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Shipping in Yarmouth 1850-1900

This archival package includes: 


A general view of shipping in Yarmouth from 1850-1900

1- Classified advertisements from 1876-1890. Source: Yarmouth Herald

2- Sections of the 1890 Yarmouth Directory showing advertisements and individuals who were in marine professions. Source: 1890 Yarmouth Town Directory

3- Yarmouth’s waterfront in 1900. Source unknown.

4- Photograph of W.H. Gridley. Shipsmith/Blacksmith shop.

5- Photograph of Yarmouth Duck & Yarn Co. Limited.

6- Photograph of Killiam’s Shipping Office.

7- Photograph of William Law & Co.

8- Photograph of G.J. Morton (Established in 1875).

9- Photograph of Yarmouth Brass Foundry.

10- Inventory form on the property, 53 Water Street (originally the Yarmouth Iron Works Co.).

11- Inventory form on the property, 90 Water Street (originally Killam Brothers Shipping Office).

12- Inventory form on the property, 99 Water Street (originally Young, Kinney & Corning Company).

13- Inventory form on the property, 112 Water Street (originally The New Burrill-Johnson Iron Co. Ltd.).

14- Photograph of Killam Wharf and building (from afar).

15- Photograph of Killam Wharf.

16- Photograph of Harbour View from Hawthorne St.

17- Photograph of Bakers Wharf in 1890.

18- Photograph of Yarmouth Harbour, circa 1900

19- Photograph of Baker’s Wharf.

20- Examples of shipping news. Source: Yarmouth Herald, 1873

Shipping in Yarmouth 1850-1900

  • All material found in these packages is owned by the Yarmouth County Historical Society and is housed at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (22 Collins Street, Yarmouth, NS). Credit must be given to, Yarmouth County Archives. 

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