Manitoba Business: Quality Cakes Limited

Quality Cakes Limited was incorporated via Letters Patent under the Manitoba Joint Stock Companies Act on 24 August 1920. Its founding partners were bread manufacturers Edward Parnell, John Tully Speirs, William Charles Parnell, and James Marnie Speirs, along with baker Stephen Gordon Brown. The company held a capital stock of $100,000 and was based in Winnipeg, moving into the Brown Block on Arlington in the 1920s.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown Block (666-668 Arlington Street, Winnipeg)


Orders-In-Council (EC 0003B), Order-in-Council #34761, GR1530, Archives of Manitoba.

Companies Office corporation documents (CCA 0059), 11Q - Quality Cakes Limited, GR6427, Archives of Manitoba.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Henderson Directories Limited, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 16 October 2022