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  • Boy Missing - Formerly Resided in Grimsby
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1935, p. 3     Sinclair Robertson, of Grimsby, officially listed as among the missing crew of the motor ship John Medell, which is believed to have floundered on its maiden voyage from England to Canada recently, was a lad who was known locally as "Ted" Robertson, having disappeared from here about a year and ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1935, p. 3   Sinclair Robertson, of Grimsby, officially listed as among the missing crew of the motor ship John Medell, which is believed to have floundered on its maiden voyage from England to ...
  • Indian not a Grimsby citizen
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 6 May 1936, p. 1,8     Commenting on articles appearing in the afternoon papers on Tuesday in which Nelson Township officials claimed Grimsby had sent a dying Indian out of the town because they feared relief expense if he remained. Mayor Lewis made the following statement; "The Town of Grimsby had nothing whatever to do ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 6 May 1936, p. 1,8   Commenting on articles appearing in the afternoon papers on Tuesday in which Nelson Township officials claimed Grimsby had sent a dying Indian out of the town because they feared relief ...
  • Grimsby Centre
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 22 Jul 1936, p. 8     A family gathering of much interest was held at Mr. David Pettinger's home, Courtland, Ontario, on July 1st, when descendants of the late Mr. Samuuel Sweet gathered...Mr. Melvin Sweet accompanied Mrs. Isaac Southward, his sister, Mr. Sweet being the oldest member to attend....
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 22 Jul 1936, p. 8   A family gathering of much interest was held at Mr. David Pettinger's home, Courtland, Ontario, on July 1st, when descendants of the late Mr. Samuuel Sweet gathered...Mr. Melvin Sweet accompanied ...
  • Killed near Smithville
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 29 Jul 1936, p. 1,5     When the motor can which he was driving west on Number Highway 20, three miles east of Smithville, on Saturday evening, was struck almost head on by an eastbound car, said by police to have been driven by Mrs. Catharine Noonan, Isabel Street, Toronto, William John Squirrell, aged 56,Professor of ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 29 Jul 1936, p. 1,5   When the motor can which he was driving west on Number Highway 20, three miles east of Smithville, on Saturday evening, was struck almost head on by an eastbound car, ...
  • Commits suicide before his trial
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 Mar 1938, p. 7     Death of Anthony Faul, Grimsby Austrian farm worker, in his cell at Hamilton jail early Wednesday was due to strangulation caused by deceased own hands, a jury under Chief Coroner Dr. J.H. Mullin reported after the story of the 67 year old prisoner's tragic end was told by several witnesses ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 Mar 1938, p. 7   Death of Anthony Faul, Grimsby Austrian farm worker, in his cell at Hamilton jail early Wednesday was due to strangulation caused by deceased own hands, a jury under Chief Coroner ...
  • Grimsby loses another outstanding citizen
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1936, p. 1,5     Citizens of this district were greatly shocked at noon on Wednesday, January 22nd, to hear of the death at his home on Main Street west of Henry H. Farrell, senior member of the basket manufacturing firm of H.H. Farrell and Sons. Deceased who was in his 70th year had been ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1936, p. 1,5   Citizens of this district were greatly shocked at noon on Wednesday, January 22nd, to hear of the death at his home on Main Street west of Henry H. Farrell, senior ...
  • Police chief of Beamsville dies in Kingston Hospital
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Sep 1935, p. 1     Chief of Police Ernest Juhlke, of Beamsville, died Sunday night in the Kingston General Hospital, where he has been a patient for the past few weeks. About a year and a half ago he was confined to the hospital for several weeks, but recovered sufficiently to return to duty. A ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Sep 1935, p. 1   Chief of Police Ernest Juhlke, of Beamsville, died Sunday night in the Kingston General Hospital, where he has been a patient for the past few weeks. About a year and ...
  • Visit Beach after 33 Years
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Sep 1935, p. 1,8     Wedding group note many changes - Mr. Bowslaugh's father built first house on grounds. That sentiment [that] still sways most of us was instanced again on Sunday, September 1, when Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gibb of Detroit commemorated the 33rd anniversary of their wedding. On that date Mr. and Mrs. ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Sep 1935, p. 1,8   Wedding group note many changes - Mr. Bowslaugh's father built first house on grounds. That sentiment [that] still sways most of us was instanced again on Sunday, September 1, when ...
  • Boy smothers in snowdrift
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 29 Jan 1936, p. 1     Ten-year-old Leslie Lester was counted another victim of the storm that lashed Ontario most of last week. He was smothered to death last Friday night when a miniature avalanche from a 10-foor snow drift covered him while he walked from his farm home near Woodburn in the village to play ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 29 Jan 1936, p. 1   Ten-year-old Leslie Lester was counted another victim of the storm that lashed Ontario most of last week. He was smothered to death last Friday night when a miniature avalanche from ...
  • Boy dies from meningitis
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1931, p. 1     A 9-year-old boy died April 12, in the General Hospital, Hamilton, of a most virulent type of spinal meningitis. He was Joseph Neil Roberts, of 129 Stanley Avenue, and his death was the first to have occurred this year from the dread malady. Dr. James Roberts, M.O.H., took steps to ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1931, p. 1   A 9-year-old boy died April 12, in the General Hospital, Hamilton, of a most virulent type of spinal meningitis. He was Joseph Neil Roberts, of 129 Stanley Avenue, and his ...
  • E.C. Welsh passes
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Apr 1938, p. 1     Newspaper located at Grimsby Historical Society Archives....
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Apr 1938, p. 1   Newspaper located at Grimsby Historical Society Archives....
  • K.N. Grout passes away
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Jul 1936, p. 1,5     Prominent in industrial and municipal life of Grimsby for over 50 years. In the death of Kenneth Nelles Grout, in Hamilton General Hospital, on Saturday, July 11, another link with the Grimsby of the past was severed. A life-long resident of Grimsby, the deceased had been a well known and ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Jul 1936, p. 1,5   Prominent in industrial and municipal life of Grimsby for over 50 years. In the death of Kenneth Nelles Grout, in Hamilton General Hospital, on Saturday, July 11, another link with ...
  • Away back when
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Jan 1934, p. 5     wedding on November 21, 1901 of James Goodwin and Ona Teeter, daughter of late Adam Teeter; death on November 21, 1901 of Olie Forrester, son of James Forrester; death on November 15, 1901 of Mrs. Ann Collins, mother of Mrs. Patrick Hastings; birth on November 15, 1901 of a son ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Jan 1934, p. 5   wedding on November 21, 1901 of James Goodwin and Ona Teeter, daughter of late Adam Teeter; death on November 21, 1901 of Olie Forrester, son of James Forrester; death on ...
  • Noted editor passes away
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 20 Jan 1932, p. 5     William Mulliss, managing editor of the Hamilton Spectator, died at his home, 107 Paisley avenue, suddenly and unexpectedly shortly after noon on Thursday...Mr. Mulliss was born in England 56 years ago and came to Hamilton when a child...[career description]The late Mr. Mulliss was a resident of ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 20 Jan 1932, p. 5   William Mulliss, managing editor of the Hamilton Spectator, died at his home, 107 Paisley avenue, suddenly and unexpectedly shortly after noon on Thursday...Mr. Mulliss was born in England 56 years ...
  • Victim of Auto Crash
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Apr 1935, p. 1     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Apr 1935, p. 1   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Blackheath Man Instantly Killed
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Apr 1935, p. 5     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Apr 1935, p. 5   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Full military honors are given distinguished soldier
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1935, p. 1,4     Full military honors were accorded the late Sergeant-Major Henry (Harry) Jennings, formerly of the headquarters staff of military District No. 2, Toronto, who passed away at his home, 22 St. Andrew's Avenue, Grimsby, on Friday evening last, when the funeral took place on Sunday afternoon. A Firing ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1935, p. 1,4   Full military honors were accorded the late Sergeant-Major Henry (Harry) Jennings, formerly of the headquarters staff of military District No. 2, Toronto, who passed away at his home, 22 St. ...
  • Late Ex-Mayor Jas. A. Livingston an Outstanding Citizen of District
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 12 Mar 1930, p. 1     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 12 Mar 1930, p. 1   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Earl H. Phipps Fatally Hurt
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 7 Jan 1931, p. 1     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 7 Jan 1931, p. 1   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Fix Blame for Woman's Death
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Nov 1933, p. 5     Dr. W.J. Deadman, pathologist at the General Hospital in Hamilton, was the only witness called at the adjourned inquest in Cayuga Thursday night into the death of Mrs. Jean Ellis, 23-year-old Cayuga mother who died at the General Hospital here on October 27 from lead poisoning alleged to have been ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Nov 1933, p. 5   Dr. W.J. Deadman, pathologist at the General Hospital in Hamilton, was the only witness called at the adjourned inquest in Cayuga Thursday night into the death of Mrs. Jean Ellis, ...
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