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22 Holland Street West - The Queen's Hotel

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  • 1996

The Queen’s Hotel (located at 22 Holland St. West) was built circa 1850. This photo (taken in the fall of 1995) shows the structure just before a major renovation. The hotel went “dry” during WWI. Bradford, like all of Ontario, was experiencing pr...

Janice Hopkins

38 Holland Street West - Collings Furniture & Undertaking

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  • 1996

The structure located at 38 Holland St. West (on the southwest corner of Holland and Drury Streets) was built around 1900 in the Ontario Vernacular style. B.B. “Ben” Collings lived upstairs with his wife (a Waldruff), and children Bernice, Kathlee...

Nancy Smith

38 Holland Street West - Collings Furniture & Undertaking

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  • 1995

The structure located at 38 Holland St. West (on the southwest corner of Holland and Drury Streets) was built around 1900 in the Ontario Vernacular style. B.B. “Ben” Collings lived upstairs with his wife (a Waldruff), and children Bernice, Kathlee...

Nancy Smith

Bemrose, James

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  • 1906

The article accompanying this photograph gives a quick history of Bemrose Co. General Store, owned by the Bemrose brothers John and James. Their father, John, was a contractor and was well known in the town, a reputation which was passed down to t...

Bradford 5c to $1 Store

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  • 1959

The Bradford 5c to $1 store prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street W. which damaged the building.

Tweedsmuir History

Building Plans and Fire Losses Estimated

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  • 1959-02-18

"Owners of businesses destroyed in last Wednesday's fire are making arrangements to carry on business in temporary quarters and are planning a building program. According to present plans, a fine new business block will rise this year on the site ...

Bradford Witness

Charles W. Lundy - Carriage and Wagon Maker

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  • 1854-09-27

Advertisement for Charles W. Lundy's Wagon & Carriage making services at the black of Thomas Driffill's blacksmith shop.

Bradford Chronicle

Drug Store

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  • 1925

"This week's historical photo was submitted by Lew Campbell of RR 2, Bradford, whose father, W.L. Campbell (behind the counter) operated the drug store on Holland Street now occupied Ritchie's Variety Store. Fred C. Cook, standing in front of the ...

Lew Campbell

Edward Bingham - Butcher

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  • 1854-09-27

Advertisement for Edward Bingham's butchery. He also owned a confectionary store in later years.

Bradford Chronicle

G. Sachs - Iron & Tin Worker

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  • 1854-09-27

Advertisement for G. Sachs' Iron and Tin Working services

Bradford Chronicle

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