ca.1853, Daguerreotype photograph of an infant William Gibson. William Gibson was the first son of Yeoman and Belinda Gibson. He was born at Whitby on 29 August 1852. Like his father, Gibson opened a grocery with a Mr. Sparvell at 102 Dundas St. W. in 1873. When their partnership dissolved, Mr. Gibson ran...
ca.1853, Daguerreotype photograph of Belinda Gibson. Belinda Gibson (nee Hyfield) was born on 6 May 1828. She married Yeoman Gibson on 9 January 1851. The Gibsons were members of the Methodist CHurch in Whitby and in 1854 they gave the church a silver communion set which was in use for more than 100 years....
ca.1853, Daguerreotype photograph of Yeoman Gibson. Yeoman Gibson was born at Ebberston, Yorkshire, UK on 31 March 1828. He came to Canada in 1847 and started a business as a clerk and bookkeeper in Whitby. He was also a partner in a grocery business with William Laing and Robert Yarnold until 1864. Gibson...
c.1850-1858, A black and white portrait photograph of John Dow (1816-1858). John Dow was born at the parish of Marnoch, Banffshire, Scotland on August 9, 1816. In 1832 he came to Canada with his father, William Dow and spent a winter in Lower Canada (Quebec) before settling in 1833 on lot 23, concession 3,...
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