Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
Home built by James Miles
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A photograph of the home built by James Miles, son of Abner Miles, at the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive, as it looked in 1885. The home was occupied for many years by Miles' nephew James Playter Jr., and later by the Boyle family. David Boyle bought the house in 1860s. In 1885, the house was owned by John Boyle and was known as "Braeside".
Date of Original
ca. 1860s
Dimensions
Width: 25.5 cm
Height: 20.5 cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Miles, James ; Miles, Abner ; Playter, James, Jr. ; Boyle, David ; Boyle, John
Local identifier
RH4-2
Collection
Early Days in Richmond Hill
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Richmond Hill Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5

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Home built by James Miles


A photograph of the home built by James Miles, son of Abner Miles, at the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive, as it looked in 1885. The home was occupied for many years by Miles' nephew James Playter Jr., and later by the Boyle family. David Boyle bought the house in 1860s. In 1885, the house was owned by John Boyle and was known as "Braeside".