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Whimster & Wilcox Storefront

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  • 1906

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...

Edmund Garrett

Wife Shot, Husband Dead, Baby sleeps on in crib

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  • 1940-01-22

"Bradford, Jan 22 - A few hours after Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stephenson had been happily skating at the community rink here their bodies were found in their bedroom by their five-year-old daughter, Joan..."

Toronto Daily Star

Wife and Husband in Double Tragedy

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  • 1940-01-24

"Mystery, beyond the understanding of the closest friends of the family, surrounds the horrifying tragedy of the deaths of Mr. and Mrs. F.W. ("Bud") Stephenson in their home above the Bradford Bakery, in which business the former was a partner, so...

Bradford Witness

William C. Davey dies at Davey Hunt Club Camp

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  • 1953-11-18

Event date: November 11, 1953 Event date: Death Description: One of the happiest occasions in Mr. William C. Davey's life was the 50th anniversary of the forming of the Hunt Club which bore his name, the Davey Hunt Club. The half-century mark in ...

Bradford Witness

William Campbell Coal Co. Bill

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  • 1919

Image of a bill issue to Bradford Bowling Club by William Campbell Coal Co. in 1919. At this time the business was being run by William’s daughter Elizabeth Florence “Libby” Campbell as William died in 1914.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

William Campbell Coal Co. Reciept

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  • 1919-06-03

Image of a receipt issued by William Campbell Coal Co. on June 3, 1919. At this time the business was being run by William’s daughter Elizabeth Florence “Libby” Campbell as William died in 1914.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

William Campbell Funeral Card

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  • 1914

Funeral card for William Campbell from 1914. His death occurred on March 29th, 1914 at the age of 75. William was a grain dealer in Bradford.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

William Campbell, Grain Dealer 1865

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  • c. 1865

A photograph of William L. Campbell (Grain Dealer) standing, c. 1865. Father of William L., Elizabeth F. And Dr. Lewis Campbell. His branch of the Campbell clan was from Caithness, Scotland. At an unknown date they moved to Ireland. William was b...

Luanne Campbell Edwards

William Campbell, Grain Dealer 1870

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  • c. 1870

photograph of William L. Campbell (Grain Dealer), c. 1870. Father of William L., Elizabeth F. And Dr. Lewis Campbell. His branch of the Campbell clan was from Caithness, Scotland. At an unknown date they moved to Ireland. William was born in Kilg...

Luanne Campbell Edwards

William Campbell, Grain Dealer 1888

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  • 1888

Photograph of William Campbell, Grain Dealer. Father of William L., Elizabeth F. And Dr. Lewis Campbell. His branch of the Campbell clan was from Caithness, Scotland. At an unknown date they moved to Ireland. William was born in Kilglass, County ...

Luanne Campbell Edwards

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