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Melfort & District Museum

Rolles, Muriel

  • SCN00171
  • Person

Muriel Rolles was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dertell of the Star City area. Muriel persued a carear as a school teacher. In 1936 she married Arthur Rolles and moved to his farm which was located near Star City. In the winter the couple would live in the town of Star City and in the summer months move back out to their farm, until in 1969 they sold the farm. They had one son Dale Rolles.

Queen's Park School District No. 377

  • SCN00170
  • Corporate body
  • 1850-1950 [?]

Before the advent of large administrative units in the middle 1900s, Saskatchewan had small school districts every 4-6 miles apart. Most districts consisted of a single 'One Room School.' The Dominion Government made provisions that Sections 11 and 29 of each township were school sections. In an era when transportation was via walking or horse and no roads, travel was difficult. When hauling grain to elevators with horse and wagon, approximately seven miles was considered to be a convenient distance.

Fedosa, Sandra

  • Person
  • 19--?

Sandra Fedosa lives in Brampton, Ontario. Her mother, Vera McLean, is from Melfort, Saskatchewan.

Currie, Vera R. (Née Baity)

  • SCAA-MDM-2001-117
  • Person
  • 193? - ??

Vera R. Currie (nee Baity) is the daughter of Lyla R. Baity (nee Wilkinson). Vera's mother was born in 1912 on the Beatrice (nee Barnum) and Jack Wilkinson homestead near Tisdale, Saskatchewan. This farm was sold following the First World War, and the Wilkinsons moved to Quesnel, British Columbia, where Lyla remained. Vera Currie was born in Quesnel, and attended school there, but moved to Salt Lake City, USA, after marriage.

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