Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection

Nicholas Wood Brown, 1877


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
A black and white print of Nicholas Wood Brown.
Notes:
Nicholas Wood Brown was born in Whitby Township on August 8, 1821. He farmed until he was eighteen years old and learned the carpenter and joiners trade. He started out as a manufacturer of buggies and crom c.1852 and 1883 he was the proprietor of the Brown and Patterson agricultural implement foundry on Brock Street North in Whitby. He was Deputy Reeve of Whitby in 1860 and 1867. He was Reeve in 1869, 1870 and 1882. He was mayor of Whitby from 1865 to 1866. From 1875 to 1879 he was a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Ontario South. Mr. Brown died on November 21, 1889 and is buried at the Society of Friends' Cemetery, Pickering Township.

This print of Nicholas Wood Brown is from J.H. Beers & Co. (1877) The Illustrated Historical Atlas of The County of Ontario Toronto: Gorrell, Craig & Co. A copy of this book is available in the reference department at the main branch of the Whitby Public Library on the map stand at REF 911.71355 J.H.B.
Date of Original:
1877
Dimensions:
Width: 6 cm
Height: 6 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 6cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
31-002-007
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a copy negative.
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Nicholas Wood Brown, 1877
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