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Coburn, Grace Ethelyn Wilkinson obituary (short)

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  • 1955-05-25

Event Date : Tuesday, May 24, 1955 Event Type : Death Municipality : Newmarket, Ont. Description : Died from a heart attack, at York County Hospital, Newmarket, in her 66th year. Beloved wife of the late Issac Coburn, and dear mother of Audrey (M...

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Hughes retires from roads

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  • 1976

"West Gwillimbury Road Superintendent, Grenville Hughes, 68, resigned last week, after 14 years of service with the council staff. Reeve Orville Hughes accepted the resignation, thanked the road superintendent on behalf of the council for all his ...

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Drug Store

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  • 1925

"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 ...

Lew Campbell

Campbell, Lewis Blanchard & Bell, Doris Kathleen

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  • 1962-09-19

Event Date : Saturday, September 08, 1962 Event Type : Marriage Description : Doris Kathleen, youngest daughter of Mrs. Bell and the late Mr. Ross E. Bell of Gilford, to Lewis Blanchard, only son of Mrs. Campbell and the late Mr. William L. Campb...

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Town honors nine fire fighters for 30 years' service

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  • 1974-01-16

"Lavish was the praise Monday night as approximately 200 Bradford residents gathered at the community centre to pay tribute to nine firefighters who have each given more than 30 years of service to the town..."

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The Holland Marsh Story

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  • 1966

Description : The Holland Marsh Story Now almost twenty years ago, Mrs. S.S. McKenzie wrote a history of the Holland Marsh, from information assembled to that date. For Bradford's centennial history, the story was continued. This history has been...

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Military History is recalled by Finding of Button

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  • 1958-08-20

"While working in the flower-bed at the front of the bradford Presbyterian Church this summer, Mr. harvey Curry dug up a small object which turned out to be a button off a soldier's uniform. A little rubbing revealed the number "30" inside a raise...

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The [Liquor Act of 1902] Referendum

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  • 1902-12-11

Article on Bradford's results of the December 4, 1902 Ontario Liquor Act referendum. The public voted to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a town heavy with taverns and inns, had churches and the newspa...

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The [Liquor Act of 1902] Vote on Thursday

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  • 1902-12-11

Article on results of the December 4, 1902 Ontario Liquor Act referendum. The public voted to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a town heavy with taverns and inns, had churches and the newspaper promoti...

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