The Purchase of Algonquin Lodge
- CA BWGPL WEG-Arch-OS8412-2016-11-16-03
"Masons, carpenters and painters have been for some time and are still at work at Algonquin Lodge, and "vaster than has been" are the improvements that are being made. This property was lately purchased from the Estate of the late Rev. E.R. Young ...
Early Days of the Marsh
- CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH25683
Description : Early Days of the Marsh
Today, one of the richest and most widely known Garden Tracts in Ontario is the Bradford or the Holland Marsh. In the vegetable stores across Canada and in parts of the United States you will see potatoes, ce...
Crake, Richard Holland obituary
- CA BWGPL VS-1900-PH14850
Event Date : Sunday, December 27, 1936
Event Type : Death
Description : One of Bradford's oldest businessmen, Mr. Crake died in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, at the age of 79. He was the first Chevrolet dealer in the area. Funeral service at his l...
Unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery Plaque
- CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-03-16-05
Article on the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque unveiling to take place the following Sunday, August 24th, 1958 at 2:30pm. Contains a brief history of the Auld Kirk and the Scotch Settlement.
Looking Back Over the Century - Auld Kirk
- CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-03-16-13
"On Sunday, July 23rd, 1967, the Auld Kirk in Scotch Settlement will hold a centennial service. This church, for many years has been closed but on that day memories will be revived by the old and the not-so-old as they greet one another and talk a...
A Successful Church Opening
- CA BWGPL LHC-Rura-2017-03-16-10
Article describing the opening Sabbath on November 10th, 1889 of St. John's Presbyterian Church at Coulson's Hill.
History of West Gwillimbury
- CA BWGPL LHC-Rura-2017-03-19-06
This edition of the Bradford Witness celebrated the Centennial Year of the town. Histories of the surrounding communities were added to the edition in honour of this event, and were contributions from the Women's Institutes. This article is a brie...
Jury Can't Say
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148-2016-07-29-03
"Return Open Verdict in Accident Which Caused Fireman's Death"
Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908
Fire Alarm Doesn't Alarm
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-11-02-06
"Bradford's fire siren apparently is not in working order, and the old bell, which used to cause a big alarm, now gives only a faint tinkle, and the few who do hear it, hear so little they are seldom sure just what they head. all in all, our fire ...