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Business Type: Restaurant

G.R. (George) Quibell

An ad for George Quibell, hairdresser appeared in the Gazette over several months in 1881 [FFG 19 Feb 1881; 2]. The business probably opened about this time and was listed regularly in D&B. By 1886 Quibell was moving to the “soon to be complete McArthur Block” [CP 5 Nov 1886; 6]. D&B also listed a […]

Joseph C. Roy

“J.C. Roy, late of Minden, will tomorrow open a bankrupt stock of dry goods, clothing and hats and caps, one door south of Mr. W.T. Junkin’s” [FFG 27 May 1892; 4]. The business, opposite the Post Office, was in operation until early the next year. In June, Roy purchased the restaurant owned by W.W. Blott […]

Whitney W. Blott

W.W. Blott was certainly in business in a small way before April 21st, 1884, as he lost his restaurant and dwelling (valued at $300) in the great fire that burned out the west side of Colborne Street between Bond and Francis. Blott had been renting a wooden building owned by John A. Ellis [FFG 26 […]

Nehemiah M. Keith

Nehemiah M. Keith owned a restaurant in the mid-1880s according to the Ontario Gazetteer. He was described as a 50 year-old widower in the 1891 Census of the village. His profession was given as an “agent”, but no further information has been found to date.

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