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Thomas Kilkenny Furniture

  • CA BWGPL OS10125
  • Stuk
  • c. 1880

A late Victorian c. 1880 side boar with decorative work, produced in Thomas Kilkenny's Furniture factory. It is owned by his great granddaughter Ruth Booth.

8th Canadian Field Ambulance Officers and NCOs

  • CA BWGPL OS9855
  • Stuk
  • November 1918

This image documents the 8th Canadian Field Ambulance at the time of the signing of the armistice ending WWI on November 11, 1918 and can be found in a war photograph album belonging to Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Raymond Selby. The photographs in the album are both original photographs taken by Dr. Selby and copies of official Canadian military photographs. Selby was born in and grew up in the Bradford West Gwillimbury area before moving to Calgary, Alberta. Many of the men pictured were awarded medals in recognition of honour and/or bravery.

Top Row: Sgt. Maguire, Sgt. F. E. Dutton, Cpl. Brewster, Sgt. Munis, Sgt. Davidson, R.S.M. Coward, R.S.M. G. Taylor, Staff-Sgt. Graydon, Sgt. Nash, Cpl. Tillett, Cpl. Guthrie, Sgt. Patience
Middle Row: Capt. R. M. Harvie, Capt. A. S. Lamb, Capt. D.C. Malcolm, Major W. G. Cosbie, Lt-Col. E. R. Selby, Major W. J. MacKensie, Capt. J. F. Sparrow, Capt. Knight, Capt. Christie
Bottom Row: Sgt. H. Hay, Sgt. Montgomery, Cpl. Clements, Sgt. Valiquet, Sgt. Wyers, Sgt. Cowan, Sgt. Coleman, Sgt. Holding, Cpl. Lean

Ernest Raymond Selby, Dr.

Threshing Machine

  • CA BWGPL OS8587
  • Stuk
  • 1949

Removing the threshing machine from the barn. It was the last one used in the area, on July 27th, 1949.

Stan Brown

Jeffery Family

  • CA BWGPL OS8978
  • Stuk

Jeffery family.
From left: Roy, Josephine, Elizabeth, Elsie, Gordon, Frances, Iva and Harvey.

Iva (Jeffery) Robinson

CEO Official Honored On Retirement

  • CA BWGPL OS10242
  • Stuk
  • 1968

Douglas Booth, budget analyst at Canadian General Electric, Barrie, and an employee of the firm for 20 years, was honored on the occasion of his retirement last night at a dinner at River Garden Restaurant. From left: Gordon Laighton, finance manager and Mrs. Leighton, Mrs. Booth and Mr. Booth.

Soap-box Winner

  • CA BWGPL OS10664
  • Stuk
  • 1957

Daring Kathleen Westlake negotiated the soap-box course twice without mishap to take first place in the seven to ten year class. Her car, "Little Lulu", also took top honors for the best looking entry.

Thomas & Ellen Nelson

  • CA BWGPL OS9756
  • Stuk
  • 1880

Thomas Alexander Nelson (1861-1898) proprietor of the Nelson Foundry in Bond Head, pictured here with his wife, Ellen Pricella (Brown) Nelson. This sepia coloured studio photo was likely taken in the 1880's when bustles were fashionable.

Marion McKibbon

Graduation from St. Mary’s Queen of the Martyrs

  • CA BWGPL OS9856
  • Stuk
  • 1960

Graduation; St. Mary's Queen of the Martyrs; June 28 1960 Back Row l-r: Roman Sharko, Herbert De Kerf, Francis Jonkman, Andy Muslewski, Ibel Koster, John Van Rooyen, Nevio Kalegaric, Charles Davidson, Frank Bittner, Stephen Bacsalamsi Jr., Bill Van Berkel, Ladda Dyrda. Middle Row l-r: Joe Fabing, Chester Antosik, Paula Preg, Rosemary Lee, Julia Cunecca, Amelia Stybel, Suzanne Van Rooyen, Beverly Williamson, Wanda Francyck, Joanne Lewis, Carl Sauner, Jimmy Amero. Front Row l-r: Eva Bakes, Eva LeBlanc, Kathenne Sherrard, Frederick Wenzel, Mother St. Andrew (Florence Kelly), Mary Bittner, Oksana Turcyniak.

90th Birthday - Bertha Langford

  • CA BWGPL OS10374
  • Stuk
  • 1980-09-06

Bradford's Bertha Langford celebrated her 90th birthday last week with more than 200 family and friends in attendance. The energetic lady still loves to bowl. Happy birthday!

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

The Original Reilly Family

  • CA BWGPL OS8625
  • Stuk

Members of the Reilly (alternative spelling: Riley) family who came from Ireland.
Top Row, left to right: Francis, Archibald, Elizabeth, George.
Bottom Row: Alex, Jane, Arthur.

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