Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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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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Boyd, Harold

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  • 1979

Fire chief Harold "Butch" Boyd. This photo accompanied an article about his death at the age of 64 which appeared in the Bradford Witness.

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Bradford fire hall and early fire brigade

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  • 1900s

This fire hall was located on Barrie Street between John Street and Joseph Street (shown on a map of Bradford from 1900) where the current post office now sits.

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Dr. Barcza's pool and house

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  • 1981

Debris from the tornado that hit Bradford is scattered over back yards in the hard-hit Fletcher St. area. Pictured here is debris pulled out of Dr. Barcza's swimming pool.

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Earl Rowe

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  • 1984

An avid harness racer, the Honourable Earl Rowe will be remembered for his racing career as much as for his political one.

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Evans, Audrey

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  • 1981

This photo of Audrey Evans, wife of Art Evans, Bradford's first Mayor and MPP, appeared in the Bradford Witness along with the announcement of her death after a sudden and serious illness.

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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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Memoriam of World War I

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  • 1932

Memorium in the Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News for those who lose their lives in WWI.

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Opening of Bradford District High School

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  • 1977

Bradford high school principal Alex Taylor (right) accepts the official government of Ontario plaque from education minister Tom Wells commemorating the opening. Over 400 people were on hand to witness the official opening ceremonies.

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Rowes Married 60 Years

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  • 1977

Just after celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, Treva Rowe and Earl Rowe, former lieutenant-governor, check the health of one of the apple trees in front of their Newton Robinson home. They were married at Newton Robinson United Church June...

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