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  • 2016-08-10-01
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  • 2016-08-10

Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History

Thomas Wells Opens School

  • CA BWGPL 2017-02-02
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  • February 9, 1977

Bradford Witness
Volume 111, Issue 6
February 9, 1977

Bradford Witness

Bradford Times Article - Canada 150 Quilt

  • CA BWGPL 2017-05-11-01
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  • 2017-05-11

Event Date: May 11th, 2017
Event Type: Newspaper article
Municipality: Bradford, Ont.

Description: Bradford Times article describes creation of Canada 150 quilt and its creation and donation.

Nancy Young

Proclaiming Yonge's Bicentennial

  • CA BWGPL 2017-05-15-01
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  • 1996-08-21

Description: Celebrating Yonge street's 200 years of existing.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms

  • CA BWGPL 2018-12-05-10
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  • 1982

A copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It was enacted as part of the Canada Act 1982 and came into force on April 17, 1982.

Government of Canada

Canada 150 Quilt

  • CA BWGPL 2019-05-30-01
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  • 2017-04-27

Event Date: May 30th 2019
Event Type: Donation
Municipality: Bradford Ont.

Description: Canada 150 Quilt donated to the BWG Local History Association. Handmade by Nancy Young & Kathy Clarke.

Nancy Young

Bradford Veterans Street Names

  • CA BWGPL 2022-10-27/0
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  • 2017-07-01

Research on street names in Bradford West Gwillimbury that are named after local veterans

David Di Giovanni

Durham, James Blanchfield

  • CA BWGPL 2953

Event Date : Saturday, September 08, 1900
Event Type : Death
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Community : Bradford
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Concession : 0
Description : Died at Durham Place" Bradford.Age: 71st year.Born in Township of Trafalger County of Halton on May 30th 1830.Married Harriet Saunders daughter of George W. Saunders St. Vincent Township County of Grey in 1855.Moved to Bradford from Barrie in 1860 to run the T. Smith & Sons' Sawmills. More than 20 years later the mills moved north and he became involved in farming. Leaves a widow and nine children: T.S. Durham of Sault Ste. Marie; Sidney of B.C.; Mrs. E.S. Meeking of Allandale; James E. of Tonawanda N.Y.; Edgar and Miss Ella of Bradford; Clara of the Jewish Hospital Cincinnati Ohio; Hattie of Sault Ste. Marie and Wilbert of Bay City Mich.Interred in Barrie Union Cemetery."

Simcoe County Council

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  • 1885

Simcoe County Council in 1885. From left to right: R. Paton (Warden), Reeve, Sunnidale; J. McAfee, Deputy-Reeve, West Gwillimbury; A. B. McPhee, County Auditor; C. H. Ross, Reeve, Barrie; D. Dunn, (ex-warden), Reeve, Essa; S. M. Sanford, County Treasurer, Barrie; J. B. Horrell, Reeve, Midland; Samuel Frazer, First Reeve, Tay.; D. Loftus, Deputy-Reeve, Flos.; J. Beardsley, Messenger, Barrie; P. H. Stewart, County Auditor; G. Moberly, Reeve, Collingwood; J. T. Harvie, Reeve Gravenhurst; S. J. Reed, Deputy-Reeve, Innisfil; J. Quinn (ex-warden), Reeve, Orillia Town; W.J. Beatty, Deputy-Reeve, Tay.; W. Wright, Reeve, Alliston; J. Gallagher, Reeve, Tosorontio; J. Kelly, Reeve, Adjala; P. O'Connor, Deputy-Reeve, Medonte; W. LeCamp, Deputy-Reeve, Tiny; A. Wiancko, Reeve, Morrison; A. Thomson, Reeve, Orillia and Matchedash; P.Small, Deputy-Reeve, Adjala; Jas. Ross, Deputy-Reeve, Oro; A. H. Smith, Reeve, Monck.; G.P. McKay, M.P.P., Reeve, Innisfil; W. Switzer, Deputy-Reeve, Sunnidale; Nelson McRae, Reeve, Tiny; Thos. Pearcy, 2nd Deputy-Reeve, Barrie; S. Rogers, 2nd Deputy-Reeve, Essa; John Ross, 1st Deputy-Reeve, Innisfil; H. W. Manning, Reeve, Bradford; Jas. Hamilton, 1st Deputy-Reeve, Nottawasaga; A. Suffern, Reeve, Watt.; J. M. Tasker, Reeve, Reay.; Rev. Thos. McKee, P.S.I., South Simcoe; A. Nicol, Reeve, Stayner; C. Robertson, Reeve, Cardwell; Lt.-Col., R.T. Banting, County Clerk; Geo. M. Evans (ex-warden), Reeve, West Gwillimbury; J. F. Lyons, 1st Deputy-Reeve, Essa; Jonathan Sissons, Reeve, Vespra.; Wm. McDermott (ex-warden) Reeve, Tecumseth; R. Calhoun, 2nd Deputy-Reeve, Tecumseth; J. Leach, 3rd Deputy-Reeve, Nottawasaga; Arthur Craig, Reeve, Medonte; C. Harvie, Deputy-Reeve, Orillia and Matchedash; A. S. Kirkland, Reeve, Nottawasaga; T. Scott, Reeve, Humphrey; N. E. Greenaway, Reeve, Tosorontio; J. Nettleton, Deputy-Reeve, Collingwood; C. Cooke (ex-Warden), 1st Deputy-Reeve, Tecumseth; E. Cox, Reeve, Wood and Medora; J. B. Thompson, Deputy-Reeve, Orillia Town.; J. C. Morgan, P.S.I., North Simcoe; J. Dickinson, 1st Deputy-Reeve, Barrie; W. Millie, 2nd Deputy-Reeve, Nottawasaga; Dr. P. H. Spohn, Reeve, Penetanguishene; C. Drury, M.P.P., Reeve, Oro.; A. Finlay, Deputy-Reeve, Vespra.; O. J. Phelps, M.P.P., (ex-Warden), Reeve, Flos.

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