Mrs. Rachel (Park) Duff, c.1880
Description
Creator
A. Barrett, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A cabinet card photograph found in the Archives storage room. The Whitby Archives believes this photograph to be of Mrs. Rachel (Park) Duff, 1833-1920.
Notes
Mrs. Adam Duff (Rachel Park) was born in Ireland in 1833, daughter of Thomas and Rachel Park. About 1850 she and Adam Duff of Pickering Township were married. In 1862 they moved to Myrtle where Adam Duff acquired more than 500 acres of land in the north part of Whitby Township. In 1887 they moved to Port Perry where Adam Duff remained until his death January 7, 1896. Rachel died at the home of their son, Robert Duff, near Myrtle, on January 20, 1920. She is buried at Burns, Presbyterian Cemetery, Ashburn.
Date of Original
c.1880
Dimensions
Width: 4.25 in
Height: 6.5 in
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Duff, Rachel Park
Corporate Name(s)
Barrett, A.
Local identifier
A2013_044_001
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.9905493258662 Longitude: -78.9675574603272
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Mrs. Rachel (Park) Duff, c.1890, A. Barrett. Whitby Archives A2013_044_001.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from a cabinet card.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Mrs. Rachel (Park) Duff, c.1880


A cabinet card photograph found in the Archives storage room. The Whitby Archives believes this photograph to be of Mrs. Rachel (Park) Duff, 1833-1920.