By: Clayton Barker The Log House, Burford: The larger, much older section of this building was the old Claremont House Hotel of the mid-19th century. Built about 1845 by Robert Hunt, it was the scene of many dignitary meals and meetings including the dignitary’s supper for first Burford Township Agricultural […]

Burford Years Ago

By: Clayton Barker A photo of boy and a dog (which appears to be very comfortable), supposedly taken in a tent at the c1880 Burford Township Agricultural Exhibition. (Photo Clayton Barker’s personal collection). A Brief Bit About Burford’s Annual ExhibitionPART 2: The last exhibition to be held on the King […]

Burford Years Ago

By: Clayton Barker 1982 sketch showing the J. & H. VanKooten shop at #106 King Street (now partly demolished / removed). The former Hearne’s Hall building (second floor as shown) was originally located to the right of this site and served as a community hall where some exhibits for the […]

Burford Years Ago

By: Clayton Barker King Street looking west from in front of what is now The Log House Restaurant, c1925 (L.A.C photo) Sept. 17th, 1925 The Canadian federal election of 1925 was held on October 29 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons of the 15th Parliament of Canada. […]

Burford Years Ago

By Clayton Barker 1946 advertisement Burford, Sept. 11th, 1941ALUMINUM SALVAGE CAMPAIGN:Burford and Community Branch of the Canadian Red Cross Society… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

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By: Clayton Barker 1949 view of Robinson’s Furniture store and Fox’s Drug Store, (at the right-hand side) King Street East.… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

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The former Sydenham (Cathcart) log schoolhouse at the Westfield Heritage Village in Rockton, Ontario.Sydenham (Cathcart) Schoolhouse Revisited: The log School… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

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By: Clayton Barker View of children chilling out at the old Burford Public School on Maple Avenue North, taken about… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

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By: Clayton Barker The Brantford Expositor,July 25th, 1944C.S.F.C. MEMBERS SOLD 360,000 WAR SAVINGS STAMPS:Thames-Grand Division Children Reached 120 Per Cent.… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

Burford Years Ago

By: Clayton Barker PHOTO:1920’s view of the main corner at Burford. A partial image from Public Archives file PA-31046. Burford,July… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

Burford Years Ago

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