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1862 Fire Inquest

This article relates to the fire of Bradford on June 24th, 1862, which originated in an unknown stable in the main city sector. There is no lasting record of a newspaper published during the week of the fire.

"Fire Inquest

On Friday morning last [June 27th], Corner Allen, with a Jury, held an inquiry into the causes of the late fire. About a dozen witnesses were examined, after which the jury returned the following verdict:
'We, the Jury empannelled to inquire into the causes or origin of the fire that occurred in this village on the night of the 24th [June] inst., having heard the testimony brought before us, are of the opinion that such fire originated through accident, whose cause is unknown to this Jury.
-A.S. Warburton, Foreman'
No evidence was adduced to show that there was either a candle or lamp in the stable on the evening in question."

South Simcoe Times

1871 Bradford Fire Account

An article about a highly destructive fire that swept through Holland Street, destroying multiple buildings, businesses and homes. The original article appeared in the May 22nd, 1871 edition of the Toronto Daily Telegraph and was reprinted in 1901 as part of the "Looking Backward" series.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

1886 Fire

Newspaper article from 1886 about a fire that destroyed buildings on the town's main thoroughfare and the fire suppression efforts of firefighters and citizens.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

1890 Bradford Novelty Concert Programme

The front cover of an 1890 program for a novelty concert in Bradford. Libbie Campbell daughter of William Campbell (the grain dealer) was one of the performers in the concert and is listed in the programme.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

1905 Ontario Lacrosse Association Champion pendant

Pendant from the 1905 OLA Championship for Bradford. Walter Reeves, Town Constable of Bradford from 1929-1946, was a well known lacrosse star from this match. The medal is inscribed with Walter's name on the back.

Bill Marks

1908 Train Wreck on G.T.R.

Train wreck on the Grand Trunk Railway between Bradford and Gilford July 15, 1908, a result of making up time.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

1909 O.A.L.A. Intermediate Lacrosse Champions Float

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations.
This float includes "Three members of Bradford 1909 O.A.L.A. Intermediate Lacrosse champions."

Bradford Witness

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