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book Story of Renfrew Vol 2 – Heritage Renfrew

book Story of Renfrew Vol 2

THE
STORY OF RENFREW
Written, set up and printed
by WILLIAM HAMILTON SMALLFIELD
at his Walden Press
Guelph
and left unfinished
at his death

One of six copies bound

Given to the Library of Parliament, Ottawa
By D. B. Updike
1933

William Elgood Smallfield, having written and published ‘The Story of Renfrew Volume One’, intended to continue on with a Volume Two but ill health intervened and he died in 1926. His son, William Hamilton Smallfield, continued on with this. Unfortunately, his effort was also cut short with his death in 1928. The result is this unfinished copy.

CONTENTS

THE RAILWAY ERA
HOW THE RAILWAY CAME
RENFREW BECOMES A TOWN
INSTALLATION OF WATERWORKS
HEALTH AND HOSPITALS
STREET IMPROVEMENTS
POWER DEVELOPMENT
BEAUTIFYING THE TOWN
THREE VENTURES IN BONUSING
CONFLAGRATIONS

INDEX
Abbott, John
Aberdeen Park
Adams, Thomas
Airth
. David
. Harry J.
. Henry
. R.
. Robert
. Sergeant
. William
Albion Square
Allan
. Andrew
. Hugh
. Jas.
. John R.
Allum
. Mrs. W. P.
. Wm. P.
Anderson, John
Anticosti
Archer, George
Austin
Bank of British North America
Barnet
. Alex.
. Barnet block
. Barr
. David
Barr & Wright
Barry, Patrick
Bassett Bros.
Bell, John R.
Bell Telephone Co.
Bellerby, Henry
Blair, George
Blair & Martin
Bolam, Wilfred
Bonnechere
Booth
. J. R.
. John R.
Bowell, Mackenzie
Box, George
Boyd, James
British Hotel
Bromley, Mrs. James
Brough, W. C.
Brownlee
. David
. Hugh E.
Bryan
Brydge
. John
. John Sr.
. Susy
Budd
. Budd Bros.’ shoe store
. D. W.
Burns, John Jr.
Byron, Wm.
C.P.R. station
Calabogie Light and Power Co.
Cameron, Eva
Campbell
. A. W.
. Archy
. Good Roads
. P. J.
. R. B.
. Rev. Dr.
. Robert
Cardiff ‘s field
Carnegie Corporation
Caron’s factory
Carruth, Robert
Carswell
. Carswell’s field
. James
. Jas.
. Carswell’s hill
Caskey, James
Census
Centre Ward
Chapman, Herb.
Chipman, Willis
Chown, S. T.
Churchill, John
Clark
. James
. Jas.
Clear Point
Cleary, N. W.
Cleroux, Delor
Cochrane, W.
Conley, John
Connolly, John
Coolican, H.
Costello
. J. W. Costello & Co. 2
. T. M.
Costigan, John
Cox
Craig
. David
. James
. John
. W. B.
Daoust, Magloire
Davies, W. H.
Davis, Maud Lillian
Davy & Clark
Dean
. Dean & Son
. Noble
Dean & Matthews
Dean & Sibary
Dempsay, S. J.
Derry, Allan
Devine
. Andrew
. Devine’s hardware store
. F. M.
. Felix
. John Joe
. Patrick
Devine & McGarry
Dewey, C. A.
Dick, Alex.
Dickson
. W. M.
. William
Dominion House
Dougall
. Geo.
. Peter
. Tommy
Drysdale, Robert
Eady
. George
. George Jr.
. Walker
Easton, John
Egan, Wm.
Elliott
. D. T.
. George
Faichney
. Maggie
. W. N.
Ferguson
. Alex.
. Euphemia
. J. A.
. John
. Maggie
First Chute
Fishenden, Thos.
Fitzsimmons, John R.
Francis
. Allan
. Samuel
Fraser
. Abram
. D. M.
. Fraser’s clothing store
French, Francis
Gaboury, Mrs.
Galligan, Dr.
Gildersleeve, C. F.
Gilmour, A.
Golden Lake
Gordon, Robert
Goulet
. Henry
. Mrs. A.
Graham, M. D.
Gravelle
. A.
. Arthur
. Gravelle’s Hall
. Joseph
. Leah
Gray, Lilly N.
Grigg
. Allan E.
. C. K.
Groves hotel
Guest
. W. T.
. H.
Haggart, John
Halpenny
. William
. Wm.
Handford. A. L.
Harkness, Robt.
Harrington, Eric
Harris, Mrs. Jacob
Hay, John
Henderson, Thomas
Hilliard, Fred.
Hincks, Francis
Hough
. A. H.
. Alfred H.
Hurd’s Lake
Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario
Hyett
. Jos.
. George
. Joseph C.
Hynes, Thos.
Imbleau, Luc
Independent Order of Good Templars
Inglis
. Adam
. Joan
Jamieson quarry
Jennett, Frank
Johnson
. A. H.
. George T.
Jordan, H. A.
Jory, E. N.
Kearney
. Kearney’s jewellery store
. W. H.
Knight, Thos.
Lacrosse Grounds
Ladies’ Auxiliary
Laing, A. T.
Lapolice, George
Leggett, Henry
Leitch, Robert
Lester, Ben
Letang, Ed.
Lindley, Harry
Lindsay
. Adam
. James
Lister, F. A. W.
Logan
. Joseph
. Mrs. Thos.
. Thomas
. Thos.
. William
. Logan Bros.
. Logan Woollen Mills
Low, Thos. A.
Low Square
Lynn and Quarry streets
macadam
MacAdam, Lila
Macdonald
. Hugh
. John A.
. Mrs. Hugh
Mackay
. A. C.
. Edward
. John
. Mackay block
. W. A.
. Wm.
Mackay & Guest
Mackay & Guest elevator
Mahoney
Main, Thos.
Mann
. Addie
. Dr.
Martel, Nazaire
Martin
. Andrew
. James
. Lawrence
. Thomas
Matthews
. Charles
. John
. Matthews Brothers.
Mayhew, Elkanah
McAdam
. James
. McAdam’s hotel
McAndrew
. D. H.
. John
McAndrew & Lindsay
McArthur, Jas. A.
McCormack
. Dr.
. N.
. Norman
McCormick, John
McCubbin, Geo. A.
McDonald
. G. W.
. J. D.
. John D.
. Robert
McDougall
. J. L.
. Jennie
. John
. John Lorn
. McDougall flour mill
. Mrs. J. L.
. Mrs. L.
. Mrs.Sam
. Sam
McDougall & Bell
McEwen, Robert
McGarry
. E. J.
. T. W.
McGill, David
McInnes tannery
McIntyre
. Duncan
. Julia
. McIntyre building
McIntyre & Carswell
Mckay, Jessie
McKinnon, M.
McLachlin & Inglis
McLaren, John
McLeod, M. H.
McMartin, D. C.
McNicol
. Duncan
. John D.
. McNicol brothers
. McNicol factory
. McNicol sash and door factory
McPhail, A. H.
McRae
. John
. John B.
. McRae flour mill
. Peter
McVeigh, Wm.
McVicar
McWilliam brothers
Merchants Bank
Metropolitan Insurance Co.
Milks & Stewart
Milks & Stewart grocery store
Millar
Milliken
Mills
. Jennie
. R. C.
. W.
. W. M.
. William
. Wm.
Mills & Sleeman
Mitchell, Peter
Moffatt
Moffatt & Hilliard
Moore, W. A.
Morgan, Chas. G.
Morris, Tom
Moss
. H. N.
. Mayor
Muir, T. B.
Mulligan, Judge
Munitions Co.
Murphy
. C. J.
. Joshua
Murray, T. M.
North Ward
O’Brien
. Dr.
. M. J.
. Mrs. M. J.
. O’Brien industries
O’Connor
. John
. Wm.
O’Gorman, Sinon
O’Harro, John W.
Orford
Owens, Winnie
Palmer
. Julia
. Willard
Park, John
Patrick and Main streets
Pearson
. John A.
. Mary
Pedlow
. I. E.
. Issac E.
Pinnacle
PLANT No. 1
PLANT No. 2
Plaunt
. Jos.
. Joseph
. Plaunt’s Hall
. Xavier
Pogue
Post Office
Purvis, W. A.
Quartermaine, W. M. H.
Railways
. Brockville & Ottawa Railway
. Brockville & Ottawa Railway Company
. C.P.R. station
. Canada Atlantic Railway
. Canada Central Railway
. Canada Central Railway Company
. Canadian National Railways
. Canadian Pacific
. Canadian Pacific Railway
. K. & P.
. Kingston & Pembroke Railway
. Ottawa & Parry Sound Railway
Read, James
Reid’s Mills
Renfrew Electric Co.
Renfrew General Hospital
Renfrew Knitting Co.
Renfrew Milling Co.
Renfrew Power Co.
RENFREW SEWERS
Renfrew Tea Store
RENFREW WATERWORKS
Reynolds, Wm.
Riddle, Jennie
Ritza, D. J.
Roberts
. Charles
. W. N.
Rochester
. James K.
. K.
. Nellie
Roman Catholic Church
Rorison
. Douglas
. Hugh
. R. D.
. Rorison brothers
Ross
. Geo. W.
. Mrs. George
Round Lake
Rousselle, Jos.
Rowan-Legg, E. L.
Russell, M. L.
Ryan
. P. T.
. Peter
. Rev. Father
Salvation Army
Scott
. C. J.
. R. W.
Second Chute
Sharbot Lake
Sibary, Thos.
Sim, Robert
Sleeman, Joe
Smallfield
. Albert
. Mayor
. W. E.
Smith
. John
. Smith’s harness shop
Smith & Davy
Smith’s Creek
Soldiers’ Memorial and Civic Centre Committee
Sons of Temperance
South Ward
Spooner, A. E.
St. Andrew’s Church
Stafford
. Harry
. T.
. Tobias
Stevenson, Henry
Stewart
. A.
. D. W.
. Duncan
. J. R.
. James
. John R.
. Lizzie B.
. Mrs. D. W.
. Oliver Lee
. P. S.
. Peter S.
. Stewart Bros.
Stewart & Bannerman
Stone, D. E.
Streets
. Ann
. Argyle
. Barr
. Church
. Elizabeth
. Hall
. Horton
. Lochiel
. Main
. Munro
. Patrick
. Plaunt
. Prince
. Quarry
. Raglan
. Railway
. Renfrew
Tarvia
Temperance Hall
Thacker
Thibadeau
Thompson, John
Thomson
. Archy
. Geo.
Tierney
. J. & W.
. James
. Tierney’s Hall
. William
Totten
Town Hall
Tupper, Charles
Vandeleur, Mrs.
Vickers, F. D.
Victorian Order of Nurses
Walford
. Charlotte
. J. H.
. Jas. H.
Ward
. James
. Mary
Waterous Company
Watson, Thomas
Whelan, Stephen
White
. Peter
. W. R.
Wilkinson, J. R.
Woods, Emily
Wright
. A. A.
. electric plant
. Harry
. James
. John
. Lucy
. Orange
. Orange Wright hotel
. Wright’s electric light plant