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41 Simcoe Road - The Dr. Clement House

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  • 1995

The Dr. Clement House is located at 41 Simcoe Road (on the southeast corner of Simcoe Road and Centre Street). It was built around 1830-1860 (1840’s?) in the Classic Revival style. Dr. Clement lived and died here after practising in the 1870-80’s....

Nancy Smith

Award Winners

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  • 1974-1975

" Awards night was held by the Innisfil Men's Broomball League Saturday night. Seen here with their trophies are: (left to right) Jim Hayes (rookie of the year and most valuable player), John Wyers (best defenceman), Gord Gow (leading scorer), And...

Brief History of Nantyr School

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A brief History of Nantyr school, the early settlers established a hamlet at the corner of sideroad twenty and concession seven in the Township of INNISFIL. It was called Wesley. This name was later changed to Nantyr by Colonel Tyrwhitt after his ...

Jean Warrington

Buildings & Architecure F-L

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Contains articles and clippings related to the buildings and architecture of Bradford West Gwillimbury, from F-L

Joe Saint

Bus Accident

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  • 1972

John Kneeshaw,left, looks at school bus he was driving when a sanitation truck collided with him last Friday night near the Honorable Earl Rowe School. At right is Edgar Sturgeon of Sturgeon Bus Lines.

Close vote on police service amalgamation

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  • 1996-08-14

Article about the amalgamation of the Bradford and Innisfil Police Departments, and a vote by the town councils.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Cooper/Molyneaux Family

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The last three remaining members of the family of the pioneer settlers Matthew Cooper and Rebecca Molyneaux. Left to right: Mrs. James Boake (Rebecca Cooper), Thornton, 94 years; William Cooper, Cookstown, 86 years; Mrs. Bartholomew Boake (Mary An...

Council sets stage for police amalgamation

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  • 1996-11-13

Article about the amalgamation of the Bradford and Innisfil Police Departments; the previous defeated vote was reexamined after Innisfil Town Council voted for the bylaw, and BWG Town Council revisited the proposal.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Grand opening

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  • 1975

"Cutting the cake was the highlight of the day at the grand opening of the South Innisfil Community Centre. Above, Stewart Donnelly cuts the cake aided by members of Innisfil council and the arena board. Events were held all day to entertain the m...

Hot off the press

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  • 1975

"The paper you are holding today marks a milestone in the history of The Bradford Witness. It is the first Witness and Scope to come off our brand new King press. Here King field rep. Bill Runnels and Witness pressman Gerard Perrell make a few adj...

Bradford Witness

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