Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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My Canada: When Lacrosse was King in Bradford

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  • 2017-06-22

An article about the history and popularity of the game of lacrosse in Bradford, written by Luanne Campbell Edwards. "At this time in June, 110 years ago, there was only one topic being discussed in every household in Bradford: the Bradford playe...

Bradford Times

My Canada... The Campbells of Bradford

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  • 2017-03-30

An article about the history of the Campbell family in Bradford, written by Luanne Campbell Edwards.

Bradford Times

William Campbell Coal Co. Reciept

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  • 1919-06-03

Image of a receipt issued by William Campbell Coal Co. on June 3, 1919. At this time the business was being run by William’s daughter Elizabeth Florence “Libby” Campbell as William died in 1914.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

Cassie Sutherland Tribute

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  • 1882-04-17

A memorial for Cassie Edmanson Sutherland from 1882. Cassie died during childbirth and was the first wife of Donald Sutherland who was the brother of Bessie Sutherland Campbell.

Libbie Campbell

James Driffill Surprise Party

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  • 1884

An article about some townspeople forming a surprise party and visiting James Driffill.

Libbie Campbell

1871 Bradford Fire Account

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  • 1871-05-22

An article about a highly destructive fire that swept through Holland Street, destroying multiple buildings, businesses and homes. The original article appeared in the May 22nd, 1871 edition of the Toronto Daily Telegraph and was reprinted in 1901...

Libbie Campbell

Bradford 41 Years Ago - Politics and Ratepayers

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  • 1904

An 1904 congratulatory article for Robert Stewart, who had been town clerk since 1861. The article also lists Simcoe County's representatives in 1863. Part of the "Bradford 4_ Years Ago" series printed by the Bradford Witness.

Libbie Campbell

Certificate of Good Conduct

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  • 1889

Certificate of Good Conduct given to Libbie Campbell by Bradford Model School. Libbie was the daughter of William Campbell (a grain dealer) and Bessie Sutherland Campbell. The certificate has "186_" printed on it and "89" was hand written beside t...

Luanne Campbell Edwards

Bradford Model School Promotions 1901

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  • 1901

An article listing the students who were promoted to the next grade level, dated 1901. "Promotions, June, 1901. JR. IV to SR. IV. Marion Fox, Irene Holtorf, Edna Neilly, Millie King, Grace Wilkinson, Lillian Belfry, Gertie Yager. On trial - may P...

Libbie Campbell

Bradford High School Exams

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  • 1885-06-22

An article about Dr. Lewis H. Campbell. He is mentioned as one of the students from Bradford High School travelling to Toronto for exams.

Libbie Campbell

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