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  • Mrs. V. Merritt 90 years of age
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 15 Jan 1942, p. 5     A gathering of upwards of 40 relatives, including children, in-laws and grandchildren gathered on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Benson Merritt to honour Mrs. Valmer Merritt on the occasion of her 90th birthday anniversary. Mrs. Merritt, formerly Mahala Smith, is a daughter of the late Mr. and ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 15 Jan 1942, p. 5   A gathering of upwards of 40 relatives, including children, in-laws and grandchildren gathered on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Benson Merritt to honour Mrs. Valmer Merritt on ...
  • Aged bachelors guests of hotel proprietor
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 8 Jan 1942, 1, 8     Messrs. Scott Marlatt, of Grimsby Beach, and Jacob Henry McLean, of Clinton township were the guests of Gordon Hanna, proprietor of the Hotel Grimsby at a New Year turkey dinner on Thursday evening of last week. The two gentlemen, both bachelors, are two of the district's oldest lifelong residents. ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 8 Jan 1942, 1, 8   Messrs. Scott Marlatt, of Grimsby Beach, and Jacob Henry McLean, of Clinton township were the guests of Gordon Hanna, proprietor of the Hotel Grimsby at a New Year turkey dinner ...
  • By-gone days recalled when John H. Forman given Lions Club 2nd citizenship award
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 4 Jun 1942, 1, 8     Former pupils, members of the Grimsby Board of Education and teachers remembered last Tuesday evening when the second Lions Citizenship Award was presented to John H. Forman, for 35 years principal of the Grimsby public school. The award to Mr. Forman was made by a panel of three judges, two ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 4 Jun 1942, 1, 8   Former pupils, members of the Grimsby Board of Education and teachers remembered last Tuesday evening when the second Lions Citizenship Award was presented to John H. Forman, for 35 years ...
  • Beamsville man is found dead after several days away
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 6 Aug 1942, p. 1     Well known in this district, where he had lived for several years, George Fisher, of R.R. 2, Beamsville, was found dead in a field near the Beamsville reservoir last Monday. The deceased man had been missing from his home since July 26, and his remains were found tangled in a ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 6 Aug 1942, p. 1   Well known in this district, where he had lived for several years, George Fisher, of R.R. 2, Beamsville, was found dead in a field near the Beamsville reservoir last Monday. ...
  • Two elderly women killed in accident near Beamsville
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1     Struck by a Gray Coach bus when it attempted to swing onto No. 8 highway at the Cherry Road, about 3 miles east of Beamsville, a 1923 sedan, carrying three elderly occupants, was completely demolished and two ladies riding in it killed. The accident, which occurred yesterday afternoon, brought ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1   Struck by a Gray Coach bus when it attempted to swing onto No. 8 highway at the Cherry Road, about 3 miles east of Beamsville, a 1923 sedan, carrying three ...
  • Richard Bertram listed missing, presumed dead
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 1     Word was received last month that Flt. Sgt. Pilot Richard Edgar Bertram, R.C.A.F., was "missing" after a night operational flight over enemy territory,followed by official advice that he was "missing believed killed". Flight Sgt. Pilot Bertram was born November 9th, 1912, on the farm at Grimsby ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 1   Word was received last month that Flt. Sgt. Pilot Richard Edgar Bertram, R.C.A.F., was "missing" after a night operational flight over enemy territory,followed by official advice that he was "missing ...
  • Four generations of Grimsby family
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 18 Nov 1943, p. 4     Born near Grimsby 77 years ago and a life-long resident of the district, Mrs. William Shelton is seen here in a four-generation family picture. Standing beside her is her great grandson, Larry Lambert. Behind is her granddaughter, Mrs. Harvey Lambert, and on the right is her daughter, Mrs. James ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 18 Nov 1943, p. 4   Born near Grimsby 77 years ago and a life-long resident of the district, Mrs. William Shelton is seen here in a four-generation family picture. Standing beside her is her great ...
  • Inquest for track death not likely
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1942, p. 1     Struck by a heavily laden freight train while walking along the Canadian National tracks about 300 feet west of the Nelles sideroad, John Russell, 60, of Toronto, was instantly killed Saturday night. The train, which was made up of 70 cars, was being driven at a speed of about 35 ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1942, p. 1   Struck by a heavily laden freight train while walking along the Canadian National tracks about 300 feet west of the Nelles sideroad, John Russell, 60, of Toronto, was instantly killed ...
  • Jury finds driver to have been negligent driving car which killed E. Haworth
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 29 Jan 1942, p. 1     A coroner's jury, sitting under Dr. C.W. Elmore of Beamsville, found "evidence of neglect on the part of the driver" whose automobile hit Edward Haworth as he was walking along the Queen Elizabeth Way last Christmas day. The driver of the car was William Staples of St. Catharines. The five-man ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 29 Jan 1942, p. 1   A coroner's jury, sitting under Dr. C.W. Elmore of Beamsville, found "evidence of neglect on the part of the driver" whose automobile hit Edward Haworth as he was walking along ...
  • Surprise Party 87th Birthday
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 26 Feb 1942, p. 1     On Friday, February 20th, Mr. C. Beird of Grimsby celebrated his 87th birthday. About 20 friends and neighbours gathered on that evening to surprise Mr. Beird with an entertaining evening of cards and games. At the conclusion of play a very delightful luncheon was served. Despite his years, Mr. ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 26 Feb 1942, p. 1   On Friday, February 20th, Mr. C. Beird of Grimsby celebrated his 87th birthday. About 20 friends and neighbours gathered on that evening to surprise Mr. Beird with an entertaining evening ...
  • Bob Alldrick writes home
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Mar 1942, p. 1     The following letter was received by the parents of Sergeant-Observer Robert Alldrick, whose plane was shot down over Holland some months ago, and who is now a prisoner of war in a German internment camp. It was posted December 30, and arrived in Grimsby on February 25. Marked airmail, it ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Mar 1942, p. 1   The following letter was received by the parents of Sergeant-Observer Robert Alldrick, whose plane was shot down over Holland some months ago, and who is now a prisoner of war ...
  • Victoria Park
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Mar 1942, p. 5     Not much is left of Victoria Park, that last vestige of the primeval forest that once covered the old bed of Forty Mile Creek. The Sewage Disposal Plant and the Queen Elizabeth Way between them have almost squeezed it out of existence. Of the 8 or 10 acres of black ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Mar 1942, p. 5   Not much is left of Victoria Park, that last vestige of the primeval forest that once covered the old bed of Forty Mile Creek. The Sewage Disposal Plant and the ...
  • Walter Page is reported missing
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 9 Apr 1942, p. 1     Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Page formerly of Grimsby have received word that their son, Flight Sergeant W.D. ("Wally") Page is missing after air operations. Attached to No. 214 R.A.F. Bomber Squadron, the young flier has been over France and Germany on several occasions recently, and was looking forward to ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 9 Apr 1942, p. 1   Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Page formerly of Grimsby have received word that their son, Flight Sergeant W.D. ("Wally") Page is missing after air operations. Attached to No. 214 R.A.F. Bomber ...
  • Reported missing
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 21 May 1942, p. 8     ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 21 May 1942, p. 8   ...
  • Montreal man drowned at Maple Avenue beach
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 13 Aug 1942, p. 1     FLASH: - At ten minutes to three Dr. A.F. McIntyre pronounced life extinct. While swimming with his daughter, Marilyn, in the lake adjacent to his cottage near the foot of Maple Avenue, Cecil V. Thompson, Montreal, suffered a seizure and was nearly drowned. The stricken man was pulled from the ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 13 Aug 1942, p. 1   FLASH: - At ten minutes to three Dr. A.F. McIntyre pronounced life extinct. While swimming with his daughter, Marilyn, in the lake adjacent to his cottage near the foot of ...
  • Lieutenant Reginald Baisley is among first of Canadians to be killed in Dieppe sortie
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 27 Aug 1942, p. 1     One of the first deaths reported as a result of the action last week at Dieppe was that of Lieutenant Reginald S. Baisley of Winona, an officer of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Lieut. Baisley's family received word Thursday evening that he was killed in action. Born in Winona, Lieut. ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 27 Aug 1942, p. 1   One of the first deaths reported as a result of the action last week at Dieppe was that of Lieutenant Reginald S. Baisley of Winona, an officer of the Royal ...
  • E.D. Smith & Sons Limited observe their sixtieth anniversary
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 3 Sep 1942, 9, 10, , 11     ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 3 Sep 1942, 9, 10, , 11   ...
  • Away Back When; Archie Burland; First car in Grimsby
    Newspaper  Grimsby Lincoln News, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     Away Back When...Which all brings to mind the first automobile in Grimsby. It was owned by the late Archie Burland and some times it ran and some times it didn't, mostly didn't. The front end of it was a curving sash affair, the top portion of which lifted up and ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Lincoln News, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   Away Back When...Which all brings to mind the first automobile in Grimsby. It was owned by the late Archie Burland and some times it ran and some times it didn't, ...
  • To establish a seminary in the township
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     The Basilian Fathers of the Ukrainian Catholic Church have acquired the 220 acre farm of Burgess Book on Grimsby Mountain, and their plans call for the establishment of a theological seminary in the near future. This information came from Rev. Father Josaphat Tymochko, superior of the order, who ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   The Basilian Fathers of the Ukrainian Catholic Church have acquired the 220 acre farm of Burgess Book on Grimsby Mountain, and their plans call for the establishment of a theological ...
  • Prisoner of Nazis
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 8     ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 8   ...
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