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141 James Street

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  • 1995

The building located at 141 James St. was once the home of Alex Spence. It was also rented by Peter Scroogal at one time. (1)

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70 and 72 John Street East

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  • 1995

The structure located at 70 and 72 John St. East is a double, T-shaped, frame house once owned by Jim Spence (the former owner of the Spence Lumber Company). Jim and his children, Minnie (Hammel) and Alex, lived on the east side of the building (...

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Blackwell, Harold Leeds

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  • 1935-08-21

Event Date: August 10, 1935 Event Type: Death Description: Suddenly, at Bradford on Saturday, August 10, 1935, Harold Leeds Blackwell, manager of the local branch of the Canadian Bank of Commerce.

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Bradford's First Boy Scouts

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  • 1913

"Bradford's first Boy Scouts won the District Bugle at Newmarket in 1913. Leaders, George G. Green and Eldon Waldruff. Some of the boys in this troupe: Bill Stevenson, Charlie Evans, Alex Spence, (?) Hamilton, (?) McKinstry, Leonard Sutton, Norman...

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Curry, William obituary

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  • 1953-05-13

Event Date : Wednesday, May 06, 1953 Event Type : Death Description : In the passing of William Curry last Wednesday morning, May 6, Bradford lost one of its oldest and most respected citizens. Hospitalized since last February, his condition grew...

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Hammel, Minnie May obituary

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  • 1974-12-10

Event Date : Monday, December 30, 1974 Event Type : Death Description : At the T.L.C. Villa, Bradford, on Monday, December 30, 1974, Minnie Spence of Bradford, beloved wife of the late Archie Hammell, loving sister of the late William, Norman, Em...

Noble, John Keith & Elizabeth Norma Spence

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  • 1947-01-02

Event Date : Friday, December 27, 1946 Event Type : Marriage Description : Daughter of Mr and Mrs A.W. Spence of Bradford wed son of Mr and Mrs Samuel Noble of Newton Robinson at Bradford United Church. Rev. F.G. MacTavish officiated. Miss Hele...

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Spence, Alexander W. obituary (long)

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  • 1973-03-14

Event Date : Wednesday, February 28, 1973 Event Type : Death Description : A life-long resident of Bradford, Alexander W. Spence of 155 Barrie St. died in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, on February 28. Mr. Spence, 72, owned and operated Spence Lumb...

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Spence, Alexander W. obituary (short)

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  • 1973-03-14

Event Date : Wednesday, February 28, 1973 Event Type : Death Description : Died at Wellesley Hospital, Toronto. Of Bradford, beloved husband of Mary Brady, and dear father of Betty (Mrs. Keith Noble) of Bradford, loving grandfather of Douglas, Ro...

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Spence, Arthur David obituary

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  • 1965-04-28

Event Date : Saturday, April 10, 1965 Event Type : Death Description : Arthur David Spence, who had lived most of his life in Bradford, passed away at York County Hospital, Newmarket, April 10, 1965, after six weeks' illness. While he never fully...

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