Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Audrey Evans Dies After Brief Illness

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  • 1981-05-06

Audrey Evans Dies After Brief Illness Bradford lost a special lady last week. Audrey Evans, wife of former Bradford Mayor and Simcoe Centre MPP, D. Arthur Evans died early Wednesday morning, April 29, at York County Hospital in Newmarket after a ...

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Auld Kirk Records Tell Story of Pioneer Church

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  • 1958-08-27

Article made from information compiled by Mr. and Mrs. Murray Faris from Auld Kirk records, and is a brief history of the Kirk and Scotch Settlement.

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Aurora GTR

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  • 1900-02-01

"The G.T.R. has announced its intention of building a modern station in Aurora on the premises near the present site."

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Before the 1959 Fire

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  • 1980-01-23

An undated photo found in the Bradford Witness of Holland Street prior to the 1959 fire which destroyed some of these businesses. The two buildings on the left of the photo were damaged by fire, with the far left one completely destroyed.

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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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Blaze destroys apartment

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  • 1977-01-26

"No cause has yet been determined for a stubborn blaze which broke out in a house at 16 John Street East in Bradford last Tuesday. The Bradford Fire Department was called out at about 4 pm to quell the blaze which broke out in a back apartment, oc...

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Board Seeks Location to Open Public Library

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  • 1955-03-02

"Due to technicalities which prevented certain personnel of the Bradford Public Library Board as originally constituted being members of the board while holding office as members of other local public boards, several names had to be omitted from t...

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Boddy, A. Elder obituary

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  • 1902-12-04

Event Date : Monday, December 01, 1902 Event Type : Death Description : Age: 37th year. Brother of Miss Laura and J.S. Boddy.Died of a hemorrhage of the lungs. Interred at Mount Pleasant cemetery.

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Boddy, John obituary extra

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  • 1899-03-02

Event Date : February 17, 1899 Event Type : Death Description : The death of Mr. John Boddy, of this village, was referred to last week by nearly all our county exchanges. In our obituary notice we overlooked mentioning the fact that deceased had...

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Bond Head's Parade Claimed to be Best Yet

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  • 1967-07-05

"Bond Head's Pioneer Parade last saturday, July 1, was another example and proof of the fact that enthusiasm and willing workers can produce what money expenditure cannot. The Bond Head workers for the parade, and other events, did not have big fi...

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