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A long tradition of newspapering

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  • 1975-06-25

"Stewart Scott McKenzie, a man who was a strong and active force in Bradford for more than 35 years as a politician and publisher for the Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News, died last week in York County Hospital in Newmarket, last Thursday fo...

Bradford Witness

Alexander Sutherland Death Announcement

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  • 1931-07-24

An announcement of the death of Bradford businessman and owner of Sutherland’s Grocery, Alexander Sutherland on July 24th, 1931. Appeared in the July 29th, 1931 issue of the Bradford Witness.

Bradford Witness

Author of Marsh Study dead

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  • 1977

"Dr. John R. Brown, a professor at the University of Toronto who studied the effects of pesticides on workers in the Holland Marsh, died Saturday at the age of 57. In April this year Dr. Brown warned than an important (missing part of the article)...

Bradford Witness

Bradford School Principal Drowns in River

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  • 1933

Newspaper article on the drowning of George G. Atkinson Newmarket Era Banner January 27, 1933 p4 c3

Newmarket Era Banner

Cassie Sutherland Tribute

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  • 1882-04-17

A memorial for Cassie Edmanson Sutherland from 1882. Cassie died during childbirth and was the first wife of Donald Sutherland who was the brother of Bessie Sutherland Campbell.

Libbie Campbell

Choir lacked sparkle in second of series

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  • 1976

"A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten brought the spirit of Christmas a little closer to over 600 people at the December program of the Barrie Concert Association. The Canadian Children's Opera Chorus is the second of a four-concert series hel...

Bradford Witness

Collings, Benjamin Briton obituary

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  • 1957-07-31

Event Date : Saturday, July 27, 1957 Event Type : Death Description : The end came suddenly for Bradford's veteran, and well-known townsman, Benjamin Briton (B. B.) Collings, last Saturday morning. During the past year Mr. Collings had shown some...

Bradford Witness

Collings, Ernest Arthur obituary (long)

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  • 1951-01-03

Event Date : Tuesday, December 26, 1950 Event Type : Death Description : Less than five weeks before his death, Ernest came home from C.N.R. duties for the last time...

Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects

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  • 1975-04-30

"Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital April 6 suffering from a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Tri...

George Jackson

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