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21 Barrie Street European Bakery

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  • 1995

The one-storey building with a flat roof located at 21 Barrie St. has been used by many businesses over the years. Tommy Lautonee owned the blacksmith and carriage factory once situated in this structure. George Geddes was the blacksmith there unt...

Joe Saint

23/25 and 27 Holland Street East

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  • 1995

The buildings shown in this photo are located at 21, 23, 25 and 27 Holland St. East. One of the buildings in this row was once a bakery and confectionary owned by Jack Madil. There were two ovens in the rear and a barn at the back of the property....

Janice Hopkins

27 Simcoe Road

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  • 1995

Alex Sutherland’s bakeshop was located at 27 Simcoe Road for many years. It was later sold to Howard Bowser. Howard converted it into a rental dwelling. The building was eventually owned by a market gardener who had a cement garage and storage bui...

Janice Hopkins

29, 31 and 33 Holland Street West

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  • 1995

The structure located at 29 Holland St. West was vacant for many years. Howard Bowser bought and restored it as a shop with living quarters upstairs. Ted and Audrey Gapp lived here for a number of years. Helen Bantam ran a ladies’ shop downstairs ...

Nancy Smith

Bakery Tokens

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  • c.1900

Two bakery tokens that would have been given out by Alex Sutherland's bakery to patrons. One is for a 2lb loaf and the other a 4lb one.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

Gowland, Fred obituary

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  • 1948-09-22

Event Date : Thursday, September 16, 1948 Event Type : Death Description : Husband of Sarah Rebecca Ward and father of Lloyd, Ward, Mrs. Steet (Grace) and Marguerite died in Penetanguishene at 62. He had moved to Bradford 22 year prior to his de...

Bradford Witness

Hunt & Stephenson Bakery

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  • 1933

An ad for Hunt & Stephenson Bakery in Bradford, c. 1933. Appeared in the Bradford Witness.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

Hunt, Albert (Bert) obituary

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  • 1950-03-15

Event Date : Wednesday, March 08, 1950 Event Type : Death Description : Died unexpectedly after becoming ill three days previous. Had been unwell for many months, causing him to retire. Husband of Marjorie Andrews of West Gwillimbury (married at ...

Living heritage - Bradford's oldest streets

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  • 1992-07-08

"To celebrate Canada's 125th birthday, why not take a walking tour of some of the oldest streets in Bradford, four of which date back 162 years!" ...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

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