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8th Canadian Field Ambulance Officers and NCOs

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  • November 1918

This image documents the 8th Canadian Field Ambulance at the time of the signing of the armistice ending WWI on November 11, 1918 and can be found in a war photograph album belonging to Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Raymond Selby. The photographs in the album are both original photographs taken by Dr. Selby and copies of official Canadian military photographs. Selby was born in and grew up in the Bradford West Gwillimbury area before moving to Calgary, Alberta. Many of the men pictured were awarded medals in recognition of honour and/or bravery.

Top Row: Sgt. Maguire, Sgt. F. E. Dutton, Cpl. Brewster, Sgt. Munis, Sgt. Davidson, R.S.M. Coward, R.S.M. G. Taylor, Staff-Sgt. Graydon, Sgt. Nash, Cpl. Tillett, Cpl. Guthrie, Sgt. Patience
Middle Row: Capt. R. M. Harvie, Capt. A. S. Lamb, Capt. D.C. Malcolm, Major W. G. Cosbie, Lt-Col. E. R. Selby, Major W. J. MacKensie, Capt. J. F. Sparrow, Capt. Knight, Capt. Christie
Bottom Row: Sgt. H. Hay, Sgt. Montgomery, Cpl. Clements, Sgt. Valiquet, Sgt. Wyers, Sgt. Cowan, Sgt. Coleman, Sgt. Holding, Cpl. Lean

Ernest Raymond Selby, Dr.

90th Birthday - Bertha Langford

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  • 1980-09-06

Bradford's Bertha Langford celebrated her 90th birthday last week with more than 200 family and friends in attendance. The energetic lady still loves to bowl. Happy birthday!

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Batchelor, Grace Emily Chippendale

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  • 1964-07-22

Event Date : 0
Event Type : In Memoriam
Municipality : Other - Bradford
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Description : Wife of Thomas Batchelor who died on July 15, 1940.

Bradford Witness

Baynes, Ashley Gillian birth

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  • 1984-08-29

Event Date : Tuesday, August 14, 1984
Event Type : Birth
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Community : Newmarket
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Concession : 0
Description : At York County Hospital, Newmarket, a daughter to Gary and Karla Baynes, a grandchild for Clarence Baynes, Bradford, and Jim Newitt, Richmond Hill.

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Black, Paul Ronald birth

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  • 1987-01-10

January 7, 1987

Tom and Barb Miedema are pleased to announce the birth of their second daughter, Deborah Leanne, born on January 7, 1987, weighing 9 lbs, 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Len and Betty Stam of Bradford and Ken and Marie Miedema of Holland Marsh.

Bradford Weekly

Blackwell, Dr. Gilbert L. Blackwell & Ruth Irene Stewart

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  • 1944-12-06

Event Date : Monday, December 04, 1944
Event Type : Marriage

Description : Daughter of Mrs Stewart and the late Mr Stanley Stewart of Bradford wed son of Mrs Blackwell and the late Mr H.L. Blackwell of Bradford in Hart House Chapel. Rev. Kingsley Joblin officiated. Mrs. R.M. King was the bride's attendant and Dr. R.M. King was groomsman. The couple will reside in Toronto.

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Booth, John William & Ruth Eleanor Roberts

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  • 1940-06-14

Event Date : Sunday, July 14, 1940
Event Type : Marriage
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Community : Bradford
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Description : The wedding took place at the Bloor St. United Church with the Rev. Eric S. Crowell officiating.Ruth Eleanor is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. Roberts of Bradford. John William is the son of Mrs. Booth and the late John E. Booth of Toronto.

Bradford Witness

Bradford Times Article - Canada 150 Quilt

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  • 2017-05-11

Event Date: May 11th, 2017
Event Type: Newspaper article
Municipality: Bradford, Ont.

Description: Bradford Times article describes creation of Canada 150 quilt and its creation and donation.

Nancy Young

Bradford Veterans Street Names

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  • 2017-07-01

Research on street names in Bradford West Gwillimbury that are named after local veterans

David Di Giovanni

Buttars, Carman & Westlake, Betty

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  • 1976-08-18

Event Date : Sunday, November 30, 1975
Event Type : Marriage
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Community : Bond Head
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Description : Betty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Westlake of Bradford, to Carman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Buttars of Plainville. The wedding took place at the Bond Head United Church. Rev. Henry Dahlin officiated.Mrs. Kathy Varga, sister of the bride, was matron of honour. Mrs. Cathie Westlake, the bride's sister-in-law; Mrs. Sandra Craven, sister of the groom; Miss D. Westlake, sister of the bride; Miss Susan Varga, niece of the bride, were bridesmaids. Miss Lorrie Varga, niece of the bride, was flower girl.The best man was Brian Hughes. Douglas and Lawrence Westlake, brothers of the bride, Allan Buttars, brother of the groom and Jim Hughes were ushers. Steven Varga, the bride's nephew, was the ring bearer.Mr. and Mrs. Buttars will reside in Toronto.

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