Robert Nelles Manor


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:
B.C. Printing & Litho Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Photographs
Postcards
Description:
A postcard with a picture of Robert Nelles' Manor that was built in 1798. On the front it says: "The Manor (over 100 years old) Grimsby, Ont." Nelles was a Lieutenant-colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by the end of the War. He was also known to have been a Justice of the Peace and performed many marriages during the war.

His home was also occupied by United States forces during the war. As a result, he made a war claim to the government for the many damages that occured during their encampment. His home was also the site of a celebratory ball that was held for the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia as well as the residents of Grimsby following the war.
Date of Original:
1918
Date Of Event:
1812-1814
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
985.192.1
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1933034142668 Longitude: -79.5670759677887
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.
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Robert Nelles Manor


A postcard with a picture of Robert Nelles' Manor that was built in 1798. On the front it says: "The Manor (over 100 years old) Grimsby, Ont." Nelles was a Lieutenant-colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by the end of the War. He was also known to have been a Justice of the Peace and performed many marriages during the war.

His home was also occupied by United States forces during the war. As a result, he made a war claim to the government for the many damages that occured during their encampment. His home was also the site of a celebratory ball that was held for the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia as well as the residents of Grimsby following the war.