Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

"Grade 1, LeMarchant St. School, 1899, teacher Miss Edith Cunningham"

Edith Cunningham (1875-1929), a Halifax native, taught school at LeMarchant Street until 1917; her elder half-sister, Martha Jane Cunningham (1856-1916), also a schoolteacher, is remembered with affection to this day in Japan, where she was an early Methodist Missionary.

Date: 1899

Reference: Judith Piers Nova Scotia Archives 1980-154 

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