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Pioneer Costume participants

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Cen-2017-03-28-05-2017-03-28-19
  • Deel
  • 1957-08-21

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations. These participants were " one of the numerous groups in native dress," meaning they wore p...

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Unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery Plaque

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-03-16-05
  • Stuk
  • 1958-08-20

Article on the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque unveiling to take place the following Sunday, August 24th, 1958 at 2:30pm. Contains a brief history of the Auld Kirk and the Scotch Settlement.

Bradford Witness

Looking Back Over the Century - Auld Kirk

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-03-16-13
  • Stuk
  • 1967-07-12

"On Sunday, July 23rd, 1967, the Auld Kirk in Scotch Settlement will hold a centennial service. This church, for many years has been closed but on that day memories will be revived by the old and the not-so-old as they greet one another and talk a...

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Unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery Plaque invitation

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-05-11-01
  • Stuk
  • 1958-08-20

Invitation published in the Bradford Witness on the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque unveiling. It would take place the following Sunday, August 24th, 1958 at 2:30pm. See Related Description links for a brief history of the Auld Kirk and the Scotch Settl...

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A Successful Church Opening

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  • Stuk
  • 1889-11-14

Article describing the opening Sabbath on November 10th, 1889 of St. John's Presbyterian Church at Coulson's Hill.

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History of West Gwillimbury

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Rura-2017-03-19-06
  • Stuk
  • 1957-08-07

This edition of the Bradford Witness celebrated the Centennial Year of the town. Histories of the surrounding communities were added to the edition in honour of this event, and were contributions from the Women's Institutes. This article is a brie...

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Jury Can't Say

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148-2016-07-29-03
  • Deel
  • 1908-08-06

"Return Open Verdict in Accident Which Caused Fireman's Death" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908

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Fire Alarm Doesn't Alarm

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-11-02-06
  • Stuk
  • 1948-06-02

"Bradford's fire siren apparently is not in working order, and the old bell, which used to cause a big alarm, now gives only a faint tinkle, and the few who do hear it, hear so little they are seldom sure just what they head. all in all, our fire ...

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Mail burned in post office blaze

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-12-08-01
  • Stuk
  • 1981-05-06

Article about the Post Office fire which occurred on April 29, 1981. Photo at the bottom of the article was captioned: "Cleaning Up, I the aftermath of last week's post office fire, postal worker Bill Marks shows a gentleman all that's left of a l...

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Mattress Thrown From Hotel Window Ends Fire

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-12-14-08
  • Stuk
  • 1957-09-18

"Firemen were called to The Village Inn about 10 a.m. on Sunday when fire was discovered in one of the bedrooms about two hours after the occupant of the room on the previous night had left the building. The mattress on the bed and the bedding, we...

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