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The Craven School for Girls was founded by Anna, Isabel, Caroline, and Wilhelmina Fraser in Queen Street in 1892 as a boarding and day school. It moved to 142 Main Street 1917, from where it closed in 1929. The Queen Street building pictured here was demolished in 1970. From left: Back Row: Dorothy Stuckey, Connie Wheeler, Helen Howard, Madge Montifiore, Dorothy Moore, “Topsy” Crawford, Beatrix (Trix) Russell, “Trix” Waldegrave (Mrs Keeble), Dorothy Waldegrave, Vera …?, Kitty Barger, Alys Riddiford, Ina Gilles. Third Row: Rosa Wheeler, Annie Dalrymple, Lorna Monckton (Mrs Playford), Margaret Waldegrave, Elsie Simpson, Ida Russell, Valerie Menteith, Lorna Snow, Joyce Fitzherbert, Rita Simpson, Heni Woodbine-Johnson, Phyllis Higginson, Marjorie Abraham, Ethel Abraham. Second Row: Marjorie Barnicoat, Daisy Bagnall, Marjorie Hector, Mary Ormond, Doris Cargill, Raby Macintire, Kitty Martin, Enid Matthews, Mary Harding, Winifred Stuckey, Hilda Buchanan, Nola Haybittle, ? Tennant, Phyllis Hadfield. Front Row: ? Hadfield, Treve McHardy, ? Moore, Lois Fitzherbert, Dorothy Tripe (sitting slightly forward), Mary Monro (Mrs Gaisford), Sylvia Abraham, Ida White, Marjorie Moore, Cushla Riddiford, Maud Warburton (Mrs Dalgety- looking sideways), Laura Lethbridge, Mildred Hewett, Marjorie Heal, Averill Cargill, Dorothy Strang, Heta Cargill. Dog – Bill Sykes.

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Craven School for Girls
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Palmerston North
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1903

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