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Fred Collings Presented with Map

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-OS10235
  • 1977

Fred "Collie" Collings probably knows more about the history of Bradford then anyone, and that's one reason why he was asked to help compile the historical map reproduced below. Mr. Collings, the town's first tax assessor, was presented with a fra...

Yesterday: Bradford Public School

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-OS10915
  • Item
  • 1912

This week "Yesterday" features a photograph of the pupils at Bradford Public School in 1912 submitted by Max Morris of Stayner. Mr. Morris recalls the principal of the school was Mr. Gordon. Five girls in the front row Mr. Morris can identify are ...

Bradford's 125th Anniversary Celebration

  • CA BWGPL LHC-ANNI-Quas-OS10583
  • 1982

Area dignitaries on parade reviewing stand. Front Row: Sandy Hudson, Councillor, Bill Dykie, Councillor, Bert Jacques, Pres. of the Legion, Mr. Fenick, Mayor. John Harrison, Police Chief, Ron Stewart, M.P., Bill DePeuter, Councillor

Bradford 125th Anniversary

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Anni-Quasq-OS10431
  • 1982

The Rotodale kids enjoy a ride in the Rotary Clubs truck in the parade at Bradford's 125th anniversary celebration.

Bradford 125th Anniversary

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Anni-Quasq-OS10465
  • 1982

Bradford W.I. float being pulled by John Hodgson's team of beautiful Percheron Horses at the celebration of Bradford's 125th Anniversary, 1982.

Sadie Hounsome Turns 93

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-OS10247
  • 1977

Sadie Hounsome of Bradford celebrated her 93rd birthday Monday. Mrs. Hounsome was born in 1884 in Wisconsin and yesterday she was treated to a visit from her 90-year-old brother who still lives in Wisconsin. Presenting Mrs. Hounsome with the cake ...

Highway 11 tangled due to blizzard

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-OS10388
  • 1947

Tangle of cars, buses and snowplow on Highway No. 11 north of Bradford was being cleared to remove bottleneck in Ontario's main north-south highway yesterday when Globe and Mail plane slid down for a close view, which is looking north. Sunday nigh...

Yesterday

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-OS10450
  • 1914

Bradford's Walter King was 31 years old when this photo was taken in 1914. Mr. King is shown with his new bride Stella Kneeshaw. The wedding took place two days before on the Kneeshaw farm on the 6th line of West Gwillimbury and the couple moved t...

Bradford School

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-OS10735

This photograph features the pupils at Bradford Public School in 1912. It was submitted to the Bradford Witness for it's "Yesterday" feature by Max Morris of Stayner. Mr. Morris recalls the principal of the school was Mr. Gordon. Five girls in the...

Geo. Stoddart Home

  • CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-BW1906-OS11578
  • Item
  • 1900-1901

The residence of Mr. Geo. Stoddart. See Related Description links for the house's construction in newspaper snippets.

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