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Bradford School Principal Drowns in River

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  • 1933

Newspaper article on the drowning of George G. Atkinson Newmarket Era Banner January 27, 1933 p4 c3

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Death of Dr. Cummings

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  • 1950-03-12

Newspaper write up about the accident that killed Dr. Cummings, a Bond Head doctor.

Lifelong Friends, Three Lose Lives at Railroad Crossing

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  • 1951-07-25

"Three Schomberg men died at the railway level crossing immediately south of Beeton C.P.R. station, early Friday morning. The triple fatality left 10 young children fatherless." ...

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Neilly, Scott

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  • 1940s

Sgt. Pilot Scott Neilly, Flight Instructor for the R.C.A.F. He died during the Second World War in a training accident in New Brunswick on May 28, 1942.

Nine-Year-Old Boy Drowns at Belle Ewart

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  • 1964-07-15

"Nine-year-old Eric Bradbury, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bradbury pf Belle Ewart, drowned Saturday in Lake Simcoe while paddling on an inner tube at Belle Ewart Beach. ..."

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River claims girl, 12

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  • 1974-08-07

"Life ended suddenly on Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Holland Marsh girl who went swimming in the Holland River. Betty Lowder, R.R.2, Newmarket, was swimming under the bridge at the intersection of No. 3 Concession and the Graham sideroad wit...

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Stroud Man Killed By Car

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  • 1964-08-12

"John Allan Law, 52, was killed outside his home at Stroud on Thursday night a few hours after he had attended the funeral of a lifelong friend. Law was struck by a car after he stepped off a bus that had brought him from Peterborough where he had...

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Victim's mother is charged

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  • 1974-08-14

"Charges of neglect have been laid against the mother of the 12-year-old girl who drowned in the Holland River on Monday, August 5, according to the Executive Director of the York Region Children's Aid Society, Donald Van Camp. Eleanor Lowder, mot...

Bradford Witness

William Sutherland Drowning

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  • 1889

Newspaper article dated 1889 from the South Simcoe News, describing the disappearance and drowning death of William Sutherland, son of Alexander and Elizabeth Sutherland.

Luanne Campbell Edwards