Croydon Public School - 1898
(Photograph is from the Napanee Museum Archives - many thanks)

(Identification Key is Below)

Back Row: (1) Herbert Bawn, (2) Milton Smith, (3) Leslie Keller, (4) Ernest Teskey, (5) John Keller, (6) Hugh Burns, (7) John Smith, (8) Anna Mae McGregor, (9) Mary Ann Dwyer, (10) Teresa Dewey, (11) Pearl Bawn, (12) Edna Davy, (13) Martha McGregor

Teacher: (14) Thomas Furrs

Next Row Down: (15) Ed Johnson, (16) Claude Teskey, (17) John Dwyer, (18) Pat Dwyer, (19 Fox [unknown], (20) Bobby Burns, (21) Tom Furrs, (22) Elizabeth Burns, (23) Grace Davy, (24) Evelyn Furrs, (25) Gertie Close, (26) Billy (or Mary) Breault, (27) Bridget Burns, (28) Annie Dewey

Next Row Down: (29) Jim McGregor, (30) Pat Savage, (31) Bob Keller, (32) Ross McGregor, (33) Stan Teskey, (34) Bob McGregor, (35) Blanche Hunter, (36) Mildred Campbell, (37) Annie Burns.

Front Row: (38) Delbert Keller, (39) Clint Keller, (40) Schyler Thompson, (41) Edmond Close (or Doupe), (42) Milton Williams, (43) Luther Furrs, (44) Maggie Hunter, (45) Laughlin Campbell, (46) Lucy Campbell, (47) Nellie Bawn, (48) Lily Bawn, (49) Mary (or Sarah) Breault

Names were taken from the History of Camden Township 1800-1968 by Township History Committee and from an original copy owned by Harold Bawn, Croydon.
Alternate names in brackets are ones which make more sense from the 1901 census records - Edmond Doupe lived with his widow mother at the Close farm and Mary Breault is listed as much older than shown while Sarah was a younger sister.   (Keep in mind the census records could also be in error.)
(31) Bob Keller is directly behind his two older brothers on the rock and is wearing the same type of shirt. The book has him identified as his brother, Ross Keller who would have been only 3 years old at the time. They were sons of Henry Bush Keller and the family later moved to Camrose, Alberta. I have been unable to find the Burns family in the 1901 census to get the birth dates for them.


Student Birth Date (1901 Census) Parents (1901 Census & Marriage Records)
1. Herbert Stanley Bawn August 7, 1884 Robert John Bawn & Mary Elizabeth Young
2. Milton Smith June 21, 1884 John Smith (w)
3. James Leslie Keller August 5, 1883 Thomas Durlin Keller & Annie Flemming
4. Ernest Teskey December 9, 1883 James Teskey & Mary Ann Thompson
5. John Herbert Keller September 13, 1885 Thomas Durlin Keller & Annie Flemming
6. Hugh Burns    
7. John H Smith July 21, 1886 John Smith (w)
8. Anna May McGregor March 8, 1887 James McGregor & Martha M. Haggerty
9. Mary Ann Dwyer September 20, 1886 Lodging at Marcilla McKewn (w)
10. Teresa Dewey February 27, 1886 Thomas Dewey (w)
11. Iva Pearl Bawn January 1, 1887 Robert John Bawn & Mary Elizabeth Young
12. Edna R Davy November 27, 1883 Benjamin Davy (w) 
13. Martha (Isabel) McGregor February 13, 1888 (died 1900) Andrew McGregor & Mary A Johnson
14. Thomas (Edward) Furrs November 10, 1861 - Teacher Thomas Furrs & Emily Snider.
15. Ed Johnston November 18, 1886 Isaac & Emily Johnson
16. Claude Teskey September 7, 1886 Joseph Teskey & Mary D. York
17. John Dwyer March 10, 1889 Edward & Rosa Dwyer
18. Pat Dwyer January 10, 1891 Edward & Rosa Dwyer
19. Fox [Unknown]    
20. Bobby Burns    
21. Percy (Thomas) Furrs November 5, 1889 Thomas Furrs & Mary Aggie Cambridge
22. Elizabeth Burns    
23. Grace A Davy December 15, 1890 Benjamin Davy (w) 
24. Evelyn Furrs April 13, 1887 Thomas Furrs & Mary Aggie Cambridge
25. Gertie Close November 15, 1889 John Close & Elizabeth Edgar
26. Wm. Breault's dau (Mary) December 22, 1888 William Breault & Jane Smith
27. Bridget Burns    
28. Annie Dewey April 20, 1889 Thomas Dewey (w)
29. James W. McGregor April 27, 1889 James McGregor & Martha M. Haggerty
30. Pat Savage October 27, 1888 Elizabeth Savage (w)
31. Bob (Robert Nelson) Keller May 30, 1893 Henry Bush Keller & Sarah Alice Wagar
32. Ross McGregor March 2, 1890 Andrew McGregor & Mary A Johnson
33. Stan Teskey October 7, 1889 Joseph Teskey & Mary D. York
34. Bob McGregor April 4, 1892 Andrew McGregor & Mary A Johnson
35. Hennrietta Blanche Hunter May 4, 1889 John Hunter & Emma Cecilia Chisholm
36. Mildred Campbell October 28, 1889 Adam Campbell & Phebe A Bradshaw
37. Annie Burns    
38. Delbert (Clayton) Keller August 25, 1888 Henry Bush Keller & Sarah Alice Wagar
39. Clinton (Herbert) Keller January 10, 1891 Henry Bush Keller & Sarah Alice Wagar
40. Schyler Thompson March 31, 1895 Marshall & Samantha Thompson 
41. Edmond Close (Doupe) December 21, 1894 Catherine Doupe (w) nee Close
42. Luther Furrs September 4, 1892 Thomas Furrs & Mary Aggie Cambridge
43. Milton Williams May 29, 1893 Marshall A Williams & Jane McCabe 
44. Maggie Hunter December 8, 1893 John & Emma Hunter
45. Laughlin Campbell May 12, 1894 Adam Campbell & Phebe A Bradshaw
46. Lucy Campbell December 27, 1891 Adam Campbell & Phebe A Bradshaw
47. Nellie Bawn September 13, 1891 Robert John Bawn & Eliza Ann Campbell
48. Lily Bawn October 29, 1893 Robert John Bawn & Eliza Ann Campbell
49. Mary Breault [Sarah] July 24, 1892 William Breault & Jane Smith