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Historic Sites of Manitoba: New Central School (Lorne Avenue, Brandon)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Maps | Sources

The New Central School was constructed in 1891, on Lorne Avenue between Fifth and Sixth streets, to replace the former Old Central School on Tenth Street. It operated until June 1970 when its students were transferred to the former Brandon Collegiate. The building was demolished in 1971.

Principals

Period

Principal

1891-1901

?

1901-1903

Samuel Henry Forrest (1873-1963)

1903-1904

?

1904-1905

J. W. McNabb

1905-1908

Alfred White (1869-1955)

1908-1922

Bedford Almer Tingley (1879-1945)

1922-1923

?

1923-1924

Joseph B. Gillesby

1924-1928

John Walter Clarke (c1887-1972)

1928-1931

William Stanley “Bill” Lockhart (1896-1978)

1931-1941

Perry Bell (1897-1956)

1941-1942

Vernon Albert Shewfelt (1903-1982)

1942-1944

William John Peden (1903-1991)

1944-1946

Perry Bell (1897-1956)

1946-1954

William John Peden (1903-1991)

1954-1959

Joseph “Joe” Federick (1910-1979)

1959-1960

?

1960-1962

Robert John “Bob” Coates (1908-1990)

1962-1967

?

1967-1968

Walter Frederickson

1968-1970

?

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1901-1902

Miss Bowden (grade 2), Miss Buchanan (grade 6 Jr), S. H. Forrest (grade 8), Miss Glendenning (grade 7), Miss Teressa Kyle (grade 3 Sr), Miss Magee (grade 5 Jr), Miss Etta M. Moore (grade 4 Sr), Miss Mott (grade 6 Sr), Miss Oliver (grade 4 Jr), Miss Edith Paisley (grade 3 Jr), Miss Sinclair (grade 5 Sr)

1902-1903

Miss Buchanan (grade 6 Jr), S. H. Forrest (grade 8), Miss Teressa Kyle (grade 3 Sr), Miss Magee (grade 5 Jr), Miss McLean (grade 6 Sr), Miss Etta M. Moore (grade 4 Sr), Miss Mott (grade 7), Miss Edith Paisley (grade 3 Jr), Miss S. A. Redmond (grade 5 Jr & Sr), Miss Alice Sharman (grade 2), Miss Tully (grade 4 Jr), Miss Warner (grade 5 Sr)

1903-1904

(partial) Miss Etta M. Moore

1904-1905

Miss Teressa Kyle (grade 5 Sr), Miss Magee (grade 6 Jr), Miss McArthur (grade 4 Jr), Miss McLean (grade 7 Jr), Mr J. W. McNabb (grade 8 Sr), Miss Etta M. Moore (grade 7 Sr), Laura Marie Antoinette Mott (grade 8 Jr), Miss M. Mott (grade 5 Jr), Miss Edith Paisley (grade 3 Jr), Miss Annie Ramshaw (grade 1), Miss Alice Sharman (grade 4 Sr), Miss J. Sharman (grade 2), Miss Myrtle Whyte (grade grade 3 Sr)

1905-1906

Miss Ethel Anderson (grade 2), Miss Arnut (grade 6), Miss Cora Greenway (grade 5), Miss Teressa Kyle (grade 5), Miss Etta M. Moore (grade 7), Miss Naomi M. Moore (grade 6), Miss Mary E. Percival (grade 3), Miss Annie Ramshaw (grade 1), Miss Alice Sharman (grade 4), Miss Myrtle Whyte (grade 4), Mr. White (grade 8)

1906-1907

(partial) Christina G. Armit, S. Edna Elder

1907-1908

Miss Ethel Anderson (grade 2), Miss L. Harrison (grade 5 Sr), Miss N. Harrison (grade 5 Jr), Miss T. Kyle BA (grade 6 Jr), Miss Naomi M. Moore (grade 6 Sr), Miss Ramshaw (grade 1), Miss Alice Sharman (grade 4), Miss A. Speers (grade 7), A. White (grade 8), Miss Myrtle White (grade 3)

1908-1909

Miss Ethel Anderson (grade 2), Miss Brandon (grade 1), Miss V. Duff (grade 3), Miss L. Harrison (grade 4), Miss N. Harrison (grade 5), Miss T. Kyle (grade 6), Miss B. Macnabb (grade 1), Miss McKinley (grade 4), Miss Naomi M. Moore (grade 7), Miss F. More (grade 2), Miss Percival (grade 3), B. A. Tingley (grade 8)

1909-1910

Miss Ethel Anderson (grade 2 Sr), Miss E. J. Brandon (grade 1 Jr), Miss Mayme Curtis (grade 5 Jr), Miss Viola Duff (grade 3 Sr), Miss Lillie Harrison (grade 4 Jr), Miss N. Harrison (grade 6), Miss N. McKee (grade 2 Union), Miss M. McKinley (grade 4 Sr), Miss B. McNabb (grade 1 Sr), Miss Bessie D. McNabb (grade 5 Sr), Miss Naomi M. Moore (grade 7), Miss Pearl More (grade 2 Jr), Miss Mary E. Percival (grade 3 Jr.), B. A. Tingley (grade 8)

1910-1911

Miss Ethel Anderson, Miss E. J. Brandon, Miss Mayme Curtis, M. K. Dow, Miss Viola Duff, Miss Lillie Harrison, Evelyn Kelso, Miss M. M. McKinley, Miss Bessie D. McNabb, Christina McDonald, Miss Naomi M. Moore, Miss Pearl More, Miss Mary E. Percival, Miss Ola Wright

1911-1912

Miss Mayme Curtis, Miss Lillie Harrison, Miss C. McDonald, Miss Mildred McKee (Domestic Science), Miss M. M. McKinley, Miss Bessie D. McNabb, Miss Naomi M. Moore, Miss Pearl More, Nora Pilling, Miss A. Purdon, R. Skene (Manual Training), Miss J. E. Struthers, Miss Ola Wright

1912-1913

(partial) Miss Carroll (grade 8), Miss Machesney (grade 7), Miss McMurin (grade 1), Miss Naomi M. Moore (grade 8)

1913-1914

?

1914-1915

?

1915-1916

?

1916-1917

?

1917-1918

?

1918-1919

?

1919-1920

?

1920-1921

?

1921-1922

?

1922-1923

?

1923-1924

?

1924-1925

?

1925-1926

?

1926-1927

?

1927-1928

?

1928-1929

?

1929-1930

?

1930-1931

Lois Brownell, Hazel Conley, Jack A. Fraser, Elva Grantha, Beulah Hoddinott, Winnie Hunt, Amy Johnson, Mildred Lamb, Elsie Shier, Hildred Smith, Mildred Thornton

1931-1932

B. Scott Bateman, Lois Brownell, Eunice Bullard, Hazel Conley, Elva Grantham, Beulah Hoddinott, Winnie Hunt, Amy Johnston, Elsie A. Shier, Hildred I. Smith, Mildred Thornton

1932-1933

B. Scott Bateman, Lois Brownell, Eunice Bullard, Hazel Conley, Elva Grantham, Beulah Hoddinott, Winnie Hunt, Amy E. Johnston, Elsie A. Shier, Hildred I. Smith, Mildred F. Thornton

1934-1935

B. Scott Bateman, Miss Edna E. Bowman, Miss Hazel Conley, Miss Winnie Hunt, Miss Amy E. Johnston, Miss Eva M. Lyons, Miss Cecile Mitchell, Miss Elsie A. Shier, Miss Hildred I. Smith, Miss M. F. Thornton

1935-1936

J. I. Bateman, Miss Edna E. Bowman, Miss Hazel Conley, Miss Winnie Hunt, Miss Amy Johnston, Miss Eva M. Lyons, Miss Ethel P. Miller, Miss Hildred Smith, Miss M. F. Thornton

1936-1937

Edna E. Bowman, Emerson Christilaw, Hazel Conley, Winnie Hunt, Amy E. Johnston, Eva M. Lyons, Laura McRae, Hildred I. Smith, Mildred F. Thornton

1937-1938

Miss Edna Bowman, Emerson Christilaw, Miss Hazel Conley, Miss Amy Johnston, Miss Eva Lyons, Miss Ethel Miller, Miss Hildred Smith, Miss M. F. Thornton

1938-1939

Miss Edna E. Bowman, Miss Margaret Collius, Miss Hazel Conley, Miss Beth Dick, Miss Evelyn Fisher, Miss Amy E. Johnston, Miss M. D. Nicholson (Scotland), Miss Amy Robertson

1939-1940

Miss Edna Bowman, Miss Hazel Conley, Miss Beth Dick, Miss Evelyn Fisher, Miss Amy Johnston, Miss Hildred Smith, Ross Smith, Miss Mildred Thornton

1940-1941

Miss Hazel Conley, Miss Beth Dick, Mrs. A. Eley, Miss Evelyn Fisher, Miss Amy E. Johnston, Miss Hildred Smith, Ross A. Smith, Miss Mignon Taylor, Miss Margaret Tedford, Miss Mildred Thornton

1941-1942

Carl Bjarnason, Margaret Collins, Hazel Conley, Mrs. A. M. Eley, Amy Johnston, Hildred Smith, M. Mignon Taylor, M. Elizabeth Tedford, Margaret E. Thompson

1942-1943

Miss Margaret Collins, Miss Hazel Conley, Miss Winifred Greaves, Miss Amy Johnston, Miss Hildred Smith, Miss M. Mignon Taylor, Miss M. Elizabeth Tedford, Miss Margaret Thompson

1943-1944

Margaret Collins, Hazel Conley, Winifred Greaves, Amy Johnston, Margaret King, Hildred I. Smith, Mignon Taylor, Margaret Thompson

1944-1945

?

1945-1946

?

1946-1947

?

1947-1948

?

1948-1949

?

1949-1950

?

1950-1951

?

1951-1952

?

1952-1953

?

1953-1954

?

1954-1955

?

1955-1956

?

1956-1957

?

1958-1959

(partial) Joseph “Joe” Federick (grade 6)

1959-1960

?

1960-1961

?

1961-1962

?

1962-1963

?

1963-1964

?

1964-1965

?

1965-1966

?

1966-1967

?

1967-1968

Mrs. M. Agar (grades 3 and 4), Mrs. M. Crandle (grade 3), R. Davis, L. E. Denbow (grade 1), Mrs. F. Endall, Mr. Walter Frederickson (grade 6), Mr. I. Hamberg (grade 7), Mr. D. Judson (special), Evelyn Livingstone (kindergarten), Miss Verna Lundy (grade 5), I. McGibney, Mrs. E. Page (grade 2), Mrs. K. Reynolds (grade 8), Miss E. Riglin (grade 1), Miss M. Robinson (grade 2), Miss T. Schreiner (grade 4)

Photos & Maps

New Central School

Central School (circa 1905)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2015-0120

New Central School

New Central School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 134.

New Central School

New Central School (1967)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Brandon - New Central.

New Central School

New Central School (1967)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Brandon - New Central.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84505, W99.94534
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old Central School (Tenth Street, Brandon)

Sources:

“1,000 children now on the rolls,” Brandon Daily Sun, 6 September 1901, page 1.

“School notes,” Brandon Daily Sun, 30 August 1902, page 1.

“The city schools reopen Thursday,” Brandon Daily Sun, 31 August 1904, page 4.

“Teaching staff of schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 7 September 1905, page 6.

“Schools will open Tuesday,” Brandon Daily Sun, 31 August 1907, page 1.

“Teachers for city schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 31 August 1908, page 1.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

“Public schools were re-opened this morning,” Brandon Daily Sun, 1 September 1909, page 1.

“Many changes on the teaching staff,” Brandon Daily Sun, 11 August 1910, page 1.

“Left for East [Miss Mildred McKee],” Brandon Daily Sun, 31 August 1910, page .

“The city schools will re-open Friday,” Brandon Daily Sun, 31 August 1911, page 1.

“Public schools opened today,” Brandon Daily Sun, 3 September 1912, page 1.

“Have full staff of teachers for public schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 1 September 1923, page 1.

“List of teachers public school,” Brandon Daily Sun, 1 September 1930.

“All schools to open Monday for fall term here,” Brandon Daily Sun, 27 August 1931.

“One addition only to city schools staff,” Brandon Daily Sun, 30 August 1932.

“Some changes on teaching staff of public schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 31 August 1934.

“Schools to open Tuesday for fall term in city,” Brandon Daily Sun, 31 August 1935.

“Few changes in teaching staff as all schools in city open Monday morning,” Brandon Daily Sun, 29 August 1936.

“Five new teachers on staff of Brandon schools for fall term commencing next week,” Brandon Daily Sun, 27 August 1937.

“Teaching staff public school,” Brandon Daily Sun, 30 August 1938.

“Schools staff public schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 2 September 1939.

“Seven changes on teaching staff of the public schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 28 September 1940.

“Important changes made in teaching staff for opening schools here Tuesday,” Brandon Daily Sun, 27 August 1941.

“Elementary and junior high schools open tomorrow for fall term after long holidays,” Brandon Daily Sun, 26 August 1942.

“Eleven new teachers on staff as schools prepare to open for fall term commencing Monday,” Brandon Daily Sun, 28 August 1943.

Brandon Elementary Schools, 1867-1979, Canada-Confederation, Brandon School Division, 1967.

New Central School, Brandon School Division.

We thank Greg Sigurdson and Wilma MacMillan for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 6 March 2016

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