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Crake, Richard Holland obituary

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  • 1936-12-30

Event Date : Sunday, December 27, 1936 Event Type : Death Description : One of Bradford's oldest businessmen, Mr. Crake died in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, at the age of 79. He was the first Chevrolet dealer in the area. Funeral service at his l...

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Deed to the Auld Kirk Property as Registered in 1837

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  • 1958-08-27

This article was released in the same edition which described the unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque on August 24th, 1958. The history of the Auld Kirk was also compiled in this edition, which includes the Deed to the kirk's property, regi...

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Evans, T.W.W. & Edith Graham

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  • 1895-12-05

Event Date : December 3, 1895 Event Type : Marriage Description (pg4) : At the residence of the bride's father, on Tuesday Dec. 3rd, by the Rev. Mr. Locke, Edith, eldest daughter of T.S. Graham, Esq., Bradford, to T.W.W. Evans, barrister, Bradfor...

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Faris, William George obituary

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  • 1944-01-12

Event Date : Sunday, January 09, 1944 Event Type : Death Description : At his home, "Maple Farm," Bradford, Ont., on Sunday, January 9, 1944, William George Faris, in his 80th year, beloved husband to Bertha Strong, and dear father to Gordon, Bra...

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Faris, William George obituary (long)

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  • 1944-01-19

Event Date: January 9, 1944 Event type: Death Description: William George Faris, in his 80th year.

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Fire! Fire! The old and familiar cry is again heard

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  • 1895-11-21

Article based on the event of Lukes' Flour Mill's recent fire on the early morning of November 19th, 1895. The mill was located on the far east end of Bradford, and was registered under the Patrons of Industry Warehouse and Shipping Company.

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Firey Meteorite Seen By District Residents

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  • 1966-09-21

"The blazing meteorite which cut a fiery path over Eastern Canada and the United States on Saturday night, frightening or thrilling thousands of people, was seen by many residents of Bradford and district. Though your editors did not see it, from ...

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Five Drown in Branch of Boyne Near Beeton

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  • 1954-10-20

"The branch of the Boyne River which crosses the road into Beeton, west of No. 27 Highway, was, like all other streams of the district, swollen to danger proportions last Friday night and at this point a terrific toll in lives was taken. Five bodi...

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