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149 John Street West

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  • 1995

The property located at 149 John St. West was once the site of a small, one-storey frame building with shiplap siding. It had a shed at the rear. Mr. Robinson lived here. He was crippled and played the violin on his knees. He particularly loved to...

Janice Hopkins

156 John Street West

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  • 1995

This house is located on the south side at 156 John St. West. It was originally a garage built by Merle Woodcock on his property. The structure was on the laneway that went to Holland Street. This laneway was a popular spot for sleigh rides when t...

Janice Hopkins

94 Moore Street

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  • 1995

The mid-block building located at 94 Moore Street was built in the 1920’s in the Ontario Vernacular Cottage style. It was once the home of the Simpkin family. George Simpkin was a plumber and electrician. His brother Robert was a policeman. On the...

Nancy Smith

A New Civic Centre for Bradford West Gwillimbury... pursuing the vision

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  • 2002-02-09

"The Ad Hoc Facilities Committee, comprised of Mayor Frank Jonkman, Councillors Marty Toombs and Jim Corneau, Chief Building Official Art Janse, Deputy Treasurer Ian Goodfellows and Police Chief Bruce Davis met on Wednesday night, to consider futu...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Accident - George Stoddart

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  • 1908-12-17

"Yesterday afternoon Mr. Geo. Stoddart met with a serious accident. He was working on the new school building at Middleton, and the scaffold on which he was standing at the time gave way precipitating him, and Mr. Fred McKay, to the ground a dista...

Bradford Witness

Adult Stacks Area

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  • 1988-09-09

Photograph of what would become the adult stacks area of the library when it was located on Holland Court.

Another subdivision

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  • 1977-05-28

"Construction has begun on the third phase of Britannia Heights, which will run north to the 8th Concession. About 135 homes under the Mod-Aire and Patrician Homes name will make up the new subdivisions. Construction crews are installing pipeline ...

Bradford Witness

Architect for library chosen

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  • 1986-12-24

A newspaper article about the architect being chosen for the new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court. "Another step in the long process to getting a new library was passed last week, as council and the library board approved an architect...

Bradford Weekly

Architect unveils plans for library

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  • 1987-06-10

A newspaper article about the architectural plans for the building of a new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court. "Plans for Bradford's new $1.2 million library were unveiled Monday night. Architect Bill Lett presented a model and bluepri...

Newmarket Era Banner

BWGPL Construction - April 1, 2010 - Image Four

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  • 2010-04-01

Photograph of the construction process of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Library at 425 Holland Street W., Bradford, Ontario. Later phases of construction image. Image taken on April 1, 2010.

Heidi Northover

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