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Business Type: Cooper

William Boadway, Sr.

William Boadway is listed in the directories after July 1881 and again in 1882. He then disappears although he is listed in the 1901 Census as living in Laxton Township. According to his death notice, he died at Cannington, on February 13th, 1913. He and his wife, Flora MacDonald, are buried in Norland.

Patrick Dissette

Dissette was a cooper in Fenelon Falls and his name first appears in the newspapers in the spring of 1884. William Davis arranged for Patrick Dessette [sic], to manufacture his “atmospheric tempering churn” according to an ad dated 18 June 1884 [FFG 5 July 1884; 2]. A later advertisement stated that his workshop was on […]

John Geddes

John Geddes is listed in most of the directories under Giddis, but local sources use this spelling. His shop was on Francis Street East and he was well known for the manufacture of agricultural machinery such as grain cradles [FFG 4 March 1898; 4]. He no doubt lived outside the village, for the 1891 Census […]

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