Family of John Dundas Howden


Description
Creator:
George I. Wilson, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Negatives
Photographs
Description:
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).
Notes:
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:
c.1905
Dimensions:
Width: 12 cm
Height: 10 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
19-019-001
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Donor:
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.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Family of John Dundas Howden


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).