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||Mrs. E. G. Bartlett was born in Harbour Grace on November 22, 1911. She
has lived in Newfoundland her whole life, moving back and forth from Harbour
Grace to Buchans. She was a teacher at Buchans public school and the first
commissioner of Girl Guides in Buchans. She also started the Brownies in
Buchans. She has a special attachment to Mount Pearl because that is where
she became engaged to Mr. Ernest G. Bartlett. Her only daughter and three
of her grandchildren now reside in Mount Pearl. She says she thinks Mount
Pearl is a "lovely city" with a quiet "country atmosphere".
She remembers Mount Pearl as a country place where many people had cabins.
"There were no houses," she says. Mrs. Bartlett is one of many
people who have a special place in their hearts for Mount Pearl.