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McKinstry, Cpg. James G.

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  • 1994-06-18

"James G. McKinstry was born in the town of Bradford on December 4th, 1884. He enlisted on December 11, 1915, into the 10th Royal Grenadiers, who were later absorbed into the 123rd Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force. The 123rd served in Canada...

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Midnight blaze destroys Bradford landmark

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  • 2003-04-05

Article on the fire which destroyed the old Market building on Simcoe Road, just south of the Bradford Community Centre.

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Morris, Anne Adelle obituary

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  • 1995-05-07

Event Date : Sunday, May 07, 1995 Event Type : Death Description : Peacefully at Streamway Villa Nursing Home, Cobourg, after a long illness. Nee Crate. Wife of the late Jobe Morris. Predeceased by her stepson Wilfred Morris, and survived by his ...

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Mural restored for Bradford's Sesquicentennial

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  • 2007-07-07

"Councillor Peter Dykie Jr. has been busy, helping to spruce up Bradford for the Sesquicentennial celebration this year. In particular, he has made it his project to raise the funds to restore the Town's murals, in time for the 150th Anniversary -...

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New Sesquicentennial Steering Committee

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  • 2007-02-10

"BWG Council passed a Bylaw appointing the members of the new Sesquicentennial Executive Steering Committee - a committee of Council set up to oversee decisions on the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Bradford. Councillor Del Crake was ap...

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No heritage designation for ca. 1850s home on 6th Line

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  • 2006-05-13

"The long-awaited Heritage Assessment of the Armstrong - Van Voorst home on the 6th Line was presented to Bradford West Gwillimbury Council, in Committee of the Whole on May 2nd. Prepared by Su Murdoch Historical Consulting of Barrie, the Assessme...

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Old convent demolished

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  • 1994-08-03

"It's graced Barrie Street for over 118 years, but last week, the "Old Convent" met the fate it had evaded for so long and fell to the wreckers. Built in 1876, as the home of attorney and Reeve of Bradford, John MacLean Stevenson, it was one of th...

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Plans to reprint Governor Simcoe Slept Here

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  • 2006-06-24

When the WEGWHIST Team launched Governor Simcoe Slept Here last December, we underestimated your response. Hindsight, which always has 20/20 vision, indicates that we should have printed more copies, but by the same token, we didn't anticipate tha...

George Jackson

Proclaiming Yonge's Bicentennial

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  • 1996-08-21

Description: Celebrating Yonge street's 200 years of existing.

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Proposal for $11.6 million Admin Centre

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  • 2003-01-25

A 30,000 sq. ft. Administration Building, with a Council Chamber that could double as an Arts Center. A 14,000 sq. ft. South Simcoe Police Station, that shares an atrium-style public entry with the Administration building. A separate courthouse - ...

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