The Hollis and Bishop location makes you are part of the lifeblood of our vibrant city. Go ahead and dwell downtown. Grab a fresh brewed coffee and stroll along Halifax’s famous picturesque waterfront. Enjoy the atmosphere of the internationally acclaimed Public Library, and take your pick of one of the city’s many excellent restaurants and pubs. At Flynn Flats, you’re in the heart of it all.
Black family lived on the site and began with Rev. J Black who was crucial in establishing Canada’s Presbyterian/ United Church which is linked with St. Matthews
1866-1687- Thomas Jr Adam, Bookkeeper 57 Hollis
1869-1870- George P. Black, Commission Merchant and Grand Trunk R.R.31 Lower Water
1878- George P. Black, of Geo P Black & Co, agent New Eng S S Co and G T R R, Dominion Wharf
1891-1892- George E. Forsyth, Grocer of G.E. Forsyth & Co
According to deed records the owner at this time was Brenton Halliburton Collins, esq.
1911- Dr, Francis A.T. Gow, physician and Miss Margaret Gow
Son was Francis Robert William Gow, who died in 1942 R.C. Navy Cmdr.