Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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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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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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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, 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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Looking Back Over the Century - Auld Kirk

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  • 1967-07-12

"On Sunday, July 23rd, 1967, the Auld Kirk in Scotch Settlement will hold a centennial service. This church, for many years has been closed but on that day memories will be revived by the old and the not-so-old as they greet one another and talk a...

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May postpone planned tour by Diefenbaker

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26934
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  • 1976-10-13

"John Diefenbaker's scheduled October 15 tour of York Region may be temporarily postponed due to the sudden illness of Mrs. Diefenbaker, The Witness learned yesterday. Mr. Diefenbaker had been scheduled to address a dinner in Nobleton, and visit t...

George Jackson

Office Window - Aurora Yacht Club/ Holland River/ Hurricane hazel

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  • 1964-09-02

Article features news on the construction of Aurora's Yacht Club, an editorial on what Bradford can do with its river at the entrance to the town for publicity, and Holland River's history. It also mentions the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hurrica...

Ina McKenzie

Old Records and Books Should Be Preserved

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  • 1958-07-20

Article on memory and physical presence of history/heritage in a community like Bradford. Based on the unveiling of the Auld Kirk cemetery plaque (see Related Description below) and Murray Faris' preservation of the Auld Kirk's records.

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