Peter Perry Gravestone


Description
Creator:
Brian Winter, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white photograph of Peter Perry's gravestone in Union Cemetery, Oshawa, Ontario.
Notes:
Peter Perry was born on November 14, 1792 at Ernestown, Lennox and Addington County, Upper Canada. He lived in what is now known as Whitby from 1836 to 1851. He was a member of parliament for the Reform party from 1824 to 1836 and from 1849 to 1851. He was responsible for developing Whitby Harbour and the road from the harbour to Georgian Bay and started the proceedings to form Ontario County. He established the village of Perry's Corners at Brock Street and Dundas Street in 1836 and the village of Port Perry in the late 1840s. He died at Saratoga Springs, New York on August 24, 1851. He is buried at Union Cemetery, Oshawa.
Inscriptions:
Inscriptions:
SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ PETER PERRY/ WHO DIED/ AUG. 24, 1851./ AGED/ 58 Y'RS 9 MO'S/ & 10 D'YS.
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Perry, Peter ; Winter, Brian
Local identifier:
A2013_004-456B
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8913682506987 Longitude: -78.8924638865661
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 Holder:
Whitby Archives
Recommended Citation:
Peter Perry Gravestone, Date Unknown, Brian Winter. Whitby Archives A2013_004_456B.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Peter Perry Gravestone


A black and white photograph of Peter Perry's gravestone in Union Cemetery, Oshawa, Ontario.