Glashan Public School
Corner of Kent Street and Arlington Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
also the Elgin Street Public School



October 19, 2005:

A trip down memory lane for an old student at Glashan in the 1950's, Grades 7 and 8:
I remember lots of hockey and football in the school yard. Glashan school, at the
corner of Kent and Arlington Streets was fed by students from several elementary 
schools such as Cambridge Street School, Percy Street School, Kent Street Public School
and Elgin Street Public School (see photo below). Also, First Avenue Public School in the Glebe.
 
In 1888, a one-room school, Hugh Street, was opened on the Glashan site, with one 
teacher and 99 students. Growth was so rapid that in 1892 a replacement school was 
built which, by 1931, grew to a three-story facility. The school's name was changed 
in 1905 to Glashan, honouring the inspector who supervised the board from 1876 to 
1910. In 1979 a new Glashan school was built on the site.

Source: Glashan Intermediate School Web Site

In the 1881 census, John C. Glashan, school inspector, appears with his
wife Annie and his daughter, Frances. Kate Hackett, a late arrival from Ireland 
was their domestic.

1881 Census Place:	Nepean, Carleton, Ontario, Canada
	Source:	FHL Film 1375867  NAC C-13231  Dist 108  SubDist A  Div 1  Page 145  Family 668
	Sex	Marr	Age	Origin	Birthplace
John C. GLASHAN	M	M	37	Scottish	born in Scotland
	Occ:	School Inspector	Religion:	C. Presbyterian	
Annie GLASHAN	F	M	44	English	England
			Religion:	C. Presbyterian	
Frances GLASHAN	F		10	Scottish	Ontario
			Religion:	C. Presbyterian	
Kate HACKETT	F		22	Irish	Ireland
	Occ:	Servant	Religion:	Catholic
February 15, 2008: Hi Al Here is a picture of Glashan Public school in 1905. I grew up just down the street from this school and I have many fond memories of playing in the schoolyard. ... Mary Cox
Glashan Public School, 1905, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

August 17, 2009: New e-mail address for Mary Cox: bytownmary@hotmail.com
November 26, 2009:
Elgin Street Public School, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada prior to 1956 Elgin Street Public School, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

E-mail Mary Cox and Al Lewis

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