I had the privilege of being invited to appear on Global Maritimes’ new morning television show “Morning News” to talk with host Crystal Garrett about the history of the new Global Television studio which you can see in more detail in the post I made on the North Baptist Church below
Clayton & Sons – Clothing Factory, Barrington Street
One of the largest manufacturers of clothing in Canada for much of the late 19th and half of the 20th century was Clayton & Sons on the corner of Barrington and Jacob streets. The large modern textile factory was the home to over a five hundred employees at the height of its success.
The company is interesting from the perspective of it being run for most of its history by women as the Clayton & Sons refers to Mary E. Clayton and her sons William and Edward.
From time to time I will post photos or interesting facts about people and things that happened outside of the “Old North End”. Today’s post is to celebrate the wonderful photos of Arthur F. Pelton (1863-1944) a contractor and architect who was responsible for the construction of many prominent buildings, specifically churches, throughout Halifax at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th Centuries. All the photos below are from Arthur’s album.