Some Small Schools
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Merino State School 2115 was opened on 27th of January 1879 by TYTHELEIGH MLA acting for the Minister for Public Instruction. The school was later extended, the gallery removed and lower windows provided. When last used to accomodate the infant grades of Merino Consolidated School in November 1956 it consisted of three rooms and two porches.
Merino State School 2115: ~ 1930? It is rare to see a photo of this age taken inside a school. Merino State School 2115: ~ 1920? Merino State School 2115: Grades 1 to 4, 1950. Merino Consolidated School: Grade 1, 1955. This would have been the last, or second last, school year at this school site. Merino Consolidated School: Grade 4, 1955. Taken at the new school site. Merino Consolidated School: teachers, ~1950?
Small school photos | Bluff, Drik Drik, etc | Dartmoor | Digby | Merino | Mumbannar, etc
| Sample photos | 1998
Exhibition | 1999 Exhibition
| 2000 Exhibition |
2001 Exhibition | 2002
Exhibition | 2004 Exhibition
For more about the history and people of part of the Western District, visit the Digby and Hotspur web site.