Two directories from the 1860s record an F. Belch as an axe maker in Fenelon Falls. Interestingly there is a Francis Belch listed in the 1871 Census as a 35 year-old, Ontario-born blacksmith working in Fenelon Township, also of Irish descent. If it is the same man, he appears to have left the village by […]
Business Type: Axe-Maker
“Our worthy axe maker Mr. Menzie, had his finger very badly jammed while working in his factory on the sixth inst. Dr. Wilson dressed the wound…” [CP 14 Nov 1879; 1].