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Mr John Vernon was Rector of Palmerston North High School (now Palmerston North Boys' High School) from 1902 until his death in 1918, during the great Influenza epidemic. In 1908, he founded the College House boarding establishment, which is still a feature of the school.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Scs2_007967
Title
John Vernon, Rector of Palmerston North High School
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Scs 2
Date
circa 1910

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Palmerston North

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