1851 Fergus Canada Directory

A Village situated in the Township of Nichol, County of Waterloo, Canada West distant from Guelph, 12 miles. Population about 500.

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

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
Anderson, Mathew, blacksmith.
Baxter, James, tailor.
Burr, James, Fergus Arms hotel.
Crocket, John, wagon maker.
Daly, James, Wellington hotel.
Daly, William, cooper.
Depew, James, blacksmith.
Emond, Robert, tailor.
Fannan, Joseph, plasterer.
FORDYCE, ALEXANDER DINGWALL, J. P., commissioner of court of Queen’s Bench, agent for marriage licenses, and for the Colonial Life Assurance Company.
Forrester, Andrew, mason.
Galbraith, W. & J., storekeepers.
Goreau, John, saw mill.
Graham, Misses, milliners and dressmaker.
Jardine, George, storekeeper.
Johnson, Robert, tanner and currier.
Kelcher, William, St. Andrew’s Arms hotel.
Logan, William, mason.
Mair, Rev. Dr. Hugh, Church of Scotland.
Martin, Angus, tailor.
Martin, John, miller.
McCrory, William, shoemaker.
McDonald, John, shoemaker.
McKee, William, shoemaker.
McLaren, Peter, distiller.
McQueen, James, postmaster and schoolmaster.
Michie & Tod, storekeepers.
Mills, Mathew, butcher.
Morrison, James, tailor.
Mutch, William, M. D.
Perry, James, turner.
Piper, Mrs., milliner and dressmaker.
Piper, William, saddler and harness maker.
Ross, James & David, carpenters and joiners.
Small, Samuel, shoemaker.
Smellie, Rev. George, Free Church.
Smith, J. & A., stage coach proprietors.
Smith, James L., apothecary and stationer.
Smith, James L., notary public and conveyancer.
Stewart, George, carpenter and joiner.
Vickers, George, watchmaker.
Walker, James, baker.
Walker, James, storekeeper.
Walker, John, storekeeper.
Watson, L. W., store keeper.
Watt, John, storekeeper and agent for National Loan Fund Life and Equitable Fire Assurance Companies.
Watt, Misses, straw bonnet makers.
Webster, Henry, tinsmith.
Webster, James, commissioner of court of Queen’s Bench.
Wilkie, Alexander, blacksmith.
Williams, John, M. D.


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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