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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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Fires

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Contains news clippings and articles on various fires of Bradford West Gwillimbury; articles ranging from 1864 - 1958

Joe Saint

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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Toronto Man Dies When Car Ditched

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  • 1933-05-24

"Excessive Speed is Cause of Fatal Accident on Highway 11 William J. Lees, 28, of 612 Harvie Ave., Toronto, was instantly killed late Saturday afternoon when the car he was driving swerved off the highway south of Mr. Clarence Wood's gateway, snap...

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Accident still under investigation

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  • 1986-11-12

"Occurrences investigated by the officers of the Bradford OPP during the week included 11 traffic accidents in which one person was killed and six persons were injured. On the morning of Nov. 1, Nancy Thedoru of Toronto was killed when the car dri...

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Highway 11 accident kills Gilford woman

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  • 1987-01-21

"Gilford - a Gilford woman was killed and two persons were sent to hospital in a traffic accident Wednesday (Jan. 14). Jean Taylor, 69, was fatally injured when the car she was driving southbound on Highway 11 struck another head on, Bradford OPP ...

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Cobalt Train Badly Wrecked

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  • 1908-07-16

"Serious smashup on the G.T. R. North of Bradford - Engineer, Fireman and Express Messenger Badly Injured" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908.

Bradford Witness

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