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  • Ex-Mayor Bull Passes
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 16 Mar 1950, p. 1     Citizens of Grimsby and district were deeply grieved on Tuesday to hear of the death, at his residence on Depot Street, of ex-Mayor Henry Bull. Deceased gentleman had been at business as usual on Friday last, but that night suffered a seizure from which he never recovered. Ex-Mayor Bull was ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 16 Mar 1950, p. 1   Citizens of Grimsby and district were deeply grieved on Tuesday to hear of the death, at his residence on Depot Street, of ex-Mayor Henry Bull. Deceased gentleman had been at ...
  • Fifteen Month Old Boy Fatally Injured
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1     Fifteen-months-old Gordon Clark was killed almost instantly on Sunday, almost in full view of his mother, when the little tot came in contact with the front of a tractor being operated by his father. The father had just started the machine and moved a few feet, when Mrs. Clark missed ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1   Fifteen-months-old Gordon Clark was killed almost instantly on Sunday, almost in full view of his mother, when the little tot came in contact with the front of a tractor being ...
  • Prominent Liberal Passed Away Sunday
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1,10     Former president of the Ontario Liberal Association and ex-MPP for Lincoln county, Archibald Judson Haines, died Sunday in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto. He had been ill for some weeks. He was 72. Mr. Haines was elected to the provincial legislature in 1937 and gained province-wide prominence when ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1,10   Former president of the Ontario Liberal Association and ex-MPP for Lincoln county, Archibald Judson Haines, died Sunday in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto. He had been ill for some weeks. He was ...
  • Former Grimsby Man Dies in California
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1950, p. 1,8     (Los Angeles Examiner) - George G. Young, 74, former general manager and publisher of the Los Angeles Examiner, died suddenly, July 6th, in Manhattan Beach, where he had lived since his retirement 12 years ago. Mr. Young had been in good health and active, entertaining Saturday night at his home, ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1950, p. 1,8   (Los Angeles Examiner) - George G. Young, 74, former general manager and publisher of the Los Angeles Examiner, died suddenly, July 6th, in Manhattan Beach, where he had lived since ...
  • Judge J.G.S. Stanbury Dies - Served County 12 Years
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,8     Was made a King's Counsel in 1935 - Appointed to Lincoln County Court Bench in Autumn of 1936 - He was also Juvenile Judge - Graduated from University of Toronto in 1896. Former Lincoln County judge, a prominent legal reformer and well-known citizen, Judge James George Stuart Stanbury, K.C., ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,8   Was made a King's Counsel in 1935 - Appointed to Lincoln County Court Bench in Autumn of 1936 - He was also Juvenile Judge - Graduated from University of Toronto ...
  • Prominent Buffalo Businessman Passes
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,4     Frederick A. VanDyke, native of Grimsby, had many interests in various parts of United States at one time. After a lingering illness of long duration, Frederick Arthur VanDyke, a native son of Grimsby and a prominent businessman of Buffalo, N.Y. passed away at his home on Saturday morning ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,4   Frederick A. VanDyke, native of Grimsby, had many interests in various parts of United States at one time. After a lingering illness of long duration, Frederick Arthur VanDyke, a native ...
  • Councillor Don Beamer Meets Accidental Death
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Feb 1951, p. 1,3     Donald Beamer, lifelong resident of North Grimsby Township, died instantly under the wheels of a Lincoln County snow plough, the very machine that was to bring to an end a night of frustration and hardship, in zero temperatures, for Beamer, his cousin, James Beamer, and members of the Grimsby ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Feb 1951, p. 1,3   Donald Beamer, lifelong resident of North Grimsby Township, died instantly under the wheels of a Lincoln County snow plough, the very machine that was to bring to an end a ...
  • Former Grimsby Boy Passes in Ireland
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Feb 1951, p. 1,8     The following article from the Hamilton, Bermuda Gazette, will be of interest to many people. The death occurred on Thursday, February 1st, at his home in Cork, Eire, of Mr. Gordon Hamilton Burland, the founder of the G.H.Burland Company, constructional engineers and building contractors. About ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Feb 1951, p. 1,8   The following article from the Hamilton, Bermuda Gazette, will be of interest to many people. The death occurred on Thursday, February 1st, at his home in Cork, Eire, of Mr. ...
  • Mike Kola Meets His Death in Shack Fire
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 6 Sep 1951, p. 1,5     One man died, and another was rushed to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital suffering from burns on Friday night, when fire completely destroyed a two-room shack on the property of J. Byers, North Grimsby Township. Dead is Michael Kola, aged about 58, known in this area as "Red Mike". He had ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 6 Sep 1951, p. 1,5   One man died, and another was rushed to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital suffering from burns on Friday night, when fire completely destroyed a two-room shack on the property of J. ...
  • Accident Fatal When Car Strikes Culvert
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 30 Aug 1951, p. 1,3     James Maxwell Roulston, aged 24, a resident of Grimsby, died almost instantly Friday morning, when the auto he was operating crashed head-on into a cement culvert on the Grimsby Mountain Rd., in North Grimsby Township. After striking the culvert, the auto flipped over on its left side, then ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 30 Aug 1951, p. 1,3   James Maxwell Roulston, aged 24, a resident of Grimsby, died almost instantly Friday morning, when the auto he was operating crashed head-on into a cement culvert on the Grimsby Mountain ...
  • Veteran Fruit Man Passes on Saturday
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1951, p. 1,8     Egbert M. Smith, of Winona, one of the Niagara Peninsula's best known fruit growers, died at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby, Saturday morning, in his 91st year. Born in Bartonville, the son of Ransom R. Smith, he had lived at Winona from the age of 2 months. Of United Empire ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1951, p. 1,8   Egbert M. Smith, of Winona, one of the Niagara Peninsula's best known fruit growers, died at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby, Saturday morning, in his 91st year. Born in Bartonville, ...
  • Prominent Grimsby Citizen Fatally Injured in Crash
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1950, p. 1,8     The entire Grimsby district was grievously shocked to hear of the tragic death of one of its most prominent citizens last Friday afternoon, when Carman D. Millyard died of injuries sustained when his car crashed into a tree on No. 8 Highway, 3 miles west of town. Alone in the ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1950, p. 1,8   The entire Grimsby district was grievously shocked to hear of the tragic death of one of its most prominent citizens last Friday afternoon, when Carman D. Millyard died of injuries ...
  • 'Way Back When
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1950, p. 2     In September of 1912, Bruce Ross and Lloyd Phipps were out in the lake in a punt. Another boy, Willie Flannery, made a jump from the old piers for the boat and missed it. He injured himself in the jump and had sunk for the third time, drowning, when Ross ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1950, p. 2   In September of 1912, Bruce Ross and Lloyd Phipps were out in the lake in a punt. Another boy, Willie Flannery, made a jump from the old piers for the ...
  • Fatal Accident at Brickyard
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Sep 1950, p. 1,10     William Sharpe buried under brick and rubble when wall of kiln suddenly collapses - body uncovered within five minutes - Franklyn Loft and Jake Froese escape with injuries. William Sharpe, 46, of North Grimsby, was killed almost instantly, while two other employees of the Grimsby Brick and Tile ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Sep 1950, p. 1,10   William Sharpe buried under brick and rubble when wall of kiln suddenly collapses - body uncovered within five minutes - Franklyn Loft and Jake Froese escape with injuries. William Sharpe, ...
  • Hamilton Man Killed in bad Car Accident
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 Aug 1950, p. 1,5     George Holmes, 49, of 59 Melrose Avenue South, Hamilton, was instantly killed, and his wife, Violet, and 14 year old son, George, were rushed to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital with serious injuries following an accident Sunday night, west of Grimsby. Driving west on the Queen Elizabeth Way at ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 Aug 1950, p. 1,5   George Holmes, 49, of 59 Melrose Avenue South, Hamilton, was instantly killed, and his wife, Violet, and 14 year old son, George, were rushed to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital with ...
  • Fatally Injured on Queen Elizabeth Way
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Aug 1950, p. 1,12     Rushed to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in a critical condition after being struck by a car driven by John H. Truscott of Vineland Station, Mrs. Russell Barlow, 49, of Hamilton, succumbed Sunday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained. The accident occurred Friday night on the Queen Elizabeth ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Aug 1950, p. 1,12   Rushed to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in a critical condition after being struck by a car driven by John H. Truscott of Vineland Station, Mrs. Russell Barlow, 49, of Hamilton, ...
  • Campden Man Fatally Hurt in Car Accident
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 4 Oct 1951, p. 1,6     Archie Wilcox, 48, of Campden, died in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital shortly before 6 o'clock Sunday morning as a result of head injuries sustained in a two-car collision which occurred near the CNR Station at Beamsville just after midnight Sunday. Provincial Police said Wilcox was driving west ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 4 Oct 1951, p. 1,6   Archie Wilcox, 48, of Campden, died in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital shortly before 6 o'clock Sunday morning as a result of head injuries sustained in a two-car collision which occurred ...
  • Grimsby's greatest tragedy occurred half century ago
    NewspaperText  J. Orlon Livingston, Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1959, p. 1     A sneak thief was the direct cause of five people being killed, one severely injured and 8 children left orphans- Depot Street railway crossing claimed nine lives in seven years - after hard fought legal battle gates were ordered installed. A sneak thief was the cause of the greatest tragedy ...
    NewspaperText  J. Orlon Livingston, Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1959, p. 1   A sneak thief was the direct cause of five people being killed, one severely injured and 8 children left orphans- Depot Street railway crossing claimed nine lives in seven years ...
  • Ambrose, Ena (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Apr 1950, p. 8. Date of Event: 22 Apr 1942     In loving memory of our granddaughter, Ena, who died April 22nd, 1942...Never forgotten by Grandpa and Grandma Ambrose....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Apr 1950, p. 8. Date of Event: 22 Apr 1942   In loving memory of our granddaughter, Ena, who died April 22nd, 1942...Never forgotten by Grandpa and Grandma Ambrose....
  • Hamilton, son to Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel (Born)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Apr 1950, p. 8. Date of Event: 13 Apr 1950     April 13 - To Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hamilton, Grimsby Beach, a son....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Apr 1950, p. 8. Date of Event: 13 Apr 1950   April 13 - To Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hamilton, Grimsby Beach, a son....
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