Family of John Dundas Howden
- George I. Wilson, Photographer
- Media Type:
- Item Types:
- Black and white negative of a photograph of the Howden family. It was taken in a studio.
Back row: Arthur J. Howden (1880-1965), William Howden (1882-1960), Richard Frederick Howden (1875- ), Harry D. Howden (1886-1977).
Front row: Louisa Howden (nee Hyland; 1842-1926), Annie Elizabeth Howden (1877-1956), John Dundas Howden (1841-1927).
- The Howdens arrived in Whitby in 1831 emigrating from Fermanah, Ireland. John Dundas Howden was born at Whitby Township in 1841 and he later married Louisa Hyland, of Oshawa, in 1874. Together they had six children. John D. Howden was an avid breeder of Clydesdales and Shorthorns (cattle).
In 1885, John Howden was appointed postmaster of Whitby after having retired from farming. He stayed at this position for 40 years, until 1924.
- Date of Original:
Width: 12 cm
Height: 10 cm
- Local identifier:
- Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
- Geographic Coverage:
- Kathleen Shellington
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Recommended Citation:
- Whitby Archives
- Reproduction Notes:
- Scanned from copy negative.
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