John Henry Brandon was born in 1857, the son of Andrew and Martha Brandon. In August 1879 John Brandon “purchased the grocery and provision business of McDougall and Kerr and removed to the McArthur Block” [CP 22 August 1879; 3]. What no doubt happened after this was that Brandon formed a partnership with Findlay McDougall, […]
Business Type: Flour Mill
Joseph McArthur was a land owner, and a man of many business interests and projects, all of which were of major importance to the village from the late 1860s until his premature death in 1892. He began his career as a tavern-keeper and first appears in D&B in January 1869; He was also issued a […]
Robert Allen sold his share in the North Star Roller Mill to John A. Ellis in March 1886 [CP 2 April 1886; 6] thereby changing the name of the firm to McDougall, Brandon & Ellis. This partnership continued to about 1889 when it disappears from the directories.