Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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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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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, 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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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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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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Scotch Settlement Auld Kirk to Become a Museum?

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  • 1958-08-27

"The deluge of rain on Sunday did not deter the descendants of the sturdy Scotch Settlement pioneers from attending the unveiling ceremonies at the Auld Kirk cemetery. A remarkably large crowd, considering weather conditions, was in attendance, an...

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Unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery Plaque

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  • 1958-08-20

Article on the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque unveiling to take place the following Sunday, August 24th, 1958 at 2:30pm. Contains a brief history of the Auld Kirk and the Scotch Settlement.

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Unveiling of the Auld Kirk Cemetery Plaque invitation

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  • 1958-08-20

Invitation published in the Bradford Witness on the Auld Kirk Cemetery plaque unveiling. It would take place the following Sunday, August 24th, 1958 at 2:30pm. See Related Description links for a brief history of the Auld Kirk and the Scotch Settl...

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