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Business Type: Furniture & Undertaker

Lewis Deyman

“Lewis Deyman [like his brother Humphrey] was born in Devonshire, England, and came to came to Canada in 1871. He settled first in Little Britain and then came to Fenelon Falls where he learned his business from his brother”, Humphrey. Lewis’s 1881 appearance in the local directories may indicate the date of their formal partnership. […]

Deyman & Son

Peter Cecil Deyman (1882-1972) [known as Dodger Deyman] “who has been associated with his father (Lewis) in the business practically all his life”, first appears in the directories in 1909, but, according to newspaper sources “entered into partnership with him in 1912.”

William McKeown

William McKeown began construction of a furniture factory on the south side of Francis Street West (near the middle of the block) in March of 1884 after leasing the site from Joseph McArthur [FFG 8 March 1884; 2]. The factory was located on the site of the old sash and door factory that burned in […]