Studied mining, now running store
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26886
"Gordon Compton, who owns the Bradford IGA, was born in London, Ontario, where his father ran the local A and P store. Gord's family moved around quite a bit from the time he was born in 1933, until they settled in Bradford. His father owned the o...
People are her main concern
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26936
"Mrs. Rose McEvoy, owner and manager of Bradford's Queen's Hotel, is generous - from her whole heart. She is an outgoing, amiable person with a great feel for the needs of people. Mrs. McEvoy has been in the hotel business since 1940s. Her late hu...
A warm smile welcomes you
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26941
"Persons dropping in at the new West End Fashions store in the Anzil Plaza will have a warm smile and a cup of coffee waiting for them from Bette Hare. Mrs. Hare opened the store primarily to meet people. "I love meeting people," she said, "and yo...
Combining old and new, to celebrate 150 years
- CA BWGPL LHC-ANNI-Sesq-2016-11-03-02
"Local businesses are beginning to catch the 'sesqui-centennial fever' - businesses like eSIGNS Canada, which specializes in banners, storefronts, signs, and vehicle graphics. To celebrate, president Gary Brickell decided to have his company's ser...
Bradford West Gwillimbury Times
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26748
"This week's historical photo was submitted by Lew Campbell of RR 2, Bradford, whose father, W.L. Campbell (behind the counter) operated the drug store on Holland Street now occupied Ritchie's Variety Store. Fred C. Cook, standing in front of the ...
- CA BWGPL DC-PH3258
Ed Cave built this cement building to use it as a milk creamery. Around 1934 Cousins Dairy in Aurora expanded to Bradford and added a restaurant to the building. There was also a Cousins Dairy in Newmarket around the 1960's. Cousins Dairy milkm...
Whimster & Wilcox Storefront
- CA BWGPL LHC-BraPh-BW1906-2017-03-27-35
The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Whimster & Wilcox Store, owned by J.E. Hodgson in 1906. It was located at 16 Holland Street West, and was immediately east of the Queen's Hotel. It began in Aurora by James Whimster...
Moore Bros. Goods Bill
- CA BWGPL LHC-Organi-LawnBowl-2019-02-07-15
An account bill made out to the Bradford Lawn Bowling Club by Moore Bros. Goods Store, dated May 14th, 1913. Paid May 15th, 1913.
Bradford Lawn Bowling Club
M. J. Douglas Bakery Bill
- CA BWGPL LHC-Organi-LawnBowl-2019-02-07-16
An account bill made out to the Bradford Lawn Bowling Club by M. J. Douglas Bakery and Confectionary, dated September 15th, 1913.
Bradford Lawn Bowling Club
Thomas Kilkenny Furniture
- CA BWGPL OS10125
- c. 1880
A late Victorian c. 1880 side boar with decorative work, produced in Thomas Kilkenny's Furniture factory. It is owned by his great granddaughter Ruth Booth.