Donated by George Stewart of the Lanark County Archives. They obtained these records from the estate of Dawn Leduc, curator of the Appleton Museum.
Scope and Content
The White Lake school was School Section No. 1, but was not the first school in the township of McNab. There were three different school buildings, the first being built prior to 1886. Students came to the White Lake school from Springtown, Burnstown, Waba and other places to attend a junior high school program in the very early period of the school. Irene Baird from Kinburn was appointed in 1929 and Miss Gertrude I. Halpenny was appointed in 1930. The register show the students name as well as date of birth, parent's name and address as well as their record of attendence.
Donation consists of one school register from 1930 to 1934 and a photocopied version in a binder as well as a photocopied version of the school register for 1921.
1. See McNab-The Township p. 140 for more information about S.S. No. 1.