Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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$19,000 bull

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26893
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  • 1976-01-21

"Agriculture Minister William Newman was on hand last Wednesday with cattle owner John Devins for a special service. The men were celebrating the first time an imported breed of cattle has been sent back to its country of origin. John Devins' Char...

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1909 O.A.L.A. Intermediate Lacrosse Champions Float

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  • 1957-08-21

The following set of photographs were taken from the Bradford Witness August 21, 1957 edition, highlighting the Bradford Centennial parade and celebrations. This float includes "Three members of Bradford 1909 O.A.L.A. Intermediate Lacrosse champio...

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1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26793
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  • 1959-02

"This week's photo, courtesy of the Bradford Fire Department, depicts the fire in February of 1959 which destroyed a large block of the downtown section, from Evans and Evans to the police department. The fire swept through several businesses, unp...

George Jackson

A happy Salad Queen

  • CA BWGPL GJ-Hap77-PH26866
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  • 1977-06-15

Description : "Donna Ramsay (centre), this year's Salad Festival Queen, receives congratulations from the 1976 queen, Annette Grencer, as fellow contestant Nancy Bergeron (right) applauds. Donna, 18, was elected at the Salad Festival dance Saturda...

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Accident Report - Death of Kenneth Andrews

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  • 1949

Source : The Bradford Witness Six-year-old boy killed when the left side of the car he was riding in was ripped off in a collision with a truck on Highway 27. Was going to visit his grandparents at the time. Driver of the truck, Lloyd Wallace, w...

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Annual Report

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  • 1899-04-13

"The annual report of the Ontario Minister of Education, just to hand, gives the following statistics of the Bradford Public Library for the year ending 30th April, 1898. ..."

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Another subdivision

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  • 1977-05-28

"Construction has begun on the third phase of Britannia Heights, which will run north to the 8th Concession. About 135 homes under the Mod-Aire and Patrician Homes name will make up the new subdivisions. Construction crews are installing pipeline ...

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Area historical society formed

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26882
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  • 1977-09-07

"The first major steps to preserve the heritage of the Scotch Settlement and area were taken last week when about 20 people officially founded a historical society. Known as the Scotch Settlement and District Historical Society, it will seek to pr...

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Armstrong, Eliza obituary

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-2949
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  • 1900-08-30

Event Date : Friday, August 24, 1900 Event Type : Death Description : On Friday last one of the pioneer settlers in this vicinity passed peacefully away in the person of Mrs. John Armstrong, relict of the late John Armstrong. Deceased was born on...

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