Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Angus Mowat's Journal

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  • 1937 - 1938

Excerpts relating to Bond Head and Bradford Libraries from Angus Mowat's journal. Mowat was the first Inspector of Public Libraries for Ontario, a position he held from 1937 - 1960.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Mayor Roy Gordon and new council sworn in at inauguration

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  • 1977-01-17

"Bradford's 1977-78 council was sworn in at a ceremony at the community centre Monday evening. At left, new Mayor Roy Gordon accepts the gavel from retiring mayor Joe Magani. Mr. Magani said he thought the gavel was given to him personally, but fo...

Bradford Witness

Honors for former mayor

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  • 1977-04-20

"Joe Magani (second from left) was honored Saturday night for his work as Bradford's mayor for 16 years. With his wife, Doris, he heard tributes from long-time friends such as Brad Walker (left) and Charles Evans (right), and received gifts that i...

George Jackson

Two named for medals

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  • 1977

" West Gwillimbury council has nominated Earl Rowe of Newton Robinson to receive one of the jubilee medals being minted by the federal government in recognition of Queen Elizabeth's 25 years on the throne. Mr. Rowe is a former MP and MPP and he wa...

A century of service

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  • 1994-10-19

Description : These days, there are very few businesses that have been around for 100 years. The Bradford law firm of Evans and Evans is one of those few. Founded in 1894 by T.W.W. Evans, the firm was augmented by his sons, Charles and Brock in th...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Looking Back Over the Century - West Gwillimbury Part 1

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  • 1967-03-22

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, C.T.S. "Charlie" Evans wrote about the Township of West Gwillimbury.

C.T.S. Evans

Looking Back Over the Century - West Gwillimbury Part 3

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  • 1967-04-05

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, C.T.S. "Charlie" Evans continued to write about the Township of West Gwillimbury.

C.T.S. Evans

To-morrow, Bradford's Day

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  • 1948-11-03

Two articles on the Historic day for the Holland Marsh and Village of Bradford: "According to A.H. Wilford, publisher of Transport News, the plans for "Bradford Story," to-morrow, November 4, near completion and success. Marsh gardeners, business...

Bradford Witness

Marsh Growers Give Gift To Toronto Children

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  • 1948-11-10

"After Thursday last it surely can be agreed that there never was a truer statement than "I love a parade." Wednesday evening the average citizen about town figured that Thursday's plans were going to "flop" - no one seemed to know much about them...

Bradford Witness

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