"Melancholy Accident," York Commonwealth, 18 Mar 1859, p. 2 Article about the deaths of three adults and one child by drowning, just outside Bowmanville.
"Drowned," York Herald, 13 May 1859, p. 2 Report of a drowning in the Humber River of a young man named Shepherd. Howlands Mill; Gambles Mill
"Narrow escape from drowning," York Herald, 24 Jun 1859, p. 3 Report about a child who almost drowned in a rain barrel.
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