UCND Court Records: 84-020

Box 50/1


1860

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 13  M/-  Fire at home of Richard Peate
Bowmanville
D. Coate   House fire
Jan. 25 M/- Thomas Brinacombe D. Coate  Fractured skull when a tree fell on him
Feb. 20 M/Child Jabez Clark
Hampton village  
D. Coate   Accidental discharge of a gun to the head
Mar. 11 M/- James Stead
Hope Twp
R. Maxwell Fell through hole in barn floor due to intoxication
Mar. 12 M/-  John Long 
Haldimand Twp.
J. Wilson  Exhaustion and exposure to cold and intoxication
Apr. 4 F/3  Elizabeth Hellier
Darlington
Twp.
D. Coate Logs of wood fell onto her while playing
Apr. 17 Fire Fire at the Old Post Office
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Fire set by person or persons unknown
Apr. 26 M/-  Alex Cochrane
Manvers Twp.
A. Preston  Lost in the woods and perished in the cold
May 14 M/Infant  Male Infant
Cobourg
D. Brodie Still born found at St. Peter’s Cemetery
May 18 M/- Smith Tobico
Alnwick
Twp. 
J. Wilson Fell on sharp tree stubs and died due to intoxication
May 19 F/Child Ann Craig
Manvers
Twp.
A. Preston  Fell into well at parents home and drowned
Jun. 3  M/-  Joseph Lee
Murray Twp.
J. B. Young  Hung himself by the neck and suffocated, not of sound mind – suicide
Jun. 16 M/-  James Biers
Seymour
J. Patterson Drowned after upsetting canoe on Trent River
Jun. 29 M/-  Andrew Pollard
Bowmanville
D. Coate  Drowned in McDougall’s Mill pond at Bowmanville
Jul. 15 M/- John Richardson
Cobourg
D. Coate Run over by Grand Trunk Train, in Hamilton Twp.
Aug. 4 F/-  Ann Allen
Darlington
Twp. 
D. Coate  A fit of apoplexy
Aug. 29 M/Child   William Riches D. Coate Strangled at the farm of Edward Riches
Sept. 7 Fire  Coach house and Stables of David Smart
Port Hope
R. Maxwell  Unknown cause of fire
Oct. 11 M/-  Unknown Male - likely John Mara
Hamilton
Twp
D. Brodie  Found close to the North Shore of Lake Ontario Hamilton, Twp
Oct. 20  Fire Stable on west side of Mill St
Port Hope
R. Maxwell   
Oct. 23 M/-  Abel Moyes
Bowmanville
D. Coate  Found drowned at east side of Port Darlington wharf in Bowmanville
Nov. 9 M/-    Matthew Devitte
Cartwright Twp.  
D. Coate Found in Cartwright Twp, thrown from runaway wagon
Nov. 11 M/- Thomas Maguire
Hamilton
Twp. 
D. Brodie  Died of exposure to cold and intoxication
Dec. 1 M/-  John Plumber 
Cavan Twp.
John Thexton Being drunk lost his way in the swamp and fell down in the snow and died
Dec. 24 F/-   Mrs. Alexander Stephens
Seymour Twp.
J. Patterson   By disease of the liver and rupture of the gall bladder

Box 50/2


1861      

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 8   M/- Christopher Bailey 
Village
of Bewdley
R. Maxwell Disease of the heart
Feb. 4 M/Child William Henry Reed 
Cramahe Twp.
J. Wilson  Fell into well and drowned
Apr. 29  M/- Unknown Man W. Barry Jr Exposure to the cold weather; found in John Dean's field.
Apr. 30 M/- Marenns Vansicklin
Brighton
 
F.W. Bird  Ran over by train
May 1 M/-  Robert Dear
Cobourg
D. Brodie Excessive drinking
Jun. 19 M/- William Henry Davis 
Brighton
F.W. Bird Visitation of God
Jun. 17 M/Child  Thomas White
Port Hope   
R. Maxwell  While trying to board schooner in the harbour, fell off and drowned
Jun. 25 F/Infant Female Child
 Bowmanville
Thomas Christie Lack of proper care necessary to sustain her. Was daughter of the widow Folsom who was destitute and attended only by her 12 yr. old daughter.
Jul. 6  M/- Regis Gendrin
Brighton
 
 
F. W. Bird Came to his death by a supposed fall while under the influence of alcohol
Jul. 16 M/-   John Dobbin
Colborne
  
F.W. Bird   Run over by the Grand Trunk Railway while under the influence of alcohol
Jul. 19 M/- David Bennett
Cobourg    
F.W. Bird Fell from the east pier of the Cobourg harbour while under the influence of alcohol
Aug. 26 M/10 Patrick Donahue Jr.
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Was asleep on the track and run over by the Port Hope – Lindsay train near Molson’s Mills.  Father was in the habit of beating his wife and locking his 5 children out of the house. Children were "in dread" of him.
Sep. 27  M/- James Doyle
Colborne
F.W. Bird Visitation of God
Oct. 8 M/- Thomas Richardson
Manvers
Twp.
W. Maguire  Tree fell on him and bruised his head causing instant death.
Oct. 20 M/-  Owen Rainerd 
Darlington
Twp
T. Christie Visitation of God, Asthma and heart disease
Oct. 30 M/- Michael Guinen
Seymour Twp
J. Patterson Exposure to the cold and intoxication
Nov. 9 M/Infant  Male Infant, Lockhardt
Bowmanville
T. Christie   Accidentally smothered in a wheat bin in his father’s barn
Nov. 13 Fire King Street Cobourg    D. Brodie  No known cause
Dec. 2  M/-  Owen O’Connor
Cobourg
George M. Reid Wife raped; O'Connor apparently killed by 4 men - Pat Daly, Michael Hart, Thomas Dunn and Richard Mitchell
Dec. 6  M/-   Joseph Wellwood
Cartwright Twp.
 
T. Christie Thrown from his cutter, dislocated his neck and died
Dec. 28 F/-  Mary Westlake
Darlington
 Twp.
T. Christie  By fatigue and undue excitement due to a nervous temperament

Box 50/3


1862 

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 2 M/-   Edward Bulger
Cobourg    
G.M. Bird Being intoxicated and died from exposure
Jan. 24  M/-  Michael Sweetman
Hamilton Twp.
D. Brodie  Excessive use of alcohol and spirits
Jan. 25 F/-    Julia Gavin
Cobourg 
D. Brodie In the stables of Patrick Regan, was burned to death
Feb. 22 F/Infant Child of Mary Jane Curran
Bowmanville
T. Christie Natural causes and visitation of God
Mar. 30  M/-   Charles Speers
Darlington
Twp.  
T. Christie  Accidentally while in a state of intoxication
Apr. 7 M/-    John Preston Cransby
Port Hope 
R. Maxwell While intoxicated, threw himself into the harbour where he suffocated and drowned
Apr. 17 F/-   Freedom Rose Giffard
Bomanville
James Christie Fell off the foot bridge and into the creek at Bomanville and drowned
May 14 M/- James McAnarney
Brighton
F.M. Bird Run over by train while intoxicated
May 20 M/- William Fogarty
Colborne
F.M. Bird Lumber fell off train striking and killing him
Jun. 29 M/- William Atkins
Cavan Twp 
James Might  Boat accidentally upset he drowned on the Otonabee River
Jul. 7  M/- George Hines
Alnwick Twp.
James N. McCrea  Tree fell on him while chopping wood
Jul. 8  M/-   Thomas Smith
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Epilepsy or falling sickness caused his death while chopping wood
Jul. 17 M/-   Edward Delaney
Cobourg 
D. Brodie Drowned in Cobourg harbour
Jul. 29 M/-  William Lane
Cramahe Twp.
S. Davidson  Accidentally fell from a tree
Aug. 3 M/- Samuel Staples
Manvers Twp.
W. Maguire Accidentally discharged a firearm, and died instantly
Aug. 6   -/- Unknown person
Brighton
S. Davidson Drowned
Aug. 13 M/- William George Evans
Manvers Twp.
W. Maguire Overturned horse drawn vehicle received head and neck injuries – died instantly
Aug. 23 M/- Unkown stranger but later identified as John Pilling R. Maxwell Hung himself from a tree
Aug. 23 M/-    Stephen White
Seymour Twp
J. Patterson  Drowned "under very mysterious circumstancesin Myer’s Mill Pond, Myersburg
Sep. 14 F/- Jane Cowle
Darlington Twp.
George Laton Natural causes
Sep. 24 M/-  James Allen
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Being a lunatic, cut his own throat
Oct. 13  M/- Thomas Wade
Hope Twp
R. Maxwell  Excessive drinking
Oct. 11 M/- William Roddy W. Berry  Excessive drinking
Dec. 1   M/Child  William Leonard
Cobourg
George Reid      Alcohol poisoning

Box 50/4


1863  

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 3  M/-  Thomas James Haig
Hamilton Twp 
Robert Harstone Tree Fell on his head while chopping wood
Jan. 9 M/- John Purdy
Brighton
 
S. Davidson Hanging himself by the neck
Jan. 27 M/-   Patrick Doyle
Hamilton
Twp.
P.G. Fergus Visitation of God
Mar. 10 F/- l Margaret M. Crandel
Murray
Twp.
S. Davidson From a diseased state in the brain
Apr. 3 M/approx. 14   Henry Fell
Manvers
Twp.
A. Preston  Died from injuries received in a beating by Thomas Thompson, John Swain, Robert Swain, Thomas Swain and Birk Swain - found guilty of manslaughter.
Apr. 17 M/-  Hiram McKivers
Hamilton Twp
Henry Mason Drowned in Lake Ontario
Apr. 19 M/- Unknown Male
Cobourg  
D. Brodie  Drowned in harbour
Apr. 25  -/-   Unknown H. Mason  Drowned in Rice Lake
Apr. 26 -/-   Unknown
Hamilton
Twp
H. Mason   Drowned
Apr. 27 M/- Benjamin Rudkin James Might Fell off the roof of a root house, the property of John Hutchinson
May 20 M/- Alexander Beatty
Cobourg Gaol
H. Mason  Visitation of God
Jun. 19 M/- William [Laurriman] ?
Darlington
  
George Paton Strangulation
Jul. 5  M/- Angus Brown McPherson
Cramahe Twp.
Charles Eldon Drowned in Hall’s Mill Pond
Jul. 14  F/- Susette” an Italian servant of Dr. Dewer
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Poor quality of blood
Jul. 17 M/-  Thomas Belleby Peter McPherson Accidental discharge of gun
Jul. 17 M/- Illegible Illegible Drowned in Cobourg harbour
Jul. 30 F/3 Elizabeth Woods
Manvers
W. Maguire Rotten tree fell on her causing a fracture of the skull
Jul. 31 -/-   Stranger
Port Hope 
R. Maxwell Exhaustion 
Aug. 25 F/- Marietta Quick – wife of John Quick   H. Mason Drowned
Sep. 11 F/- Mrs. Samuel Cochran
Alnwick Twp.
J. McCrea 3 mons. pregnant – was pitching grain with a fork-loss of blood due to miscarriage.  Husband culpable. Accused of having a relationship with his niece Lydia Cochran who had lived with them
Sep. 12 F/- John McMahon
Port Hope     
R. Maxwell  Drowned – fell through the Rail Road bridge at Beamish’s Mill
Sep. 12 M/-  Unknown Man
Newcastle 
W. Albassy  Drowned
Sep. 17 M/- Thomas Corby
Port Hope 
R. Maxwell  While coupling a car of the Port Hope and Peterborough Rail Road
Sep. 24 M/- William Couchman
Manvers Twp.
  
W. Maguire  Died while cleaning out the well
Sep. 24  M/- George Gladman
Port Hope
R. Maxwell  Run over by Grand Trunk Rail Train in Hope Twp
Sep. 28 M/-  James McCreary
Port Hope
R. Maxwell A fly-wheel accidentally fell on him in the drill shed
Sep. 29 M/-  Patrick Howard
Hope Twp. 
R. Maxwell Excessive drinking
Oct. 7  M/- Thomas Kelly
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus Thrown from horse causing his head to be crushed
Oct. 21 M/- Paul Helm
Cavan Twp.

 

James Might Cut his throat with a razor while depressed
Oct. 21 Stranger
Cobourg  
P.G. Fergus Drowned in Lake Ontario
Nov. 3 M/- Thomas Redman
Port Hope
R. Maxwell  Drowned
Dec. 12 M/- Joseph Woods
Hamilton Twp.  
P.G. Fergus Fell out of wagon while intoxicated

Box 50/5


1864   

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 10 M/-  Calvin Brown
Warkworth
 
J. Paterson   Hung himself by the neck
Feb. 1 M/- James Ellis
Port Hope
R. Maxwell   Fell between the cars of the train
Mar. 14 M/- Joseph Davy
Hamilton Twp
H. Mason Visitation of God
Mar. 14  M/- Daniel Hays
Port Hope
R. Maxwell  Accidentally while coupling the cars
Mar. 18 F/- Margaret Commisky
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus Hung and strangled herself with a rope
Mar. 23 M/- John Lattimore
Brighton
S. Davidson   Ruptured blood vessel in the brain
Apr. 2  M/-  James Hogan
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Burned to death in his shanty
Apr. 8 M/- John Mckee
Cavan Twp.
 
J. Might  While attempting to jump off train
Apr. 17 M/- Archibald Kerr
Brighton 
S. Davidson Injuries on the railroad and neglected treatment
May 7 F/- Mary Shea
Town of Cobourg
R.G. Fergus Fell on stairs and suffered concussion
May 21 M/-    George Mitchell
Cavan Twp.
J. Might   Hung himself deliberately
May 24 M/- Enoch Hales
Cobourg  
P.G. Fergus While suffering a convulsive fit, fell into creek and drowned
May 31 M/-   Walter Findlay
Port Hope 
R. Maxwell  Drowned in the harbour while intoxicated
May 31 M/-   Jabez Hornbeck
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus  Fell from factory dam and drowned in factory creek
Jun. 2 M/- Thomas Moyce
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus Drowned in factory creek
Jul. 26 M/- Unkown Henry [illegible] Illegible
Jul. 27   M/- William McBride
Haldimand
Twp
Charles Eldon Ewing    Concussion of the brain due to falling from fence
Jul. 29 M/-   Bernard Wilce Thomas
Cobourg
C.E. Ewing  Drowned in factory creek at Cobourg
Aug. 2 F/-    Annie or Minnie Brown
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus  Visitation of God
Aug. 7 M/- Robert Abraham Geo. Perks Drowned in Port Hope harbour after falling off wharf
Aug. 8 F/- Beulah Robinson Robt. Maxwell Letter from Maxwell to County Attorney explaining why the inquest on body of Robinson was so poorly written
Aug. 11  M/-   James McGrann
Hamilton Twp.
 
P.G. Fergus  Drowned at Rice Lake
Aug. 13  M/-  Samuel Armstrong
Haldimand Twp.  
C.E. Ewing Drowned himself in harbour
Aug. 17 M/-  Robert Abraham
Port Hope   
  -  Drowned in harbour
Sep. 5 M/- Cyrus Potter
Brighton  
S. Davidson Natural causes
Sep. 19 M/-  Patrick Murphy
Trenton Station 
P. McPherson Improper handling of freight engine of Grand Trunk Rail Road
Sep. 19 M/-  John Boyd
Percy Twp.
J. McCrea  Drowning caused by intoxication
Oct. 16 F/-   Elizabeth Bridekerk
Cobourg  
P.G. Fergus Visitation of God
Nov. 5  M/-  James Alexander Wright
Port Hope 
R. Maxwell Killed while coupling cars for the railroad
Nov. 14 -/Infant  Mary Kerr ’s Infant
Clarke Twp.  
R. Maxwell   Still born. Kerr walked from Newtonville to Port Hope and baby was born on the side of the road
Nov. 23  M/-  William Gosling
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell  Visitation of God
Nov. 26 M/-  Henry Schwartz
Cobourg   
P. G. Fergus   Shot himself
 Nov. 26 M/2 Henry James Jenkins
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell    Fell into rainwater cistern and drowned
Dec. 5 F/Infant  Female Infant - child of Mary McDonald
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus   Immature and delicate
Dec. 10 M/- Hugh Hosack
Cavan Twp.
J. Thexton Drowned at Best's Mill in a race
Dec. 25 F/- Anne Cassidy
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus Died after childbirth due to a lack of proper care and concealment
Dec. 25 M/Infant Infant Male child of Anne Casidy
Cobourg
P.G. Fergus Neglect and concealment
Dec. 29 M/- James Russell
Bowmanville
J.C. Smilie Killed on a railway crossing

Box 50/6


1865   

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 11 F/Infant Daughter Doake
Cavan Twp.
James Might Child of Elizabeth Doake, died of natural causes
Jan. 16 F/Infant Anne Hawe
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Infant daughter of James Hawe Jr. suffocated while sleeping
Feb. 6 F/- Jane Summerville
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Accidentally falling between platform and train while locomotion was moving
Feb. 24 F/- Eliza Ann Shiller
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing From intoxication and exposure to the weather
Mar. 3 F/- Elizabeth Newson
Manvers
W. Maguire Excessive drinking and exposure to the weather
Mar. 7 M/- David White
Rice Lake
J. McCrae -
Mar. 28 F/- Matilda Parsons
-
J. McCrae -
May 3 M/- Edward Evans
Port Hope
R. Maxwell From the effects of intemperance
May 11 M/- Patrick Fitzmaurice
Grafton Station
C.E. Ewing Run over by train while intoxicated
May 11 M/- John Sheehan
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing Shock brought on by news of the untimely death of his son-in-law, Patrick Fitzmaurice
Jun. 16 M/- Alexander Davis
Bowmanville
George Laton Accidentally drowned while bathing
Jun. 28 M/- Samuel Gleason
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing Visitation of God
Jul. 27 M/- Harden Chappel
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing Drown while fishing.
Aug. 19 F/Infant Prudence Fishly's illegit. Daughter
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Lack of nourishment
Aug. 28 F/- Prudence Fishly alias Kinsman
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell By fits to which she was subjected to, which was accelerated by the death of her illegitimate offspring
Sep. 4 M/1 Richard Little
Clarke
George D. Spooner Drowned in Sopher Mill pond
Sep. 10 M/- James Cartwright
Cavan Twp.
J. Wright Disease of the heart caused by excitement
Sep. 19 M/- John Lansdale
Haldimand Twp.
R. Maxwell By exposure and want of care
Sep. 28 M/- Nelson Lake
Alnwick Clarke
J. McCrae Drowned while intoxicated in Rice Lake --- Corner notes that the deceased is "Indian"
Sep. 30 F/- Margaret Haversley
Cobourg
D. Brodie Visitation of God
Oct. 3 M/- John Miller
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing Kicked by a horse in the side of the head
Oct. 10 Fire Leith's Barn
Hope Twp.
George Perks -
Oct. 11 M/- George Crawley
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Fell down the stairs in his own house
Nov. 4 M/- Matthew Morrow
Clarke Twp
W.L. Herriman Excessive drinking
Nov. 16 M/- George Irwin
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell While chopping wood a tree fell on him
Nov. 22 M/- Neil Clarke
Seymour
Samuel Wallace Concussion of the brain due to a fall
Nov. 28 M/- Josiah Rogers
Port Hope
R.Maxwell Died of injuries recieved while trying to jump on the fender of a train
Dec. 18 M/- Robert Jones
Cavan Twp.
S. Davidson Fell out of waggon
Dec. 22 M/- James Lawler
-
Herman L. Cook Exposure to the cold

Box 50/7


1866   

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 2 M/- John Manning
Port Hope
George Perks Fell into harbour while intoxicated
Jan.22 M/- Peter Dean
Cobourg
D. Brodie Fell off a locomotive engine near Cobourg
Feb. 28 -/Infant Infant child
Haldimand
C.E. Ewing Strangled by a twisted cord around its neck
Mar. 19 M/- John Fogarty
-
P. McPherson Fell out of freight train
Mar. 24 M/- Unknown Male
Murray Twp.
P. McPherson Exposure to weather
Apr. 5 M/- Stewart Wilson
Seymour
J. Paterson Fell from his horse dace down in the water while under the influence of alcohol.
Apr. 15 M/- Hugh Farmer
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing Drowned while intoxicated
Apr. 25 M/- James Sleeth
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Softening of the brain due to excessive drinking and tobacco hastened by exhaustion
Apr. 30 M/- Archibald Eagleson
Cavan Twp.
S. Davidson Suicide by hanging; despondent ever since the death of his wife
May 18 M/- Major Andre Brown
Orono
W. L. Herriman Hung himself while in a state of melancholy
Jun. 6 M/- Peter Crowter
-
Herman L.Cook Hung himself
Jun. 7 M/- William Aird
Cobourg
D. Brodie Drowned in Lake Ontario
Jun. 11 M/- Jacob Anderson
Alderville
William Noden Death from Asphyxia
Jul. 24 M/- David Hall
Cavan Twp.
S. Davidson Drowned in Otonabee River
Aug. 8 F/- Mary Tomlin
Cobourg
D. Brodie Run over by a train
Aug. 10 F/Infant Margaret Hall's illegitmate child
Manvers
D. Brodie Visitation of God
Aug. 13 -/Infant Anna Lovett's Infant
Murray Twp.
H.L. Cook Natural causes She was supposed to come home from her employer's house when the baby was due but couldn't make it
Aug. 14 M/- George Greenaway
Cobourg
D. Brodie Fell on a steam engine and was instantly killed.
Aug. 23 M/- William McMullen
Port Hope
R. Maxwell From a fall
Aug. 28 M/Infant Infant Male
Cobourg
H. Mason Infant had been left out in the rain for 2 days. Had been passed around among several people who all refused to keep it. Mr. George Smallwood, Cobourg merchant, was involved - had taken infant out and laid it out on the sidewalk after it was left at his house
Aug. 31 F/16 Eliza Jane Chartran
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Inflamation of the liver and intestines possibly from efforts to abort but she had never been pregnant according to the coroner. Her mother accused her employer, Elias Sculthorp of seducing and then poisoning Eliza
Sep. 4 M/- J.M Rattle
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Drowned in Harbour
Sep. 27 M/- William Allen McEnteer
Clarke Twp.
Weston L. Harriman Drowned in cistern
Sep. 28 M/- Robert Birch
Clarke Twp.
W.L. Harriman Excessive drinking and exposure
Oct. 1 M/- David Clarke
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Fell from a train he was working on
Nov. 3 M/- Patrick Lynch
Percy Twp.
James McCrae Excessive drinking
Nov. 5 F/- Ellen Beatson
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Mental excitement and exertion while pregnant -- near confinement single woman
Nov. 29 M/- Johanna Laven
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Drowned
Nov. 30 M/- Corneilious Van Wicklow
Seymour
J. Paterson Drown in Trent River
Dec. 8 M/Young man

Unknown young man
Colborne

D. Brodie Run over by a train
Dec. 14 M/- Unknown man
Cobourg
D. Brodie Run over by a train

Box 50/8


1867

Jan. - Jun.   

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 6 F/- Mary Cunningham
Cobourg
D. Brodie Died in the common jail from previous exposure to weather and intemperance
Jan. 15 M/- Stephen Fairin
Clarke Twp.
George E. Spooner Visitation of God
Feb. 25 F/- Mary Clarke
Cavan Twp.
J. Might

Sucide under temporary insanity

Feb. 27 F/- John Hutchinson
Cobourg
D. Brodie

Intoxication

Mar. 21 M/- Thomas Kennedy
Clarke Twp.
J. Might Accidental fall from his sleigh
Mar. 22 M/- Thomas Blake
Haldimand
Thomas W. Stevenson Organic disease of the brain
Apr. 9 M/- Reuben Guild
Orono
John Bingham Drowned in a mill pond
Apr. 15 F/33 Catherine Hill
Alnwick
T.W. Stevenson Died after a hard child birth and incompetent treatment by Dr. Noden
Apr. 22 F/- Eliza Heenan
Port Hope
G. Perks Intemperance and exposure
May 6 M/- Unknown Man
Hamilton Twp.
H. Mason Killed by the engine of the Grand Trunk Rail Road
May 9 M/- James Brickly
Percy Twp.
George S. Aylesworth Fell off wagon
May 15 M/- John Philps
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Drowned in the harbour
Jun. 10 M/- Mr. O'Connors
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Drowned
Jun. 11 M/- Edmond Thom Jr.
Brighton
H.L. Cook Accidental gunshot wound

Box 50/9


1867

Jul. - Dec.   

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jul. 5 M/- James Bassett
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Drowned in Lake Ontario
Jul. 7 M/- John Beatty
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell At Elizabethville took essence of colcicum and Brandy
Jul. 12 M/19 John Perkin
Hamilton Twp.
J.C. Teasdale Slipped and fell on the tines of a fork
Jul. 13 M/- Johannah Tarry
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Uterine hemorrage
Jul. 18 M.- William Henry Campbell
Brighton
H.L. Cook Found dead in Weese creek
Jul. 18 F/.- Zenana Jualma Campbell
Brighton
H.L. Cook Found dead in Weese creek
Jul. 20 Fire North side of Walton -- Port Hope R. Maxwell Unknown cause of fire
Jul. 20 M/- Richard Coffin
Port Hope
G. Perks Run over by the Victoria Fire Engine
Jul. 20 M/- James Hennesy
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Run over by a train
Jul. 29 M/- Charles Lent
Murray Twp.
P. McPherson Fell off rail road car
Jul. 29 M/- Joseph McAsky
Clarke Twp.
J. Might Visitation of God
Jul. 31 M/- Thomas Higgins
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Run over by a train
Jul. 31 M/- Mark Harmison
Percy Twp.
James McCrea Acciedently killed by wheels of waggon running over him
Aug. 2 M/- James Petherick
Campbellford
Samuel Wallace Drowned
Aug. 8 F/- Henrietta F. Brockinshire
Hope Twp.
G. Perks Natural causes. All evidence pointed to her having been beaten to death by her husband
Aug. 19 M/Child Robert Trainer
Port Hope
G. Perks Lack of care
Sep. 9 M/- Samuel Murphy
Port Hope
G. Perks Run over by two railroad cars
Sep. 18 M/- Robert Best
Hope Twp.
G. Perks Alcohol Posioning
Sep. 23 M/- William Hill
Haldimand
C.E. Ewing Run over by a wagon driven by Thomas Padyington, not to be be blamded
Sep. 27 M/- Robert McGill
Hope Twp.
H.L. Cook Old age and heart disease
Oct. 21 M/- Roger McAvery
Hamilton Twp.
H. Mason Subject of a fit.
Oct. 28 M/-

William Cunningham
Hope Twp.

R. Maxwell Drowned while intoxicated
Nov. 11 M/- Peter Rice Lake
Hamilton Twp.
Richard Chatterton Suffocated and drowned in Rice Lake
Dec. 13 M/- Andrew Gallagher
Percy Twp.
George S. Aylesworth Suicide by gun wound.
Dec. 25 F/- Catherine Condon G.S Aylesworth Excessive drinking causing suffocation

Box 50/10


1868

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 26 M/- Richard D. Ackland
Grafton
C.E. Ewing Intoxication and exposure
Feb. 10 M/- James Hunter
Clarke Twp.
J. Bingham Visitation of God
Feb. 14 F/- Eliza Piercy
Cavan Twp.
J. Might Excessive drinking
Feb. 22 M/- Robert Mountain
Clarke Twp.
W.W. Herriman Fatigue and exposure
Mar. 2 F/- Mary Pethick
Cobourg
D. Brodie Natural Causes
Apr. 1 F/- Elizabeth Thorndick
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Natural causes brought on by exposure to cold
May 4 M/- James Kelley
Alnwick
T.W. Stevenson Natural causes
May 20 M/- Peter Little
Port Hope
H. Mason Drown in a stone quarry
June 2 M/- Arthur Morrow
Town of Port Hope
  Drowned in Beamish's mill pond
Jul. 3 - Unknown Stranger
Hope Twp.
Robert Maxwell Unknown causes
Jul. 14 M/- Davis -- Alias Brown
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Unknown causes while about the steamer "Passport" -- coroner notes the man is "coloured"
Jul. 14 M/- George Coleman
Cavan Twp.
Thomas Byers Natural Causes
Jul. 15 M/- Unknown Man
Port Hope
G. Perks Drowned near McAbe's mill
Jul. 16 M/10 James Marshall
Manvers
W. Maquire Was bathing in Mr. Burns mill pond and drwoned
Sep. 2 M/- William Cosgrove
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Drowned while trying to save a small boy from drowning.in Port Hope Creek
Oct. 15 F/- Sarah Brooks
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Accidentally burned to death while intoxicated.
Oct. 16 M/- John Bell
Baltimore Village
William Wade Run over by a wagon
Oct. 19 M/- John Cotter
Bowmanville
T. Christie Accidentally Shot
Oct. 28 M/- Donald McZenzie Jr.
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing Visitation of God
Nov. 13 M/- Michael Cribbin
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Run over by a train
Nov. 24 M/- James Lee
Hamilton Twp.
R. Maxwell Fell out of his canoe and drowned in Rice Lake

Box 50/11


1869

       

Date 

Age/Gender

  Name/Residence  

 Coroner

Cause of Death

Jan. 18 M/- Andrew Doyle
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Intoxication and exposure
Jan. 22 M/- Alexander Mahary
Orono
J. Bingham Accidental
Mar. 2 M/- Henry Dixon
Castleton Village
Carmen M. Gould Intoxication and exposure
Apr. 1 M/- Moses Kishegu
Rice Lake
J.C. Teasdale Drowned at Rice Lake at Harwood -- Coroner notes that the deceased is "Indian"
Apr. 19 M/- Francis Fillion
Port Hope
G. Perks Drowned in Port Hope harbour
Apr. 26 M/- Thomas Parker
Brighton
H.L. Cook Drown himself while in a fit of insanity
May 18 M/Child Norman Davy
Hamilton Twp.
G. Perks Accidentally drowned
May 20 M/- Patrick Murray
Cramahe
H.L. Cook Strangulation
May 26 M/- Andrew Elliot
Cobourg
D. Brodie Visitation of God broguht on by excessive drinking
Jul. 30 M/- George Haight
Cobourg
D. Brodie Drowned in Cobourg harbour
Aug. 12 Fire Home of Leon Cassie, John Street -- Port Hope G. Perks -
Aug. 14 M/- George Pulham
Cobourg
H. Mason Visitation of God
Sep. 6 M/84 James McCrae
Hope Twp.
J. Paterson Rupture of the heart
Sep. 13 M/- Joseph Hughes
Seymour Twp.
J. Paterson Visitation of God
Nov. 15 M/- Henry Easton
Cobourg
H. Mason Gun shot while in a fit of insanity
Dec. 10 M/- Peter Buchanan
Colborne
John Massie Intoxicated and ran over by a train
Dec. 13 M/- Frederick Goddard
Haldimand
C.E. Ewing At Thomas Bingley's Plaster Mill at the Grafton harbour while oiling the machinery.