Building the Findlay Plant-Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum From Fuller’s Directory for 1866 and 1867--CARLETON PLACE. A village situated in the Township of Beckwith, and County of Lanark. It is built on both banks of the Mississippi River, the scenery of which in the neighbourhood of this place is very fine. Carleton Place is the centre of a good agricultural district of country, and has a considerable trade in grain and flour ; it also possesses first-class water privileges. It is distant from Perth, the County Town, 21 miles, and from Brockville, 46 miles. Population about 700. Beck, Mary, Mrs., milliner and dressmaker, Bell st Bell, Robert, J. P. Bourke, Edward, cooper 148 CARLETON PLACE. CARLETON PLACE HERALD, James Poole, editor and pro- prietor. Circulation, 2000 copies. Published every Wednesday morning, at the office, Bridge st, at $1.00 per annum, in advance. Carleton Place Union Grammar and Common School, Bridge st, Harrison Mewburn, principal ; Samuel G, Cram, teacher, Senior department, Common School ; David McPherson, teacher, Junior department Clarke, Miss, milliner and dressmaker, Bell st Cram, Samuel G., school teacher CRAMPTON, ROBERT, dealer in dry goods, groceries, pro- visions, boots, shoes, hardware, &c., Bridge st Dunlop, James, carpenter FINDLAY, DAVID, manufacturer of all kinds of agricultural implements, coolers, stoves, High st. Castings of every description made to order on the shortest notice Flegg, William, baggage master, B. & O. railway Galvin, Patrick, tailor, Bell st Gilhuly, Richard, blacksmith and horse shoer, William st Gillis & McLaren, [John Gillis and Peter McLaren] saw mill proprietors, Bell st Gillis, John, [Gillis & McLaren] residence, township of Lanark Graham, John, waggon maker, Bridge st Gray, William, painter, William st Greig, James, flour and grist mill proprietor Halcroft, Lawrence, Rev., Baptist Hogg, John, cabinet maker Hurd, W. H., M.D., Bell st KELLY, WILLIAM, proprietor British hotel, Bridge st. cor. High. The travelling public will find this a good house to stop at, as it is centrally situated, and every attention is paid to the comfort of its guests. Kilpatrick, James, cooper, High st KITTS, JOHN B., saddler and harness maker, Bell st — Knox, William, general dealer, Bell st LAVALLEE, NAPOLEON, proprietor Carleton House, Bridge st Lawford, Agnes, Miss, milliner and dressmaker, Bridge st Lesley, Jacob, cabinet maker, High st Lowe, George, station agent, B. & O. Railway; agent,. Canadian Express company ROBERT Lilliput BRIDGE STREET, Keeps constantly on hand, at the very lowest prices, a choice assort- ment of Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, China and Glassware, Boots and Shoes, Ready-Made Clothing, The highest cash price paid for Raw Furs, Wool, Grain, Butter, &c. Satinet?? Cannot find any record and it is not Matthews as he was only born in 1868 Upholsterer and Undertaker, Furniture on hand, or made to order in any style, at low rates. Coffins furnished on the shortest notice. JOHN B. KITTS, Harness maker BELL STREET, CABLETON PLACE, C. W. Saddles and Harness of every description made to order, on the short- est notice, at the lowest prices, and in first-class style. ALL WORK WARRANTED. BLACKBURN’S 96 College STREET; Masson, James, Rev., Wesleyan Metliodist McAllTHUR, ARCHIBALD, -dealer in dry goods, clothing, groceries, provisions, crockery, earthenware, boots, shoes, &c., Bridge st McLaren, Peter, [Gillis & McLaren] residence, township of Lanark McNeeley, Brice, tanner and currier, Bell st McNeeley, Nathaniel, blacksmith and horse shoer, Bridge st McPherson, David, school teacher McPherson, George, Sr., bailiff 3rd division court, Lanark and Renfrew McPherson, George, Jr., waggon maker, Bell st McVean, J., M.D., C.M., Bell st Metcalf, Robert, proprietor Metcalf’s hotel, Bridge st Mewburn, Harrison, principal, Carleton .Place Union Grammar and Common School Moore, William II., boot and shoe maker, Bridge st Morris, E. Rev., Church of England Neelin & Edwards, general merchants, Bridge st PATTERSON, WILLIAM, cabinet and chair maker, upholster- er and undertaker — See Advertisement Pattie, William, carpenter, William st Peden, William, retired, William st PITTAR D, JOSEPH, wagon maker, High st. Wagons and other vehicles built to order in first-class style. Repairs of all kinds done on the shortest notice, at the most reasonable rates POOLE, JAMES, editor and proprietor, “ Carleton Place Herald,” and clerk, 3rd division court, Lanark and Ren- frew, Bridge st Preston, James A., Rev., Church of England Sinclair, Colin, tailor. Bridge st Struthers, Patrick, grocer, postmaster, and reeve of the township of Beckwith, Bell st, cor. Bridge Sumner, John Taylor, William, tinsmith, Bridge st Tooley, Michael, butcher, and tavern keeper, Bell st TUCKER, PATRICK, boot and shoe maker, Bridge st. Every description of work done in the above in the best and cheap- est manner Wilson, William, M.D., Bell st
Name That Carleton Place Butcher? FOUND!!!
Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read.
Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in Hometown News
Robert Metcalf was married to my grandfather’s aunt Alice Hawkins. They are buried at St.James Anglican Cemetery, Carleton Place.
Robert Ont CE 27 Innkeeper
Alice Ont CE 33
Henry Ont CE 9
John Ont CE 5
Mary Ont CE 3
Margaret Ont CE 1