1851 Picton Canada Directory

The County Town of the County of Prince Edward, is situated on the Bay of Quinte, in the Township of Hallowell, C. W. distant from Kingston by water, 40 miles usual steamboat fare, 5s. distant from Kingston by land, 40 miles stage fare, 10s. from Belleville, 22 miles usual steamboat fare, 5s. stage fare in winter, 6s. 3d. Population about 1600.

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

Public Officers
Fairfield, D. L., Judge Of The County Court.
Washburn, Simeon, Judge Of The Surrogate Court.
Stevenson, D. B., M. P. P. For Prince Edward.
Roblin, J. P., County Registrar, Crown Lands Agent And Collector Of Customs.
Mcdonald, James, Sheriff For Prince Edward.
Low, Phillip, Clerk Of The Peace And Mayor Of Picton.
Mortimer, Cecil, Deputy Clerk Of The Crown, And Agent For Marriage Licenses.
Merril, S., Registrar Of Surrogate Court.
Downs, J. P., Clerk Of County Court.
Chapman, R. S., Clerk Of The County Council.
Tubbs, Adam, Revenue Inspector.
Clute, John S., Landing Waiter Of Customs.
Barker, David, Postmaster.
Murray, Lempriere, Town Clerk.
Bentley, Wilson, Deputy Sheriff.
Mcguire, T., Jailor.

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
BARKER, DAVID, iron foundry, and team engine works, stoves and castings of every description manufactured in a manner second to none in the province.
BOG, THOMAS, & Co., dealers in dry goods, groceries and crockery.
CHAPMAN & STRIKER, chemists and druggists, grocers, &c.
DOWNS, John P., clerk of division court.
FITZGERALD, R. J., barrister and attorney at law.
HAIGHT, C., chemist and druggist, bookseller and stationer.
Low, PHILLIP, barrister and attorney at law.
McFAuL, B. & Co., dealers in dry goods, groceries, hardware, crockery and country produce, also wharfingers and storage warehouse.
MILLER & BROTHERS, across the bridge, wholesale and retail dealers in dry goods, groceries, hardware, crockery and country produce, and tanners of Spanish sole leather.
MORTIMER, CECIL, deputy clerk of the crown, clerk of county court, and agent for marriage licenses.
MITCHELL, ROBERT, tailor and clothier every description of clothing made to order, of the bet materials and workmanship and upon moderate terms.
PICTON SUN, weekly paper, Moran & Striker, printers.
NORTHGRAVES, WM., watchmaker and jeweler particular attention paid to cleaning, and repairing watches and clocks jewelery of all kinds repaired in the best manner.
NICHOL, ROBERT, barrister and attorney at law, and notary public.
ROBLIN, J. P., registrar for the county, agent for crown lands and collector of customs.
SHAW, SAMUEL R., Mansion House hotel and stage house travelers will find every convenience at this house.
SPARHAM, E. B., M. D., physician and surgeon.
YARWOOD, WILLIAM THOMAS, merchant tailor clothing of every description made to order of the best materials, in the most approved style, and upon moderate terms.
Non Members
Alexander, William, North American hotel.
Ayres, Robert, fancy store.
Babbitt, Archibald, general blacksmith.
Bruce, David, baker and confectioner.
Case, Hiram, Steamboat hotel.
Chadd, George, grocer and baker.
Clarke, William, watchmaker.
Donnoily. Thomas, printing office.
Dunn, William, grocer and baker.
Gibbon, J., shoemaker.
Gillespie, James, cabinetmaker.
Hart, Samuel, carriagemaker.
Hubbs, Adam, tanner and shoemaker.
Lawlor. Rev. Murtagh, Roman Catholic.
Low, Phillip, agent for steam mill. N. B. The mill is for sale.
Macauley, Rev. William, Church of England.
McCulloch, Rev. William, Wesleyan.
McFaul’s wharf and storehouses, B. McFaul & Co.
McGowan, William, boots and shoes.
McKay, Donald, sea., tailor and clothier.
McKay, Donald, jun., dry goods and groceries.
McFadden, Thomas, butcher,
McMillan & Brothers, dry goods.
McMillan, John, grocer.
Merril, Samuel, barrister and attorney at law.
Miller Sr. Brother, tanners of Spanish sole leather,
Moore, Dr. Thomas. Moran & Striker, printing
Nettleton, Rosewell. saddler and harnessmaker.
Nettleton, Mrs., milliner.
Norman, Robert, tin and coppersmith.
O’Shea, D., boots and shoes.
Patterson, Christopher, barrister and attorney at law.
Pope, William, carriagemaker.
Porter. James, boot and shoemaker.
Post. Mrs., hotelkeeper.
Proctor, John, merchant.
Pruyn, Dr. A. V. V., physician and surgeon.
Pyer, Calvin. hatter, furrier, and bookseller.
Prince Edward Gazette, weekly paper,
Thomas Donnolly, printer.
Ried, Rev. Robert, Free Church.
Ross, Walter. general store.
Sawyer. Rufus, cabinetmaker.
Smith, Charles, grocer and tailor.
Sweeny, W., hatter and furrier.
Taylor, Francis, sea.. brewer.
Taylor, Francis, jun., butcher.
Thorp, Henry, distiller.
Wallace, Luke, saddler and harnessmaker.
Washburn. Pau], general store.
Weatherall & Taylor. tin and coppersmiths.
Whitcomb, Mrs., milliner.
Wilson, Stuart, & Son, foundry and general store.
Wright, James, shoemaker.
Wycott, James, hardware.

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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