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Business Type: Shoes & Groceries

E.D. (Edward Deanes) Hand

E.D. Hand is one of the most remarkable and interesting residents of Fenelon Falls during the 19th century. Hand arrived in Canada from England about 18501. He began his career in Fenelon Falls in 1868 as a grocer and seller of shoes. No doubt he opened a business here as a fresh start from his […]

W.B. (Walter B.?) Jordan

“Mr. W.B. Jordan is about to retire from business, and will sell his stock of boots and shoes, groceries, &c., at or under cost for cash until the whole is dispersed of. Posters to that effect will appear in a day or two” [FFG 1 May 1891; 4]. He is not listed in the 1891 […]

George Manning

George Manning is listed as a 33 year-old, Ontario-born farmer in the 1871 Census of Victoria County. He began operating a tannery business1 about 18712, and continued dealing with “leather of different kinds” until 1880 when it was sold to William Fielding [CP 12 March 1880: 3]. Around 1881 he opened a store on Colborne […]

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