1851 Chatham, (C. W.,) Canada Directory

The County Town of the County of Kent, is situated on the River Thames, in the Townships of Harwich and Raleigh, Canada West, distant from Toronto, 197 miles from London, 67 miles usual stage fare, 17s. 6d. usual stage fare to Windsor, 12s. 6d. steamboat fare to Windsor or Detroit, 7s. 6d. to Amherstburg, Ss. 9d. Population about 2,200.

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, George Thomas, agent.
British America Fire and Marine Assurance Company,
George Thomas, agent. Gore Bank, Messrs. Wetherspoon and Chartress, agents.
National Loan Fund Life Assurance Company, George Thomas, agent. St. Lawrence Fire Assurance Company, J. B. Williams, agent.
Chatham, Building Society, George Thomas, secretary and treasurer.

Public Officers
Cameron, Malcolm, M. P. P. for Kent.
Cosgrove, William, collector of customs and clerk of county council. Chartress, Alexander, treasurer.
Crow, John, postmaster.
Duck, George, Jr., clerk of the peace.
M’Crea, Walter, township clerk.
M’Crea, William A., revenue inspector.
Mackay, A. B., county registrar.
Waddell, John, sheriff of the county.
Wells, W. B., judge of the county court.
Williams, J. B., registrar of the surrogate court.

Alphabetlcal List Of Professions, Trades, &E.
Alders, S., distiller.
Askin, Dr., physician and surgeon.
Barr, Dr., physician and surgeon.
Bennett, G. C., grocer, King St.
BILES, J., Chatham Arms hotel, King St. A porter is constantly in attendance and passengers are conveyed to or from the boats free of charge.
Blackburn, Leonard, grocer, King St.
Brooke, John E., general store, King St.
Buchannan, Charles, innkeeper, King St.
Burns, James, general store, King St.
Cameron, J. & A., general store, King St.
Campbell, Rev. M., Baptist.
COSGROVE, WILLIAM, collector of customs, King St.
Cross, Dr., physician and surgeon.
Crow & Beatty, general store, King St.
Currie, Andrew, tailor, King St.
DAVIS, STEPHEN J., importer of staple and fancy dry goods, &c.
Dawson. William, innkeeper, King St.
Degge, Thomas, grocer, King St.
Dolson, M.0., general store, King St.
Donnolly. Edward B., M. D., King St.
EBBETS & ROBERTSON, general merchants and importers, Commercial Buildings, King St.
Ebbets Sr Waddell, general merchants, King St.
Ebbets, W. W., general merchant and owner, King St.
Everett, R. J., land agent and conveyance, barrister, &c., King St.
Fawcett, Rev. M., Methodist.
Gibbs, A. W., chemist and druggist, King St.
Goodyear, John, boots and shoes, King St.
Green, G. H., hairdresser, King St.
Griffiths, W. C., general store, King St.
Harrison, Thomas, shoemaker, King St.
Higgins, James, shoemaker, King St.
Holmes, James, distiller and maltster, King St.
IRELAND, JOHN A., general printing office, King St.
Ironsides, Dr., physician and surgeon, King St. King,
KENT ADVERTISER, John A. Ireland, publisher, King St.
Kingst. Sandys, Rev. F. W.. Church of England.
Lacroix, P. P., notary and general agent, courthouse.
McCall, Donald, grocer, King St.
McCall, Rev. A., Free Church.
McCrea, Walter, agent, and conveyance and barrister, &c., King St.
MCDONALD, W. P., tailor and clothier, King St.
McDowall, John, foundry, King St.
McKeough, J. W., tinsmith, &c., King St.
MCLEAN & DUCK, barristers and attorneys at law, notaries public and solicitors in chancery, King St.
McLean, Alexander D., barrister and attorney at law. King St.
Monk, Slagg Mackay, auctioneers, &c., King St.
Northwood, J. W., Kent steam mills.
Northwood, Joseph. distillery.
Parr, it, land agent and surveyor.
PARR, RICHARD, civil engineer and provincial land surveyor, King St.
Pegley and Cross. chemists and druggists, King St.
Pegley, Dr. coroner, physician, &c.
Pool, SAMUEL, importer and general merchant, King St.
Reaume, Adolphus, general store, King St.
Reeve, James, watchmaker, &c., King St.
Rev. F. W., Colored, Baptist.
Richardson. Henry, baker, King St.
Riordan’, John. grocer. King St.
Robertson. Dr. Alexander R, King St.
Ryan, William. grocer, King St.
Salter, A. P., land surveyor and land agent,
Sheriff. John, carriage maker, King St.
Side, Albert, shoemaker, King St.
Slade, R. & J., shoemakers, King St.
Smith, John, saddler, King St.
Smith. John, tannery. King St.
Smith. Robert O.. cabinetmaker, King St..
Smith. Robert, Sr., cabinetmaker, King St.
Smythe, William. saddler and tanner. King St.
Stagg, Joseph & Henry, brewers.
Stephenson, Eli, innkeeper, King St.
Stevenson, E., Exchange hotel, King St.
Taylor, T. M., stage owner. King St.
Thomas, George, notary and agent bank Upper Canada.
Townley, Dr., physician and surgeon.
TURNBULL, GEORGE, merchant tailor, King St. Keeps always on hand a full assortment of broadcloths, cassimere, doeskins, tweeds, vesting’s, &c. &c.
Urquhart,Kenneth, grocer and innkeeper, King St
Weatherspoon & Chartress. general store, King St.
Weir, John C., forwarder.
Williams, John B.. land and general agent, King St
Winter & Martin. steam saw mill.
WINTER, JOHN, Albion hotel, King St.
Winter, William, general merchant, King St.
Woods. R.S., barrister and attorney at law, King St.


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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