1851 Duffin’s Creek or Canton Canada Directory

A Village situated in the Township of Pickering, County of York, Canada West distant from Toronto, 22 miles usual stage fare, 3s. 9d. Population about 250.

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

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
Burns, Dr., physician and surgeon.
Gervitt, C. S., tanner.
Haight, J., saw mill.
Head, P., grist mill.
Head, P., tavern keeper.
Hodgson, M., brewer.
Lepper, A., & Co., storekeepers.
Lumsden, W., storekeeper.
Marsh, Rev. T. W., Church of England.
Mathews, J., tavern keeper.
McMullen, J., tanner.
Palmer, J., grist mill.
PAYNE, C., Payne’s hotel good accommodation for travellers and careful hostlers also licensed auctioneer sales attended to, at a day’s notice.
Port, G., grist mill.
Whitney, P. F., J. P., postmaster.
Willis, W. A., teacher.

Township Council
W. H. Mitchell, reeve
R. A. Parker, deputy
F. Green, councillors
P. Taylor, councillors
H. Keaton, clerk
Besides the above there are 3 tailors, 5 shoemakers, 3 carpenters, 2 wagon makers, 3 black-smiths, 4 coopers, 2 harness makers.


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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