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Early Wellington

Public Schools

Public Schools.

  • 1875.—Mr. Newlyn and Mrs. Tarn, Buckle Street.

  • 1875.—Messrs. Hurley, John Young. Mr. MacMorran, 1884; Terrace. This was the old Grammar School and College.

  • 1878.—Mrs. Francis, Mt. Cook.

  • 1878.—Mr. Everiss. Mr. Hardy, 1879. Tara-naki Street Boys.

  • 1879.—Mr. Lillington, Newtown.

  • 1887.—Mr. Hulke, Newtown.

  • 1880.—Mr. W. Mowbray, Thorndon. Burned down 1900.

  • 1881.—Mr. C. Watson, Willis Street.

  • 1889.—Mr. Grundy, Clyde Quay.

  • 1896.—Mr. Flux, Rintoul Street.

The history of the Educational Institute is given on pages 161–169, Mr. McMorran's book.

Misses Swainson and Baber successfully conducted private schools in Thorndon in the late 'nineties and for some time after.