1851 Perth Canada Directory

The County Town of the United Counties of Lanark and Renfrew, is situated on the River Tay in the Township of Drummond, C. W. The Town is 7 miles from the Rideau Canal, and the Tay is rendered navigable for that distance by means of five locks; which are capable of admitting barges carrying from 80 to 90 tons. Distance from Brockville direct, 40 miles distance from Brockville by Smith’s Falls, being the stage route, 47 miles-usual stage fare, reduced to 10s. Population about 2000.

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

Public Officers
MALLOCH, John G., judge of the county and division courts.
McMartin, Daniel, judge of the surrogate court.
Dickson, Andrew, sheriff of the united counties.
Matheson, Hon. R., M. L. C.
Sadie, Chs. H., clerk of division and surrogate courts, and deputy clerk of the Crown.
Radenhurt, Thomas M., treasurer of the united counties.
Berford, W. R. F., clerk of the peace, and of the municipal council.
McKay, John, clerk of-the county, bankrupt, and insolvent, courts.
Bell, James, registrar of county of Lanark.
Leslie, Anthony, revenue inspector and crown lands agent.
Grant, John P., postmaster.
Morris, Hon. William, agent for marriage licenses.

Agencies Of Assurance Companies, Banks, &C,
Brockville Mutual Fire Assurance Company, W. O. Buell, agent.
Canada Life Assurance Company, W. R. F. Berford, agent.
Colonial Life Assurance Company, W. O. Buell, agent.
Commercial Bank, Kingston, A. Leslie, agent.
Bathurst District Building Society, James Allan, secretary and treasurer.
National Loan Fund Life Assurance, and Equitable Fire Assurance Companies of London, James Bell, agent.

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Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
ADAMS, JOSHUA, jun., attorney at law.
ALLAN, JAMES, (1t,) dealer in dry goods, groceries, books, stationery, &c.
ALLAN, JAMES, (2nd,) Perth bakery and confectionery a choice assortment of confectionery constantly for sale, wholesale and retail, at low prices.
BATHURST COURIER, weekly paper, Thompson & Rice, publishers.
BUELL, W. O., barrister at law, &c.
BELL, JAMES, registrar of the county of Lanark.
COOMBS, JOHN S., chemist and druggist a good stock of every article in the line constantly on hand.
DEACON, JOHN, barrister at law, &c.
DOBBIE, JAMES, iron founder, general smith and manufacturer of stoves, ploughs, &c.
GLASSCOTT, WILLIAM, hotelkeeper and stage house-good accommodations for travellers and boarders, and charges moderate.
GRANT, JOHN P., postmaster, and dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware, china. glass, &c.
HOG -, DAVID, cabinetmaker and upholsterer a good stock of furniture always on hand or made to order, at low prices.
KERR, JOHN, dealer in dry goods, groceries, liquors, crockery, glass, &c.
MCCAFFREY, THOMAS, jun., saddler and harnessmaker a choice stock always on hand or made to order, at reasonable prices.
MCDONALD, JOHN D., physician and surgeon.
MCDONNELL & HALL, (late Thompson & McDonnell,) importers of dry goods, groceries, hardware, china, glass, &c.
MCDONNELL, MURDOCH, warden of the united counties, and town reeve of Perth.
MCKAY, JOHN, attorney at law, &c.
MCMARTIN, DANIEL, judge of surrogate court. and barrister at law.
MAIR, W. & J., dealers in dry goods, groceries, hardware, china, glass, &c.
MALLOCH, JOHN G., judge of the county and division courts.
MATHESON, R., & Co., importers of dry goods, groceries, hardware, china, glass, &c.
MEIGHAN, ARTHUR, dealer in dry goods, groceries, crockery, hardware, &c.
MURRAY, JOHN, & Co., importers of dry goods, groceries, hardware, china, glass, &c.
PATTERSON, JAMES, hotelkeeper the house has been newly fitted up, and travellers or
permanent boarders will find comfortable quarters and moderate charges.
RADENHURST, THOMAS M., barrister at law, treasurer of the united counties.
ROBERTS, JOHN, agent for E. S. Lyman, chemist, druggist and apothecary.
SACHE, CHARLES H., clerk of the surrogate and division courts, and deputy clerk of
the crown.
SHAW, JAS., & SON, importers of staple and fancy dry goods, groceries, hardware, &c.
SHAW, WILLIAM M., attorney at law, &c.
WEATHERHEAD, THADDEUS, & CO., dealers in dry goods, groceries, liquors, hardware, crockery, &c.
WILSON, JAMES, M. D., physician and surgeon.
Non Members
Alexander, George, bootmaker.
Bain, Rev. William, Church of Scotland.
Barry, George, innkeeper.
Bell, Rev. William, Church of Scotland.
Billings, Mark, hatter and furrier.
Berford, W. R. F., clerk of the peace, &c.
Brown, William, bootmaker.
Brown, John, bootmaker.
Butler, William, tinsmith.
Campbell, Mrs., grocer.
Campbell, Neil, smith and axemaker.
Campbell, John, tin and coppersmith.
Carnwath, John, brewer.
Code, Richard, wool carder and cloth dresser.
Cox, George, carriagemaker.
Corigan, Daniel, grocer.
Dickson, Andrew, sheriff of the united counties.
Dooher, Patk., innkeeper.
Doran, John, storekeeper.
Duncan, Henry, baker.
Duncan, Rev. James, Free Church.
Elliott, Robert, carpenter and builder.
Fairbairn, John K., baker.
Ferrier, John, saddler and harnessmaker.
Gardener, George, tailor.
Gordon, Charles, innkeeper.
Haggart, John, grist and saw mills.
Hall, Francis; bootmaker.
Harris, Rev. Michael, Church of England.
Holliday, Francis, grocer and saddler.
Hicks, James, grocer.
Holliday, David, tanner and whipmaker.
Hughes, James, tailor.
Jackman, Thomas, bootmaker.
James, L., blacksmith.
Kellock, Robert, fanning mill maker.
Kerr, James, general store.
Kerr, D., & Co., general store.
Kilpatrick, William, tanner.
Leslie, Andrew, revenue inspector, &c.
Lafferty, James, blacksmith.
Leishman, James, tailor.
McCallum, John, hotelkeeper.
McCummiskey, Peter, boarding house.
McDonough, Rev. J. H., Roman Catholic.
McLean, David, distillery.
McEwen & Morris, brewery.
McDonald, R., bootmaker.
Masterson, Mrs., grocer.
Miller, Chase, foundry.
Morrison, John, carpenter and builder.
Nelson, Cornelius, watchmaker.
Neilson, Dr. Jos. A., physician and surgeon.
Nicol, James. M. D.
Nichols, Charles, innkeeper.
O’Brien, William, bootmaker.
Rudd, John, tailor.
Scott, Rev. J., Wesleyan.
Sinclair, the Misses, ladies’ school.
Stewart, John, innkeeper.
Templeton, James, tannery.
Thompson & Rice, printers.
Walker, Andrew, tailor.
Wordie, Mrs., innkeeper.


Collection:
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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