Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Alexander Sutherland Death Announcement

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  • 1931-07-24

An announcement of the death of Bradford businessman and owner of Sutherland’s Grocery, Alexander Sutherland on July 24th, 1931. Appeared in the July 29th, 1931 issue of the Bradford Witness.

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Bill Ruffett remembers...

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  • 1976-1978

"On the eve of his 92nd birthday, Tuesday, Bill Ruffett told the story of the booming ice industry of yesteryear. Bell Ewart - "I started on the ice when I was 12 yeards old. Father had rented the old hotel on the south side of the dock of 1897 fo...

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Crake, Richard Holland obituary

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  • 1936-12-30

Event Date : Sunday, December 27, 1936 Event Type : Death Description : One of Bradford's oldest businessmen, Mr. Crake died in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto, at the age of 79. He was the first Chevrolet dealer in the area. Funeral service at his l...

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George Webb Obituary

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  • 1926-05-16

An obituary for George Webb, previous owner of the Uneda Hotel. He passed away on May 16th, 1926 and this obituary appeared in the May 19th, 1926 issue of the Bradford Witness.

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Neilly, Richard J. obituary

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  • 1950

"Richard James Neilly, who has been a resident of Aurora for the past fourteen years, died suddenly on Tuesday, November 14 at his late residence in town. Born in Gilford, Mr. Neilly received his public school education there and later attended Br...

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Notice Re Bradford Bakery

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  • 1940-01-31

"In order to wind up the estate of the late F.W. ("Bud") Stephenson, it is important and necessary that all accounts owing to Bradford Bakery be paid at this time. Will all persons who owe an account to Bradford Bakery please arrange the same with...

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Wife Shot, Husband Dead, Baby sleeps on in crib

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  • 1940-01-22

"Bradford, Jan 22 - A few hours after Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stephenson had been happily skating at the community rink here their bodies were found in their bedroom by their five-year-old daughter, Joan..."

Toronto Daily Star

Wife and Husband in Double Tragedy

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  • 1940-01-24

"Mystery, beyond the understanding of the closest friends of the family, surrounds the horrifying tragedy of the deaths of Mr. and Mrs. F.W. ("Bud") Stephenson in their home above the Bradford Bakery, in which business the former was a partner, so...

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William C. Davey dies at Davey Hunt Club Camp

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  • 1953-11-18

Event date: November 11, 1953 Event date: Death Description: One of the happiest occasions in Mr. William C. Davey's life was the 50th anniversary of the forming of the Hunt Club which bore his name, the Davey Hunt Club. The half-century mark in ...

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