Manitoba Business: Nelson and Foster

This Winnipeg-based company, founded by carpenters Nicholas Nelson (1872-?) and Frederick Foster (?-?), built several commercial buildings around the city in the early 20th century.

Some of its construction works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Ellesmere Apartments

74 Carlton Street, Winnipeg

1911

 

Conway Court

165 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg

1912

 

Quelch Apartments

210 Quelch Street, Winnipeg

1912

 

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 January 2022