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THE COUNTY HOME – TWO DEATHS

[Welland Tribune, 3 September 1897]

Forty-two inmates in the county industrial home yesterday.

Two deaths have occurred at the home in the past week. On Friday last Herbert Flomerfelt, aged one year, died of cholera infantum. Deceased was the child of girl named Flomerfelt, formerly of the town of Welland, who got into trouble and landed in the home some time ago. Died: 27 August 1897

The other death, which occurred on Monday, was that of John Bartlett, aged 57 years. Deceased was committed from the town of Thorold in April last, and has been sick of consumption ever since.

Both bodies were interred in the Home burying ground. Died: 30 August 1897

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