Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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31/33 Bingham Street

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  • 1995

The mid-block building located at 31/33 Bingham St. was built around 1880 in the Neoclassical Duplex style. George “Duke” Lowe built and rented the north half (31), and he and his family lived in the south half (33). He was a farmer who raised cow...

Nancy Smith

Bradford Volunteer Firefighter's Donate to Library

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  • 1987-04-29

A newspaper clipping about fundraising to raise funds for a new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court. Included is a newspaper photograph of (L-R): George Breedon (Dept. Treasurer), Merle McKnight (Firefighter), Ted Bulpit (Dept. Fire Chief...

Bradford Weekly

Collings, Mrs. Ernest A. (Ellen) obituary

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  • 1966-12-14

Event Date : Monday, November 28, 1966 Event Type : Death Description : After not enjoying good health for the past five years, Mrs. Ellen (Nellie) Collings of Bradford passed away at York County Hospital, Newmarket, on Monday, November 28, 1966,...

Bradford Witness

Fire Chief Ted Bulpit

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  • 1990

Bradford Fire Chief Ted Bulpit celebrated his 65th birthday on Thursday. Fellow Work's Department employees and office staff attended the small celebration. Bulpit has been employed in the Works Department for 11 years and has served as a part-tim...

Fire Hall opens

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  • 1990-05-30

Article about the opening of the fire hall on Melbourne Drive, which is its current location today (2017). The fire department moved from a small fire hall next to the courthouse and Town Hall on Holland Street East.

Miriam King

Fire destroys storage barn in Holland Landing

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  • 1987-03-04

"A half dozen residents of Holland Landing lost cars and a boat they had stored in a Bathurst Street building that was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon." ...

Bradford Weekly

Genealogical Interest

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Files including letters, newspaper clippings (namely birth and death records), photographs, and essays on select families of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Joe Saint

New chief named

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  • 1976-01-14

"The Bradford fire department has a new fire chief to fill retiring Chief Ted Gapp's place. The 16-member volunteer department voted Monday night to recommend that council appoint Deputy Chief Harold Boyd as new head of the department. Mr. Boyd, w...

Bradford Witness

Photographs - Businesses

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Contains articles, clippings, and photographs of Bradford West Gwillimbury businesses

Joe Saint

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