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Spence, Arthur David obituary

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  • 1965-04-28

Event Date : Saturday, April 10, 1965 Event Type : Death Description : Arthur David Spence, who had lived most of his life in Bradford, passed away at York County Hospital, Newmarket, April 10, 1965, after six weeks' illness. While he never fully...

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Stage Armed Hold-Up at Model Bakery

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  • 1946-09-11

"Clerk Forced at Gun-Point to Open Cash Register -- Street Row Distracts Attention of Passerby." Article describing a robbery at the Model Bakery on Holland Street.

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Strong, Norman B. obituary

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  • 1956-10-24

Event Date : Tuesday, October 16, 1956 Event Type : Death Description : A native of Bradford, Mr. Norman B. Strong, 74, of Colin Ave., Toronto, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday of last week. He had been at business on Monday. Mr. Stron...

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Studied mining, now running store

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  • 1976-01-28

"Gordon Compton, who owns the Bradford IGA, was born in London, Ontario, where his father ran the local A and P store. Gord's family moved around quite a bit from the time he was born in 1933, until they settled in Bradford. His father owned the o...

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Suggest New Municipal Building on Fire Hall Site

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  • 1948-04-21

"Council Hears Veterans' Delegation - Consider Fixing Up Town hall Basement As Banquet Room The April meeting of the Village Council was held in the Council Chamber on Friday evening las with reeve Evans and Councillors Compton, Evans and Wood in...

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Sympathy to Fire Victims

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  • 1959-02-18

"The Witness surely expresses the feelings of all residents of the district in extending sympathy to those who stood helpless last Wednesday afternoon and watched their flourishing businesses destroyed by fire." ...

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T. Kilkenny & Sons Advertisement

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  • 1882

Copy of an ad in the Bradford Witness for T. Kilkenny and Sons that appeared in November of 1882.

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The young don't trust business

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  • 197-05-11

"At the first conference of employees in the Consumer and Commercial Relations Ministry, the Honourable Sidney Handleman presented a survey of consumer attitudes taken in North Bay recently. Aside from revealing that the vast majority of consumer ...

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Thompson, Andrew obituary

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  • 1905-06-22

Event Date : Monday, June 19, 1905 Event Type : Death Description : On Monday evening, June 19th, as the shade of night fell upon our town, a darker shadow fell upon the well-known home of one of Bradford's oldest residents, as Mr. Andrew Thompso...

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To-morrow, Bradford's Day

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  • 1948-11-03

Two articles on the Historic day for the Holland Marsh and Village of Bradford: "According to A.H. Wilford, publisher of Transport News, the plans for "Bradford Story," to-morrow, November 4, near completion and success. Marsh gardeners, business...

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