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Farmers on the warpath

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26768
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  • 1977

"About 50 Holland Marsh farmers are suing the Townships of West Gwillimbury and King, claiming damage to crops in August because of flooding. The farmers served notice of their intentions through their lawyers last month, saying the two municipali...

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The council

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26750
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  • 1977-11-16

"West Gwillimbury Township council appeared to be quite a sedate crew in 1903, when this week's historical photo was taken. Standing are John Lee, grandfather of Sam Lee of Bradford; Charles Stewart; and S. George Hodgson, father-in-law of Mrs. Er...

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Lacrosse team

  • CA BWGPL LHC-SportHist-PH26776
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  • 1978-01-04

"Lacrosse was the sport in Bradford earlier this century. Bradford players and teams were among the best in the country, and games drew huge crowds at the old lacrosse field on Simcoe Street. This photo, courtesy of Fred "Collie" Collings, shows t...

Fred Collings

Poulis, Andrea

  • CA BWGPL 19139
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  • 1958-01-15

Event Date : Tuesday, January 07, 1958 Event Type : Birth Municipality : Toronto, Ont. Community : Other - Bradford Street : Lot : Concession : 0 Description : At Women's College Hospital, Toronto, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. William G. Poulis (nee...

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Holancin, Paul & Kamenetzky, Irene Anne

  • CA BWGPL 19052
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  • 1957-11-06

Event Date : Saturday, November 02, 1957 Event Type : Marriage Municipality : Toronto, Ont. Community : Other - Bradford Street : Lot : Concession : 0 Description : Irene Anne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theophan Kamenetzky of Toronto, to Paul, son ...

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Wright - Gilroy

  • CA BWGPL 12356
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  • 1949-07-13

Event Date : Saturday, July 02, 1949 Event Type : Marriage Municipality : Community : Cookstown Street : Lot : Concession : 0 Description : Edythe Muriel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gilroy of Cookstown, to Ivan John Wright, son of Mr. and Mrs...

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Swagerman, Richard & Faris, Jean

  • CA BWGPL 27183
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  • 1982-09-01

Event Date : Saturday, May 08, 1982 Event Type : Marriage Municipality : Community : Scotch Settlement Street : Lot : Concession : 0 Description : Jean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Faris of Maple Farm, to Richard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hank Swag...

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Old machines attract crowds

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26867
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  • 1977

"The Georgian Bay Steam Show featured more than steam tractors like the one driven by the young man in photo below. A miniature steam locomotive (above) was a big hit with children who were among more than 15,000 people at the three-day event. The...

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Charles Evans named for jubilee medal

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26872
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  • 1977

"Alex Haley in his recent novel, Roots, aptly illustrated the significance and importance of having a sense of where one has come from. A person who has such a sense of his genealogical history is Charles Evans, Bradford's nominee to receive the ...

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Food? Yes indeed with Davis, displays and dancing to boot

  • GJ-SB 75-PH27019
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  • 1975-07-16

"It's Bradford Salad Festival Time! Already, the rides for the kids have been set up on the parking lot in front of the community centre, and youngsters are lining up to get on them. The rides aren't going to be the only thing for the children, ho...

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