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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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River Takes Life of George Atkinson

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  • 1933-01-25

Bradford Witness Vol. LXVIII, #04 January 25, 1933 Page 1

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Prelude to a child;s tragic death

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  • 1974-08-07

" 'Could the life of one child have been saved and the lives of five others been improved if the Children's Aid Society had acted sooner?' This is the question that Mrs. Carol Simone keeps asking herself after the drowning on Monday of her neighbo...

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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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Man Finds Work, is Drowned in Canal

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  • 1936-06-17

"Had Come from Toronto Thursday - Went Bathing After Day's Work Mushaelo (Michael) Bohoniuk, 25-year-old Ukrainian, of 70 Runnymede Rd., Toronto, was drowned in the Holland Marsh irrigation cala, at a point where the canal skirts the rear of Mr. ...

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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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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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