Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Wanted: WEGWHIST researchers

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26684
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  • 2002-09-07

Description : The West Gwillimbury History project (WEGWHIST for short) is gathering information and interest, pursuing the many aspects of Who, What, Where, When and How of the historic Township. The story begins about the time that the Township ...

George Jackson

War Food Shortage

  • CA BWGPL JH-2019-06-20-08
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  • 1918-03-18

Letter about food shortages, dated March 18, 1918 and a copy of a proclamation made by the Lieutenant-Governor regarding food shortages (mentioned as an enclosure in the letter).

Government of Ontario

War Fuel Control

  • CA BWGPL JH-2019-06-20-09
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  • 1918

Letters about fuel conservation and control, dated 1918 and a copy of fuel regulations (mentioned as an enclosure in one of the letters).

Government of Canada

War Museum in Korea

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-Milit-OS10049
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A wall plaque at the War Museum in Seoul, Korea, that indicated the Nations that took part in the Korean war and the number of veterans who lay down their lives for peace in Korea.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

War Service Resolution

  • CA BWGPL JH-2019-06-20-04
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  • c. 1914-1918

A copy of an Ontario Legislative resolution relating to World War One.

Government of Ontario

Ward, William obituary

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-22920
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  • 1971-11-03

Event Date : Wednesday, October 13, 1971 Event Type : Death Description : Died at York County Hospital, Newmarket. Beloved husband of Evelyn Dickinson and dear father of Gwen (Mrs. K. Kilkenny) of Bradford, Con (Mrs. R. H. Devereun) of Toronto an...

Bradford Witness

Warning attempt failed

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26983
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  • 1975-05-28

"Somewhere in Bradford there is an unidentified man who may have saved the lives of a CNR railway crew on board a southbound freight train that plunged off the line and did over $1 million damage behind Hardee Farms during the storm last Wednesday...

Bradford Witness

Waste Paper and Rag salvage

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  • 1944-06-07

"Another waster Paper and Rag Salvage will take place in Bradford Friday, June 16. The local Veterans again will make a complete tour of the village, both the business section and the residential section, in an effort to secure every scrap of wast...

Bradford Witness

Water Pump Sculpture

  • CA BWGPL AR-2016-08-19-01
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  • 2006

Plaque by the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association: "This cast iron base and impeller were components of one of the two original water pumps installed in the 1928 Holland Marsh Drainage Scheme. The pumps would lower the water level...

Amanda Gallagher

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