Borrowman Family
Description
Creator
Unknown
Media Type
Image
Item Types
Photographs
Negatives
Description
Black and white negative of a photograph showing a neighbourhood tea party at the Borrowman residence which was located at 214 Trent Street West on the north side between Byron and Centre Streets. The women are seated on chairs holding teacups.

From left to right: Louisa Borrowman (1851-1914), Margaret Borrowman (1840-1927), Eva Bell, Edna Mathison (1887-1982), Mrs. Mary Mathison (nee Hobson; 1850-1934)

Notes
James Borrowman (1800-1876) and Margaret Murray (1809-1854) were married Ayrshire, Scotland in 1839. They had seven children there and came to Canada, settling at Port Whitby in 1854.
Their seven children were: Margaret (1840-1927), Adam (1842-1912), Elizabeth (1843-1905), James (1845- ), Charles Owen (1847-1915), John (1848- ), and Louisa (1851-1914).
Date of Original
c.1910
Dimensions
Width: 12 cm
Height: 10 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
19-031-001
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8732719636053 Longitude: -78.9414024353027
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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Borrowman Family


Black and white negative of a photograph showing a neighbourhood tea party at the Borrowman residence which was located at 214 Trent Street West on the north side between Byron and Centre Streets. The women are seated on chairs holding teacups.

From left to right: Louisa Borrowman (1851-1914), Margaret Borrowman (1840-1927), Eva Bell, Edna Mathison (1887-1982), Mrs. Mary Mathison (nee Hobson; 1850-1934)