Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Edney, Earle James obituary

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  • 1963-03-06

Event Date : Thursday, February 28, 1963 Event Type : Death Description : Earle James Edney, 30, of Newton Robinson, was killed Feb. 28 about 11/2 miles south of Bond Head on No. 27 Highway, while driving north. According to police, the right fr...

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Ellis, Dr. Charles Wilson obituary

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  • 1953-10-21

Event Date : Saturday, October 17, 1953 Event Type : Death Municipality : Toronto, Ont. Description : One of the oldest practicing dentists in Ontario, being a 1900 graduate from the College of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Dr. Charles W. Ell...

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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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Semenuk, William obituary

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  • 1955-06-01

Event Date : Tuesday, May 24, 1955 Event Type : Death Description : The finding of a coat, hat and tie on the bank of the canal, west of the bridge, last Thursday by three fishermen started a police search which disclosed a receipted bill from Ba...

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Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, Killed in Car Collision on Hwy.11 on Holiday Evening

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  • 1965-08-11

"Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, who since coming to Canada had spent most of her life in the Bradford area and was known among the young people as a very bright and intelligent young girl, met a tragic death in the flaming wreckage of a car on No. 11 Highw...

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King Township Man Drowned In Canal

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  • 1967-04-19

"George Murray Gillam, 29, of R.R. 3 King, was drowned in the canal, Holland Marsh, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Werner Ploder, son of Mr. A. Ploder, Holland Marsh, was returning home around 1:50 a.m. when tat the bridge, located at the...

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Piercey, John James obituary

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  • 1951-07-25

Event Date : Friday, July 20, 1951 Event Type : Death Community : Schomberg Description : Suddenly, as the result of an accident, in his 26th year. Husband of Frances Wilson. Son of Edgar and the late Orma Lowery. Rested at home in Schomberg unti...

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Houghton, Mervin obituary

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  • 1951-07-25

Event Date : Friday, July 20, 1951 Event Type : Death Community : Schomberg Description : Suddenly, as the result of an accident, in his 31st year. Husband of Mary Flatt. Father of Marlya and Gweneth. Rested at the home of his father-in-law H. Fl...

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Verkaik, Warren Glen death

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  • 1971-09-22

Event Date : Friday, September 10, 1971 Event Type : Death Description : Accidentally drowned near Eustis, Florida, at the age of 2 1/2 years. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Verkaik, Eustis. Born at Newmarket on March 25, 1969, Warren moved to Eus...

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Howard, Mary Josephine Reilly obituary

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  • 1950-05-24

Event Date : Tuesday, May 16, 1950 Event Type : Death Municipality : Minton, Saskatchewan Description : Suddenly at Minton, Saskatchewan, as the result of an accident. Had been driving a tractor when it hit a stone, throwing her off and crushing...

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