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Canada 150 Quilt

  • CA BWGPL 2019-05-30-01
  • Item
  • 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

Thomas Kilkenny Furniture

  • CA BWGPL OS10125
  • Item
  • 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.

CEO Official Honored On Retirement

  • CA BWGPL OS10242
  • Item
  • 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.

90th Birthday - Bertha Langford

  • CA BWGPL OS10374
  • Item
  • 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

Bill and Susan Ruffett

  • CA BWGPL OS10399
  • 1977

Bill and Susan Ruffett of Lefroy eloped on November 29, 1905, and they've been married ever since. The Ruffetts celebrated their 72nd anniversary last week, and more than 100 friends and relatives dropped in. Bill, 92, and Susan, 88, had seven children, 18 grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild.

The May Tea

  • CA BWGPL OS10459

The May Tea and Bake Sale was the last social event to be held in the Loyal True Blue Hall by Senior Citizens of the Friendship Club. Club meetings and events have been held at the hall for 24 years. In the future events will be held at the new Senior Citizens' Centre on Blake Street. Above from left are: Miss Laura Baynes, David McClymont, who officially opened the afternoon event; Mrs. Allan Couchman, president and convener of the tea, and Miss S. C. Robertson who performs the tea honors.

Scott Family Reunion in Innisfil

  • CA BWGPL OS10472

The George Scott family of Barrie held a family reunion at the home of their daughter, Mrs. John Coleman, Innisfil, Sunday Aug. 31. With the exceptions of Mrs. Coleman's daughter, Mrs Parker-Nance (who is now living in England) and Harvey Perrin and Bill Earlem the whole family is shown above. Back Row: Charlotte Delagran, Susan DeLagran, Charles Watson, Patricia Perrin, Margaret DeLagran, Allan Scott, Leslie Scott, Jack Coleman, Mary Coleman, Allan Scott, Harold DeLagran, Hugh Wallace, Mrs. Allan Scott, George Scott, Susan Scott, Ms. George Scott, Mrs. Bill Earle. Centre Row: Mrs. Harvey Perrin, Mrs. Charles Watson, James W. Scott, Mrs. J.W. Scott, Mrs. Hugh Wallace, Mrs. Jack. Coleman, Mrs. Harold DeLagran. Front Row: Jim Coleman, Bill Scott, John DeLagran, Francis Scott, Johnny Scott, Ruth Scott, Stephanie Earle, Peggy Earle.

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