Business Category: Blacksmithing
Remarks: John Holland was a blacksmith based in Halifax. He was listed as an individual blacksmith until 1873/74, at which time he was listed with another as "Holland & Garnett" (see entry for Thomas Garnett). In 1876/77, he was listed as "Holland & McNicholl" (see entry for Hugh McNichol).
There is more than one John Holland in the Manufacturer's Database.
Remarks Source: 1. Hutchinson's Nova Scotia Directory. 1863.
2. Hutchinson's Nova Scotia Directory. 1866-67.
3. McAlpine's Maritimes Directory. 1870-71.
4. McAlpine's Halifax City Directory. 1871-72.
5. McAlpine's Halifax City Directory. 1873-74.
6. Halifax/Dartmouth Business Directory. 1876-77.
7. McAlpine's Halifax City Directory. 1884-85. (Listed in the Business Directory.)