Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Table Oil Lamp Base

  • CA BWGPL AR-2019-02-04-06
  • Item
  • 1880 - 1930

An oil lamp with a flat base, meant to be placed on a table.

Erica Marks

Table Oil Lamp Glass Top

  • CA BWGPL AR-2019-02-04-06-2019-02-04-07
  • Part
  • 1880 - 1930

An oil lamp with a flat base, meant to be placed on a table.

Erica Marks

The Gift of History...

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26610
  • Item
  • 2007-12

Description : Amsterdam, Botchtown, Middleton, The Hollows... are names included in the history of Bradford and West Gwillimbury, "Governor Simcoe Slept Here." The book also contains the story of how Bradford grew from a single hostelry in 1820 - ...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Tools for Building

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build
  • File
  • 1889 - 1946

A collection of carpentry and masonry tools belonging to Bill Marks’ grandfathers, Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to Marks); Reeves was Town Constable of Bradford and Marks was a railway worker.

Bill Marks

Two-Handled Saw

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2019-02-20
  • Item
  • 1889 - 1946

A metal and wood two-handled saw. It would be used for cutting wood in woodworking/carpentry. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to Marks). Reev...

Bill Marks

Wooden Bench Plane

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-12-11-04
  • Item
  • 1889 - 1946

A bench plane made largely of wood with a metal blade. It would be used for shaping wood or smoothing a wood surface in woodworking/carpentry. PPart of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was o...

Bill Marks

Wooden Carpenter's Ruler

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-11-26-02
  • Item
  • 1889 - 1946

Part of a wooden carpenter's ruler, made by John Rabone & Sons. Engraved is, "Rabone/Made in England/no.1176." This ruler would have been foldable. One half of the ruler and the joint are missing. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and ite...

Bill Marks

Wooden Float

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2019-02-04-01
  • Item
  • 1890 - 1946

A wooden float. Floats are used in masonry to smooth and level concrete or plaster. Part of a collection of items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to Marks). Reeves was Bradford Town Constable a...

Bill Marks

Wooden Level

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-08-16-10
  • Item
  • 1889 - 1946

A wooden level. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to Marks). Reeves was Bradford Town Constable and Mark was a railway worker. Donated by their...

Bill Marks

Wooden Smoothing Plane

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-12-11-03
  • Item
  • 1889 - 1946

A bench plane made largely of wood with a metal blade, specifically a smoothing plane. It would be used for shaping wood or smoothing a wood surface in woodworking/carpentry. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Ree...

Bill Marks

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