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WADE, Miss – Died May 5, 1880, Sutherland's Corners, Ontario aged 14 – Burned to death – (JRO 80-81).

WADE, Wm. – M.D., L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S. – Died February 8, 1879, Cobourg, Ontario aged 38 – (Obit. 79).

WAGAR, Benj. – Died May 28, 1882, Napanee, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

WAITE, W. – Died September 14, 1883, St. Thomas, Ontario – House falls on him – (ADS 83).

WALKEM, Charles – Late of the civil branch, Royal Engineers – Born January 12, 1805 near Saltash, Cornwall, England – Died August 17, 1883 in Kingston, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1847. Of his 7 sons, the eldest George A., was for some years Premier of British Columbia, while another, Richard T., is a Q.C. – (Obit. 83).

WALKER, John – Died March 10, 1882, Mount Forest, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

WALKER, John – licence Commissioner, West York, Ontario – Deceased – Successor appointed on June 14, 1879 – (PAPS Ontario 79)

WALKER, Matthew – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

WALKER, Miss, daughter of the owner of Brecon Mills – Died January 13, 1879, Ailsa Craig, Ontario – Suddenly dropped dead, apparently of heart disease; her lover, Mr. Edward Cousins, on hearing of her death, cut his throat; and the young lady's mother, who was absent at the time of her death, on seeing the corpse of her daughter also dropped dead from heart disease – (JRO 79).

WALKER, R. – Porter on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WALKER, Robt. – Died June 20, 1886 at Priceville, Ontario – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 86).

WALKER, William – Died October 18, 1882, St. Mary's, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

WALKER, Wm. – Died July 4, 1884 at Tara, Ontario – Instantly killed when the boiler in J. Roger's sawmill explodes – (JRO 84).

WALL, John – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 33 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WALL, Martha – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 26 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WALLACE, Geo., B.A. – Head master of the Weston (Ont.) High School – Born about 1846 at Paisley, Scotland – Died February 24, 1886 at Weston, Ontario – He came to Canada about 1871. – (Obit. 86).

WALLACE, Maggie – Died July 26, 1882, Newboro', Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

WALLACE, Thomas J. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 16 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WALLAEE – Died February 26, 1886 near Thornhill, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

WALLBRIDGE, Thos. Campbell – ex-M.P.P. for North Hastings in Can. Assembly – Born in 1830 at Belleville, Ontario – Died January 21, 1881, Belleville, Ontario – He was a brother of ex-Speaker Wallbridge, and descended from loyalists. – (Obit. 80-81).

WALLER, Wm. Henry – Registrar of the County of Carleton, Ontario (1877) – Born May 14, 1835 at Castle Waller, Ireland – Died December 21, 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1853 – (Obit. 85).

WALLS – Brakeman – Died June 22, 1884 near Welland, Ontario – Killed in a collision on the Welland branch of the Grand Trunk Railway – (JRO 84).

WALMSLEY, an engineer – Died September 29, 1881, near Orwell, Ontario – Killed in a collison on the Great Western Air line, an excursion train runnung into a freight train – (JRO 80-81).

WALSH (Mrs.) – Died March 9, 1886 at Kingston, Ontario aged over 100 – (DL 86).

WALSH, Aquila – Commr. of Dominion Lands for Manitoba and the N.W.T. (1882-85) – Born May 15, 1823 at Charlotteville, Ontario – Died March 6, 1885 at Winnipeg, Manitoba – Died by accident – He was descended from U. E. Loyalists. – (Obit. 85).

WALSH, F. L. – Registrar of Deeds, Norfolk, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on Octobre 4, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

WALSH, Francis L. – Registrar of the County of Norfolk, Ontario (1818) – Died October 14, 1884 at Simcoe, Ontario, aged 95 – He was the father of Aquila Walsh, Esq., ex-M.P., Dominion Lands Commr. at Winnipeg, Manitoba. – (Obit. 84).

WALSH, Joseph – Confectioner – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 17 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WALSH, Mary – Died December 29, 1883, Kilroy, Ontario – Frozen – (ADS 83).

WALSH, Patrick – Confectioner – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 20 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WALTERS, Mr. – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WALTERS, Mrs. – Ladies' maid of the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WALTON, Benjamin – Contractor and builder – Died January 3, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario, where he had resided for 44 years

WARD, James – Died May, 23, 1883, London, Ontario aged 6 – Drowned – (ADS 83).

WARD, Jas. – Engineer – Died November 1, 1885 at Sombra, Ontario – Killed when the boiler of the tug Frank Moffatt explodes – (JRO 85).

WARD, John Petty Hamilton – Died March 12, 1878, Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario aged 42 – Died from the effects of an accident while out tobogganing, at Rideau Hall, he being at the time the guest of the Earl of Dufferin – He was the third son of the late Hon. John Petty Ward, of the Bengal Civil Service – (Obit. 78).

WARDLAW (Mrs.) – Born in Lanarkshire, Scotland – Died November 12, 1884 at Etobicoke, Ontario aged 101 – Wife of Peter Wardlaw – (DL 84).

WARDROPE, Alex. – Died December 24, 1883, Guelph, Ontario aged 19 – Accidentally shot – (ADS 83).

WARNER, Sydney – Formerly Warden of Lennox and Addington – Born in Montgomery, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died in July, 1886 at Wilton, Ontario aged 79 – He came to Canada in 1812. – (Obit. 86).

WARREN, Jos. – Died September 27, 1886 near Duart, Ontario – Accidental Fall – (ADS 86).

WARREN, Samuel Russell – Organ manufacturer – Born in 1809 at Tiverton, Rhode Island, U.S.A. – Died July 30, 1882 at Silver Spring, near Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. – He removed to Montreal in 1836, and to Toronto in 1878 – (Obit. 82).

WARREN, T. D. – Clerck of the County Court, County of Elgin, Ontario – Deceased – Successor appointed on June 21, 1879 – (PAPS Ontario 79)

WASHBURNE – Died December 11, 1886 at Comber, Ontario – Thrown from a waggon – (ADS 86).

WASTIE, Alfred – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 14y 9 m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WATERMAN, W. – Died July 7, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

WATSON, James Craig, LLD. – American astronomer – Born January 28, 1838 near Fingal, Ontario – Died December 18, 1880 – (Obit. 80-81).

WATSON, Jas. – Wholesale merchant – Died February 18, 1885 in London, Ontario, aged 35 – (Obit. 85).

WATSON, Saml. James – Librarian to the Legislature of Ontario – Born in 1837 in Armagh, Ireland – Died October 30, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – He arrived in Canada in 1857. – (Obit. 80-81).

WATT, A. – Waiter on the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WATT, W., of Wolfe Island, near Kingston, Ontario – Died November 12, 1884 returning in a skiff from Cape Vincent – Drowned – (JRO 84).

WEATHERHEAD, James – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 38 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WEBB, Captain – Celebrated swimmer – Died July 24, 1883 in the Niagara River – Drowned while attempting to swim through the whirlpool below the Niagara Falls – His body is found 4 days later at Lewiston, N. Y., U.S.A. – (JRO 83).

WEBBER, Jacob – Died August 13, 1883, Harriston, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

WEBSTER, James – Died October 1, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 83).

WEBSTER, James – Registrar for the Centre and South Ridings of the County of Wellington, Ontario – Died April 18, 1878 aged 40 – (Obit. 78).

WEBSTER, James – Registrar of Deeds for Centre and South Wellington, Ontario – Deceased – Successor appointed on June 28, 1879 – (PAPS Ontario 79)

WEDDIS, Richard, a farmer – Died July 16, 1881, Walpole, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (JRO 80-81).

WEEKS, Chas. – Died September 16, 1882, Consecon, Ontario – Crushed to death – (ADS 82).

WEIR, Dr. William – Died February 22, 1882, Merrickville, Ontario – Burns received at fire – (ADS 82).

WELCH, Jas. – Died April 2, 1886 at Point Edward, Ontario aged 45 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

WELDON, Isaac (Rev., Methodist) – Died April 3, 1885 at Colborne, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

WELLER, Wm, Hy – Barrister of Ont. – Died March 15, 1881, Cobourg, Ontario aged 57 – (Obit. 80-81).

WELLS – Sheriff of Prescott & Russell, Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on October 2, 1880 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

WELLS, Jas. Pendelton – Sheriff of Prescott and Russell – Born in 1803 in Montreal, Quebec – Died February 26, 1880, Vankleek Hill, Ontario – One of his sons is Mr. R. M. Wells, M.P.P., late Speaker of the Assembly, Toronto. – (Obit. 80-81).

WELLS, Wm. Benjamin – late County Judge of Kent, Ontario – Born October 3, 1809 in Augusta, Ontario – Died April 8, 1881 in Toronto, Ontario – His parents had come from New Hampshire in 1786. – (Obit. 80-81).

WELSH, Thomas – Died January 13, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario – Shoots h'self with a rev'r in the Basilica – (ADS 82).

WELSH, W. – Died November 9, 1886 on Gore Bay, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

WEST, W., an old man – Died November 25, 1879, Perth, Ontario – Killed with an axe by Benjamin F. Miller, a young man of unsound mind – (JRO 79).

WESTLAKE, Jos. – Died March 3, 1886 near Hensall, Ontario – Crushed under a load of lumber – (ADS 86).

WESTMAN, William B. D. – Clerk – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 14 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WETHERALL, an old man – Died August 11, 1881, Mount Sherwood, Ottawa, Ontario – Brutally murdered by a charivari party. A number of arrests are made, and four of the principas, Jas. Kelly, Jas. O'Brien, Robt. McLaren and Christopher Berry, are tried at the Ottawa Fall Assizes for the murder, but are acquitted – (JRO 80-81).

WETHEY, Henry Coffin Windeat – Barrister – Born at Exeter, England – Died May, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

WHALEY, W. H. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 7y 11m – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WHEELAND, Karl – Died February 20, 1883, Scotland, Ontario – Kicked by a horse – (ADS 83).

WHEELER, Geo. – Died December 28, 1883, Canifton, Ontario – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 83).

WHEELER, Mary – Died October, 1881, Wolfe Island (Ontario) aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

WHEELEY, Michael – Died July 6, 1883, Bearbrook, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

WHITAKER, Geo. – Died June 24, 1886 at Beachville, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

WHITAKER, George (Rev.), M.A. – Late Provost of Trinity College, Toronto (1851-1881) – Died August 28, 1882 in England aged 72 – Returned to England in 1881 – (Obit. 82).

WHITE – Died June 18, 1883, Hastings, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

WHITE, Henry, P.L.S. – Died January 3, 1879, Beaverton, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

WHITE, Jas. – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

WHITE, Jos. – Died September 26, 1886 at Thurlow, Ontario – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 86).

WHITE, Peter, Sr. – Lumber merchant – Born December 31, 1794 in Edingurgh, Scotland – Died August 6, 1878, Pembroke, Ontario – He came to Canada at the age of 19. He was twice married – first, in 1823, to Cecila, daughter of the late John Thomson, Esq., of Nepean, Ontario (she died in 1852); secondly, in 1859, to Miss Mary Long, of Hamilton, Ontario. His eldest surviving son, named after him, represents North Renfrew in the House of Commons; another son (Wm. R.,) is a barrister at Pembroke. He was a son of John White, an architect and well-known Government contractor, who constructed many of the fortifications in the Firth of Forth – (Obit. 78).

WHITE, Thos. – M.D., and Coroner for Wentworth – Died July 3, 1880 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 35 – (Obit. 80-81).

WHITLOCK, Thos. – Died June 17, 1886 at Seaforth, Ontario – Falls from a roof – (ADS 86).

WHYTE, James (Rev.) – of the Presbyterian Church of Canada – Died July 17, 1878, Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

WIECKENHAL, M. (Mrs.) – Died October 11, 1886 at Raglan, Ontario – Burtally murdered by a neighbour named David Gogolein who is tried, convicted, and executed on June 6, 1887. – (JRO 86).

WILCOX, Amos – Died March 19, 1886 at Cooksville, Ontario aged 94 – (DL 86).

WILKES, Clara (Mrs. Currie) – Died September 24, 1886 at Bailunda, West Central Africa – Wife of Rev. W. T. Currie, a Missionary from the Can. Corngregational Churches. She was a daughter of Mr. Jas. Wilkes, City Treasurer, Brantford, Ontario, and accompanied her husband to Africa in the spring of 1886. – (Obit. 86).

WILKES, Robert – ex-M.P. for Centre Toronto in House of Commons – Born in 1832 at Tullehan, near Bundoran, Leitrim, Ireland – Died August 16, 1880, Sturgeon Point, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – He came to Canada in 1848. – (Obit. 80-81).

WILKES, Robert, ex-M.P., prominent merchant of Toronto; and his son Bertie, aged 11, and daughter, Florence, aged 15 – Died August 16, 1880, Sturgeon Point, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – (JRO 80-81).

WILLARD, Robt. – Died December 28, 1886 at Windsor, Ontario – Waggon accident. – (ADS 86).

WILLETTS, of Kingston, Ontario – Capt. of the schooner Collingwood – Died November 23, 1882, Lake Michigan – Drowned in the total lost of the schooner – (JRO 82).

WILLIAMS – Conductor – Died June 7, 1886 at Petawawa, Ontario – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

WILLIAMS, A. T. H. (Lt.-Col.) – M.P, commanding the Midland Battalion during the North-West troubles – Funeral on July 21, 1885 in St. John's Church (Ch. of England) at Port Hope, Ontario – (JRO 85).

WILLIAMS, Arthur Trefusis Heneage (Lieut.-Col.) – M.P., commanding the Midland Regt. on active service in the N.W.T. – Born in 1837 at Penryn Park, Port Hope, Ontario – Died July 4, 1885 on board the steamer North-West, on the Saskatchewan river, N.W.T. – He was the son of the late Commander J. T. Williams, R.N., who represented Durham in the Can. Assembly, 1840-48. – (Obit. 85).

WILLIAMS, Danl. – Died October 22, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

WILLIAMS, Emily (Mrs.) (née Seymour) – Died December 24, 1882 at Penryn Park, Port Hope, Ontario – Wife of A. T. H. Williams, Esq., M.P. for East Durham in the House of Commons. She was a daughter of the late Hon. Benj. Seymour, Senator – (Obit. 82).

WILLIAMS, Jas. – Died November 10, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 86).

WILLIAMS, Mary (Mrs.) – Born in Leith, Scotland – Died in November, 1886 in Sheffield, Ontario aged over 100 – (DL 86).

WILLIAMS, Titus (Lt.-Col.) – Militia officer – Died May 7, 1879, Port Rowan, Ontario aged 89 – (Obit. 79).

WILLIAMSON, Alice, matron – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 29 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WILLIAMSON, Edward – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 8 months – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WILLIS, 3 children of A. – Died March 30, 1882, Cardiff, Ontario – Burnt to death – (ADS 82).

WILLIS, Michael (Rev.), D.D., L.L.D. – Formerley Principal of Knox College, Toronto – Born in 1798 in Scotland – Died August 19, 1879, the Manse, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland – He came to Canada in 1847 and returned to Britain in 1873. His father (Rev. Wm. Willis, of Greenock) was a minister in connection with the Old Light Burghers – (Obit. 79).

WILLS (Mrs.) – Born in England – Died August 2, 1880 in Co. Perth, Ontario aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

WILLSON, Hugh Bowley – Public writer – Born in 1813 at Winona, Ontario – Died April 29, 1880 in New York, U.S.A. – He was a son of the late Hon. John Willson. – (Obit. 80-81).

WILLSON, Levi – Late Sheriff of Halton, Ontario – Died September 27, 1879, Jackson, Michigan, U.S.A. aged 75 – (Obit. 79).

WILMOT, Wm. – Died March 2, 1886 at Pickering, Ontario – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 86).

WILSON, Andrew – For many years publisher and prop. of the Ottawa Daily News – Native of Glasgow, Scotland – Died in July, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 73 – (Obit. 84).

WILSON, David – Died August 10, 1885 at Westminster, near London, Ontario – He and his nephew, Edward Wilson, aged 10, are drowned whilst fishing. – (JRO 85).

WILSON, Edward – Died August 10, 1885 at Westminster, near London, Ontario aged 10 – He and his uncle, David Wilson, are drowned whilst fishing. – (JRO 85).

WILSON, Frank – Died June 28, 1883 at Hamilton, Ontario – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 83).

WILSON, George, from Amherstburgh, Ontario – Died in 1883 aged 60 – Died having no relatives exept a cousin, a Mrs. McLean, who was his housekeeper. Shortly after Wison's death, a claimant to the estate appears in the person of an alleged brother, Robert Wilson. Several witnesses who knew Wilson well swear that he never mentioned having any brother. The judge dismisses the case with costs. – (JRO 84, see November 21, 1884).

WILSON, Isaac – Died December 6, 1883, near Park Hill, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 83).

WILSON, Jas. – Died October 12, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario aged 26 – Run over by a waggon, and dies in a few minutes – (JRO 85).

WILSON, Mrs. Peter – Died April 6, 1883, Bradshaw, Ontario – Accidental drowning – (ADS 83).

WILSON, Wm. (Mrs.) – Died in June, 1886 at Camden, Ontario aged 102 – (DL 86).

WINDOVER, M. 2nd engineer of the AsiaDied September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, OntarioLost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WINEGARD, Isaac – Died May 17, 1883, Chesterville, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 83).

WINFRED, Benjamin – Died March 1, 1883, Brockville, Ontario – Factory accident – (ADS 83).

WINGER, Milton – Died October 3, 1882, Welland, Ontario – A falling iron pillar – (ADS 82).

WINTERS, Eliot – Died November 27, 1882, Haldimand, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

WISEMAN, Glenville G. – Confectioner – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 16 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WOLFF, Jas. Fitzgerald – M.D. – Born December 14, 1819 at Kingston, Ontario – Died July 30, 1880 in Quebec – Son of late Lt. Col. Wolff, of Valcartier, Quebec. – (Obit. 80-81).

WONNACOTT, William – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 14 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

WOOD, Edmund Burke (Hon.) – Chief Justice of Manitoba (1874) – Born February 13, 1820 near Fort Erie, Ontario – Died October 7, 1882 at Winnipeg, Manitoba – (Obit. 82).

WOOD, John – Died August 21, 1883, Simcoe, Ontario aged 30 – Suicide by hanging – (ADS 83).

WOOD, John (Rev.), M.A. – Vicar of St. Matthews, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, (Anglican) – Born April 12, 1836 in Walpole, Ontario – Died November 22, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – In 1864 he visited England where a curacy was offered him and accepted in the ch. In which his grandfather had preaches before him, at Ripley, Derbyshire. – (Obit. 83).

WOOD, W. H. (Mr. and Mrs.), of Cincinati, Ohio – Passengers (= Woods, Mr.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WOODRUFF, Joseph Augustus – Sheriff of Lincoln, Ontario (1862-86) – Born July 20, 1820 – Died August 11, 1886 at St. Catharines, Ontario – He was a son of the late Wm. Woodruff, Esq. – (Obit. 86).

WOODS – Died October 16, 1883, St. Thomas, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

WOODS (Mr.) – Born in Norfolk, England – Died September, 1880, Copley, Ontario aged 102 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

WOODS (Mr.) (= Wood, Mr. W. H.?) – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

WOODS, Chas. (Capt.) – Died September 5, 1883 on Lake Huron beetween Goderich, Ontario to Cove Island, Ontario – Drowned when the schooner yacht Explorer founders. – (JRO 83).

WOODSIDE, Hugh James, Barrister – Died March 1, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

WORKMAN, Benjamin – M.D. – Born in 1794 near Lisburn, Ireland – Died September 26, 1878, Uxbridge, Ontario – He came to Canada, with his father and some of his brothers, in 1819. He is a brother of Joseph Workman, superintendant to the Lunatic Asylum at Toronto (1853) – (Obit. 78).

WORTH, R. C, – Died August 7, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

WORTHINGTON, Thomas – Late Comissioner of Inland Revenue (1867-71) – Died May 4, 1882 at Trenton, Ontario aged 78 – (Obit. 82).

WORTHY, Thomas – Died August 4, 1886 at Toronto, Ontario aged 34 – Block of stone falls on him – (ADS 86).

WORTS, James Gooderham – President of the Bank of Toronto – Born June 4, 1818 at Yarmouth, Norfolk, England – Died June 20, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – He accompanied his father to Canada in 1831, and shortly after his death, in 1834, took part in the milling business established by Mr. Worts, senior – (Obit. 82).

WORTS, James Gooderham – Secy. of the Gooderham & Worts Distilling Co., and a Dir. of the London and Ontario Investment Co. – Died December 9, 1884 at his residence, ''Lindenwold,'' Toronto, Ontario aged 31. – (Obit. 84).

WOUCH : Wife of J. Wouch and her four children – Died June 5, 1885 at Barrie, Ontario – Perish in the flames of their house on fire. – (JRO 85).

WRIGHT, Amos – Agent for location and sale of Public Lands under ''Free Grants and Homesteads Act'', Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on September 25, 1886 – (PAPS Ontario 86).

WRIGHT, Amos – M.P. for East York in Can. Assembly (1851-67) and for West York in House of Common (1868-72) – Born November 24, 1809 in the Tp. of Yonge, Ontario – Died May 31, 1886 at Port Arthur, Ontario, where he had resided since 1875. He was the son of U. E. loyalists. – (Obit. 86).

WRIGHT, Catherine Louise (Mrs. Vidal) – Died April 19, 1882 at Sarnia, Ontario aged 58 – Wife of the Hon. Alex Vidal, Senator, to whom she was united in marriage in 1847. She was a daughter of the late Capt. W. E. Wright, R.N. – (Obit. 82).

WRIGHT, James – Died May 2, 1883, Stratford, Ontartio – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 83).

WRIGHT, Mark – Died June 22, 1882, Port Hope, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

WRIGHT, William McKay, B.A., B.C.L., ex-M.P. for Pontiac, in the House of Commons (1872-78) – Born November 12, 1840 at Hull, Quebec – Died December 17, 1882 at New Edinburgh, near Ottawa, Ontario – A grandson of Philemon Wright, who was the founder of Colonization in the Ottawa valley – (Obit. 82).

YARWOOD, C. St. George – Late Colector of Customs at Chippewa – Englishman by birth – Died July 30, 1884 at Belleville, Ontario aged 63 – (Obit. 84).

YATES, Horatio – M.D. (1842) – Born in 1822 at Otsego, New York, U.S.A. – Died March 11, 1882 at Kingston, Ontario – He came to Kingston, Ontario when 12 years of age. He is the son of the late Dr. Wm. Yates, of Otsego County, New York, and formerly of Sapperton, Derbyshire, England – (Obit. 82).

YORK, S. – Died September 14, 1886 at Russell, Ontario aged 15 – Thrown from a horse – (ADS 86).

YORK, Thos. (coloured) – Died April, 1881, Niagara, Ontario aged 111y 10m – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

YOUNG, Andrew – a boy – Died July 23, 1882, Parkdale, near Toronto, Ontario – Shot dead by Constable Albert who claimed the shooting was accidental but the Coroner's jury returned a verdict of wilful murder. Albert is tried, found guilty, and sentenced to be hanged, but the sentence is commuted for 20 years' imprisonment in the Penitentiary – (JRO 82).

YOUNG, E. A. – Died December 4, 1886 at Stratford, Ontario – Suicide – (ADS 86).

YOUNG, Jno. – Died October 25, 1886 in Greenock, Ontario – Crushed under a load of timber – (ADS 86).

YOUNG, Jos. – Died November 9, 1886 on Gore Bay, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 86).

YOUNG, Joseph – Clerk – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 12 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

ZEALAND, Ed. (Capt.), and crew (16) – Died November 7, 1880, Lake Ontario – Died in the lost of the propeller Zealand (JRO 80-81).

ZIMMERMAN, Adriar Louis (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Church of England – Born in 1841 in Ireland, of German parentage – Died June 7, 1878, London Township, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

ZIMMERMAN, Louis, of Port Arthur, Ontario – Died November 7, 1885, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, U.S.A. – Lost in the wreck of the iron steamship Algoma. – (JRO 85).



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