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  • TOWN OF WELLAND – VOTER’S LIST - [Welland Tribune, 28 August 1885] The Town of Welland voters’ list has just been printed, and an analysis of it will be interesting as giving details respecting the growth and development of the town. The increase is not la... read more
  • NEW BUSINESS - [Welland Tribune, 28 August 1885] We understand Mr. H.W. Hobson intends going into the stationery trade, and will open out a fist-class stock (in connection with his drug business) about Sept. 15th. His goods will be new and ... read more
  • A FAMILY OF MANY NAMES - [Welland Tribune, 28 August 1885] There is a family named Shirley in Sharp county, living between Hardee and Williford, in which the children have been given names that are startling if not euphonious. The old gentleman, whos... read more
  • BUFFALO CATASTROPHE - [Welland Tribune, 29 May 1896] Brown’s building on the corner of Seneca and Main streets in the city of Buffalo collapsed and tumbled to the ground on Thursday forenoon last week. Four persons were killed outright, namely; ... read more
  • POPULATION-TOWN OF WELLAND - [Welland Tribune, 16 March 1894] March 1894-As taken by special census taker Elias H. Burgar. Ward 1-375 Ward 2-544-919 east side Ward 3-424 Ward 4-508-932 west side Total: 1851 The above does not include the population withi... read more
  • PROPOSAL TO BUILD SUBWAY UNDER RAILWAY TRACKS ON MUIR STREET - Spitzer-Rorick Company Notified By Council to Take Up Hydro Debentures or Stand Loss on Re-sale-Welland Street to be Opened Over G.T.R.-Advertise for Tenders for Next Year’s Paving. [Welland Telegraph, 7 November 1913] SEEN... read more
  • AUTO ACCIDENTS OVER WEEK-END - Humberstone Woman Hurt When Steering Wheel Locks Near Coyle Humberstone News [Welland Telegraph, 10 October 1911] Mr. and Mrs. Munzio Paolone and their two children of Erie Street, Humberstone, all suffered injury when the wh... read more
  • FIRM OF HILL & HILL - Humberstone News [Welland Tribune, 4 January 1895] Mr. W.M. Hill, the enterprising and hustling senior partner of Hill & Hill, is now sole proprietor of the business in this village-the firm of Hill & Hill having diss... read more
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TALES:
  • JOHN SANDERSON - Pelham News [Welland Tribune, 5 March 1897] John Sanderson, an old and greatly respected citizen of this township, died on Monday after an illness of only 48 hours, of congestion of the lungs. Deceased was a brother of Wm. Sa... read more
  • PETER CLAUS - Pelham News [Welland Tribune, 5 March 1897] Peter Claus, aged 75 years, an old and honored resident of the township of Pelham, died on Wednesday morning at the residence of his son-in-law, Wm. Laws. His wife preceded him to t... read more
  • LILY IRENE McGLASHAN - North Pelham News [Welland Tribune, 5 March 1897] Died, On Sunday, Feb. 28, Lily Irene, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James A. McGlashan, aged one year. The funeral took place on Tuesday and was largely attended, Rev. Mr.... read more
  • MARGARETTE WEBB - Niagara Falls Village [Welland Tribune, 19 March 1897] At her late residence, Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland, on Feb. 25th, Miss Margarette Webb. Deceased was for many years a resident of Niagara Falls South.read more
  • MARY A. ROWE - Niagara Falls Centre [Welland Tribune, 5 March 1897] Mrs. Mary A. Rowe, relict of the late John Rowe, died at her home at the Centre on Monday, in her 89th year. The remains were consigned to the grave at Fairview yesterday, ... read more
  • MARY FORD BUSH - Niagara Falls Village [Welland Tribune, 26 March, 1897] One of the most prominent women in this vicinity passed away at 6 o’clock on Friday evening last in the person of Mary Ford Bush, widow of the late Hon. John T. Bush. ... read more
  • DR. CLARK (CLARKE) - Niagara Falls Village News [Welland Tribune, 26 March 1897] The sudden death of Dr. Clark of Niagara Falls, N.Y., on Monday evening last, was learned with deep regret here, where the doctor was so well and favorably known. He... read more
  • CHARLES H. CARTER - Port Colborne News [Welland Tribune, 19 March 1897] Charles H. Carter, ex-harbor master, and father of Messrs. Carter Bros., died very suddenly on Sunday last of heart disease. The announcement of his death came with fearful ... read more
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