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Business Type: Baker

John Elliot

John Elliot opened a new bakery and confectionery establishment in March of 1877, with John Kellet, lately of Lindsay, acting as baker [CP 30 March 1877; 3). Elliot operated a bakery and grocery store in a building owned by Noble Ingram until October 3rd 1878, when his store and residence were totally destroyed by fire. […]

Angus Fountain

The Gazette records that “Mr. Angus Fountain, the well known bartender of the McArthur House” [FFG 6 Sept 1889; 4] left for Sarnia on Saturday August 31st for new employment. His exile does not appear to have lasted, for an “Anges W” [sic] Fountain is listed in the 1891 Census as a 22 year-old Methodist […]

Mr. Huff

Mr. Huff, of the late firm of Lane & Huff1, bakers of Bobcaygeon, intended to come to Fenelon Falls and commence business on Francis Street sometime in the late summer of 1892 [FFG 5 August 1892; 4]. Hand commented that his arrival would make him the third baker in the village, and “how they will […]

John Kellet

John Kellet is listed in the 1871 Census as a 23 year-old Irish born baker. His young wife had just given birth in February to a baby girl. He may thereafter have moved to Lindsay as he appears to have moved to Fenelon Falls from Lindsay in the spring of 1877. In March 1877 John […]

Christopher J. Lamb

Christopher J. Lamb, of Verulam, purchased the baking business of William McWatters in June of 1890. The new proprietor had “several months experience in a Lindsay bakery” where he learned to make “first class bread” [FFG 20 June 1890; 4]. Lamb also promised daily home delivery in the afternoon. Lamb was located at the “rear […]

A. Law

“A new bakery has been opened by Mr. A. Law, almost joining Mr. Marshall’s stand” [CP 10 Nov 1876; 2]. There is, apart from this brief notice, no other record of the business.

Wesley Manning

“Mr. Wesley Manning “who left the Falls about six years ago” was in the baking business at Fort William, but found it too cold [FFG 12 July 1895; 4]. He showed up in Fenelon Falls in July of 1895 and appears to have set up a bakery [D&B]. The business did not survive the year. […]

William McWatters

According to his obituary William McWatters was born in Manvers Township where he “resided until he was about 30 years of age”. He moved to Fenelon Township around 1880 where he farmed for several years, before “coming to Fenelon Falls where he engaged in the grocery and baking business” [FFPL 15.8-9]. McWatters first appears in […]

John Moffat

In June of 1883 John Moffat opened a small bakery and grocery store in “the old stand” after the dissolution of his partnership with Joseph McFarland [FFG 9 June 1883; 2]. Moffat sold his grocery and baking business upon his retirement in April of 1885, to the Barrett Brothers of Lindsay [FFG 18 April 1885; […]

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