1851 Barrie Canada Directory

The County Town of the County of Simcoe, is situated on Kempenfeldt Bay on Lake Simcoe-distant from Toronto, 60 miles distant from Holland Landing, 32 miles usual steamboat fare, cabin, 5s., deck, 2s. 6d. distant from Penetanguishene, 41 miles. Population about 750.

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work.

Agencies Of Assurance Companies, Banks, &C.
Bank of Upper Canada, E. Lally, agent.
British America Fire and Marine Assurance Company, E. Lally, agent.
Canada Life Assurance Company, James Patton, agent.
Colonial Life Assurance Company, B. W. Smith, agent.
Home District Fire Assurance Company, B. W. Smith, agent.
National Loan Fund Life and Equitable Fire Assurance Companies, John Alexander, agent.
Provincial Mutual Fire Assurance Company, S. M. Sanford, agent.

Public Officers
Alexander, J., crown lands agent.
Gowan, H. H., deputy clerk of the crown.
Gowan, James R., judge of county and surrogate courts.
Lally, Edward, county treasurer.
Lane, J., clerk of county court, and registrar of surrogate court.
Lloyd, T., clerk Of division court.
Lount, George, county registrar.
McVity, W. B., clerk of the peace.
McWatt, J., postmaster and county clerk.
Robinson, Hon. W. B., M. P. P. for Simcoe.
Smith, B. W., sheriff.
Walker, E. A., revenue inspector.

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
Ardagh, Rev. S. B., Church of England,
Arksey, Amos, wagon maker.
Atkinson, John, butcher.
Bacon, John, bricklayer.
Barrie and Penetanguishene stage company, E. A.
Barrie Magnet, weekly paper, T. F. Davies, publisher.
Beilowe, J., cooper.
Bell, Captain C., steamer Beaver.
Bingham, Henry,’ butcher. Boys, H. R. A., general store.
Brewer, J., baker.
Burnett, Aaron, tinsmith.
Burnett, William, bricklayer.
Caisse, L.. innkeeper and wharfinger.
Crookshank, Dr. J. S.; chemist and druggist.
Davies, T. F., printing office.
Dougall, H. & J., carpenters.
Edwards. James. saddler.
Fraser, H., innkeeper.
Gibbard, William, land surveyor.
Gore, Fredrick, school teacher.
Graham, Alexander. carpenter.
Graham, Andrew, general store and tannery.
Graham, Andrew, shoemaker.
Graham, William, carpenter.
Harrison, Christopher, general store.
Hopkins, H. B., barrister at law.
Lane, Jonathan, tailor and clothier.
Lane. J., bookseller arid stationer.
Lloyd, Mrs., ladies school.
Locke, Joseph, general store.
Locke, Mrs., ladies school.
Lowry, Rev. T., Free Church.
Mann, John, cooper.
Marks, E., innkeeper.
Marran, T., shoemaker.
McCarthy, D., conveyance.
McCausland, Thomas, stage owner.
McConkey, T. D., general store.
McDevitt, D., painter.
McWatt, John, general store and wharfinger.
Morrow, David, auctioneer.
Nugent, Rev. G., Church of England.
O’Neil, John, carpenter.
Palmer, Henry, gunsmith.
Pass, Dr. Archibald, chemist and druggist.
Patton, Samuel, barrister at law.
Pearson. John, carpenter.
Plaxton. William, blacksmith.
Povey, William, blacksmith.
Robinson. J., shoemaker.
Rogers, P., painter.
Russell, Angus, general store.
SANFORD, S. M., general merchant and agent for Provincial Mutual and general Assurance Company.
Savigny, H. P., land surveyor.
Sheran, John, saddler.
Simpson, Robert, brewer.
Somerset, Thomas, blacksmith.
Steven, F., shoemaker
Strathy, John, barrister at law.
Thompson, C., steamboat owner.
Turner, James, bricklayer.
Walker, president; William Mann, manager.
Warner, Rev. Lewis, Wesleyan.
Warnock, T. N., watchmaker.
Weir, John, tailor.
Whitehead, R. & G., waggonmakers.
Wright, James, tailor.


The Canada Directory containing the names of the professional and business men of every description in the cities towns and principal villages of Canada November 1851.

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