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FISHER BROS
Baltimore, MD.
1899-1906
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1904: "Henry J Abels, manager. Agents Roxbury Rye Distillery, Liquors Wholesale", 1905: Successors to G T Gambrill, Distiller.

Distillery: RD #15 in Roxbury, Washington Co., MD. See the distillery listing page for more details.

Read more about this company in the following article:
The Rogue and Roxbury Rye, by Jack Sullivan

The company used the brand name: "Roxbury Rye."

Business name timeline:
Fisher Bros (1899), Fisher Bros Co. (1900-1906)

Address timeline:
115 W Baltimore (1899-1903), 406 W Camden, temp. loc. (1904), 124 W Baltimore St (1905-1906)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
D, V, V-R


Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Baltimore directory notes

Appearance in directories:
1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906

Directories consulted:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1919

Baltimore directory notes:
V= Wine & Liquor (Wholesale), V-R = Wine & Liquor (Retail), W = Whiskey (Wholesale), L = Liquors (Wholesale) D = Distiller, DA = distiller's agent



The Directories are full of display ads that are not available and have not been logged. L&W Retail is missing for 1871, partial (early letter of the alphabet are missing) for 1875, 1877, 1879, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1889, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899. No Distillers for 1884. Nothing for 1918. There was a city-wide number change in the 1887 directory. Old numbers appear after the new address.. Tel numbers are shown beginning 1902. In 1904, "temporary locations" are given following a fire (February, 1904), with many new addresses appearing in 1905 and many more in 1906. In 1910, at least two streets appear to have changed names (Canton becomes Fleet?). Retailers listings drop dramatically beginning 1890 but picks up again in 1895. Tel Numbers appear with the 1902 directory.

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