Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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43/45 Drury Street

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  • 1996

The mid-block building located at 43 and 45 Drury St. was built in the Neoclassical Duplex style in the 1860-1880’s. Leonard Saint bought the building in 1909 from Mrs. Garrett (mother of E. Garrett who owned the Bradford Witness newspaper). Len w...

Nancy Smith

45 Holland Street East - The Edmund Garrett House

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  • 1995

The Edmund Garrett House is a two-storey building located at 45 Holland St. East. It was built in the Classic Revival style in the 1880’s (after the fire of 1871 that destroyed much of Bradford’s downtown). The building was converted into two liv...

Nancy Smith

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

Valedictory

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  • 1910-05-26

Article written by Edmund Garrett on his departure as Editor of the Bradford Witness

Bradford Witness

Bradford Witness - May 31, 1906 edition

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  • 1906-05-31

This edition of the Bradford Witness is located in the Local History Room, and is in particular a very noteworthy edition. The printing of this edition included many photographs of local businessmen, houses, storefronts, churches, and of the main ...

Bradford Witness

Broughton, Henry Sanderson

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  • 1906

Article from the Bradford Witness - May 31 1906 edition on H.S. Broughton, postmaster and librarian of Bradford. This edition provides many biographies and photographs of prominent citizens at the time.

Edmund Garrett

B.B. Collings Furniture Store

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of B.B. "Ben" Collings' life and business. By this point, his furniture and undertaking business was only four years old (starting in 1902) and the storefront is shown in the photograp...

Edmund Garrett

Bemrose Co. Storefront

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Bemrose Co. General Store, owned by the Bemrose brothers John and James. Their father, John, was a contractor and was well known in the town, a reputation which was passed down to t...

Edmund Garrett

Bradford Citizens' Brass Band

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph mentions the Brass Band of Bradford, organized in 1870 and directed by John H. Hockridge. It became the 35th Battalion band in 1874, organized by William A. Armstrong. In this photograph are (named with the...

Edmund Garrett

Dr. Lewis H. Campbell House

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a brief biography of Dr. Lewis H. Campbell, providing a picture of him and of his residence.

Edmund Garrett

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