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  • Business and Professional Men of Whitby, 1895
    Business and Professional Men of Whitby, 1895
    imagecomment  1895,     The names of all of the men in the composite are handwritten in ink along both edges of the photograph.Handwritten in ink along the bottom of the photograph: 'Burr Lodge. Jeffrey Flats. Ontario Ladies' College.'Printed underneath the landscape photographs: 'Business and Professional Men of Whitby./W.E. O'Brien Photo'
    imagecomment  1895,   The names of all of the men in the composite are handwritten in ink along both edges of the photograph.Handwritten in ink along the bottom of the photograph: 'Burr Lodge. ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Spencer School Class, 1930
    Spencer School Class, 1930
    imagecomment  5 September 1930,     Spencer School was built in 1877 on lot 30, Concession 7 in Whitby Township. It was known as S.S. No.6. The school closed in 1965 but the building was used as Spencer Community Centre from 1967.
    imagecomment  5 September 1930,   Spencer School was built in 1877 on lot 30, Concession 7 in Whitby Township. It was known as S.S. No.6. The school closed in 1965 but the building was used ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Heydenshore Park Beach, c.1912
    Heydenshore Park Beach, c.1912
    imagecomment  c.1912,     Printed at top right: 'On the Beach at Heydenshore Park, Whitby, Ont., Canada'
    imagecomment  c.1912,   Printed at top right: 'On the Beach at Heydenshore Park, Whitby, Ont., Canada'
    Whitby Public Library
  • The Coakwell Family
    The Coakwell Family
    imagecomment  c.1890,     The Coakwell family settled at Whitby in 1863 with almost all of their children fully grown. Charles (1816-1897) and Charlotte (1815-1904) Coakwell were married in Yorkshire, England in 1840. They had 8 children: Barnett, William, Thomas, George, James, Charles, Jane, and John.The Coakwell family settled on the north half of ...
    imagecomment  c.1890,   The Coakwell family settled at Whitby in 1863 with almost all of their children fully grown. Charles (1816-1897) and Charlotte (1815-1904) Coakwell were married in Yorkshire, England in 1840. They ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Whitby Centennial Celebrations, 1955
    Whitby Centennial Celebrations, 1955
    imagecomment  28 June 1955,     Whitby celebrated its Centennial of Incorporation as a town from 26 June to 3 July 1955.
    imagecomment  28 June 1955,   Whitby celebrated its Centennial of Incorporation as a town from 26 June to 3 July 1955.
    Whitby Public Library
  • Lighthouse at Whitby Harbour, c.1940
    Lighthouse at Whitby Harbour, c.1940
    imagecomment  c.1940,     The lighthouse was built on the west pier in 1857 and removed in 1958.
    imagecomment  c.1940,   The lighthouse was built on the west pier in 1857 and removed in 1958.
    Whitby Public Library
  • Whitby High School Grade 10 Class, 1954
    Whitby High School Grade 10 Class, 1954
    imagecomment  1954,     Whitby Collegiate Institute was built in 1873 and was located on the south side of Colborne Street between King and Centre Streets. The school was demolished in 1975-1976.
    imagecomment  1954,   Whitby Collegiate Institute was built in 1873 and was located on the south side of Colborne Street between King and Centre Streets. The school was demolished in 1975-1976.
    Whitby Public Library
  • Whitby Town Council, 1960
    Whitby Town Council, 1960
    imagecomment  1960,     Black and white negative showing the members of Council for 1960. This photograph was taken in the town hall at Brock and Colborne Streets.Back row: Robert Hastings, Harry Inkpen, George R. Brooks, Joyce Burns, Paul Coath, William Davidson.Front row: Everett Quantrill (reeve), Stanley Martin (mayor), Warren Mowat (deputy-reeve).
    imagecomment  1960,   Black and white negative showing the members of Council for 1960. This photograph was taken in the town hall at Brock and Colborne Streets.Back row: Robert Hastings, Harry Inkpen, George ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Children of James and Barbara Davidson
    Children of James and Barbara Davidson
    imagecomment  c.1900,     James Ironside Davidson (1818-1902) was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He married Barbara Hendrie (1819-1900), also of Aberdeenshire, in 1841 at Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire. In 1842 the couple immigrated to Canada settling at Balsam.James and Barbara had five children: John (1842-1913), Andrew (1845-1935), James (1847-1934), Mary Ironside (1849-1939), George (1853-1915).James Ironside Davidson ...
    imagecomment  c.1900,   James Ironside Davidson (1818-1902) was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He married Barbara Hendrie (1819-1900), also of Aberdeenshire, in 1841 at Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire. In 1842 the couple immigrated to Canada settling ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • William Arthur Dryden at Agricultural Dinner
    William Arthur Dryden at Agricultural Dinner
    imagecomment  1940s,     Son of John Dryden and Mary Lydia Holman, William Arthur Dryden was born at Maple Shade Farm in Whitby Township on 29 May 1881. He attended school at Brooklin, Woodstock Baptist College, and the Ontario Agricultural College at Guelph. Dryden took over the family farm in 1903.William Dryden was Chairman ...
    imagecomment  1940s,   Son of John Dryden and Mary Lydia Holman, William Arthur Dryden was born at Maple Shade Farm in Whitby Township on 29 May 1881. He attended school at Brooklin, Woodstock ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • John Rice Farm, 1954
    John Rice Farm, 1954
    imagecomment  April 1954,     This brick house was originally called Lakeview Hall. It was built in 1875 for John Rice, a farmer and secretary-treasurer of the Ontario Ladies' College. In the early 1970s, the house was renamed Toad Hall.
    imagecomment  April 1954,   This brick house was originally called Lakeview Hall. It was built in 1875 for John Rice, a farmer and secretary-treasurer of the Ontario Ladies' College. In the early 1970s, the ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Baggotsville School Class, 1954
    Baggotsville School Class, 1954
    imagecomment  1954,     Baggotsville School was built in 1925 to replace a school built in 1874 that burned down. It was known as School Section Number 5, Whitby Township and was located on lot 31, concession 3 (625 Taunton Rd. W.).Baggotsville School closed in the 1960s and the building was used as a ...
    imagecomment  1954,   Baggotsville School was built in 1925 to replace a school built in 1874 that burned down. It was known as School Section Number 5, Whitby Township and was located on ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Alf Treen, c.1957
    Alf Treen, c.1957
    imagecomment  c.1957,     The original Whitby Dunlops were founded in 1954 when the 1952-53 Oshawa Generals were disbanded after their arena burned down. Some of the players, along with coach and manager, Wren Blair, formed the Oshawa Truckers for the 1953-54 season.In 1954, the Oshawa Truckers relocated to Whitby and were temporarily renamed ...
    imagecomment  c.1957,   The original Whitby Dunlops were founded in 1954 when the 1952-53 Oshawa Generals were disbanded after their arena burned down. Some of the players, along with coach and manager, Wren ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • George Scott's Chicken Hatchery, 1962
    George Scott's Chicken Hatchery, 1962
    imagecomment  September 1962,     In August 1956, George Scott constructed an egg production factory and chicken coup on the north side of Dundas Street between Scott Street and the Scott Pond. It consisted of two, five-storey buildings covered with aluminum. It was considered the largest egg production plant in Ontario.On 2 September 1962, the ...
    imagecomment  September 1962,   In August 1956, George Scott constructed an egg production factory and chicken coup on the north side of Dundas Street between Scott Street and the Scott Pond. It consisted of ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Canadian Northern Railway Bridge over Devil's Den
    Canadian Northern Railway Bridge over Devil's Den
    imagecomment  c.1920-1930,     This railway trestle was built in 1910 and demolished in the late 1930s.
    imagecomment  c.1920-1930,   This railway trestle was built in 1910 and demolished in the late 1930s.
    Whitby Public Library
  • Figure skating awards
    Figure skating awards
    imagemysterycomment       Two young girls from the skating club receiving trophies for there achievement.Left, Sharon Dillon.Right, Pam Moon.
    imagemysterycomment     Two young girls from the skating club receiving trophies for there achievement.Left, Sharon Dillon.Right, Pam Moon.
    West Nipissing Public Library
  • 1990.77.5004
    1990.77.5004
    imagecomment  1965,     Kiwani's Band Shell, Opening, Kiltie Band, Chatham
    imagecomment  1965,   Kiwani's Band Shell, Opening, Kiltie Band, Chatham
    Chatham-Kent Museum
  • Hewis Brothers Butcher Truck
    Hewis Brothers Butcher Truck
    imagecomment  c.1925,     The Hewis Brothers Butchers replaced their butcher cart with a truck around the 1920s.Henry James (Harry) Hewis was born in 1894 and died at Oshawa 20 February 1968. He was in the butcher business with his father, William Edward Hewis (1865-1964) and his brother, William George David Hewis (1897-1990).
    imagecomment  c.1925,   The Hewis Brothers Butchers replaced their butcher cart with a truck around the 1920s.Henry James (Harry) Hewis was born in 1894 and died at Oshawa 20 February 1968. He was ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • William and Catharine Hewis, 1941
    William and Catharine Hewis, 1941
    imagecomment  3 November 1941,     William Hewis and Catharine Bone were married at Oshawa on 3 November 1891. They had two sons, Henry James and William George David.When William Edward Hewis died he was Whitby's oldest native resident.
    imagecomment  3 November 1941,   William Hewis and Catharine Bone were married at Oshawa on 3 November 1891. They had two sons, Henry James and William George David.When William Edward Hewis died he was Whitby's ...
    Whitby Public Library
  • Mariage de Lucien Landry et Hélène Roy / Wedding of Lucien Landry and Hélène Roy
    Mariage de Lucien Landry et Hélène Roy / Wedding of Lucien Landry and Hélène Roy
    imagecomment  1961,     Mariage de Lucien Landry et Hélène Roy / Wedding of Lucien Landry and Hélène Roy
    imagecomment  1961,   Mariage de Lucien Landry et Hélène Roy / Wedding of Lucien Landry and Hélène Roy
    West Nipissing Public Library
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