St. James Anglican Church and Cemetery, c.1939

Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Type:
A black and white negative a crowd gathered out front of St. James Anglican Church.
St. James Anglican cemetery was established in 1864 on Lot 2, Concession 4, Brock Township. The church was built circa 1865.

This photograph was taken at the reopening service of the church on Sunday September 18. No year was specified on the negative envelope.

Marjorie Georgina Ruddy (1908-1980) was a prominent Whitby photographer and the only commercial photographer in Whitby during the 1930s and 1940s. Marjorie was the official photographer for the Whitby Police Department starting in the 1930s and as a result took many photographs of car accidents, fingerprints and crime scenes. (Station Gallery. Whitby Through the Lens Photographs by Marjorie G. Ruddy, 1935-1948. Whitby: Station Gallery, 2010.)
Date of Original:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina
Corporate Name(s):
St. James Anglican Church
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.2237831327986 Longitude: -79.1242992382813
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Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
St. James Anglican Church and Cemetery, c.1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_691A.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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St. James Anglican Church and Cemetery, c.1939

A black and white negative a crowd gathered out front of St. James Anglican Church.