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Bemrose, James

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Bemrose Co. General Store, owned by the Bemrose brothers John and James. Their father, John, was a contractor and was well known in the town, a reputation which was passed down to t...

Bradford's Centennial - Bradford Seed House

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  • 1957

Bradford Seed House float in Bradford's Centennial Parade on Holland St. W. The car is a 1917 Ford Touring, owned and operated by George van Nostrand. Harvey W. Curry is in the passenger seat and Mandy and Wally Hunt are in the rear seat. Beside t...

Bradford's Centennial - Store floats

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  • 1957

Bradford's Centennial Parade. Shops that line Holland St. W. include Kilkenny Furniture, Evans Bakery, and Bradford 5 Cents to $1.00 Store. The tow truck at the far right of the picture is from Monarch Ford. Behind it, two girls carry a banner whi...

Forty years ago today in the Witness

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  • 1977-03-09

"Chicken thieves got away with between 39 and 40 fowl from the barn of Thomas Stewart, 10th line, West Gwillimbury. The pilferers had evidently used a car or light truck in their night prowling, as the marks of tires were plainly visible on the si...

George Jackson

Holland Street West, south side

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  • 1906-05-31

This photograph is of the south side of Holland Street West, looking westward. on the left side is A.Thompson's Hardware store, with the Bemrose Co. next door.

Bradford Witness

Living heritage - Bradford's oldest streets

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  • 1992-07-08

"To celebrate Canada's 125th birthday, why not take a walking tour of some of the oldest streets in Bradford, four of which date back 162 years!" ...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Lukes, Samuel

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  • 1906

This portrait is of Samuel Lukes, businessman and mill owner of Bradford. At the time of this edition, he was a successful owner of the Bradford Flouring Mills and lived on Holland Street. Later, he would own the Algonquin Lodge (now known as the ...

Edmund Garrett

R.B. Bird - Auctioneer

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  • 1854-09-27

Advertisement for R.B. Bird's auctioneer and conveyance services

Bradford Chronicle

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