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Essa Street will end north of Queen

"The developer of a small sub-division west of Bradford Public School had a two-year-old question resolved by council at its Jan. 12 meeting.
Council passed a resolution to allow Essa Street to be closed just north of its present limit at Queen Street.
Mac Lewis asked told [sic] council the street plan for his 10-lot subdivision through three revisions in the past two years.
Previously, council had asked that Essa Street be extended and turned so it would meet Fletcher Street, typing two sub-divisions together.
Council passed a resolution to have Essa Street closed north of Fox Run Lane, which will allow the McDawb sub-division to be started in the spring."

Bradford Weekly

George Jackson fonds

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  • ? - 2016

Contains items significant to the local history and commemoration of Bradford's history.
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George Jackson

Hundreds Honor Fallen Soldier

An article about the unveiling of a plaque at the Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre in memory of Sapper Brian Collier who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010.

The road that runs between the Leisure Centre and the Library is named in honour of Brian Collier.

Bradford Topic

New street names will honor Bradford West Gwillimbury vets

Continuation of veteran biographies (see Related Description: "The noise of the aircraft, the guns..."): Gunner John Douglas Breeze, 1st Lieutenant Arthur Kneeshaw, Flight Officer James M. Booth, Corporal James G. McKinstry, Signalman Lester B. Woolven, Brigadier-General (Padre) Ormand A. Hopkins

Bradford Witness

Residents oppose street name changes

"It seemed like a reasonable idea, a good idea: in this, the 50th anniversary of D-Day, to recognize some of the municipality's most highly decorated veterans, by renaming duplicate street names in their honour.
The list of names, compiled by the Royal Canadian Legion with the assistance of Bradford West Gwillimbury Police Service researchers, included Gunner JohN Douglas Breeze, recipient of the Military Medal for bravery, and Squadron Commander Brad walker, recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross.
The idea was to honor the war veterans, while they were still alive; to eliminate the risk of confusion of street names in an emergency, by changing similar names; and perhaps, to untie the Municipality in a gesture towards its veterans.
Instead, it re-opened old wounds, and contributed towards new grievances. ..."

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Streets of Bradford

Contains history and photographs relating to the streets of Bradford, as well as the development of streets and sub-divisions.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

The history of Ansnorveld

"The story of Ansnorveld began in 1928, when Peter Rol and his family arrived in Bradford from Holland. An experienced farmer, Rol was soon working on the land here, also. He learned to speak English by attending services in the Presbyterian church, and he learned to read English by reading comic strips. The language problem being resolved, the industrious family had, by 1930, opened up its own market where the Rol produce was sold. ..."

Dorothy Cilipka

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