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Business Type: General Store & Grocery

William Burgoyne

“A superintendent of the Napanee Paper Co. Pulp Mill the late Mr. William Burgoyne came to Fenelon Falls in 1883.” After approximately three years with that firm, Burgoyne appears to have entered into a partnership with John R. Scott and opened a general store that became known as Burgoyne and Company. A 1928 newspaper article […]

Samuel Maybee

Daniel Scully sold Samuel Maybee a lot at the corner of Lindsay and Ellis Streets (the site of Porter’s Hotel) in July 1885 [FFG 15 July 1885; 2]. By late August a two-storey frame building, intended for a store and dwelling, was under construction [FFG 29 Aug 1885; 2]. “It is a good sized two-storey […]

Samuel Newman

Samuel Newman is listed as a 25 year-old Ontario-born store-keeper in the 1871 census of Victoria County. He was a partner of John Kennedy in the firm of Kennedy and Newman until its dissolution in 1874, although their store may have continued operating until 1875. Newman’s business reappears in the directories by January 1876 and […]

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