1615 Brock Street South, July 1975

Brian Winter, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Type:
A black and white photograph of 1615 Brock Street South. This house has since been demolished.
This brick house was built circa 1841 for Abner Nash (1785-1851) who owned a Brewery on Pringle Creek at Watson Street. The mill stones at the Port Whitby Fire Hall are from Nash's Brewery. The house was later owned by Castle Fox (1825-1909), a shoemaker. From 1894 to 1913 it was the Port Whitby Post Office. Castle Fox's daughter, Miss Orlena Fox was the Postmistress.
Date of Original:
July 1975
Width: 1 in
Height: 1 in
Personal Name(s):
Winter, Brian
Corporate Name(s):
Port Whitby Post Office
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8599608406953 Longitude: -78.9334278994751
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:
1615 Brock Street North, July 1975, Brian Winter. Whitby Archives A2013_004_037D.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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1615 Brock Street South, July 1975

A black and white photograph of 1615 Brock Street South. This house has since been demolished.