Henry Nelles Home- Cell for American Prisoners
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Creator
Robert Alldrick, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A black and white photograph of the lock up located in the basement of the Nelles house (125 Main Street West) that existed during the War of 1812. The photograph shows the wooden cell located in the basement next to the staircase. The house was owned by Colonel Robert Nelles (1761-1842) at the south-west corner of Main and Gibson Avenue until his Manor was built in 1798. His eldest son, Henry (1789-1841), lived in the home following the War with his young wife Sarah.
Subject(s)
Local identifier
111
Geographic Coverage
  • Latitude: 43.1929827178514 Longitude: -79.5667004585266
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
Terms of Use
Please contact the Grimsby Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Grimsby Museum
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Henry Nelles Home- Cell for American Prisoners


A black and white photograph of the lock up located in the basement of the Nelles house (125 Main Street West) that existed during the War of 1812. The photograph shows the wooden cell located in the basement next to the staircase. The house was owned by Colonel Robert Nelles (1761-1842) at the south-west corner of Main and Gibson Avenue until his Manor was built in 1798. His eldest son, Henry (1789-1841), lived in the home following the War with his young wife Sarah.