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Commencing teaching in 1906: family history page expanded

15 Jan

Thinking about The Rabbit commencing his teaching career, I could not help but reflect on my first appointment (Cronulla High) in 1966. I may tell you a little about that later, but I was also motivated by The Rabbit’s post to take up the family history again, adding some of the promised prequel. I have transcribed my mother’s memoir of her father’s first appointment, to a one-teacher school on the Hawkesbury in 1906. In fact the memoir goes back to 1902 when at the age of sixteen my grandfather began his training as a pupil teacher at Croydon Park, a Sydney suburb.

See My Mother’s Memories of Country Life Last Century.

Update

The page is now finished.


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Posted by on January 15, 2007 in Aussie interest, Cultural and other, Education, Personal

 

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