1615 Brock Street South, Castle Fox House (former Port Whitby Post Office), 1905
Description
Creator
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Types
Photographs
Negatives
Postcards
Description
Black and white negative of a photograph of a postcard of the post office at Port Whitby. The man standing in front of the building is Castle Fox, a shoemaker who lived in the house before it became a post office.
Notes
This brick house was located on the east side of Brock Street (1615 Brock Street South), north of Watson Street. From 1894-1913, it was the post office for Port Whitby, after which the post office moved to the Goldring Store.

The house was demolished in July, 2016.
Inscriptions
Printed underneath the image: 'The Port Whitby Post Office'
Date of Original
September 1905
Dimensions
Width: 7 cm
Height: 7.5 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
11-001-027
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8601549585255 Longitude: -78.9334201812744
Recommended Citation
1615 Brock Street South, Castle Fox House (former Port Whitby Post Office), 1905, unknown photographer, Whitby Archives, 11-001-027.
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

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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1615 Brock Street South, Castle Fox House (former Port Whitby Post Office), 1905


Black and white negative of a photograph of a postcard of the post office at Port Whitby. The man standing in front of the building is Castle Fox, a shoemaker who lived in the house before it became a post office.