William Sinclair, c. 1890


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white portrait photograph of William Sinclair (1810-1899). William Sinclair is pictured seated on a chair.
Notes:
William Sinclair was born at the Parish of Culter, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on July 11, 1810, and came to Canada in 1833. He was hired by local farmers in Whitby Township for a few years and for 14 years farmed on his own at Almonds. In 1861 he settled on lot 18, Broken Front Concession, Whitby Township where he farmed until his death there on June 30, 1899. The Sinclair farm, known as Glenrath, was purchased by the British government as the site for Camp X, a spy training base during the Second World War. William Sinclair is buried at Union Cemetery, Oshawa.
Date of Original:
c. 1890
Dimensions:
Width: 10 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 12.5cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
31-009-003
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
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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William Sinclair, c. 1890
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William Sinclair, c. 1890


A black and white portrait photograph of William Sinclair (1810-1899). William Sinclair is pictured seated on a chair.