Matthew Josephs in concert 

Matthew Josephs was a long-serving, elementary school teacher who served on the St Andrew's Parochial Board. In the 1870s he published a book of his poems in London, nearly bankrupting himself in the process. He died in 1903, at the age of 72.

Daily Gleaner

Daily Gleaner, June 26, 1877

                                                                     Daily Gleaner, June 28, 1877

                                                                     [The School was, of course, on Church Street, not Duke Street!]