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Oxford Mills Wesleyan Methodist Church

OXFORD MILLS

A village in Oxford Township, Grenville County, Ontario 32 miles northeast of Brockville, the county seat, and 4 miles southwest of Kemptville, on the St. L & O
line C P R, the nearest railway and banking point. It contains Methodist, Presbyterian and Anglican churches and a public school. Stage daily to Kemptville and Merrickville. Telephone connection. Telegraph G N W   Pop 500

William Lindsay, Postmaster

Businesses:

Anderson Bros, grocers
Barnard C}, builder
Beach F, tinsmith
Buck S M, machinist
Cameron W A, physician
Campbell C, harnessmaker
Coleman S B, agricultural implement agent
Craig J A, carriagemaker
Curry J R, dry goods
Davis John, grocer
Edwards J, wagonmaker
Johnston W J, grocer
Kidd T A. general store
Leach W J, hotel
Lindsay-Robert, blacksmith
Lindsay Wm, carriagemaker
McIntyre & McDonald, flour mill
Neeland F B, grocer
Patton Levi, cheesemaker
Quinn H W, sh®emaker
Sheppard N E, tinsmith
Smith Robert, blacksmith
Stephens F, carpenter
Weir Hugh, saw mill

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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Samuel M Buck

Baptism … from The Ontario Register

GIBSON Theophilus son of Joseph and Elizabeth was born in Oxford on December 8, 1842 and was baptised on May 22, 1843 Rideau Circuit

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YEARLEY’S

A post office in Stisted Township, Muskoka District, Ontario 15 miles northwest of
Huntsville, the nearest railway and banking point. It contains Methodist and Presbyterian churches and a public school. Pop, 40.

W A Campbell, Postmaster
Boulter H, grocer

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WOODVILLE

An incorporated village on the Midland Division G T R, in Elden Township, Victoria
County, Ontario 18 miles northwest of Lindsay the county seat. It has Methodist
and Presbyterian churches and public schools and a bank.  Telegraph G N W. Pop 550.

A E Staback, Postmaster

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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Wooler Methodist Church

WOOLER

A village in Murray Township Northumberland County, Ontario 35 miles northeast of Cobourg, the county seat, and 9 miles northwest of Trenton, nearest railway and banking point. It has 4 churches and a public school. Stage daily to Trenton.
Pop 350.

T R Garratt Postmaster

Businesses:

Anderson, W, wagonmaker
Austin D S, seedsman
Clune P J, physician
Ellis F E, blacksmith
Esterly L N, blacksmith
Foster R, blacksmith
Garratt T R, division court clerk
Gould Bros, general store
McConnell R J, dry goods
Mitchell Thomas & Son, butchers
Osterhout Nelson, shoemaker
Ruttan W M, vet surgeon
Scott J C, hotel
Scott Stephen, wagonmaker

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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Marmaduke Fieldhouse   – Divisional Court Clerk 1878

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WINGLE

A post office in Raglan Township, Renfrew County, Ontario 70 miles southwest of Pembroke, the county seat. Wilno on the C A & P S Railway is the nearest
railway point. Nearest bank at Renfrew. It contains Methodist and Lutheran churches and a public school. Stage daily to Eganville.
Pop 75.

J. Wingle Postmaster

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WILSTEAD

A post office in Lansdowne Township, Leeds, County, Ontario 28 miles southwest
of Brockville, the county seat, and 1 mile east of Gananoque, the nearest railway
and banking point. It contains a Methodist church and public school. Stage three times a week to Gananoque. Pop, 75.

Norman Gardner, Postmaster

Murchie Robert,  carragemaker
Wilson H & J R livestock

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WILMUR

A post office in Loughborough Township, Frontenac County, Ontario 18 miles
north of Kingston, the county seat, and nearest bank location, and 18 miles
east of Harrowsmith, on the K & P R, its nearest railway point. It contains
a Methodist church and a public school. Pop, 65.

J K Freeman, Postmaster

Amey Peter, saw mill

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WILFRID

A post office in Brock Township, Ontaiio County, Ontario 43 miles north of
Whitby, the county seat, and 7 miles west of Cannington, the nearest railway and
banking point. It contains a Methodist church and public school. Stage daily to Sutton and Cannington. Pop 100

R P Dalgleish, Postmaster

Dalgleish R P, general store
Hart J, builder
Turner G. E, carpenter
Switzer John, shoemaker
Way William, planing mill

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WHITESIDE

A post office on Muskoka Lake in Medora Township, Muskoka District, Ontario
90 miles north of Barrie. Gravenhurst is the nearest banking and railway point.
It contains a Methodist church and common school. Stage twice a week to Bala, Port Carling and Gravenhurst. Pop, 55.

W B White Postmaster

Fairhall W, saw mill
Sutton E B, tinware
White W D, grocer

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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