County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Photograph of John Black
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
This photograph depicts John Black. He was born on August 5, 1847 in Westmoreland, England. He emigrated to Canada in 1866 by working on a cattle boat during a seven week crossing. He then accompanied some of the cattle to Bowfank Farm, owned at that time by George Brown. John worked for Mr. Brown for four years before marrying Jane McLean of Newport. They rented the Ryersons farm on Salt Springs Church Road across from the church.

The original photograph was provided by Joyce Smith during a Scan & Share Day event held at the Onondaga Hall on January 14, 2012.
Date of Original
[ca. 1900]
Dimensions
Width: 6.8 cm
Height: 9.5 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2012OC234
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1168 Longitude: -80.11635
Donor
From the Black Family Collection.
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Photograph of John Black, ca. 1900. Black Family Collection.
Terms of Use
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit "The County of Brant Public Library".
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
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Photograph of John Black


This photograph depicts John Black. He was born on August 5, 1847 in Westmoreland, England. He emigrated to Canada in 1866 by working on a cattle boat during a seven week crossing. He then accompanied some of the cattle to Bowfank Farm, owned at that time by George Brown. John worked for Mr. Brown for four years before marrying Jane McLean of Newport. They rented the Ryersons farm on Salt Springs Church Road across from the church.

The original photograph was provided by Joyce Smith during a Scan & Share Day event held at the Onondaga Hall on January 14, 2012.