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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

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Broughton, J.R.Y. & Alma Strong

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  • 1900-11-29

Event Date : Monday, November 26, 1900 Event Type : Marriage Description : Alma Marion, second daughter of the late William Strong, to J.R.Y. Broughton, of Newmarket, druggist. The wedding took place at Aldersyde, Bradford.The ceremony was perfor...

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Geo. Stoddart residence

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  • 1900-11-01

Article on the construction of George Stoddart's residence

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Lukes, Samuel & Mary Jones

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  • 1908-04-23

Event Date : Wednesday, April 15, 1908 Event Type : Marriage Description : Mary, fourth daughter of Benjamin Jones, Esq., London, England, to Samuel Gilbert Lukes, eldest son of Samuel Lukes, Esq., Bradford, Ontario. The wedding took place at Dun...

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Office Window - Bradford housing; Publisher's life

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  • 1957-09-18

Article features local news, such as the reflection of the life of the publisher, and Bradford's housing situation which is reflecting in the weekly editions of The Witness.

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Rolling home

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  • 1977-06-01

"There was quite a moving experience on Holland Street, Bradford, last week. An Ontario Hydro worker on the roof lifted low-hanging electrical wires as a home was moved to Bathurst Street, disrupting traffic temporarily along the way."

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The Purchase of Algonquin Lodge

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  • 1910-04-28

"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 ...

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Watson, Herbert & Laura Young

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  • 1907-09-19

Event Date : Saturday, September 14, 1907 Event Type : Marriage Description : Laura Winnifred Young, to Dr. Herbert E. Watson. The wedding took place at "Algonquin Lodge" Bradford. The ceremony was performed by the father of the bride Rev. Egerto...

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Young, Rev. Egerton Ryerson obituary

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  • 1909-10-07

Event Date : Tuesday, October 05, 1909 Event Type : Death Description : Rev. Egerton Ryerson Young. Age: 70th year. Noted Canadian Missionary and Author. Born in Smith's Falls in 1840, a son of Rev. William Young, a pioneer Methodist preacher. Ta...

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