GOULDEN & TROREY
61 King Street East, Toronto
Goulden & Trorey, Manufacturing Jewellers, and Dealers in Diamonds and Precious Stones, etc, 61 King Street East, opposite Toronto Street. –
A large and important jewellery establishment on King Street East is that of Messrs. Goulden & Trorey, which is located at No. 61 on that thoroughfare, where those gentlemen carry on a large and successful business as manufacturers and dealers. The store is neatly and tastefully fitted up with plate glass show cases and elaborate counters of elegant design. Among the varied assortment of rich and beautiful articles to be seen here are diamonds, precious stones, watches, gold and silver jewellery, electro plate, marble clocks, etc. In the rear of the store is the factory, which is fitted up with all modern appliances for conducting the business on an extensive scale. A staff of eight competent workmen are employed. All kinds of jewellery are manufactured and repaired on the premises ; gems are re-set and special attention paid to engraving and designing, also to repairing fine class watches, chronographs, repeaters, split seconds, French clocks, music boxes, etc. Mr. Goulden is a native of Birmingham, England, and his partner, Mr. G. E. Trorey, comes from Niagara Falls, Ont. Both are well and favourably known in Toronto, where they have resided for many years.
Source: Industries of Canada : Historical and Commercial Sketches of Toronto and Environs - 1886
By 1893 this business was styled Geo. E. Trorey. In 1907 the company was acquired by Henry Birks & Sons, with Trorey staying on as manager.