Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Bradford Businessmen of 1894

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  • 1906

The caption of this photograph follows: "Business Men of Bradford of Twelve Years Ago [1894] Top Row (from left to right): W.J. Walker; J.H. Driffill; Jas. Driffil; E.P. Snow; H.C. Barry; J.H. Davey; S.J.W. Sutherland; Dr. L.H. Campbell; E. Garret...

Edmund Garrett

Bradford Public Library annual meeting report

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  • 1899-05-11

"The annual meeting of the Public Library was held in the Council Chamber on Friday evening. The attendance was small, as usual. The Treasurer, Mr. Jas. Driffill, presented his report, which showed that the receipts for the year were $354, and the...

Bradford Witness

Driffill, Joseph H. obituary

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  • 1902

Event Date : Thursday, April 10, 1902 Event Type : Death Description : "Age: 64th year. Born in Bradford on December 12, 1838, as the second, but oldest living son of Thomas and Jane Driffill. His father, Thomas, had come to Bradford before it wa...

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James Driffill Surprise Party

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  • 1884

An article about some townspeople forming a surprise party and visiting James Driffill.

Libbie Campbell

Mechanics' Institute Meeting

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  • 1895-05-09

"The annual meeting of Bradford's Mechanics' Institute was held in the Council Chamber, on Monday evening last, May 6th. ..."

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Mrs. Andrew (Mary) Thompson's House

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a brief biography of Mrs. Andrew (Mary) Thompson and a photograph of their store. Andrew Thompson ran Thompson's Hardware on the southwest corner of Holland Street and Simcoe Road. The store was forme...

Edmund Garrett

Public Library Board of Management meeting

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  • 1900-01-18

"The new Act respecting the regulations of Public Libraries calls for a meeting on the second Monday in January for the election of a Board of Directors. Accordingly a meeting of the members of the Bradford Public Library was recently held in Mr. ...

Bradford Witness

Public Library Board of Management meeting - first

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  • 1895-05-09

"The new Board of Management of the Public Library met after the annual meeting. On motion Mr. E. Garrett was appointed chairman for the year. ..."

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Thompson Hardware - interior

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a brief biography of Andrew Thompson and a photograph of their residence. Andrew Thompson ran Thompson's Hardware on the southwest corner of Holland Street and Simcoe Road. This store was formerly Dri...

Edmund Garrett

Thompson, Andrew obituary

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  • 1905-06-22

Event Date : Monday, June 19, 1905 Event Type : Death Description : On Monday evening, June 19th, as the shade of night fell upon our town, a darker shadow fell upon the well-known home of one of Bradford's oldest residents, as Mr. Andrew Thompso...

Bradford Witness