 1939George Thomas
Sep., 1939 - June, 1942Miss Lydia Snow
Sep., 1942 - June, 1945Miss Frances Whale
Sep., 1945 - June, 1957Miss Margaret MacRae
Sep., 1957 - June, 1958Mrs. Albert Royce
Sep., 1958 - June, 1959Mrs. Joan Hall
Sep., 1959 - June, 1960Miss Barbara Yorke
Sep., 1960 - June, 1961Alan Morgan
Sep., 1961 - June, 1962Miss Barbara Yorke


** According to Bryan King, bking@sprint.ca, A. Scippen is really Alfred Skippen. Alfred was the son of John & Elizabeth Skippen of Manitoulin Island, they first settled in Garafraxa Twp in 1841. Alfred was the brother-in-law of Robert King of Garafraxa & Erin. Later Alfred graduated from the University of Toronto as a Doctor, and practiced in Hillsburgh between 1892 and 1900.

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