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Firey Meteorite Seen By District Residents

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Event-2017-03-21-31
  • Stuk
  • 1966-09-21

"The blazing meteorite which cut a fiery path over Eastern Canada and the United States on Saturday night, frightening or thrilling thousands of people, was seen by many residents of Bradford and district. Though your editors did not see it, from ...

Bradford Witness

Memoriam of World War II

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWI-2017-04-10-08
  • Stuk
  • 1953-11-11

Memoriam in the Bradford Witness for those who lose their lives in WWII.

Bradford Witness

Hon. Earl Rowe Pleads to Electors for Strong 'Yes' Vote on Plebiscite

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWII-2016-11-07-03-2016-11-08-07
  • Deel
  • 1942-04-29

"To the Electors of Dufferin-Simcoe: As your representative in the House of Commons, I did oppose the principle of a Plebiscite. Howevee, our government has asked for an expression of public opinion and, under our democratic system of government, ...

Bradford Witness

Looking Back Over the Century - Bradford & Amsterdam

  • CA BWGPL LHC-CanCen-2017-03-22-18
  • Stuk
  • 1967-04-19

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Holland River is the topic.

Bradford Witness

The Office Window Column

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Newsp-OfficeWin
  • Bestanddeel
  • 1964

This collection of newspaper articles is based on the Office Window column from the Bradford Witness & South Simcoe Times. This column covers a variety of topics, from daily events to local history tidbits. They also give insight into the content...

Ina McKenzie

Hughes retires from roads

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26894
  • Stuk
  • 1976

"West Gwillimbury Road Superintendent, Grenville Hughes, 68, resigned last week, after 14 years of service with the council staff. Reeve Orville Hughes accepted the resignation, thanked the road superintendent on behalf of the council for all his ...

Bradford Witness

Campbell, Lewis Blanchard & Bell, Doris Kathleen

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-20126
  • Stuk
  • 1962-09-19

Event Date : Saturday, September 08, 1962 Event Type : Marriage Description : Doris Kathleen, youngest daughter of Mrs. Bell and the late Mr. Ross E. Bell of Gilford, to Lewis Blanchard, only son of Mrs. Campbell and the late Mr. William L. Campb...

Bradford Witness

Military History is recalled by Finding of Button

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-11-02
  • Stuk
  • 1958-08-20

"While working in the flower-bed at the front of the bradford Presbyterian Church this summer, Mr. harvey Curry dug up a small object which turned out to be a button off a soldier's uniform. A little rubbing revealed the number "30" inside a raise...

Bradford Witness

The [Liquor Act of 1902] Referendum

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-10-08
  • Stuk
  • 1902-12-11

Article on Bradford's results of the December 4, 1902 Ontario Liquor Act referendum. The public voted to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a town heavy with taverns and inns, had churches and the newspa...

Bradford Witness

The [Liquor Act of 1902] Vote on Thursday

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-10-07
  • Stuk
  • 1902-12-11

Article on results of the December 4, 1902 Ontario Liquor Act referendum. The public voted to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a town heavy with taverns and inns, had churches and the newspaper promoti...

Bradford Witness

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