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Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 1

  • 2023-03-28/1
  • Series
  • 2023-03-28

Personnel files of sixty-five personnel who served in World War I with ties to South Simcoe. Research was commenced by Jan Coward. After her passing, a group of research assistants are working to verify the research and share this publicly. Original database exists as an online spreadsheet. Reseach assistants have identified which personnel files have been verified.

Jan Coward's Literary Estate

Thomas Wells Opens School

  • CA BWGPL 2017-02-02
  • Item
  • February 9, 1977

Bradford Witness
Volume 111, Issue 6
February 9, 1977
p.1

Bradford Witness

Bradford Times Article - Canada 150 Quilt

  • CA BWGPL 2017-05-11-01
  • Item
  • 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

Proclaiming Yonge's Bicentennial

  • CA BWGPL 2017-05-15-01
  • Item
  • 1996-08-21

Description: Celebrating Yonge street's 200 years of existing.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Bradford Veterans Street Names

  • CA BWGPL 2022-10-27/0
  • Item
  • 2017-07-01

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

David Di Giovanni

Durham, James Blanchfield

  • CA BWGPL 2953

Event Date : Saturday, September 08, 1900
Event Type : Death
Municipality :
Community : Bradford
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Concession : 0
Description : Died at Durham Place" Bradford.Age: 71st year.Born in Township of Trafalger County of Halton on May 30th 1830.Married Harriet Saunders daughter of George W. Saunders St. Vincent Township County of Grey in 1855.Moved to Bradford from Barrie in 1860 to run the T. Smith & Sons' Sawmills. More than 20 years later the mills moved north and he became involved in farming. Leaves a widow and nine children: T.S. Durham of Sault Ste. Marie; Sidney of B.C.; Mrs. E.S. Meeking of Allandale; James E. of Tonawanda N.Y.; Edgar and Miss Ella of Bradford; Clara of the Jewish Hospital Cincinnati Ohio; Hattie of Sault Ste. Marie and Wilbert of Bay City Mich.Interred in Barrie Union Cemetery."

Holland River

  • CA BWGPL PH12737

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Community : Bradford
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Description : Part of a regular column, "Further Recollections: Old Times in Bradford," written by T.A. Pratt, Islington. Deals with subject of whether the Holland River should properly be called that, or if its true name is the Schomberg River.

Letter to The Witness From Mr. G. Harrison

  • CA BWGPL PH12740

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Community : Other - Bradford
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Description : Describes a letter written by Mr. George Harrison of Port Hope about his time in Bradford.

Further Recollections of Old Times in Bradford

  • CA BWGPL PH12775

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Community : Bradford
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Description : T.A. Pratt shares his memories of his school days, both attending and teaching. He recalls classmates Ernest Baker, Dan Collings, Billy Montgomery, and his teachers Miss Blakesley, Mr. O.J. Stevenson, and Miss McMullen. Also mentioned is one of his students, Frank Keaney, and Joan Compton and Tom Evans Jr., who had recently scored very well in graduation examinations. Pratt also takes time to reminisce about people he knows who had recently died: Clara Kilkenny, Hector Greig, and George Bannerman.

Frank Archer, Butcher

  • CA BWGPL PH12797

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Community : Bradford
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Description : An article describing Mr. Archer and his butcher shop.

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