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  • Dies suddenly at the beach
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Aug 1931, p. 1     A gloom was cast over the Beach residents on Saturday afternoon by the tragic death of Frank Wesley, one of the best known and esteemed summer cottagers, whose untimely demise took place shortly after his arrival there for a three weeks' vacation. The late Mr. Wesley who was a resident ...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Aug 1931, p. 1   A gloom was cast over the Beach residents on Saturday afternoon by ...
  • Many mourn passing of late Dr. J.F.McLay
    Grimsby Independent, 6 Jan 1932, p. 1,4     Full article is available at the Grimsby Public Library and at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 6 Jan 1932, p. 1,4   Full article is available at the Grimsby Public Library and at the ...
  • Flower lover meets death beneath wheels of coach
    Grimsby Independent, 10 Jun 1943, p. 1,7     Dr. Donald Clark struck down while crossing intersection of Paton and Main Streets - wheels pass over body. In his 81st year. Had practiced dentistry for 53 years - 22 years in Grimsby - great bowler and curler - tulips were his hobby. Grimsby district was greatly shocked and grieved ...
    Grimsby Independent, 10 Jun 1943, p. 1,7   Dr. Donald Clark struck down while crossing intersection of Paton and Main ...
  • Prominent Citizen, Soldier Passed Suddenly on Friday
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1952, p. 1,5     Lt.-Col. Frederick Garfield Kemp, D.S.O., M.C., died suddenly at his home, No. 8 highway east, on Friday last, in his 60th year. A veteran of the First World War, he had served in France with the 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion (the Mad Fourth), had been twice wounded in action, and ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1952, p. 1,5   Lt.-Col. Frederick Garfield Kemp, D.S.O., M.C., died suddenly at his home, No. ...
  • Grimsby Loses Very Estimable Citizen
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Feb 1953, p. 1,6     Sudden Passing of Peter Graham on Monday Afternoon was Great Shock to People of this District. In the sudden passing on Monday afternoon, of Peter Graham, 26 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby Town and North Grimsby Township lost one of its very finest citizens. A man who at all times had the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Feb 1953, p. 1,6   Sudden Passing of Peter Graham on Monday Afternoon was Great Shock to ...
  • Old Residents will Recall This Lady
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 3 Jan 1952, p. 1,8     The Independent is in receipt of the following article from Mrs. Wm. Rickel of Dayton, Ohio, which we believe will be of interest to a great many of the older residents of this district. Mabel Woolverton Mode: 4-29-1874 to 11-21-1951. I thought your paper might be interested in having information ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 3 Jan 1952, p. 1,8   The Independent is in receipt of the following article from Mrs. Wm. ...
  • Camby Wismer passes away
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1     Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last May after holding that office for 35 years, passed away Sunday at his home at Jordan. He was in his 72nd year. The late Mr. Wismer, who had been in failing health for more than a year, suffered ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1   Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last ...
  • Pioneer of Fruit District Crosses the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,5     A long and useful life was ended last Friday evening with the death of Hon. E.D. Smith, 95, at his home, "Helderleigh", in Winona. One of the great pioneer builders of the Dominion of Canada, he was a member of the Canadian Senate for 32 years and was dean of ...
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,5   A long and useful life was ended last Friday evening with the ...
  • Beloved Country M.D. Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Feb 1949, p. 1,6     Less than a month after he was honoured for a life-time of devoted medical service in a sprawling district stretching from Jordan to Grimsby, Dr. A.H. Addy died Saturday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital. He was in his 80th year. It was on January 18 that Dr. Addy was to ...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Feb 1949, p. 1,6   Less than a month after he was honoured for a life-time of ...
  • Former Grimsby Resident Famous Opera Star Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Mar 1949, p. 1,4     Note: The following article from The Dunnville Chronicle will be of much interest to a great many people in this district as Mme. Marie Harrison was a resident of Grimsby for a great number of years when her husband, the late C.W.Harrison, was Principal of the old Grimsby Grammar school ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Mar 1949, p. 1,4   Note: The following article from The Dunnville Chronicle will be of much ...
  • Pioneer of Fruit Belt Passes Away
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Apr 1924, p. 1     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Apr 1924, p. 1   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Former Grimsby Man Dies in California
    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, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1950, p. 1,8   (Los Angeles Examiner) - George G. Young, 74, former general manager and ...
  • Well-Known Resident is Suddenly Called
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Apr 1948, p. 1,7     A native of London, Ontario, and former director of agricultural training in the United States Bureau of Education, at Washington, Chester D. Jarvis, Ph.D., died suddenly at his home, Kerman Avenue, Grimsby, on Thursday. In his 72nd year, he was born at London in 1876, a son of the late ...
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Apr 1948, p. 1,7   A native of London, Ontario, and former director of agricultural training in ...
  • Employee of Town Suddenly Stricken
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1948, p. 12     A well known employee of the Town of Grimsby, James Scott, town teamster, suffered a sudden seizure on Wednesday morning and passed away before medical aid could reach him. Deceased, along with Mike Sweet, was engaged in cutting down a tree on Murray Street when shortly before 11 o'clock he ...
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1948, p. 12   A well known employee of the Town of Grimsby, James Scott, town ...
  • Former Grimsby Man Passes in Florida
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Apr 1948, p. 1,10     Information received in Grimsby on Sunday night was to the effect that a former Grimsby resident, Stanley Patterson of Wintergarden, Fla., had suffered a heart seizure on Saturday night and passed away. As far as is known he was visiting with another old Grimsby boy, James Cloughley, at the time ...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Apr 1948, p. 1,10   Information received in Grimsby on Sunday night was to the effect that ...
  • Death summons noted member of Mounties
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 1,4     One of Canada's outstanding "Mounties" of his time, ex-Staff Sergeant Sydney G. Clay, R.C.M.P., died at his home in Grimsby Friday night in his 68th year, following a brief illness. A veteran of the South African War, he was born at Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, on September 9, 1880, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 1,4   One of Canada's outstanding "Mounties" of his time, ex-Staff Sergeant Sydney G. ...
  • Senator Joseph J. Bench passed away on Tuesday
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1947, p. 1,7     Senator J. Joseph Bench, K.C., prominent St. Catharines barrister and youngest member of the Canadian Senate at his appointment 5 years ago, died suddenly at his home early Tuesday afternoon. He was in his 43rd year. Some years ago Senator Bench had been confined to his bed as the result ...
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1947, p. 1,7   Senator J. Joseph Bench, K.C., prominent St. Catharines barrister and youngest member ...
  • Full military honors are given distinguished soldier
    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 ...
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1935, p. 1,4   Full military honors were accorded the late Sergeant-Major Henry (Harry) Jennings, formerly ...
  • Walter West called home by His Maker
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1948, p. 1,3     Prominent Grimsby Businessman and Sportsman Stricken Suddenly On Friday Morning Last - 32 Years in Grimsby. A little black and gold plate Friday rested in the doorway of "West the Barber". The little card bearing the one word - Bereaved - was indeed a sincere message, and is how a ...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1948, p. 1,3   Prominent Grimsby Businessman and Sportsman Stricken Suddenly On Friday Morning Last - ...
  • Prominent Manufacturer of Niagara Peninsula Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 1,8     Ex-Mayor Arthur Hewson Had Been Ill For Some Months - Served Grimsby On The Last Village Council And As Mayor For Six Years And Latterly As A Water Commissioner - Began His Life Work In The Basket Industry In The Early 90's - Conducted A Great Amount of Experimental Work ...
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 1,8   Ex-Mayor Arthur Hewson Had Been Ill For Some Months - Served Grimsby ...
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