1851 Oshawa Canada Directory

A Flourishing Village situated in the Township of Whitby, County of York, C. W. distant from
Toronto, 33 miles-usual steamboat fare, 5s. usual stage fare, 5s. to 6s. 3d. Population about 1150.

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

Agencies Of Assurance Companies, Banks, &C.
Commercial Bank, M. D., James Laing, agent.
General Fire Insurance Company, D. Comstock, agent.
Provincial Mutual Insurance Company, S. B. Fairbank, agent.
Washington Mutual Insurance Company, D. Comstock, agent.

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &C.
BETTES & ABBOTT, iron founders and machinists, and William Bettes, hardware, stove sheet iron, copper and tinware manufacturer.
BURNS, G.., postmaster, bookseller and stationer.
FULLER, THOMAS, & Co., cabinet and furniture factory, and dealers in stoves, sheet iron, copper and tinware. Furs, wool and sheep skins purchased.
KELLER, F., Wellington hotel, auctioneer and commission merchant.
LAING, JAMES, general merchant and agent for Commercial Bank, M. D.
McELROY, J., Ontario House hotel-daily stage house for Toronto, Kingston and Mariposa.
OLIPHANT, D., general printing office.
OSHAWA, REFORMER, weekly paper, D. OIiphant, publisher.
SKAE, E., manager and operator at electric telegraph office.
WALKER, J., wool dealer, woollen manufacturer, carder and fuller cash paid for wool.
WARREN, J. B., general merchant, distiller, miller and town councillor.
WHITING & ARKLAND, wholesale agents of American scythes, hoes, forks, &c.
Non Members
Amsbury, J., blacksmith.
Bambridge, M., blacksmith.
Bartlett, J., tanner.
Clark, Dr. J., physician and surgeon.
Clarkson, W., general tore.
Colton, Rev. G. W., Bible Christian.
Chisnet, G., school teacher.
Churchill, J., waggonmaker.
Fairbank, L., treasurer and clerk of court.
Fairbank, S. B., barrister at law and town councilor.
French, E., general store.
Gibb, T. M., millowner and town reeve.
Glenny, W., general store.
Graham, T., innkeeper.
Highland. J., general store.
Hoit, S. D., waggonmaker.
Howell, J., general store.
Holland, R. L., barrister at law.
Hoit & Currie, smiths and wagonmakers.
Lockhart & Wilson, millers and distillers.
Lovell, J., blacksmith.
Luke & Ash, tanners.
McGill, Dr. W., physician and surgeon.
McGill & Luke, carpenters.
McMahon, J., general store.
Martin, J., blacksmith.
Morris, A., miller.
Moscript, R., town councillor.
Pentland, Rev. J., Church of England.
Philp, Rev. W., Wesleyan.
Proulx, Rev. J. B., Roman Catholic.
Quigley, M., carpenter.
Rutherfield, L., fanning mill factory.
Scott, J., school teacher and village clerk.
Smith, E., miller.
Shaw, M., blacksmith.
Sutton, William, chemist and druggist.
Spaulding, D., brewer.
Sykes & Hall, carpenters,
Taylor, P., miller.
Tempest, Dr. W., physician and surgeon.
Thornton, Rev. R. H., United Presbyterian.
Wall, P., town councilor.
Wheeler, Miss, school teacher.
Willison, J., blacksmith.
Woon, R., innkeeper.
Wright, J., & Co., carpenters.

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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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