1851 Markham Canada Directory

A Village situated in the Township of Markham, County of York, Canada West distant from Toronto, 20 miles usual stage fare, 2s. 6d. Population about 650.

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

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
Armstrong, William, barley mill.
Armstrong, William, innkeeper.
Barker, A., grist mill owner.
Barker, Archibald, storekeeper and postmater.
Cash, David, fanning machine and pump maker.
Crosbey, H. B., store keeper.
Doherty, Dr. John.
Eckart, G., inspector of licenses.
Flemerfelt, George, storekeeper.
Flemerfelt, William, tanner.
Forster, M. W.,. threshing machine manufacturer.
Gorton, Miss, girls school.
Hall, C. F., wagon maker.
Hall, H., innkeeper.
Holden, S., J. P., general store.
Houck, L., fanning machine and pump maker.
Houck, Lewis, storekeeper.
Hunter, H., storekeeper.
Ireland, John, inspector of licenses.
Kerr, Rev. P., Wesleyan Methodist.
Miller, Dr. Samuel.
Milne, T. A., grist mill owner.
Milne, T., cloth manufacturer.
Morrison, William, inspector of licenses.
Pringle. James, wagon maker.
Robertson, John, tanner.
Robson, John, grist mill owner.
Schoules, F. H.., boy’s school.
Scott, William, wagon maker.
Speight, Thomas, wagon maker.
Stewart, Rev. James, Church of Scotland.
Wilson, G., junr., wagon maker.
Wright, Dr. H. H.
Wright, S. R., & Co., foundry.

Township Council
David Reesor, reeve;
Henry Miller, deputy reeve;
Samuel Reesor, C. Keller; George Pringle, junr., councilors
A. B. Crosbey, clerk and treasurer;
J. Pringle, junr. and William Nicholls, assessors and collectors.


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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