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William Herbert Bradburn

William H. Bradburn was born in Peterborough in 1870.  He came from a notable civic minded family who played a role in building Peterborough.  William Bradburn served as Peterborough’s 18th Mayor from 1912-1913.   On November 28th, 1891 at a meeting called by William Bradburn, the first Peterborough Hockey Team was formed. His  1942 Examiner Obituary declared him the “Father of Hockey” in Peterborough.

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