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1851 Ayr Canada Directory

A Village in the Township of Dumfries, United Counties of Wentworth and Halton distant from Gait, 10 miles usual stage fare. Distant from Hamilton, 35 miles usual stage fare. Population about 700.

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work.

Alphabetical List Of Professions, Trades, &E.
Anderson, Robert, oatmeal mill.
Armstrong, James, carpenter and waggonmaker.
Ayr and Paris Road Company A. Wolverton,
BAKER, WILLIAM, general merchant and dealer in groceries, dry goods and provisions. BROWN & BLACK, general merchants and dealers in groceries, hardware, dry goods, &c. COLCLEUGH, GEORGE, general merchant, and distiller.
Bell, William, M. D.
Black, James, land surveyor.
Black Jas. , secy.
Cassidy, Francis, bootmaker.
Colwell, T., cooper.
COLWELL, THOMAS, Wellington hotel.
DAILEY & FISHER, blacksmiths and waggonmakers.
Davidson, R, blacksmith.
Davies, J. W., tinsmith.
Dodd, R. S., cooper.
DOLMAN, WILLIAM, Union hotel.
Dunlap, J., saddler.
DUTHIE, JOHN, chemist and druggist.
Elliott, William, tailor.
Gladstone, W. & J., carpenters.
Guthrie, D., carrier.
Hall, John, distillery and saw mill.
Hall, Robert, carpenter and builder.
Hamilton Chs. directors
Harvey, J., boot and shoemaker.
Hope, Peter, carpenter.
Hope, Thomas, blacksmith.
Hore, J., boots and shoes.
HUTCHINSON, JAMES, general merchant and dealer in groceries, &c.
I. M’George, Charles, apothecary.
JACKSON & COLWELL, general merchants, &c.
KAY, JAMES, carpenter and builder.
KAY, JOHN, carpenter and cabinetmaker.
KILGOUR, JOSEPH, general merchant, dealer in groceries, &c., &c.
Lindsay, Rev. R., Free Church.
M’Crea, Hugh, carriagemaker.
M’Crea, James, boots and shoes.
M’Crea, John, carpenter.
M’Crindle, J., tailor. president
M’Donald, William, boots and shoes.
M’Lean, J. D., carpenter.
M’Lean, John, carpenter and painter.
M’Leod. Samuel, stage proprietor.
M’Lory, R., blacksmith.
M’Mahon, James, M. D.
M’Naghton & Wilson, flour mills.
M’Neil, D., tailor.
MANLEY, DANIEL, Ayr Flouring Mills.
Mathieson, Alex., carpenter and builder.
MOSSER, C. R., cabinet and chair manufacturer.
Murray, J., baker and confectioner.
Patterson, Mrs., milliner.
Piper, James, saw mill.
R. Wyllie, D. Manley, A. Charlton.
Ritchie, Rev. Alex., United Presbyterian.
Rochester, A., cooper.
Rose, Alexander, cooper.
Ruel, G., tailor.
Ryan, J. & J., shoemakers.
Scott, William, carriagemaker.
SENIOR, RICHARD, general merchant, dealer in groceries, provisions, &c.
Suter, James, tailor.
Thompson, William, blacksmith.
Turner, Miss, milliner.
WATSON, JOHN, Ayr Foundry, manufactures stoves, agricultural implements, threshing machines, &c.
Westhall, James, tailor.
WYLLIE, ROBERT, postmaster, agent for marriage licenses and general merchant.

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