Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Sixteen School, S.S. #16, Trafalgar Township


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Laura King is the teacher. Laura may have been about 18 years old in this photograph. She would not have continued teaching after her marriage in 1909.
Notes:
Laura's parents were George and Mary Ann, called Polly, King who owned the property on Highway 5 (Dundas Street) in Trafalgar Township called The Pines. Laura married George Lockhart Spence on April 8, 1909 and their children were Hester Louise Spence, Lillian Mary Spence and William Kenneth Spence.

Extended family children remember Aunt Laura with great affection. They were always welcome at the Spence farm near Lowville, and spent happy summer days playing.
Personal Name(s):
Eliza Laura (King) Spence, b.December 30, 1884 d.June 6, 1954. Laura was never called "Eliza", her first name.
Local identifier:
TTACL000129
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Geographic Coverage:
Recommended Citation:
Sixteen School, S.S. #16, Trafalgar Township
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Sixteen School, S.S. #16, Trafalgar Township


Laura King is the teacher. Laura may have been about 18 years old in this photograph. She would not have continued teaching after her marriage in 1909.