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Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 1

  • 2023-03-28/1
  • Series
  • 2023-03-28

Personnel files of sixty-five personnel who served in World War I with ties to South Simcoe. Research was commenced by Jan Coward. After her passing, a group of research assistants are working to verify the research and share this publicly. Original database exists as an online spreadsheet. Reseach assistants have identified which personnel files have been verified.

Jan Coward's Literary Estate

John Harrison Fonds

  • CA BWGPL JH
  • Fonds
  • 2019

Documents, letters and other textural records pertaining to the governance and development of Bradford. Items created 1902-1951.

John Harrison

Bradford Veterans Street Names

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

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

David Di Giovanni

Bradford Times Article - Canada 150 Quilt

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

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

Banner Image

  • 2016-08-10-01
  • Item
  • 2016-08-10

Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History

Children's Entertainment Series

  • CA BWGPL CES
  • Collection
  • 2016

Collection of materials related to the Children's Entertainment Series in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Recognized for contributions to Heritage

  • CA BWGPL PH26721
  • 2008

Municipality :
Community : Bradford West Gwillimbury
Lot :
Concession :
Description : On March 17, BWG Council recognized the contributions of two long-time residents to Ontario's heritage, presenting a Certificate of Achievement to Barbara Verney and a Certificate of Lifetime Achievement to George Jackson, on behalf of the Ontario Heritage Trust and the 2008 Heritage
Community Recognition Program. Barbara Verney was co-founder of the BWG Local History Group. Through her involvement with the Group, the Town's HEART Committee, IODE and Gwillim Group, she helped organize walking tours of historic Bradford, bus tours of the Holland Marsh, displays on the anniversary of Hurricane Hazel, and the installation of the statue of Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe and historic plaque in Bradford during the Sesquicentennial. She was the Town's Co-ordinator for the Bicentennial of Yonge St. in 1996, and has won numerous awards for her community involvement and voluntarism. Mayor Doug White Called George Jackson the "godfather of BWG history." Also a founder of the BWG Local History Group, Jackson is a volunteer, an historian, and an author.

Joe Saint fonds

  • CA BWGPL JS
  • Fonds
  • 2004

Contains 4 Volumes of items donated by Joe Saint in relation to Bradford's Local History

Joe Saint

Waller, Lynwood Wellington "Red"

  • CA BWGPL 14905
  • Item
  • 1997

Event Date : Saturday, June 21, 1997
Event Type : Death Municipality

Description : Peacefully at York County Hospital, Newmarket, at the age of 87. Son of the late Richard Waller and Alice (nee Martin) of Bradford, Ontario. Predeceased by siblings Norman, Thomas, Lillian Bugler, and Mildred Banks. Husband of Marjorie (nee Hearsum) for 54 years. Father of Barbara Amos, Lowell Waller, Lynette Waller and Thomas Lambert. Uncle, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Member of the famed Bradford Six" and Newmarket Redmen Hockey teams 1926-1933. 48-year employee of Office Specialty Newmarket. Veteran WWII. Longtime active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #426 Newmarket. Visitation at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home Newmarket. Interment in Newmarket Cemetery. Memorial donations to the York County Hospital Foundation would be gratefully appreciated by the family.

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