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D-Day remembered...

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  • 1994-06-08

"It has been described as the largest invasionary force ever amassed. On June 6th, 1944, ships "covered the sea" in the staging area between the Isle of Wight and Normandy, preparing to carry 150,000 American, Canadian and British troops to five k...

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D.F. Porter advertisement

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  • 1909-03-11

Ad for D.F. Porter, merchant tailor of Bradford in 1909.

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Dales, Earl death

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  • 1985-01-03

Bradford Witness January 3, 1985 Death Gilford, Ontario Earl Dales, 75, of RR1 Gilford, died Jan. 3, 1985 at his home. The son of W.J.Dales of Cookstown and Florence (Hownsome) Dales, of West Gwillimbury, he was born May 9, 1909 in Cookstown. He ...

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Danger in Books

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  • 1899-12-28

Article on the fear of microbes and germs in library books and paper money. "While moralists and preachers are calling attention to the danger of the morals of Canadian children bu the yellow-covered literature, which they so easily manage to rea...

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Death of Wilfred Kingsley; Wife Critically Injured

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  • 1950-08

Description : Wilfred Kingsley critically injured his wife, Helen, with a hammer before killing himself. He leaves five children, Johnny, Peter, Jimmy, Gail, and Dawn, his mother, and two sisters, Mrs. Dave Melbourne of Toronto, and Mrs. Gilbert F...

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Deed to the Auld Kirk Property as Registered in 1837

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  • 1958-08-27

This article was released in the same edition which described the unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque on August 24th, 1958. The history of the Auld Kirk was also compiled in this edition, which includes the Deed to the kirk's property, regi...

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Depew, Ethel (nee Douglas) obituary

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  • 1943-02-24

Event Date : Thursday, February 18, 1943 Event Type : Death Description : Wife to Mr. John J. Depew and mother to Mrs. David Smith (Georgina), Oswald and Eddie died in her home. Rev. J. McKenzie conducted the services.

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Dominion Store Managers to Get Trip to World's Fair

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  • 1939-01-11

"Mr. Ken. Keith, manager of the local Dominion Store, announces plans that Dominion Stores, Limited have completed for a chain-wide store staff contest." ...

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