Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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44 Drury Street

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  • 1995

The one-storey house once located on the west side at 44 Drury St. had stucco cladding originally. Many years ago it was the home of Fred McKay, his wife, and son (Bruce). Fred was a retired farmer. He had noted gardens (asparagus, strawberries, r...

Janice Hopkins

A portrait of Joe

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  • 1977-09-14

"The mayor of all the people in Bradford for many years, Joe Magani (left) has received a great deal of well-deserved tribute for contributions. The latest is a photo portrait donated by the Chamber of Commerce, represented by president John Gaus ...

George Jackson

Bradford Baseball Team

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  • 1947

Bradford Baseball team 1947-1948. Back Row (l-r): Steve Simone, Art Kneeshaw, Art Evans, Ernie James, Ken Tupling, Leighton Giffen, Ross Clubine, George Carson, Roger Giffen, Joe Magani. Front Row (l-r): Jack Gardner, Bus Carter, Floyd MacDonald, ...

Bradford Public Library Plaque

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  • c. 1962

A plaque marking the building of the Bradford Public Library in 1962. The plaque is heavyweight and made of metal. It notes donors and the names of members of the Library Board at the time. The plaque was removed from the Library's John Street Wes...

Bradford Public Library

Buildings & Architecure A-E

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Contains articles and clippings related to the buildings and architecture of Bradford West Gwillimbury, from A - E

Joe Saint

Community honors Citizen of the Year

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  • 1976-05-19

"More than 250 well-wishers and dignitaries filled the auditorium of the Bradford and District Community Centre Sunday to honor Tom Gardner, Bradford's Citizen of the Year for 1976. Mr. Gardner, who operated a hardware store in Bradford for 56 yea...

Bradford Witness

Cook, Fred obituary

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  • 1975-04-30

Event Date : Thursday, April 24, 1975 Event Type : Death Description : Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital A...

Councillor Cook died Thursday, hundreds pay their respects

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  • 1975-04-30

"Fred Cook, a man who for many years was a social and political influence in Bradford, died last Thursday in York County Hospital at 73. Mr. Cook was admitted to the hospital April 6 suffering from a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Tri...

George Jackson

Cpl. Reg. A.C. Wilson Assumes Duties At Stayner Next Week

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  • 1957-05-01

Article summarizing Cpl. Reg. A.C. Wilson of the Bradford OPP detachment duties in Bradford; also includes his farewell party and information on his wife's efforts in town.

Bradford Witness

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