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Subject:  Accidents  Decade:  1850  Sort by:  Relevance
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George Wallace 
Newspapers  "George Wallace," York Commonwealth, 4 Feb 1859, p. 2  Article originally published in the Globe about George Wallace and the accident, which left him with a broken leg. Lived at the 8th concession in Vaughan near Woodbridge.
Fatal Accident Near Aurora 
Newspapers  "Fatal Accident Near Aurora," York Commonwealth, 18 Feb 1859, p. 2  Report of an accident occurring in Aurora, where a tree being cut fell upon the deceased.
Melancholy Accident 
Newspapers  "Melancholy Accident," York Commonwealth, 18 Mar 1859, p. 2  Article about the deaths of three adults and one child by drowning, just outside Bowmanville.
Taking it Cool 
Newspapers  "Taking it Cool," York Commonwealth, 18 Mar 1859, p. 3  Report of a man losing the fingers on his left hand by a saw, after tripping.
Serious accident 
Newspapers  "Serious accident," York Herald, 11 Nov 1859, p. 2  A note about a fall resulting in a broken leg by the son of John Wiles on Nov. 5. C3 Markham
Shocking accident : death of esteemed citizen 
Newspapers  "Shocking accident : death of esteemed citizen," York Herald, 20 May 1859, p. 2  Article about the death of John Harrington while riding his horse in University Park (College Ave.).
Fatal accident at Richmond Hill 
Newspapers  "Fatal accident at Richmond Hill," York Herald, 24 Jun 1859, p. 2  Report of the workplace accident that took the life of William O'Grady.
A frightful fall 
Newspapers  "A frightful fall," York Herald, 29 Jul 1859, p. 3  Report of a workplace accident in which two men fell over a hundred feet down a chimney shaft.
Falling into a Drain 
Newspapers  "Falling into a Drain," York Herald, 12 Aug 1859, p. 3  Details of an accident where a woman fell head first into an unprotected drain.
Serious accident 
Newspapers  "Serious accident," York Herald, 23 Sep 1859, p. 2  Account of a man whose collarbone was broken when he was thrown from his horse.
Accident on the lake 
Newspapers  "Accident on the lake," York Herald, 30 Sep 1859, p. 3  Account of the breakdown of the propellor Brantford, on her way to Toronto with a load of iron. Maple Leaf; Banshee
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