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Drowned at Sturgeon Point
Publication:
Newmarket Era (Newmarket, ON), 20 Aug 1880, p. 2


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
Lindsay, Aug. 16. A very distressing drowning accident occurred at Sturgeon Point this morning, resulting in the death of Robert Wilkes, the well-known Toronto merchant, his only sone Bertie, aged eleven, and his daughter Florence, aged fifteen. Mr. Wilkes and his daughter were trying to save the young boy who had swam out to far from the shore.

Date of Publication:
20 Aug 1880
Personal Name(s):
Mr. Robert Wilkes ; Bertie Wilkes ; Florence Wilkes
Local identifier:
Ontario.News.253525
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Newmarket Public Library
Email
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Newmarket, ON L3Y 1W1

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Drowned at Sturgeon Point