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Ontario Directory for 1851


A Town in the Township of Flamborough and United Counties of Wentworth and
Halton -distant from Hamilton, 5 miles - usual stage fare, 1s. 3d. - from
Toronto, 45 miles -usual stage fare, 8s. 9d.  Population about 2500.


Bank of British North America, J.B. Ewart, agent.
Canada Life Assurance Company, Robert Spence, agent.
Colonial Life Assurance Company, Thomas Racey, agent.
National Load Fund Life Assurance Company, W. Notman,agent
Dundas Building Society:R. Holt, president; James Coleman, Vice-president; R.Spence, secretary and treasurer; W.Miller, solicitor.


Ewart, J.B., postmaster.
Coleman, James, mayor.
Spence, Robert, reeve.
Suter, Robert W., treasurer.
Begue, A.F., collector.
Chisolm, Walter, town clerk.
McDonald, Murdoch, bailiff.


BICKELL, RICHARD, brewer, Dundas brewery.
BOICE, WILLIAM, importer of and dealer in dry goods,
    groceries, and crockery, wholesale and retail,
    Main st.
BRUCE, FRANCIS, Merchants' Exchange hotel, Main st.,
    opposite Town Hall - livery furnished at the shortest
BULLCOK, J., tavernkeeper and lumber merchant,
    near Flamborough mills.
BYRNS, DAVID, dealer in leather, boots and shoes, Main st.
COLEMAN & McINTYRE, dealers in groceries, wines, liquors,
    provisions, paints, oils, dyestuffs, stone and
    glass ware, pig iron, coals, &c., corner of Main and
    King sts.
COLLIER, THOMAS, general grocer and produce merchant
    King st.
COLLINS, BERNARD, North American Hotel, King st.
    -travellers will find excellent accomodation and
    good livery at this house.
DIXON, JAMES, importer of British and American dry goods
    and groceries, corner of King and Ogilvie sts.
ELLIOT, F.R., Dundas carriage factory, Main st.
ELLIOT & THORNTON, wholesale and retail chemists and
    druggists, importers of genuine English chemicals,
    dealers in patent medicines, perfumery, oils, paints,
    varnishes, stationery, glass, &c., King st.
EVERITT, O.W., cabinet and chair manufacturer, King st.
EWART, JAMES B., postmaster, J.P. notary, agent Bank of
    British North America, and for the issue of marriage
    licenses, merchant and miller, Dundas mills.
FARWELL, J.C., railroad contractor, King st.
FISHER, JOHN, manufacturer of and dealer in plain and
    japanned tin and sheet-iron ware, stoves, hardware,
    &c., King st.
FORBES, ADAM, merchant tailor and woollen draper,
     King st.
GARTSHORE & CO., Dundas iron foundry and machine shop,
     Hatt st.
GRAHAM, ANDREW, dealer in groceries and provisions,
     King st.
HAWKIN, F., sash factory and planing machine.
HOFFMAN, JOHN, soap and candle factory.
HOLT, ROBERT, miller and brewer, Wentworth mills,
     Main st.
HUNTER & QUICK, medical doctors, physicians and surgeons,
     Hatt st.
IRONSIDES, JAMES, last and bott-tree manufacturer,
     Main st.
JONES & HARRIS, general printing office, King st.
KEMP, M., blacksmith and machinist, corner of King
     and Ogilvie sts.
KENNEDY, JAMES, livery stables, Main st. - livery
     furnished at the shortest notice.
KIRBY, ANDREW T., miller, distiller and lumber merchant,
     Flamborough mills - address letters to Dundas P.O.
LEAVITT, GEORGE, axe factory, Main st.
LESSLIE, JOHN, chemist, druggist, and stationer, Main st.
McDONNELL, WILLIAM, Elgin house hotel, King st.
McKENZIE, THOMAS H., importer of dry goods, shelf, and
    heavy hardware, groceries, crockery, glass ware,
    wines, liquors, paints and oils, &c. King st.
MILLER & ROBERTSON, barristers, attornies, solicitors in
    chancery, notaries and conveyancers, King st.
MITCHELL, JAMES, M.D., physician and surgeon, King st.
MOE, M. & J.W., dealers in marble, and manufacturers of
    monuments, tombtables, gravestones, and all kinds of
    ornamental marble work, Main st.
MOORE, HUGH,  general merchant, and importer of dry goods
    hardware, &c., corner of King and Main sts.
NOTMAN, W., M.P.P., barrister, attorney, notary, and
OVERFIELD, B. & S., importers of British and American
    dry goods, Main st.
PATTERSON, JOHN, woollen manufacturer, Elgin mills.
PATTERSON, ROBERT, fanning mill and agricultural
     implement maker, Hatt st.
QUARRY, JOHN, saddler and harnessmaker, King st. - a choice stock
     constantly on hand.
RILEY, JAMES, hotel and stage house, Main st.
SPENCE, ROBERT, auctioneer and general commission
     merchant, King st.
SPENCER, JOSEPH, Gore flour and paper mills.
SUTER, R.W., treasure, Desjardin's canal, King st.
TURNBULL, ALEXANDER, stove and agricultural implement
     manufacturer, King st.
TAYLOR, WILLIAM, recess and livery stables, Main st.
VASSIE, JOHN, grocer and provision dealer, King st.
WAGSTAFF, JOHN, dealer in English and American hardware,
     and manufacturer of tinware, stove pipes, &c.
     Main st.
WARDER, THE DUNDAS, weekly newspaper, Jones & Harris,
     printers, King st.

Bell, Rev. A., Church of Scotland
Borthwick, J., baker, King st.
Davis, W.W., surgeon dentist, King st.
Duggan, J. & R., tailors, King st.
Christie, Rev. Thos., United Presbyterian.
Clutton, Rev. Joseph, Baptist.
Conolly, B., boots and shoes, King st.
Cowper & Builder, cabinenetmakers, King st.
Fleming & Sheldrake, builders, Hatt st.
Foley & Snow, tailors, King st.
Fruin, J., whipmaker, King st.
Gemley, Rev. J., Wesleyan.
Hamilton, James, M.D. Mountain.
Hare, S., chairmaker, King st.
Hibbin, H.B., boots and shoes, King st.
Hugill, Rev. Joseph, Wesleyan.
Jennings, Charles, comb factory, Main st.
Latschaw, Isaac, cabinetmaker, King st.
Laziere & Davis, dry goods, Main st.
Lee, James, stage office, King st.
Lewis, James, gunsmith, King st
Lewis, Lewis, cabinetmaker, King st.
MacKay, J., tanner
Mitchell, J., M.D. King st.
McMurray, Rev. William, Church of England.
O'Donnell, D., boots and shoes, King st.
O'Reilly, Rev. J., Roman Catholic.
Passmore, W., saddler, King st.
Ridler, G., tailor, Hatt st.
Scott, James, builder, king st.
Suter, R., insurance agent, King st.
Swanson, William, grocer, King st.
Turney, J., cornbroom maker, King st.
Watson, Miss, milliner, Main st.
Wells & Lacey, shoepegmakers.
Weaver, M., innkeeper, King st.
Witherspoon, J., baker, King st.
Witherspoon, L., watchmaker, Main st.

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