Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Accidental Deaths

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Contains articles on the accidental deaths within the Bradford and West Gwillimbury area

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Atkinson, George G.

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  • 1933-02-01

Event Date : Tuesday, January 24, 1933 Event Type : Death Description : Died tragically at the age of 36. Fell through the ice of the Holland River and drowned while trying to help others.Is buried in the Mount Pleasant cemetery.

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Bohoniuk, Mushacio (Michael) obituary

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  • 1936-06-17

Event Date : Saturday, June 13, 1936 Event Type : Death Description : Bohoniuk, 25-year-old Ukranian, of Toronto, was drowned in the Holland Marsh irrigation canal, at the point where the canal skirts the rear of Mr. J. W. Wilson's farm. He had a...

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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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Disasters

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Disasters

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Contains news clippings and articles on various disastrous events of Bradford West Gwillimbury; includes fires, Hurricane Hazel, drownings, explosion, train wrecks

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Five Drown in Branch of Boyne Near Beeton

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  • 1954-10-20

"The branch of the Boyne River which crosses the road into Beeton, west of No. 27 Highway, was, like all other streams of the district, swollen to danger proportions last Friday night and at this point a terrific toll in lives was taken. Five bodi...

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George G. Atkinson (obituary)

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  • 1933-02-01

Bradford Witness Vol. LXVIII, #05 February 1 , 1933 Page 4

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George G. Atkinson (obituary) small

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  • 1933-02-01

Bradford Witness Vol. LXVIII, #05 February 1 , 1933 Page 4

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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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