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Wishing Bradford a Happy 150th Birthday

"Last Sunday, May 27th, the town of Bradford launched 14 months of celebration, marking the 150th year since its incorporation.
In fact, the "actual receiving of Royal Assent incorporating the village of Bradford... was done on May 27th, 1857 by Queen Victoria," said Bradford Sesquicentennial Committee Chair Del Crake, "ten years prior to Confederation." ..."

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Wiring Town Hall

Documents pertaining to supplying the Town Hall (& fire station) with hydro-electric power. Includes a tender from W. J. Dunn, electrical contractor.

John Harrison

Wintario winner

"A happy Bathurst St. resident recently won $1,000 in the Wintario Lottery. Ladislaw [Walter] Dyrda, who has lived in Bradford 26 years, won the money with a ticket he purchased at Davis Pharmacy. Mr. Dyrda, an employee at Sterling Drugs in Aurora plans to use the money for a trip to his native Czechoslovakia next summer. "It is the first time I have ever won anything," the happy winner said. Above, Mr. Dyrda and Ross David hold a copy of the check for $1,000."

Art Chamberlain

Winners of Library Draw

Children who read thirty-five books or more in the Bradford Public Library's Summer Reading Program were eligible for the Grand Prize Draw. Winners, from left: Marcella Knibbe, 8, Amy Kany, 10, Cynthia Belanger, 9, Ramona Rouhani, 8, and Melanie McIlroy, 7 1/2. Chief Bookaneer Anita Sikma (in the hat) organised the program. Summer 1991.

Winners

"The most surprised winner at the Bradford District High School Commencement, Friday was Anne Saint. Only two award winners had not been announced before the ceremonies. Miss Saint won one of these awards - the Student Life Cup. It is given to the student completing Grade 12 who has made the most worthy contribution to school life. In addition to her many other activities, Anne is the Witness correspondent for the high school. A big winner at the Bradford District High School commencement last Friday was Jacqueline Kulha. She won the J.C. Wood Scholarship of $300 for the highest aggregate in six Grade 13 subjects. In addition, she took the Municipality of Bradford prize for the highest standing in Grade 13 and the science prize for the highest aggregate in tow Grade 13 sciences. Miss Kulha is seen here holding the J.C. Wood and Bradford prizes."

Wilson, James obituary

Event Date : October 8, 1888
Event Type : Death

Description : Age: 71 years, 8 months.

Bradford Witness

Wilson, Harold memoriam

Event Date : Saturday, May 25, 1946
Event Type : In Memoriam

Description : Memoriam from Mom, Dad, Sisters and Brothers for Pilot Officer Harold Kenneth Wilson, reported missing, presumed dead.

Bradford Witness

Wilson family

Seated as John and James Wilson, second from left is David Wilson, father of Alonzo Wilson (who died April 3, 1918 in WWI). James came over from Scotland with wife Isabella Brash. John, David and a third son Daniel stayed in the West Gwillimbury area.

Willson's Store Ad

An ad for Willson’s Store in Bradford with a list of prices of various clothing items, c. 1933.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

Willson, Eveleen & James Bemrose

Event Date : September 2, 1891
Event Type : Marriage

Description : Miss Eveleen, youngest daughter of Mr. Lambert Willson, to Mr. James Bemrose, general merchant of Churchill. The wedding took place at St. Peter's Church. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Canon Murphy. The bride was attended by the groom's sister, Miss Sadie, and the bride's cousins, Miss Carrie Rogerson and Miss Willson. The groom was supported by James Bannerman, John Bemrose, and Norman Willson.

Bradford Witness

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