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Bertha Langford's Birthday

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Newspaper clipping from September 21, 1983 edition of the Bradford Witness. Bertha Langford celebrated her 93rd birthday on September 6, 1983, with a gathering of approximately fifty family members at her daughter-in-law Ella's farm.

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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...

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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

Funeral of Earl Rowe

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  • 1984

Mourners gather at the funeral service held for Mr. Rowe who died last Thursday.

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King, Walter & Stella

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Bradford's Walter King was 31 years old when this photo was taken in 1914. Mr. King is shown with his new bride Stella Kneeshaw. The wedding took place two days before on the Kneeshaw farm on the 6th line of West Gwillimbury and the couple moved t...

Madeline (Evans) Bowles

Lifelong Friends, Three Lose Lives at Railroad Crossing

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  • 1951-07-25

"Three Schomberg men died at the railway level crossing immediately south of Beeton C.P.R. station, early Friday morning. The triple fatality left 10 young children fatherless." ...

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Neilly, Alzada K. obituary - long

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  • 1951-01-24

Event Date : Sunday, January 07, 1951 Event Type : Death Description : A native of Cookstown, Ont., Miss Alzada K. Neilly passed away in her sleep at her place of residence in Toronto on January 7, 1951. Death was due to coronary thrombosis. ...

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Nine-Year-Old Boy Drowns at Belle Ewart

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  • 1964-07-15

"Nine-year-old Eric Bradbury, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bradbury pf Belle Ewart, drowned Saturday in Lake Simcoe while paddling on an inner tube at Belle Ewart Beach. ..."

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Park, Joseph obituary

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  • 1933-06-28

Event Date : Monday, June 26, 1933 Event Type : Death Mr. Joseph Park passed away early on Monday morning following many weeks of sickness, which from the first was diagnosed as his last illness. Mr. Park was in his seventy-fourth year and for a ...

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River claims girl, 12

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  • 1974-08-07

"Life ended suddenly on Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Holland Marsh girl who went swimming in the Holland River. Betty Lowder, R.R.2, Newmarket, was swimming under the bridge at the intersection of No. 3 Concession and the Graham sideroad wit...

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