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Cabinet Makers of Norfolk County

The following represents documented individual makers and factories in business between 1840 and 1965. While not complete, it is the most comprehensive list currently available. The date indicates the year the maker/factory was recorded as being in operation and not the year established. If you have information about a maker from Norfolk County not listed, please email the Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum with details. (Sources: WHAM files, Norfolk County Archive files, and “The Cabinet Makers of Norfolk County” published by NHS – 1975).

Charlotteville Township

Brinstow, William – St. Williams (1886)

Cooper, Lionel – Vittoria (1851)

Gilkes, J. H. – Silver Hill (1910)

Gunton, John – Vittoria (1861)

Jolly, N. – St. Williams (1910)

McCall & Mason – St. Williams (1895)

Also Walter McCall & John Mason

McCall & Co. (1910)

McLennan, Andrew Jr. – Charlotteville (1851)

See McLennan – Walsingham Township

Miner, Daniel – Vittoria (1871)

Also Minner, Daniel (1871)

Reid, Archibald – Vittoria (1851)

Swayze, Albert (1871)

Swayze, Allen (1871)

Swayzie, Samuel – Vittoria (1864)

Also Swayze, Samuel

Willcox, Harvey P. – Normandale (1851)

Also Wilcox, Harvey

Wilcox, Buell – Normandale (1861)

Houghton Township

Burger, David – Clear Creek (1888)

King, Oliver – Frogmore (1895)

Kirk, Henry – Houghton (1861)

McDonald, G. W. – Houghton (1856)

Millard, Stephen C. – Houghton (1851)

Pierce, Thomas – Clear Creek (1851)

Stephens, Thomas – Frogmore (1895)

Stevens, John – King Lake (1887)

Wilson, Archibald Jr. – (1871)

Middleton Township

Beck, F. W. – Delhi (1887)

Buchner, Charles – Middleton (1851)

Church, Joseph – Fredericksburg (1869)

Clouse, John L. – Middleton (1851)

Dalrymple, Robert – Fredericksburg (1857)

Henderson, John – Fredericksburg (1857)

Longstreet, Edward – Fredericksburg (1871)

Wilkinson, William – Fredericksburg (1869)

Williams, Reuben J. – Delhi (1888)

*Fredericksburg was later renamed Delhi

Town of Simcoe

Boughner, Miller (1851)

Collins & Misner (1856)

Collins, John (1861)

Collins, William (1851)

Also Collins, William – Woodhouse (1871)

Cook, Asa Sr. (1851)

Church, Issac (1861)

Duncan, Wilson (1861)

Duvall, William H. (1851)

Also Devall, William

Devall, William – Woodhouse (1871)

Fisher, Adam (1851)

Fisher, James (1851)

Glover, Edwin (1871)

Hambridge, Henry (1871)

Hoffmann, Henry (1910)

Horning, Isaac (1851)

Jackson, John & George (1856)

Jackson, John (1851)

Jackson, George (1851)

Jackson Bros. (1869)

Kendall, Thomas Wm. (1871)

McCall, Charles (1871)

McDonald, Hanford (1851)

Also McDonnold, Hanford

McKay, Alex (1851)

McKie, John (1861)

Also McKee, John

McKiee, John (1871)

Mills, John (1851)

Misner & Kendell (1864)

Also Harmon, Misener & Kendall (1869)

Misener, Harmon (1871)

Kendall, Thomas Wm. (1871)

Misener, Joseph (1851)

Misener, Robert (1851)

Penkiss, John (1851)

Also Purkis, John – Woodhouse Township

Simpson, Thomas (1871)

Also Simpson, Thomas – in Townsend (1851)

Sinden, T. A. (1871)

Smith, Williams (1871)

Steinhoff, Hugh (1871)

Stevenson, James (1851)

Stewart, Francis (1871)

Thompson, John (1851)

Wells, L. (1851)

Wilson, Duncan (1857)

Wilson, James (1851)

Townsend Township

Anderson, Samuel – (1871)

Barber, Alonzo M. – Waterford (1895)

Barber, John L. – Waterford (1851)

Also Barber, J. L. & Co. (1887)

Churchill, R. W. – Bealton (1895)

Cole, Martin – Rockford (1865)

Cook, Martin – Rockford (1888)

Dell, Henry N. – (1851)

Hoover, David & Co. – Round Plains (1864)

Judd, James Wm. – Waterford (1965)

Levi, Harris – (1861)

Murray, C. G. – Waterford (1887)

Proctor, George – Boston (1871)

Of Southern & Proctor

Purdy, Oliver – (1851)

Pursel, Louis P. – Waterford (1849)

Also Pursell, L.P.

Pursel & Son

Lemuel P. & Nelson W. Pursel (1895)

Pursel, Jonathan – Waterford (1851)

Also Pursell, Johnathan

Simpson, Thomas – (1851)

Also Simpson, Thomas – in Simcoe (1871)

Slaght, Lewis – Waterford (1871)

Smith, Stephen – Waterford (1851)

Souther, William – Boston (1871)

Also Southern, William – (1871)

Southern, Edward – Boston (1869)

Later Southern & Proctor (1871)

Surry, Samuel – (1851)

Terry, John – Waterford (1861)

Wadsworth, Thomas – (1851)

Walrath, William – Townsend Centre (1865)

Watson, George – (1851)

Walsingham Township

Allan, William – Port Rowan (1901)

Barber, Justice – Langton (1888)

Beckett, S. – Walsingham Centre (1887)

Christmas, George – Walsingham Centre (1880)

Davis, John – Port Rowan (1851)

Dench, Ephraem E. – Port Rowan (1871)

Fick, Thomas – (1871)

Foreman, R. – Courtland (1877)

Franklin, F. – Port Rowan (1888)

Glover, John – Port Rowan (1861)

House, Jacob – Walsingham Centre (1887)

Layman, W. D. – Langton (1877)

McLennan, Andrew Jr. – Port Rowan (1857)

Millett, Jacob – (1861)

Mills, John – (1851)

Newkirk, James C. – Port Rowan (1861)

Newkirk, Moses – Walsingham (1864)

Reid, Alexander – Wyecombe (1887)

Saxton, Isaac – Port Rowan (1851)

Also Saxon, Isaac

Woodward, Nathan – (1851)

Windham Township

Hellems, Joel – Kelvin (1864)

Pugsley, Josiah – Teeterville (1869)

Shonheide, A. – Teeterville (1877)

Also Shonheide, A. & E. (1887)

Smith, Primus – (1861)

Woodhouse Township

Arnot, A. – Port Dover (1869)

Armstrong, Thomas – (1901)

Beckstroem, Gustavus E. – Port Dover (1857)

Also Beckstrom, Gustas (1861)

Brougham, Miller – Port Dover (1869)

Also Benghner, Miller

Bughner, Miller (1861)

Bugner, Miller (1871)

Crawford, Alexander – Port Dover (1853)

Collins, William – (1871)

Also Collins, William – Simcoe (1851)

Deans, George – (1861)

Devall, William – (1871)

Also Devall, William – Simcoe (1851)

Hoffman, Lewis – Port Dover (1864)

Also Huffman, Louis

Hoopman, Lewie (1871)

Jenkins, W. – Port Dover (1864)

Jessup, S. – Port Dover (1857)

Liger, John G. – Port Dover (1871)

Marr, David – Port Dover (1851)

Marr, Duncan D. – (1871)

Mead, Franklin – Port Dover (1843)

Mead, S – Port Dover (1857)

Misner, Harman – (1851)

Purkis, John – (1851)

Simpson, Garvin – (1851)

Simpson, J. – Port Dover (1851)

Steinhoff, Hugh – (1851)

Tick, Jacob – Marston (1869)