Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

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Armstrong, Mrs. James (Jane) obituary

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  • 1966-11-30

Event Date : Friday, November 11, 1966 Event Type : Death Description : Although not enjoying the best of health for some time, the last illness of Mrs. James Armstrong, of 98 John Street E., Bradford, was not lengthy, when she passed away in Yor...

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Auld Kirk Records Tell Story of Pioneer Church

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  • 1958-08-27

Article made from information compiled by Mr. and Mrs. Murray Faris from Auld Kirk records, and is a brief history of the Kirk and Scotch Settlement.

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Birch, Warren & Charlotte Edney

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  • 1935-07-10

Event Date : Saturday, July 06, 1935 Event Type : Marriage Description : The wedding took place in the Trinity Anglican Church with the Rev. O. Hearn officiating. Charlotte is the daughter or Mr. and Mrs. James Edney. Following the honeymoon, the...

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Bond Head's Parade Claimed to be Best Yet

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  • 1967-07-05

"Bond Head's Pioneer Parade last saturday, July 1, was another example and proof of the fact that enthusiasm and willing workers can produce what money expenditure cannot. The Bond Head workers for the parade, and other events, did not have big fi...

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Bradford United Church

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  • 1977-04-20

"Churchgoers at Bradford United Church were treated last Sunday to the "gospel folk" music and words of inspirations from the group Tushisah. The group is comprised of local students who play area churches and convey religion through their music. ...

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Church celebrates 90th

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  • 1977-03-30

"The congregation of Newton Robinson United Church is holding a three-fold celebration this year. The church, whose spire is a landmark for those travelling Highway 27 between Cookstown and Bond Head is marking its 90th anniversary. The celebratio...

George Jackson

Church, Mrs. Lawrence (Mabel) obituary

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  • 1955-01-12

Event Date : Tuesday, January 04, 1955 Event Type : Death Description : The death occurred at York County Hospital, Newmarket, on Tuesday, January 4, of Mrs. Lawrence Church of Bradford. Mrs. Church had been in poor health for several years, duri...

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Collings, Mrs. Ernest A. (Ellen) obituary

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  • 1966-12-14

Event Date : Monday, November 28, 1966 Event Type : Death Description : After not enjoying good health for the past five years, Mrs. Ellen (Nellie) Collings of Bradford passed away at York County Hospital, Newmarket, on Monday, November 28, 1966,...

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Compton, W. F. obituary

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  • 1967-04-05

Event Date : Wednesday, March 29, 1967 Event Type : Death Description : Death came with startling suddenness last Wednesday evening to one of Bradford's prominent business men, when Mr. William Francis Compton died at his home here. Mr. Compton h...

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