Delaware County NY Genealogy and History Site
Hardcopy submitted by Shirley Houck, electronic text by Joyce Riedinger, September 20, 2000
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Common School Districts
TOWN OF COLCHESTER
Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 1855
(W)= Whole District
No.Dist. Dist.Towns(s) School Located Year Built Material Built 1855 Condition District Trustees School-house Location
1 (W) Colchester Colchester 1854 Hemlock ---- A. Chubb, Jr. On Trout Brook Road
Abial G. Fuller
2 (W) Colchester Colchester 1830 wood poor Perry Radeker At hamlet of Colchester
Wm H. Elwood
John R. Radeker
2 (J) Colchester & Hancock 18-- --- --- Abraham Sprague In Town of Hancock, On present State Route
Hancock Daniel D. Sprague 30, about 1/2 way between Harvard & Hancock/Colchester Line
Thomas T Williams
3 (W) Colchester Colchester 1813 wood poor Robert Beates Not shown on Gould Map, probably #21 on Beers Atlas in Village of Downsville
Geo. W Downs
John D. Fuller
4 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- wood not any J.H. Radeker Near Gregory town on Fuller Hill Road
good repair Amos Gregorry
5 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- --- --- James W Shaver At Hamlet of Pepacton. Now under the
Philip Allen reservoir.
6 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- --- --- Abijah Kinch On Berry Brook Road
7 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- --- --- Wm Wilson On Miller Hollow Road. Now under reservoir
Peter V.G. White
8 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- --- --- Hirum Hitt In Coles Clove. Now under the reservoir
8 (J) Colchester Hamden 18-- --- --- Robert Scott In Town of Hamden, on Basin Clove Road,
Hamden Andrew Lawrence near present Reed Road Spur.
9 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- --- --- John Meckleham On Cat Hollow Road. Now under the reservoir.
10 (J) Colchester & Colchester 18- --- --- John Rutherford On Upper Telford Hollow Road
Hamden Oliver Dennis
11 (W) Colchester Colchester 1846 wood good Henry Smith On Upper Morton Hill Road
Robert M Hanmer
Daniel R. Sewell
12 (M) Colchester Colchester 18-- --- --- Enoch Horton "Butternut Grove" on State Route 17
13 (W) Colchester Colchester 1850 wood good W.B. McDonald On Telford Hollow Road
Albert T Williams
14 (W) Colchester Colchester 1847 wood good Oliver Cochran On Lower Morton Hill Road
15 (J) Colchester & Colchester 1837 wood midling Peter W Willson On Wilson Hollow Road
Walton Charles Willson
16 (J) Colchester & Colchester 1846 wood good John C. Montgomery On Baxter Mt. Road
Hamden Elijah B Conklin
Minious Bur Coe
17 ( ) No report was found for this District.
18 (W) Colchester Colchester 1847 wood midling Solomon Hotchkiss On Lower Gregory Hollow Rd.
Washington B Williams
19 (W) Colchester Colchester 1854 wood good James Davidson On Campbell Brook Road
20 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- --- --- John Brock On Cat Hollow Road near intersection with Sugar Loaf
Everett Twiss Road (See Beers) Presently Co. Route 7 & School House Road.
21 ( ) No Report found for this District No. In Village of Downsville
22 (W) Colchester Colchester 18-- wood tolerable Hiram More Huntley Hollow Road. Now under the reservoir.
Richard L. White
22 (J) Colchester & ----* 18-- --- --- --- On Bull Run Road. Near Colchester/Hamden Town Line.
"This is a new district". "School house site purchased for $2.00"
* The Report for this District, filed in Hamden, states that the district school-house is in the town of Colchester.
The school-houses were sited, to the best of our ability, by reference to the Gould Map, the Beers Atlas & present day County Highway Maps.
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