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  • 50 Years Ago
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Apr 1945, p. 1     Just 50 years ago this morning - April 5, 1895 - at three o'clock, all Grimsby was aroused by the clanging of the fire alarm. The Carpenter Basket Factory was ablaze. It burned to the ground and was never rebuilt. It was the first factory in Canada to manufacture fruit ...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Apr 1945, p. 1   Just 50 years ago this morning - April 5, 1895 - at ...
  • Abbott, Agnes Ruth (née Lockhart) (Died)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 Jun 1944, p. 5. Date of Event: 29 May 1944     The sympathy of all Lincoln County goes out to N.J.M. Lockhart, M.P. and Mrs. Lockhart, in the death of their only daughter, Agnes Ruth, beloved wife of Capt. Jack M. Abbott, Canadian Paratroop Corps. Mrs. Abbott passed away early Monday morning at the St. Catharines General Hospital in her 27th ...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 1 Jun 1944, p. 5. Date of Event: 29 May 1944   The sympathy of all Lincoln County goes out to N.J.M. Lockhart, M.P. ...
  • Acres, son to Acres, Mr. and Mrs. William (Born)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Oct 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 20 Oct 1947     October 20th - To Wm. and Mrs. Acres, R.R.No. 3, Beamsville, a son...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Oct 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 20 Oct 1947   October 20th - To Wm. and Mrs. Acres, R.R.No. 3, Beamsville, a ...
  • Adams, Arthur E. (Died)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 8 Jan 1948, p. 5. Date of Event: 31 Dec 1947     Arthur E. Adams, resident of Grimsby Beach for the last year, died at his home there on Wednesday, December 31st. In his 81st year, he was born in Ontario but had been in business in Cleveland, Ohio, for many years, visiting here each summer with his sister, the late Miss ...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 8 Jan 1948, p. 5. Date of Event: 31 Dec 1947   Arthur E. Adams, resident of Grimsby Beach for the last year, died ...
  • Adams, Bertha A. (Died)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 7 Nov 1946, p. 5. Date of Event: 3 Nov. 1946     Miss Bertha A. Adams, Grimsby Beach, died on Sunday at the residence. Miss Adams was born in Toronto, and had been a resident of the Grimsby Beach district for the last 20 years. She was a dramatic artist and was a member of the Grimsby United Church, and a member ...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 7 Nov 1946, p. 5. Date of Event: 3 Nov. 1946   Miss Bertha A. Adams, Grimsby Beach, died on Sunday at the residence. ...
  • Adams, Charles Leslie (Died)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Jan 1949, p. 10. Date of Event: 15 Jan 1949     Charles Leslie Adams, well known Smithville business man, died suddenly at his home there on Saturday. He retired from active business 2 years ago after operating the Commercial Hotel for a period of 29 years, prior to which he owned a bakery business. In his 60th year, he was born ...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 20 Jan 1949, p. 10. Date of Event: 15 Jan 1949   Charles Leslie Adams, well known Smithville business man, died suddenly at his ...
  • Adams, daughter to Adams, Mr. and Mrs. F. (Born)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Dec 1948, p. 4. Date of Event: 25 Dec 1948     Dec. 25 - To Mr. and Mrs. F. Adams, Beamsville, a daughter...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Dec 1948, p. 4. Date of Event: 25 Dec 1948   Dec. 25 - To Mr. and Mrs. F. Adams, Beamsville, a daughter...
  • Adams, daughter to Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Born)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 23 Jan 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: 16 Jan 1947     January 16 - To Frank and Mrs. Adams, Smithville, a daughter...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 23 Jan 1947, p. 5. Date of Event: 16 Jan 1947   January 16 - To Frank and Mrs. Adams, Smithville, a daughter...
  • Adams, daughter to Adams, Mr. and Mrs. George (Born)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 5. Date of Event: 1 Mar 1948     Mar. 1 - To Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Adams, Smithville, a daughter...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 5. Date of Event: 1 Mar 1948   Mar. 1 - To Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Adams, Smithville, a daughter...
  • Adams, Juliette (née Southey) (Died)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Dec 1943, p. 5. Date of Event: 27 Dec 1943     Mrs. George Adams, of Smithville, the former Juliette Southey, passed away Monday in her 79th year, after being in failing health for some time. She was born in the Merritt Settlement and had lived in this vicinity all her life. She and her husband had been married for more that ...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Dec 1943, p. 5. Date of Event: 27 Dec 1943   Mrs. George Adams, of Smithville, the former Juliette Southey, passed away Monday ...
  • Adams, son to Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd (Born)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 15 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 11 May 1947     May 11th - To Lloyd and Mrs. Adams, Smithville, a son...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 15 May 1947, p. 7. Date of Event: 11 May 1947   May 11th - To Lloyd and Mrs. Adams, Smithville, a son...
  • Aged bachelors guests of hotel proprietor
    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. ...
    Grimsby Independent, 8 Jan 1942, 1, 8   Messrs. Scott Marlatt, of Grimsby Beach, and Jacob Henry McLean, of Clinton ...
  • Aged Beach lady is fatally injured
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Dec 1943, p. 1,7     Miss Sophia Mary Reid, 80 year old retired school teacher was fatally injured on Saturday in a fall down the cellar steps of her home, Park Road, Grimsby Beach, where she resided alone since last summer. Becoming alarmed at not having seen Miss Reid around during the day, Mrs. George ...
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Dec 1943, p. 1,7   Miss Sophia Mary Reid, 80 year old retired school teacher was fatally ...
  • Aged Winona Lady Fatally Injured as Son Looks On
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Aug 1949, p. 1     Mrs. David Smith of Winona, aged 84, was injured fatally before the eyes of her son, Douglas Hall, in an attempt to cross the Queen Elizabeth Way at the Fifty Side Road at 4 p.m. on Sunday. She died a few hours later after being taken to the Hamilton General ...
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Aug 1949, p. 1   Mrs. David Smith of Winona, aged 84, was injured fatally before the ...
  • Aiken, daughter to Aiken, Mr. and Mrs. Jack (Born)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 27 Jan 1949, p. 7. Date of Event: 20 Jan 1949     Jan. 20 - To Mr. and Mrs. Jack Aiken, Grimsby, a daughter...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 27 Jan 1949, p. 7. Date of Event: 20 Jan 1949   Jan. 20 - To Mr. and Mrs. Jack Aiken, Grimsby, a daughter...
  • Aiken, Dianna Ruth to Aiken, Jack and Aiken, Norma (née Hilts) (Born)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 8. Date of Event: Dec 8, 1942     At St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, on Tuesday, December 8th, 1942, to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Aiken (formerly Norma Hilts) a daughter, Dianne Ruth...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 8. Date of Event: Dec 8, 1942   At St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, on Tuesday, December 8th, 1942, to Mr. ...
  • Air Officer Son of Local Man is Lost
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1     Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was received last Monday by A.M. Stewart, Kidd Avenue. Pilot Officer Stewart, who was born in Calgary, was 35 years of age, and was engaged in technical work of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The wire which Mr. Stewart ...
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1   Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was ...
  • Airman's mother was Grimsby Girl
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Mar 1944, p. 1     The funeral of Sgt. Pilot John Thomas Brockbank, 20, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brockbank, Read, near Burnley, Lancashire, Eng., was held on February 23. Sgt. Pilot Brockbank was killed on active service February 19. His mother is the former Alice Cloughley, of Grimsby, Ont., and he was ...
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Mar 1944, p. 1   The funeral of Sgt. Pilot John Thomas Brockbank, 20, only son of ...
  • Aitchison, James (Died)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 2 Jan 1947, p. 1,8. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1946     Away back in 1900 there came into Grimsby a young Scotsman by the name of James Aitchison who opened up a tailoring business in the building that is now the Russ Apartments, next to the Roxy Theatre. From that little tailor shop developed one of the most prominent and successful ...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 2 Jan 1947, p. 1,8. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1946   Away back in 1900 there came into Grimsby a young Scotsman by ...
  • Albright, Mrs. Israel (Died)
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 7 Sep 1944, p. 5. Date of Event: 2 Sept 1944     Mrs. Israel Albright, a long time resident of Clinton and Beamsville, died at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. V. Bousefield, jun., at Vineland on Saturday, in her 88th year. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Kate Wismer, Hamilton, and three granddaughters, Mrs. Orland Miller, Chippawa; Mrs. C. ...
    appeared in Grimsby Independent, 7 Sep 1944, p. 5. Date of Event: 2 Sept 1944   Mrs. Israel Albright, a long time resident of Clinton and Beamsville, died ...
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