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Business Type: Dressmaker

Mary H. Chambers

Chambers is listed in the 1891 Census as a 22 year-old Ontario-born dressmaker.

Lottie Hartness

Hartness is listed in the 1881 Census as a 19 year-old Scottish Baptist. No other records have been found.

Miss[es] Kennedy

Miss Kennedy, dressmaker, and her sisters, worked out of their home on Francis Street East. Their first names are not recorded.

Fannie McDermott

McDermott is listed as a 36 year-old Baptist dressmaker in the 1881 Census of the Village.

Mrs. Jennie McDougall

Ontario Directory; Province of Ontario Gazetteer Although these two women [J.A and Jennie] may be the same person there is little evidence that can help us to identify them. One source [FFPL 28:10A] claims that Mrs. J.A. McDougall and Mrs. R. McDougall were the same person.

Sarah Meldrum

Sarah Meldrum is described as a 34 year-old, widowed Baptist dress maker in the 1881 Census of the Village. This is no doubt the “sister-in-law and her children” of Andrew Meldrum “[h]is only connection in the village” “to whom we are glad to hear he has behaved most liberally.” [FFG 20 Jan 1883; 2]

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