Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Town honors veterans

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  • 1994

"While dignitaries gather at the war memorials in Normandy on Monday, June 6th a short but emotion-filled ceremony was held at the Cenotaph in Bradford. Between 50 and 60 veterans, their families, and members of the Royal Canadian Legion gathered ...

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WEGWHIST meeting at the Library

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  • 2003-09-27

Description : The West Gwillimbury History Project (WEGWHIST) meets Weds., Oct. 1st, in the Compton Room of the Bradford Library, 100 Holland Court, at 2 p.m. There are still some "missing families"... If you want your family history to be include...

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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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Campbell, Lewis Blanchard obituary

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  • 2006-07-22

Event Date : Friday, July 14, 2006 Event Type : Death Description : Died after a lengthy illness at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, in his 88th year. Husband of Doris for 44 years. Beloved father of Suzanne, Luanne and her husband Mi...

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Library's Poetry Winner

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  • 2001-09-08

Article containing the winning poem in the children's category for the library's poem contest. The contest was related to Carrotfest and the poem was written by Jaclyn Hodsdon.

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Wishing Bradford a Happy 150th Birthday

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  • 2007-06-02

"Last Sunday, May 27th, the town of Bradford launched 14 months of celebration, marking the 150th year since its incorporation. In fact, the "actual receiving of Royal Assent incorporating the village of Bradford... was done on May 27th, 1857 by Q...

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The most wonderful gift this municipality has received

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  • 1998-05-02

Description : Over 250 people packed the former Danube Countries Community Centre, to participate in an historic event - the opening of the Danube Seniors Leisure Centre, on Saturday, April 25th. The event was also a "thank you" to the members of ...

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A century of service

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  • 1994-10-19

Description : These days, there are very few businesses that have been around for 100 years. The Bradford law firm of Evans and Evans is one of those few. Founded in 1894 by T.W.W. Evans, the firm was augmented by his sons, Charles and Brock in th...

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Bringing history groups together

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  • 2007-12-01

The annual Meeting of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association will be held in the Compton Room of the Bradford Public Library on Saturday, December 8th, 1:30 p.m. The BWG Local History Association was formed 17 years ago, in the sp...

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Bradford's Sesquicentennial involves the Township, too...

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  • 2007-06-09

"Bradford celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2007. While some suggest that the celebration doesn't concern the Township area, the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association has a different take on the matter. The Association points out t...

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