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Banting, B.W.N. & Birdie Donnell

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  • 1900-05-24

Event Date : Wednesday, May 16, 1900 Event Type : Marriage Description : Miss Birdie Donnell, eldest daughter of Mr. James Donnell, of Cookstown, to Mr. B.W.N. Banting, fourth (twin) son of Col. Banting. The wedding took place at the residence of...

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Banting, Catharine (Birdie) obituary

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  • 1953-07-15

Event Date : Sunday, June 28, 1953 Event Type : Death Description : Mrs. Wesley Banting of Toronto passed away early Sunday morning, June 28, in her 80th year, at the home of her brother, Ferris Donnell. Mrs. Banting was the wife of the late Wesl...

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Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

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  • 1977-02-09

"Norm Barron, owner of Barron's Dominion Hardware, has retired after 32 years in the hardware business. The store was founded by Norm's father Harry Barron in 1932 in a location now occupied by John Gaus Interiors and N.S. Smith Real Estate. The e...

George Jackson

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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Bemrose, John & Minnie Mitchell

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  • 1897-09-30

Event Date : September 20, 1897 Event Type : Marriage Municipality : Alliston Description : Mr. John Bemrose, Sr., of Bradford, to Miss Minnie Mitchell.The wedding took place at the residence of the bride's mother, Alliston. The ceremony was perf...

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Bemrose, John Joseph obituary

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  • 1949-12-28

Event Date : Tuesday, December 27, 1949 Event Type : Death Municipality : Toronto Description : In his 84th year. Husband of Sara Lavina Earle, 409 Walmer Rd. Toronto. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Little Bemrose of Bradford. Father of Earle ...

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Bennett, William & Mrs. Joshua Bennett

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  • 1897-04-22

Event Date : April 14, 1897 Event Type : Marriage Description : Bennett-Bennet - At the residence of Mr. Robt. Wilson, Bradford, on Wednesday, April 14th, by the Rev. J. Locke, Mr. Wm. Bennett, of West Gwillimbury, to Mrs. Joshua Bennett, of Gilf...

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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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