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Accession Number: 84-020

UCND Court Records: 84-020

Date Age/Gender Name/Residence Coroner Cause of Death
Box 52/8
Jan. - Aug
1880
       
Jan. 30 M/- James Floody
Darlington Twp.
John Mitchell Tree fell on his head
Feb. 21 M/- James Dalton
Percy Twp.
James Sinclair Natural causes
Mar. 1 M/- W.E. Edwards
Bethany
Robert Maxwell Upset his buggy while intoxicated
Mar. 3 F/- Polly Lake
Campbellford
Samuel Wallace Run over by a train
Mar. 25 F/- Mary McCarty
Cobourg
Charles E. Ewing Natural causes
Apr. 5 M/Infant Male newborn R. Maxwell Stillborn. Motheris Miss. Smith, Port Hope
May 14 M/- William Burgess
Hamilton Twp.
C.E. Ewing Suicide by train - wilfully put head on tracks so that the deceased would be decapitated
Jul. 5 M/- Thomas Canalry

Hamilton Twp.

C.E. Ewing Run over by a train
Jul. 5 M/- Patrick Cushion
Hamilton Twp.
C.E. Ewing Run over by a train
Jul. 27 F/- Mrs. John Mutton
CramaheTwp
Carmen Gould Drowned in cistern - widow living alone -- possible suicide
Aug. 27 M/- Francis Morris C.E. Ewing Heart disease
Aug. 27 M/- Theophilus Andrews
Baltimore village
C.E. Ewing Drowned in Mr. William Mann's mill pond
Box 52/9 Sep.-Dec.
1880
       
Sep. 13 M/- Horace Plumpton
Warkworth
James McCrea Drowned
Nov. 5 M/-    Walter Scott
Centreville
R. Maxwell Run over by a train
Nov. 15 M/- Henry Newburn
Hastings
James A. Sinclair Fell off a moving train
Dec. 1 M/- Allen Simpson
Harwoodvillage
C.E. Ewing Drowned in Rice Lake
Box 52/10
1881
       
Mar. 3 M/- Harry Stanley
Cobourg
C.E. Ewing Exhaustion, cold and intoxicated
May 25 M/- John E. Waldron
Brighton 
A.E. Fife Exhaustion and excessive use of alcohol
Jun. 29 M/- John Simpson
Orono
Herbert Renwick Used a knife to kill himself
Aug. 26 M/- Hubbard Walters
Brighton
N. Dean Fell off freight train
Box 52/11
1882
       
Jan. 12 M/- Archibald McKay
Bethany
R. Maxwell Fell from trestle work of the Midland RailRoad
Jan. 26 F/- Lavina Dudley
CramaheTwp
C. Gould Congestion of the lung and a blood clot in the aorta but evidence given that she was not treated well by her husband Stephen Dudley
Feb. 11 M/- Walter Boswell
CobourgGaol
C.E. Ewing Disease of the heart
Mar. 18 F/- Agnes Polmateer
CobourgGaol
C.E. Ewing Visitation of God
Apr. 10 M/- James McElroy
HopeTwp.
R. Maxwell Run over by a train
Jun. 28 M/- David Carlisle
Haldimand Twp.
C.E. Ewing Compression of the brain
Jun. 30 M/- Alexander Thompson
PortHope
R. Maxwell Wagon crash. Evidence includes a diagram of the accident site.
Jul. 14 M/- George Haggart
CavanTwp.
R. Maxwell Run over by a train while sleeping on the track --Intoxicated
Aug. 28 M/- J.B. Read
Millbrook
R. Maxwell Hit by a train
Sep. 12 M/- James Brown
CobourgGaol
C.E. Ewing Natural causes
Nov. 27 M/- Eliel Winter
Cobourg
C.E. Ewing Run over by a train
Dec. 8  M/-  William Stewart
Cobourg Gaol
C.E. Ewing Visitation of God
Box 52/12
1883
       
Mar. 12 M/60-65 Unkown man
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell Articles found on the body indicated he was a tailor by trade; died from exposure to cold
Mar. 14 M/- Christopher O'Riley
Town of Cobourg
C.E. Ewing Visitation of God
Apr. 19 M/- Dr. John Waldron - Had been very ill with a diseased leg
Apr. 23 M/- Frank Little
Centreville
John W. Gray From injuries received in a fight with John Aikins
May 3  M/-   James Wing
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell  Natural causes of heart disease
Jun. 28 M/- Harvey Seamons
Hope Twp.
R. Maxwell  Accidentally shot by George Cooper
Sep. 15 M/- John Moran
Grafton Station
W.E. Johnston Brakeman came into contact with overhead bridge
Oct. 11 M/- James McCabe
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Shot in self defence by William Rankin
Box 52/13
1884
       
Apr. 18 F/ Flora Tripp
Grafton
W.E. Johnston Drowned in Mr. Broomfield's mill pond due to an unwanted pregnancy. Deceased was aservant of T. N. Webster, Lot 17, Con. 4, Haldimand. Note: Juryrecommends that a law be passed to make seduction a criminal offence.
May 3 M/- Anthony William Harvie
CobourgGaol
C.E. Ewing Visitation of God
May 30 M/- Charles Ellis
Hastings
R.M. Clark Drowned while crossing Rice Lake
Jul. 4 M/- Alexander McGregor

Haldimand Twp.

C. Gould Suicide by hanging
Jul. 29 F/- Unknown Woman
PortHope
R. Corbett Run over by a train
Aug. 25 M/- James Ohern
Brighton
N. Dean Suicide by hanging
Dec. 6 F/Infant Newborn female
Cobourg
C.E. Ewing Neglect and lack of care
Box 52/14
1885
       
Jan. 7 M/- William J. Sanders
CobourgJail
C.E. Ewing Excessive drinking
Jun. 4 M/- Thomas Powell
Cobourg
C.E. Ewing Accidentally drowned
Aug. 6 M/- John Goodman
Burketon Stn.
J.C. Mitchell Jumped off train
Nov. 26 F/- Catherine Bryant
Brighton
N. Dean Murdered
Box 52/15
1886
       
Feb. 13 M/- Unknown Man
Port Hope
R. Maxwell Run over by a train
Box 52/16
1887
       
Jan. 3 F/- Isabella Stenson
Cobourg Gaol
C.E. Ewing Visitation of God
Jun. 3 F/- Adolphine P. San Donato
Pontypool
William Allen Committed suicide in a fit of jealousy
Box 52/17
1888
       
Feb. 25 M/- William Dixon
Clarke Twp.
J.C. Mitchell Committed suicide
Mar. 22 M/- A.J. Ellis
Hastings
R.W. Clark Fit of apoplexy
Dec. 23 M/- Arthur Richardson
CobourgGaol
C.E. Ewing Natural causes
Dec. 31 F/- Margaret Hockins
Bowmanville
John Mitchell Congestion of the lungs and bad treatment from her husband
Box 52/18
1889
       
Sept. 2 M/ John Emerson
Cobourg Jail
C.E. Ewing Hung himself in the jail

 

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