Slabtown School, Chatham-Kent Ontario 1909

As the Story is Told: S. S. No. 3 Howard, Slabtown 1909

…previous section – history of Slabtown School… Students of Slabtown School, circa 1909 Front Row: Walter Reeves, Frank Hummel, Jean Stiontson (Arnold), Mabel Magee (Barnwell), ??, Buelah Stinson (Tully), Stanley Smith, Percy Smith, Early Stinson, Verleye Frederick, Wray Passmore. Second Row: Alli Hornby, Annie Coll (Mackey), ??, ??, Fred Todd, Bob Hornby, James McKinlay, Doug…

1885 letter

1885 letter, from Chattie to Lem

I came across one of the oldest letters in my collection, postmarked October 20, 1885. I recognized the recipient, Lemuel Coll Jr., as one of the many Coll residents of the area in Morpeth’s early history. I knew they were distant relatives. I did a quick search on the internet and found a record here.…