John Hamer Greenwood, 1892
Description
Creator
O'Brien, W.E., Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A black and white portrait photograph of John Hamer Greenwood.
Notes
John Hamer Greenwood was born at Llambister, Radnorshire, Wales on January 20, 1829 and came to Whitby in 1850 to join his uncle John Hamer. He carried bricks at the construction of the courthouse at Whitby in 1853 and studied to be a lawyer. In the 1870s he was proprietor of a clock factory and a sewing machine company in Whitby. He was also a farmer of some note. Mr. Greenwood was mayor of Whitby from 1872-1875 and in 1883. John Hamer Greenwood died at Whitby on July 15, 1902 and is buried in Union Cemetery, Oshawa.

This photo is from a frame of portraits of members of Composite Lodge No. 30 AF & AM.
Date of Original
1892
Dimensions
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 4 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 3.5cm
Image Height: 4cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
31-002-048
Language of Item
English
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from a copy negative.
Contact
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John Hamer Greenwood, 1892


A black and white portrait photograph of John Hamer Greenwood.