Holland Landing

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Surveyor-General gave name to Holland Marsh

"The ties between "The Marsh" and the Netherlands seem to have been destined by fate's fickle finger. They stretch back to the earliest days of British settlement when in 1791 General Frederick Haldimand, Canada's Governor-in-Chief, assigned his Surveyor-General to do a survey of the Lake Simcoe area. Although a British army officer, the man was Dutch-born and by coincidence was named Samuel Johannes Holland." ...

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Simcoe County Local Heroes

A collection of items relating to Hon. Earl Rowe; Sir William Mulock; The World War I Roll of Honour and Veterans; The World War II Roll of Honour and Veterans; Soldiers of Simcoe County.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Oral History Collection

  • CA BWGPL OH
  • Collection
  • 1972-2016

Digitized versions of old audio tapes, which include various interviews conducted with residents of Bradford West Gwillimbury. They are comprised of various interesting stories on everyday life in Bradford and surrounding areas over the past century.

Accompanying these recordings are written transcripts outlining each conversation in detail. Due to the age of the tapes, the sound quality of some may be a bit poor. These transcripts are provided to facilitate listening and complement the audio recording. All of these transcripts have been compiled into a book, which we have catalogued for anyone interested in reading them in a collected format.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Military

Contains items relating to Simcoe County servicemen and women, including veterans related articles, artifacts, and photographs

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Melbourne, Carl death

September 13, 1987
Death

Melbourne, Carl -- (retired from York Regional Police) at York County Hospital, Newmarket on Sunday, September 13, 1987. Carl Melbourne of Holland Landing and formerly of Sharon, Ontario in his 58th year. Beloved husband of Ruth Thompson, dear father of Bonnie (Mrs. Joe Haas) of Bradford, Carol (Mrs. Greg Parker) of Georgetown and Debbie (Mrs. Chris Bergin) of Bond Head. Dear son of William and Gertie Melbourne. Dear brother of Anne (Mrs. Harry Sparling) of London, Ontario, Joan(Mrs. Vincent Lackimia) of Sepulveda, California and the late Ross Melbourne and his wife Hilda. Dear grandfather of Jessica Parker, Allison, David and Anne Bergin. The funeral service was held at Lathangue & Skwarchuk Funeral Home, Bradford on Tuesday, September 15, 1987 at 2 o'clock p.m. Interment at Bond Head Cemetery. Donations to the CAT Scan at York County Hospital, Newmarket would be appreciated.

Bradford Weekly

Looking Back Over the Century - Holland Landing

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the history of Holland Landing is the topic.

Bradford Witness

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