by Judith Lewis
In 1948 this Linocut was presented to Riverstone Public School by Grade 6, at the suggestion of Class Teacher & Headmaster Joe Millerd.
Joe Millerd, “Old Joe”, was a much loved and respected headmaster at the Riverstone Public School from 1st December 1939 till he retired in December 1949.
The Linocut is now part of the collection at the Riverstone Museum.
Handwritten on the back of the Linocut are the following names:-
PUBLIC SCHOOL RIVERSTONE
|Norman Shields||Marie Darwen||Ron Neal|
|John Warters||Judith Drake||Zane Hillier|
|Matt Johnston||Irene Lillia||Fay Mudiman|
|Kevin Lewis||Jim Hughes||Bill Taylor|
|Jack Douglas||Julie Finch||John Judge|
|Robert Smith||Barbara Dawson||Robert Tozer|
|Bill Shepherd||Olive Dillon||Peter Dawson|
|June O’Loughlin||Barbara Johnson||Robin Lloyd|
|Fay Mulford||Leslie Willis|
|Judith Shepherd||Kerry Gorman|
There are a number of class members whose names are missing from the above. There were 72 students in Fifth Class in 1947, the year before. Are you able to add to, or amend, the list below of students who may have been in Sixth class in 1948?
|Shirley Binks||Margaret Blair||Albert Cook|
|Reg Cook||Ron Cook||Jim Cramp|
|Anthony Deranja||Cynthia Donoghue||Leslie Hilton|
|Robert Hurley||Nick Jarrett||Kevin Johnston|
|Fay Leach||Jill Lester||Kevin Packer|
|Margaret Schofield||Owen Shaw||Ron Shields|
|Keith Turnbull||Helen Wheeler|