(ONTARIO). (SIMCOE COUNTY). Antique Map of Bradford Ontario 1878

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Antique Map of Bradford [West Gwillimbury, Simcoe County, South-Central Ontario]

Scale 12 Chains to 1 Inch

12 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches (32.2 x 42.2 cm)

sheet measures: 14 x 18 inches

original antique map (couple chips and short tears).

from The Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of York and the Township of West Gwillimbury & Town of Bradford in the County of Simcoe Ontario published in Toronto by Miles & Company, 1878

Landmarks include: Holland River, Northern Railway and railway station, the Devil's elbow, Steam saw mills, tannery, hotels, factory, storehouses, foundry's, Drill shed, Agricultural Society's Show ground, churches and schools.

Streets are included on this map!
Streets include: Tecumseth Street, Bridge Street, Simcoe Street, Ontario Street Erie Street, Holland Street, Barrie Street, Fletcher Street, Queen Street, Frederick Street, James Street, John Street, Centre Street, Bach Street, Anne Street, Bingham Street, William Street, Church Street and Essex Street.

Landowners include: Flax Mill Commpany, John E. Dissette, John Rose, Wilson Stoddard, Dr. George D. Morton, William Faris, James Goodchild, John Goodchild's Estate, Robert Stewart, John Armstrong, Robert Bingham, Mrs. Elwood, Thomas Driffill, W. Rennie, W.C. Patterson, John Boddy, W. Goodfellow and William Hawkins.

Go back in time and trace the history of Ontario & it's ancestors and maybe even your own!

 Own a piece of Ontario Local History

Featured on this map is Thomas Driffill, a blacksmith and shop owner who became the first Reeve of Bradford in 1858.

The settlement was named after Bradford, England, as many of the pioneers, including Driffill came from areas new the Yorkshire town.

Also featured on the map is Dr. George D. Morton a Irish-born Organgeman who built a well respected medical practice in Bradford. He also held a number of high ranking positions in Bradford including reeve, High School trustee, member of the Simcoe County Council, and county coroner.

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*Map will be mailed flat and not in a tube. Please contact us if you would prefer to have it rolled shipping costs would be less!

**Custom Framing available! Please contact us for details.