Business and commerce



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  • The subject term business and commerce should be used with descriptions that relate to commercial and mercantile activity involving the exchange of the commodities, services of financial resources, retail business, services business, banking, individual business owners and operators, business related association and chambers of commerce.

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Warren, Herbert Hamilton, 1908-1987

  • Person
  • 1908-1987

Herbert Hamilton Warren was born on April 25, 1908 in Montreal to Alice Frances "Kitty" Rattray (1881-1968) and Herbert Lawrence Warren (1881-1952). He had two sisters: Henrietta Kathleen (Kay) (1911-2001), and Mary Hamilton Warren (1913-1960). Herbert Hamilton was Secretary Treasurer of Warrendale for most of his working life. He expanded to include the Belding-Corticelli Company, which included the factory in Coaticook, a lace factory in Ways Mills, a warehouse and a factory in St. Jean sur Richelieu. Herbert Hamilton became a director of Belding-Corticelli, Warrendale, the Montreal Quilting Company, and Iroquois Chemicals. Herbert died on January 9, 1987 in Ottawa.

Warren, Herbert Lawrence, 1881-1952

  • Person
  • 1881-1952

Herbert Lawrence Warren was born in London, Ontario on April 23, 1881 to Thomas Brimage Warren and Mary Martha Hamilton. He married Alice Frances Rattray, known as "Kitty," in 1907. Herbert and Alice had three children, all born in Montreal: Herbert Hamilton Warren (1908-1987), Henrietta Kathleen (Kay) (1911-2001), and Mary Hamilton Warren (1913-1960). In partnership with Mr. Dale, founded of the Warrendale Shirt Company in 1927. He was also involved with The Montreal Quilting Company. He died June 19 1952, in Cobourg, Ontario.

Milne, Harry Austin, 1906-1998

  • Person
  • 1906-1998

Harry Austin Milne was born on August 30, 1906 in Magog. He married Henrietta Kathleen (Kay) Warren in 1941 and together, they had two daughters: Catherine and Jean. Harry served overseas with the Sherbrooke Fusiliers during the Second World War. He spent his entire life in Magog, where he worked in the Engraving Room of the Dominion Textile Company for nearly fifty years. Harry died on December 29, 1998 at the Foyer du Sacre Coeur in Magog. He is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery in Magog.

Warren, Thomas Brimage, 1848-1904

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  • 1848-1904

Thomas Brimage Warren born 1848, to father George Goss Warren (d.1864) in England. He first married Frances Marian Beater December 2, 1868 in Devon, England. The couple had three children, Herbert Brimage (b.1870), Franklin “Frankie” Maple (b. 1872), and Florence “Florrie” (b.1874). Frances and two of their children died in 1875 of diphtheria, and are buried in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal. Florence was sent to England to be raised by her grandmother and aunt. Thomas Brimage Warren married a second time to Mary Martha Hamilton (b.1854) on June 16, 1880 in Ontario. He and Mary Martha had two children, Tom Hamilton (1883-1940) and Herbert Lawrence (1881-1950).
Thomas Brimage Warren came to Canada as a young man and through out his life lived in both Coburg Ontario and Montreal Quebec. In both Quebec and Ontario, he worked as a commission merchant, and even operated his own brokerage, Warren & Co in London, Ont. Thomas was also the editor in chief of “The Patriot” a newspaper printed out of Montreal during the late 1800s. In 1899, he authored Canada: The Land of the Bright and Happy Homes a book about his love of Canada and its development into a fully-fledged country.
Thomas Brimage Warren died on May 11, 1904 and is buried with his first wife in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal.

Heard, Samuel Andrews VII

  • Person
  • 1815-1877

Samuel Andrews VII Heard was born 12 Nov, 1815 in Newport, Lower Canada to parents Edmund Heard VI (1768-1830) and Lucy Bennett (1774-1845). He was the youngest of eight siblings, Edmund VII (1795-1852), John Bennett Heard VII (1797-1848), Lucy (1801-1873), Luke VII (1801-1873), Sarah (1803-1865), Tyler Wellington (1806-1877), Betsey Eaton (1810-1828), Leander Curtis (1813-1814).In his teens, Samuel Andrews VII moved to Stanstead to pursue a further education, where he met Catherine Nash Hubbard. In 1838, the couple married and went on to have five children, Edward Payson Heard (1838-1899), Ellen Corilla (1840-1918), Lucy Jane (1844-1871), Laura Ann (1850-?), and Samuel Augustine VIII (1850-1910). The family went on to settle in Eaton, where Samuel Andrews VII Heard became the chairman of the school committee for Eaton Township and an elder at the Congregational Church in Eaton. Additionally, he opened a successful general store. Samuel Andrews VII was instrumental in the funding of a school in the Town of Maple Leaf. Samuel Andrews VII Heard died in 1877 in Sherbrooke, he is buried in the Eaton Cemetery, in Eaton, Quebec.

Hurd, Augustus VII

  • Person
  • 1821-1905

Augustus VII Hurd was born in 1821 to parents Polly Sawyer (1804-1879) and John Bennett VII Heard (1797-1849) in Newport Township. He was the oldest of five siblings that made it to adulthood, Catherine Jennete (1825-1899), Gratia (1829-1874), Bartlett (1831-1852), Cyrus Alexander (1842-1919), and Mariad (1843-1914). In 1842, Augustus VII and Eliza Ann Planche (1821-1905) got married. The couple went on to have six children, John Bennett IX (1850–1907), Ella Jane (1853–1926), Edith A (1857–1920), Ellen M. (1861–1953), Eliza Mary (1863–1953), Augustus Frederick IX (1866–1956). The family lived and worked on the plot of land that had initially belonged to his grandfather, Capt. Edmund VI Heard. In addition to being a farmer, Augustus VII was a businessman, he bought and sold land, invested in road building. and operated a lumber business. Notably, it is also believed that Augustus VII and his wife were the first in the community of Maple Leaf to own a clock. Augustus VII Hurd died in 1905 and is buried at the Maple Leaf Cemetery, Compton, Quebec.