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 […]
Business Type: Restaurant
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.
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 […]
“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 […]