Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Percy W. Merry Public School, 1965-1966 Grade 6 and Grade 7
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Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
The combined Grade 6, Grade 7 class of Mr. Ian Foster, 1965-1976.

Percy W. Merry, or "P.W. Merry" as it was sometimes called, accommodated children from kindergarten to Grade Eight. In 1950's to early 1960's, a number of one-room schools in Halton County were closed. Children in the north-east of the Township were bussed to Percy W. Merry Public School at 263 Britannia Rd. E., just west of Trafalgar Road, Drumquin, Trafalgar Township. A cairn commemorates the rural school sections that were closed and in 2003, Percy W. Merry School itself was added to the cairn.
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TTCFB000800
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.53341 Longitude: -79.78293
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Percy W. Merry Public School, 1965-1966 Grade 6 and Grade 7
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email:michelle@tths.ca
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Percy W. Merry Public School, 1965-1966 Grade 6 and Grade 7


The combined Grade 6, Grade 7 class of Mr. Ian Foster, 1965-1976.

Percy W. Merry, or "P.W. Merry" as it was sometimes called, accommodated children from kindergarten to Grade Eight. In 1950's to early 1960's, a number of one-room schools in Halton County were closed. Children in the north-east of the Township were bussed to Percy W. Merry Public School at 263 Britannia Rd. E., just west of Trafalgar Road, Drumquin, Trafalgar Township. A cairn commemorates the rural school sections that were closed and in 2003, Percy W. Merry School itself was added to the cairn.