Trinity College School

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Date: 1865 [unknown]
Location: Port Hope, Ontario, Canadamap
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Trinity College School

Chapel destroyed in 1928 fire

William Arthur Johnson founded Trinity College School (TCS) in his home in Weston, Ontario, in 1865. Three years later the school moved to Port Hope. A fire caused by the explosion of a coal oil lamp nearly destroyed the school in 1895. Within a year, however, it was rebuilt. In 1928 the school caught fire again. It was rebuilt a second time. Today the school is a co-educational, independent day/boarding school.

Notable alumni include: St. Clair Balfour, C.J.S. Bethune, Edgar Bronfman, Sr., William Bridges, Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, Sir William Osler, Archibald Lampman, Frederick Alexander Vokes, Major General Edmund Merrit Morris CMG and Sir Edward Oliver Wheeler.

Lecturers include: H.J.H. Petry

Newspaper article about 1928 fire

If you can identify any of the students or staff members in the photos, please get in touch with Laurie Cruthers.


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