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  • Cramp Takes Life of Twenty Year Old Beamsville Youth
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Jun 1949, p. 1     The waters of Lake Ontario claimed the life of 20 year old Donald Shearer, May Street, Beamsville, while his brother Craig "Red" Shearer was rescued in a state of near exhaustion. The accident occurred late Sunday afternoon, east of Lincoln Avenue, Beamsville, as the two boys drifted away from a ...
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Jun 1949, p. 1   The waters of Lake Ontario claimed the life of 20 year old ...
  • Missing Man Found in the Grand River
    Grimsby Independent, 8 Apr 1948, p. 1,5     The body of Gordon R. Philps, 59-year-old farmer and cattle trader, who was missing from his Clinton Township home since a week ago Tuesday morning, was found in the Grand River near Cayuga shortly before noon on Sunday. It was recovered by William "Red" Hill, Niagara Falls, who, together with ...
    Grimsby Independent, 8 Apr 1948, p. 1,5   The body of Gordon R. Philps, 59-year-old farmer and cattle trader, who ...
  • No inquest will be held following drowning fatality
    Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1,8     It was announced by Coroner C.W. Elmore of Beamsville last week that no inquest would be held into the death by drowning of Vernon Cecil Thompson of Montreal. Mr. Thompson met his death while swimming at the beach just east of Maple avenue last Thursday afternoon. The actual cause of ...
    Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1,8   It was announced by Coroner C.W. Elmore of Beamsville last week that ...
  • Young Girl Loses Life in the Lake
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Jun 1945, p. 1,7     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Jun 1945, p. 1,7   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Clinton resident drowned in lake
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Aug 1943, p. 1     An evening swim from a rowboat ended Monday night in the death of Wilbur Montmorency, 22, of Clinton township, who drowned in an effort to overtake the boat which drifted out into the lake with Miss Kathleen Clark of Beamsville. Montmorency, who had attended the Calvary Gospel Church service and ...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Aug 1943, p. 1   An evening swim from a rowboat ended Monday night in the death ...
  • Body found
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Aug 1943, p. 5     The body of Wilbur Montmorency, 22, of Clinton township, drowned in Lake Ontario on August 1, was found floating in the lake on Sunday. Dr. C.W. Elmore, coroner, who investigated, stated that no inquest would be held. The young man's body, according to information given the coroner, was found by ...
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Aug 1943, p. 5   The body of Wilbur Montmorency, 22, of Clinton township, drowned in Lake ...
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