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Blaze destroys apartment

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  • 1977-01-26

"No cause has yet been determined for a stubborn blaze which broke out in a house at 16 John Street East in Bradford last Tuesday. The Bradford Fire Department was called out at about 4 pm to quell the blaze which broke out in a back apartment, oc...

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CN Express Clerk

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  • 1939

"If CN has its way, the last real contact Bradford has with the railway will be gone soon when the train station is either sold or torn down. The railway was an integral part of the community when this photo was taken in 1939. Submitted by Wilbert...

Wilbert Mulliss

Compton IGA Food Market

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  • 1966-08-10

Caption under photograph: "Mr. Wm. Compton and son, Gordon, in front of their fine new I.G.A. Food Market, which opens for business next Wednesday, August 17." Related article contains description of the Compton business.

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Edmanson, Tom obituary

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  • 1893-08-31

Event Date : August 30, 1893 Event Type : Death Description : Age: 37 years, 6 months.Had been a member of Municipal Council for several years, and a successful businessman.Died at his residence, John St., from a lengthy illness.Leaves a wife and...

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Lee, Samuel R. obituary

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  • 1950-10-18

Event Date : Monday, October 16, 1950 Event Type : Death Description : Died at York County Hospital, after several years of failing health and a recent eye operation. Husband of the late Edith Phillips. Brother of John and Christopher Lee of Brad...

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New Post Office Contract Awarded to Weston Firm - Completion in Ten Months

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  • 1964-08-12

"OTTAWA, Aug 5-The Honourable Jean-Paul Deschatelets, Minister of Public works, today announced the award of a $101,600 contract to the Gorsline Construction Limited of Weston, Ont., for the construction of a Federal Building at Bradford, Ont. The...

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Snow, Ernest P. & Jane Hyde

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  • 1901-10-03

Event Date : Wednesday, September 25, 1901 Event Type : Marriage Description : Ernest Philip Snow, merchant of Bradford, youngest son of W. Barclay Snow, of Ottawa, to Jane Frances, only daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Fred Hyde, Esq., of Dunnville. The w...

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Snow, Mrs. E. P. obituary

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  • 1955-01-26

Event Date : Thursday, January 20, 1955 Event Type : Death Municipality : Dunnville Description : The death occurred at Dunnville on Thursday, January 20, of Mrs. E. P. Snow in her 89th year. Mrs. Snow will be remembered by old time residents of ...

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Soper, Mr. A. C. W. obituary

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  • 1958-04-16

Event Date : Wednesday, March 26, 1958 Event Type : Death Municipality : Petrolia, Ont. Description : A former resident of Bradford, Mr. A. C. W. Soper, died at his home in Petrolia on March 26 following a paralytic stroke. He was 86 years of age...

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