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Bradford fire hall and early fire brigade

  • CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-BW1906-OS8669
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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.

Bradford Witness

Bradford's New Post Office is Now Nearing Completion

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Post-2016-10-05-05
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  • 1936-06-03

"Ready for Installation of Interior Fittings - Will Fill Long-Felt Need and Add Much to Appearance of Barrie Street and Business Section Bradford's new Post Office building, construction of which was started late last fall, is now completed, insi...

Bradford Witness

CN Express Clerk

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26790
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  • 1939

"If CN has its way, the last real contact Bradford has with the railway will be gone soon when the train station is either sold or torn down. The railway was an integral part of the community when this photo was taken in 1939. Submitted by Wilbert...

Wilbert Mulliss

H. Parker, Blacksmith

  • CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-BW1906-PH12798
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  • 1906-05-31

An article describing Mr. Henry "Harry" Parker's blacksmith shop.

Bradford Witness

More Convent History Unveiled

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Arch-OS8412-PH25343
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  • 1981-05-06

BRADFORD - Life-long Bradford resident and lawyer C.T.S. "Charlie" Evans last week shed further light on the history of the old convent on Barrie St. The convent it currently the object of a legal tussle over ownership between the town and the co...

Bradford Witness

New Post Office Contract Awarded to Weston Firm - Completion in Ten Months

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Post-2017-04-10-10
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  • 1964-08-12

"OTTAWA, Aug 5-The Honourable Jean-Paul Deschatelets, Minister of Public works, today announced the award of a $101,600 contract to the Gorsline Construction Limited of Weston, Ont., for the construction of a Federal Building at Bradford, Ont. The...

Bradford Witness

The Purchase of Algonquin Lodge

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Arch-OS8412-2016-11-16-03
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  • 1910-04-28

"Masons, carpenters and painters have been for some time and are still at work at Algonquin Lodge, and "vaster than has been" are the improvements that are being made. This property was lately purchased from the Estate of the late Rev. E.R. Young ...

Bradford Witness

Watson, Herbert & Laura Young

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-4096
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  • 1907-09-19

Event Date : Saturday, September 14, 1907 Event Type : Marriage Description : Laura Winnifred Young, to Dr. Herbert E. Watson. The wedding took place at "Algonquin Lodge" Bradford. The ceremony was performed by the father of the bride Rev. Egerto...

Bradford Witness