Welbourne School (Likely Near Middleburg)

WELBOURNE

Data as of 11/13/2014

Sections:  1)  Discussion,  2) Instructors

1)  Discussion.

  • More research is needed.  There is a Welbourne Farm in Loudoun, which used to be a plantation. “Welbourne was the home of Col. Richard Henry Dulany, C.S.A., the
    great-great-grandfather of the current innkeeper. Col. Dulany founded the
    nation’s oldest foxhunting club, The Piedmont Hunt, in 1840, and the oldest
    horse show, the Upperville Colt and Horse Show, in 1853. Visitors during
    the Civil War included Jeb Stuart and John S. Mosby. In the 1930’s F. Scott
    Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe stayed at Welbourne. Both writers published
    stories using the house as the setting.”  I contacted Welbourne to see if they had some historical records that may be of value; but they never heard of the school. (Morrison, Nat, interviewed by Larry Roeder, 11/11/2014).

2)   Instructors

  •  1893/94:   Ms Lucy Garner of Middleburg was a “colored” instructor who operated on a third grade certificate.  Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 (  18931894ColoredReel4418Census of Colored Teachers 1893/94 – March 30, 1894), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.
  • 1894/95:  Ms  Lucy Garner continued to instruct on a third grade certificate.  Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 (  1895ColoredA Census of Colored Teachers 1894/95 – Done Dec 10, 1894), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.
  • 1895/96:  Ms. Lucy Garner continued to instruct. Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 (1896ColoredCombined  Census of Colored Teachers 1895/96 – Done Dec 15, 1895), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.
  • 1896/97:   Miss Lucy C. Garner of Middleburg was still teaching on  3rd Grade Certificate. Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 (1897ColoredCombined  Census of Colored Teachers 1896-97 – Done Dec 15, 1896), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.

Edited by Larry W. Roeder, Jr., MS  703 867 2056. South Riding, Virginia

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