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Business Type: Builder

Cassiday Bros.

The Cassiday Brothers’ only appearance as builders is in the 1869 Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory. A 32 year-old, Ontario-born carpenter, William “Cassady” is listed in the 1871 Census of Fenelon Township, so one of the brothers certainly stayed in the area for a few more years.

Edward Haw

Edward Haw was active as a carpenter and builder by the autumn of 1881 when he first advertised in the Gazette. Listing his “Work shop on Francis Street East, residence on Bond Street East” [FFG 15 Oct 1881; 3], the ad continued to appear for a number of years. Haw is listed in the 1881 […]

James A. Kennedy

James A. Kennedy was active in the village as a builder and carpenter throughout most of the 1870s. There is a James Kennedy listed as a 37 year-old Irish-born, Presbyterian carpenter in the 1871 Census, as well as in Lovell’s 1871 directory. We know very little about him except that he appears in the D&B […]

George H. (Henry) McGee

George McGee was in business for many years as a carpenter in Fenelon Falls before he opened a hardware store in 1897. He appears in the listings as early as 1890 as a builder/carpenter. In 1893 he owned a small shop “under the front of Ingram’s Hall, [on Francis Street East opposite the Mansion House […]

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