Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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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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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

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A Successful Church Opening

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  • 1889-11-14

Article describing the opening Sabbath on November 10th, 1889 of St. John's Presbyterian Church at Coulson's Hill.

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A happy Salad Queen

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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 - George Stoddart

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  • 1908-12-17

"Yesterday afternoon Mr. Geo. Stoddart met with a serious accident. He was working on the new school building at Middleton, and the scaffold on which he was standing at the time gave way precipitating him, and Mr. Fred McKay, to the ground a dista...

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Armstrong, Eliza obituary

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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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Attention / Tractor Rehabilitation

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  • 1954-10-20

Two articles on health and safety of residents affected by the Hurricane Hazel flood. The crops are considered condemned because of their submersion, and advice on fixing your own submerged tractor.

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Auld Kirk Records Tell Story of Pioneer Church

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  • 1958-08-27

Article made from information compiled by Mr. and Mrs. Murray Faris from Auld Kirk records, and is a brief history of the Kirk and Scotch Settlement.

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Best Salad Festival yet

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  • 1976-07-21

"The town of Bradford bulged at the seams last week as an estimated 20,000 people jammed into the community to make an unprecedented success of the annual Bradford Salad Festival. From last Wednesday night, through Sunday, every event scheduled by...

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