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Victoria Public School class.
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- Hobson Family
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1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 21 cm
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Richard Hobson (1938) was born to Wilfred Hobson (1899-1995) and Kathleen McKittrick (1904-1992). The family has its roots in the United Kingdom, and Hobson’s paternal grandfather Edward came to Canada from Ireland in 1884 and his father Wilfred from England in 1910. The two families settled in Ontario and Kathleen and Wilfred met in Toronto at St. Clement’s Church Tennis Club. Kathleen and Wilifred married and went on to have three children: John Edward (1933), Richard James (1938) and Kathleen Margaret Stephanie (?).
Richard Hobson married Mary (Penny) Paisley (b.1939), daughter of Elmer Paisley (1907-1976) and Margaret Rieder. Penny Paisley’s mother Margaret was the daughter of local prominent businessman Talmon Rieder and his wife Martha Anthes. (from Ancestry and "Hobson, Richard. One tree many roots. Waterloo: Richard Hobson, 2010").
Originally belonged to Dorothy Shoemaker.
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File consists of one photograph of a group of students sitting on the steps of Victoria Public School, Kitchener. One student is holding a sign that reads, in part "Victoria School...1923..."