Business Directory for Ferguson Falls 1866



From Fuller’s Directory for 1866 and 1867
A small post village situated in the Township of Drummond, and County of Lanark, South Riding. It possesses a good water privilege — that supplied by the River Mississippi, on which it is built. It contains one Roman Catholic Church. Distant from Perth, the County Town, 12 miles. Population, 130. Bennett, Edward, blacksmith Blair, C. C., carpenter Blair, Robert, miller Gomersell, George, tanner and farmer ferquson’s falls — watson’s cor. — bennie’s cor. 85 Hicks, Robert, general merchant Hollinger, Charles, hotel keeper McCaffy, J ames, carpenter Stafford, John, boot and shoe maker Sulivan, Edward, boot and shoe maker WATSON’S CO RNERS. A small post village situated in the Township of Dalhousie, and County of Lanark. It has one Free Church, and contains a population of about 75, and is distant from Perth, the County Town, 18 miles, Barrie, Agnes, Mrs., hotel keeper Barrie, James, boot and shoe maker Craig, John, cooper Ford, William, blacksmith Harrow, Charles, cooper Munroe, A., M. D., dealer in dry goods and groceries Park, Alexander, millwright Park, James, millwright Park, William carpenter Purdon, Alexander, blacksmith Purdon, J ames, postmaster, carriage maker, dealer in dry goods, groceries, &c Scott, Jane, Mrs., hotel keeper BENNIE’S CO RNERS. A small post village in the Township of Ramsay, and County of Lanark. It has a water privilege. Distant from Perth, the County Town, 30 miles. Population about 100. Baird, John, miller Bredden, James, lumber merchant Cockell, George, boot and shoe maker Cummings, Robert, boot and shoe maker Glover, John, cooper Gommersall, Robert, tanner Henderson, Robert, flour and grist mill proprietor Leishman, Alexander, postmaster and general merchant Marshall, A., saw mill Philip, William, blacksmith

A post village situated in the Township of Lanark, County of 
Lanark, near the river Clyde. There are three Churches in 
Middleville, namely, Congregational, Presbyterian and Baptist. 
Distant from Perth, the County Town, 19 miles. Population 

Affleck. George, boot and shoe maker 
Aickman, George, hotel keeper 
Blackburn, John, cabinet maker and dentist 
Borrowman, John, machinst 

Croft, William, postmaster, township treasurer, general merchant 
and fur dealer 

Deachman, Thomas, blacksmith 
Douglas, James, Bev., Congregational 
Guthrie, Edward, carriage maker 
Guthrie, William, boot and shoemaker 
McLachlan, Peter, gentleman 

McLean, Donald, Bev., superintendent of schools, County of 

McPherson, John, potash manufacturer 

Milotte, Alphonse, cooper, and inspector of beef and pork 

Bankin, James, bailiff 2nd division court 

Bankin, William, waggon maker 

Bobertson, Thomas, carpenter and cabinet maker 

Stewart, James, general merchant 

Watt, Bobert, blacksmith, and cattle dealer 


A small post village situated on the river Mississippi, in the 
Township of Dalhousie, and County of Lanark* It is distant 
from Perth, the County Town, 18 miles, and has a population of 
about 70. 

Anderson, James, carpenter 
Anderson, Thomas, blacksmith 
Campbell, Duncan, tailor 
Campbell, Thomas, blacksmith 
, Erskine, James R., clerk 

Jackman, Thomas, boot and shoe maker 
McDonald, Alexander farmer 
McLean, Colin, waggon maker and carpenter 
McLean, Hugh, general merchant, postmaster, and issuer of 
marriage licenses 

Meighan, Robert, general merchant 
Paul, George, general merchant 
Scott, Thomas, hotel keeper 
Sim, Robert, carpenter 
Sock, William, hotel keeper 
Welsh, Thomas, blacksmith 

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Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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