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Before the 1959 Fire

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  • 1980-01-23

An undated photo found in the Bradford Witness of Holland Street prior to the 1959 fire which destroyed some of these businesses. The two buildings on the left of the photo were damaged by fire, with the far left one completely destroyed.

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Bertha Langford's Birthday

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Newspaper clipping from September 21, 1983 edition of the Bradford Witness. Bertha Langford celebrated her 93rd birthday on September 6, 1983, with a gathering of approximately fifty family members at her daughter-in-law Ella's farm.

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Best Salad Festival yet

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  • 1976-07-21

"The town of Bradford bulged at the seams last week as an estimated 20,000 people jammed into the community to make an unprecedented success of the annual Bradford Salad Festival. From last Wednesday night, through Sunday, every event scheduled by...

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Best in town league

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  • 1977-05-18

"The Bradford town hockey league held its banquet at the community centre and awarded trophies to the top players. From left, John Gorecki, most valuable forward; Art Moor, top scorer and most valuable player; Larry Bray, Jabko league champs; Rick...

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Best speakers

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  • 1976-02-18

"Peter Dykie, 12, and Theresa Arrigo, 13, winners of the public speaking contest held last week at Marie of the Incarnation School, Bradford. Peter, a grade 7 student at Bradford public school and Theresa, a Marie of the Incarnation grade 7 studen...

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Blackwell, Harold Leeds

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  • 1935-08-21

Event Date: August 10, 1935 Event Type: Death Description: Suddenly, at Bradford on Saturday, August 10, 1935, Harold Leeds Blackwell, manager of the local branch of the Canadian Bank of Commerce.

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Blaze destroys apartment

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  • 1977-01-26

"No cause has yet been determined for a stubborn blaze which broke out in a house at 16 John Street East in Bradford last Tuesday. The Bradford Fire Department was called out at about 4 pm to quell the blaze which broke out in a back apartment, oc...

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Board Seeks Location to Open Public Library

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  • 1955-03-02

"Due to technicalities which prevented certain personnel of the Bradford Public Library Board as originally constituted being members of the board while holding office as members of other local public boards, several names had to be omitted from t...

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Boddy, A. Elder obituary

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  • 1902-12-04

Event Date : Monday, December 01, 1902 Event Type : Death Description : Age: 37th year. Brother of Miss Laura and J.S. Boddy.Died of a hemorrhage of the lungs. Interred at Mount Pleasant cemetery.

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Boddy, John obituary extra

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  • 1899-03-02

Event Date : February 17, 1899 Event Type : Death Description : The death of Mr. John Boddy, of this village, was referred to last week by nearly all our county exchanges. In our obituary notice we overlooked mentioning the fact that deceased had...

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