1851 Peterboro Canada Directory

The County Town of the County of Peterborough, is situated on the Otonahee River, in the Township of Monaghan, C. W. distant from Cobourg, 30 miles usual fare, by stage and steamboat, in summer, 5s., usual stage fare in winter, 5s. distant from Port Hope, 30 miles usual fare, by stage and steamboat, in summer, 5s., usual stage fare in winter, 5s. Population about 2000.

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

Public Officers
Carver, S. J., postmaster.
Crawford, Walter, crown lands agent.
Ferguson, Frederick, county treasurer.
Fortye, Thomas, clerk county court and registrar surrogate court.
Hall, G. B., judge of the county and surrogate courts.
Hall, J. J., clerk of division court.
Hall, James, M. P. P. for Peterborough. Conger, W. S., sheriff.
Keene. Hudson, Charles, mayor of Peterboro’.
Millburn, Thomas, revenue inspector.
Nicholls, R., town treasurer.
Norton, Henry, jailor.
Reed, John, county engineer.
Rubidge, Charles, county registrar.
Sheridan, Walter, clerk county council.
Short, Thomas, warden of the county,
Vizard, W. H. J., town clerk.
Wrighton, W. H., clerk of the peace and deputy clerk of the crown.

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
ALBRO, JOHN M., dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware, crockery, &c., and country produce, George st.
BETHUNE, ALEXANDER, dealer in George st.
BRADBURN, THOMAS, dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware, crockery, &c., George st.
BURNHAM, ELIAS, barrister and attorney at law, George st.
BUTLER, REV. JOHN, Roman Catholic.
CONGER, W. S., sheriff of the county, George st.
COULTER, WILLIAM, chemist and druggist, George st. paints, furriery, books, stationery, &c., for sale on moderate terms.
CRESWELL, WILLIAM, Victoria inn, Hunter st. travelers or permanent boarders will find good accommodations and moderate charges; good yard and stabling attached to the premises.
DENNISTOUN, ROBERT, barrister and attorney at law, mater extraordinary in chancery, and notary public, Market square.
EASTLAND, WILLIAM, dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware, crockery and produce, George st.
EDMISON, HENRY, general smith and team engineer steam engines manufactured, and every description of repairs executed in the best manner, and upon reasonable terms.
FISHER, THOMAS J., Albert house, stage house, livery stables, and steamboat office, George st. travelers will find this a comfortable house and charges moderate.
HALL, JAMES, tannery, Hunter st.
HASLEHURST, GEORGE, printing office, George st.
NICHOLLS, ROBERT, dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware, produce, corner of Simcoe and Water sts.
PERRY, DR. EGERTON, M. D., George st.
PERRY, CHARLES, dealer in dry goods, hardware, china, chant, corner of George and Hunter sts.
SNYDER, WILLIAM, dealer in dry goods, groceries, hardware, crockery and country pro-duce, George st.
TYRE, GREENE, & Co., dealers in dry goods, groceries, liquors, hardware, crockery and country produce, George st.
VIZARD, WILLIAM H. J., attorney at law, George st.
WEEKLY DESPATCH, newspaper, G. Haslehurst, George st.
WHITE, THOMAS, boot and shoe tore, George st. a good stock of boots and shoes constantly on hand or made to order, of the bet quality and at reasonable prices.
WINCH, RICHARD, butcher, Simcoe st.
Non Members
Allan, George, smith and machinist, George st.
Allan, George, blacksmith, George st.
Almond, Francis, watchmaker, George st.
Armstrong, F. H., storekeeper, George st.
Arnott, William, baker, George st.
Ayres, P. J., axe factory, Scotch village.
Bailey, G. W., accountant and general Water st.
Baxter, William, innkeeper, George st.
Beatty, Thomas, innkeeper, George st.
Beatty, R. P., tailor, George st.
Beavis, Thomas, shoemaker, Simcoe st.
Bell, James, general store, George st.
Bell, William, chemist and druggist, Hunter st.
Bigelow, J. R., tin and coppersmith, Hunter st.
Blackstock, Robert, saddler and harnessmaker, George st.
Brown, Templeton, watchmaker, George st.
Brown, James, tailor, George st.
Burnham, Dr. George, Water st.
Cathcart, Andrew, hardware, Hunter st.
Chambers, Thomas, commercial hotel, corner of Water and Hunter sts.
Chartrain, Gabriel, cabinetmaker, George st.
Clancy, John, blacksmith, Scotch village.
Cragie, J., carpenter and builder, Scotch Village.
Cluxton, William, general store, George st.
Crothers, David, blacksmith, George st.
Curry, William, dry goods, George st.
Davey, John, baker and grocer, George st.
Davis, John, mason and bricklayer, Simcoe st.
Dickson, Samuel, saw mill, River side.
Dunsford, George, barrister and attorney at law, Water st.
Edwards, James, storekeeper, Hunter st.
English, John, machinist and smith, Charlotte st.
Fleming, Robert, dry goods, George st.
Gilmour, Rev. J., Baptist.
Green, Benjamin, storekeeper, Water st.
Hagart, John, tailor, Hunter st.
Hall, John, grit and saw mills, River side.
Hall, William, saddler, George st.
Haney, James, iron foundry and machine shop, Scotch village.
Hartley, Samuel, mason and bricklayer, South Town hill.
Hamilton, James, foundry, George st.
Hay, Dr. Thomas, Brock st.
Heard, John; mason and bricklayer, Brock st.
Henthorn, James T., baker, George st.
Hogan, Michael, innkeeper, George st.
Hopkins, Daniel, plasterer, Water st.
Hope & Sanderson, planing and saw mills, George st.
Howard, Rev. Isaac B., Wesleyan.
Hudson, Charles, storekeeper, Hunter st.
Hunter, Robert W., grocer, George st.
Hurley, Rev. Robert, Bible Christian.
Hurley, James, cabinetmaker, George st.
Hutchinson, Thomas, blacksmith.
Jenkins, George, tailor, George st.
Johnson, Hugh, farrier, Hunter st.
Johnson, William, tailor, Water st.
Keele & Wright, boot and shoemakers, George st.
Kelly, Thomas, grocer, George st.
Kempt, A. W., druggist, George st.
Kennedy, John, painter and glazier, Water st.
Kingdon, William, cooper, Simcoe st.
Leach, William, blacksmith, Scotch village.
Lannin & Finley, shoe store, George st.
Law, Alexander, chemist and druggist, George st.
Lathrop, -, shingle factory, River side.
Leonard. Thomas, shoemaker, George st.
Lundy, William, grocer, George st.
Lundy, William, distiller and grocer, George st.
McBurney, William, saddler and harnessmaker, George st.
McDonald, John, tailor, Scotch village.
McDonald, Duncan, blacksmith, George st.
McGregor, William, carpenter and builder, Scotch village.
McGregor, L., shingle factory, River side.
McNab, Dr. John, Hunter st.
McNeil, Alexander, storekeeper, George st.
Marshall, Christopher, baker, George st.
Malcolm, William, iron foundry and carriagemaker, Simcoe st.
Marshall, R. L., shingle factory, River side.
Might, John, saddler and harnessmaker, George st.
Miller, Mrs., grocer, George st.
Mowry, John, iron foundry and machine shop, Scotch village.
Moffat, John, grist and saw mill, 1 mile north of town.
Neimeier, Dr. George, Simcoe st.
Nesbitt, E. J., saddler and harnessmaker, Hunter st.
O’Beirne, Ivan, barrister, Water st.
Palmer, R. D., hotelkeeper, George st.
Patterson, James R., bookseller and stationer, George st.
Peek; Arthur, brewer, Scotch village.
Poole, Thomas, cabinetmaker, George st.
Reid, John, land surveyor, Hunter st.
Ridley, R., storekeeper and druggist, George st.
Roberts, Rev. E., Baptist.
Roe, William, carpenter and builder, George st.
Roger, Rev. J. M., Free Church.
Russell, Thomas, shoemaker, Water st.
Rogers, R. D., miller and grocer, Scotch village.
Roy, John, tannery, George st.
Ryan, Patrick, tannery, George st.
Shaw, Joseph, tailor, George st.
Spalding, Clark, brewer and distiller, George st.
Stalker, Joseph, shoemaker, Water st.
Stevenson, James, tin and copper smith, George st.
Stinson, Robert, shoe store, George st.
Sperry, -, rakemaker, 1 mile from town.
Tanner, Robert, boot and shoemaker.
Tasker, William, shoemaker, Scotch village.
Taylor, Rev. R. J. C., M. A., Church of England.
Taylor, D., carpenter and builder. Scotch village.
Towns, Robert, woollen factory, South Town.
Thompson, Robert, general store, George st.
Waddell, Robert, carriagemaker and blacksmith, George st.
Walton, R., saddler and harnessmaker, George st.
Wortzer, Napoleon, carding and fulling mills, Peterboro East.

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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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