Batty Farm, April 1976
Brian Winter, Photographer
Media Type
Item Type
A black and white photograph of the Batty Farm.
William Franklin (Frank) Batty was born in East Whitby Township about a mile east of Kedron, on January 3, 1878. On December 30, 1903, he married Charlotte Ester Coakwell and moved to the Coakwell farm on lot 25, concession 5, Whitby Township. A breeder of Clydesdale horses, he exhibited at the Canadian National Exhibition for 70 years, starting in 1897. His farm was known as Crescent Stock Farm and was taken over later by his son John Batty.

John Franklin Batty was born near Brooklin on 14 October 1915 and took over the family farm, Crescent Stock Farm, in 1931, raising Clydesdale horses and Jersey cattle. He was a breeder, exhibitor, and livestock judge.

Date of Original
April 1976
Width: 1 in
Height: 1 in
Personal Name(s)
Winter, Brian ; Batty
Local identifier
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.9442184456503 Longitude: -78.9604919551086
Copyright Statement
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date
Copyright Holder
Whitby Archives
Recommended Citation
Batty Farm, April 1976, Brian Winter. Whitby Archives A2013_004_026C.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from black and white negative.
Whitby Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Batty Farm, April 1976

A black and white photograph of the Batty Farm.