Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Area historical society formed

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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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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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Brown, Frank Lewis obituary

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  • 1964-12-16

Event Date : Friday, December 04, 1964 Event Type : Death Description : A resident of West Gwillimbury Township since childhood, Mr. Frank L. Brown did not rally from a heart seizure after his return home from attending a meeting held by the cong...

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Copeland, John obituary

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  • 1949-09-14

Event Date : Saturday, August 13, 1949 Event Type : Death Description : At home, after a long illness. Born in Yorkshire, England. Came to Canada in 1870. Attended school in Scotch Settlement and farmed until four years ago. Member of the I.O.F. ...

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Deed to the Auld Kirk Property as Registered in 1837

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  • 1958-08-27

This article was released in the same edition which described the unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque on August 24th, 1958. The history of the Auld Kirk was also compiled in this edition, which includes the Deed to the kirk's property, regi...

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Faris, Catherine (Kate) Anne obituary (long)

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  • 1958-01-29

Event Date : Thursday, January 09, 1958 Event Type : Death Description : The last member of one of the Scotch Settlement's most highly esteemed pioneer families, Miss Catherine (Kate) Faris, passed away at Bayview Convalescent Home, Langstaff, on...

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Faris, Mrs. Gordon S. (Kathleen Moore) obituary

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  • 1953-05-27

Event Date : Thursday, May 21, 1953 Event Type : Death Description : The knowledge that Mrs. Gordon S. Faris was so seriously ill that hope was not extended for her recovery was only exceeded in sorrow and sympathy among the members of her family...

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Faris, Murray Goodfellow & Ruby Marguerite Strasler

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  • 1947-10-08

Event Date : Saturday, October 04, 1947 Event Type : Marriage Description : Daughter of Mr and Mrs Russell G. Strasler of Queensville wed son of Mrs Faris and the late Mr W.G. Faris of Maple Farm, Bradford at the Queensville United Church. The b...

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Faris, William George obituary

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  • 1944-01-12

Event Date : Sunday, January 09, 1944 Event Type : Death Description : At his home, "Maple Farm," Bradford, Ont., on Sunday, January 9, 1944, William George Faris, in his 80th year, beloved husband to Bertha Strong, and dear father to Gordon, Bra...

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Faris, William George obituary (long)

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  • 1944-01-19

Event Date: January 9, 1944 Event type: Death Description: William George Faris, in his 80th year.

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