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Saturday 3 July 1858
Fatality  -  001
HEW - 
a man named Hew was killed on Tuesday  in the Ashley,  whilst crossing the river ---   inquest to be held-----

Inquest -  002  &  003
NELSON -  James,  found on the hills overlooking Cashmere ----   died of exposure -----


Wednesday 7 July 1858
Inquest  -  004
HEW -  at Kaiapoi,  an aboriginal native, who died of injuries received --------  verdict  accidental death ----


Saturday  10 July 1858
Fatality  -  005 & 006
CAMPBELL -  Lieut-Colonel, formerly of the 45th and 50th Regiments  ---was of the family of Campbell of Skerrington, Ayreshire, ---- more ---


Saturday 17 July 1858
List of Deaths  MAORI 007
sailed from Gravesend on 26th March,  arrived  after 110 days ---
Second Cabin -  James Wilson,  single
Steerage -  James Barber,  single,  Henry Cousins,  married;   Mrs Moss and infant;   Lucy Rainbow, single;  Thomas Heslop, single.


Wednesday 24 July 1858
To Let   -  Bruce's  Hotel - Akaroa -  008
The above Hotel is well known to be thefinest in New Zealand and is a favourite resort of a large number of whale ships for wood and water -----

Ploughing Match -  009
A ploughing match will take place on 1 September in a paddock of Mr J.T. Parkinson ------- more ----



Wednesday  4  August 1858

new Buildings  -  010
New board Room  at the Land office - 
New Police and Immigration Barracks  rising rapidly
Public Works Office and Government Timber-yard are going up on the same site.


Wednesday  25 August 1858
Inquest  -  011  &  012
ALLWRIGHT -  Sarah Jane,  aged 19,  died suddenly at her father;s house -----  sister Elizabeth Allwright ---  Sarah Ritchie,  aunt of Sarah ---- 
                                Henry Allwright,  father of deceased  ---


Saturday  28 August 1858
Missing person  -  013
CLIFTON -  Claude Malbon,  of Weymouth, England,  arrived New Zealand by the Heroes of Alma,  some 15mths ago, uncle Mr W. Malbon  of Sunny Bank,                    
                    Kembla, Illawarra,  New South Wales.  is looking for him.



Wednesday  15 September 1858

Partnership dissolved  - 014
Robt.WAITT  & Co.  -  Robert Waitt,  H.J. Le Cren,   E.A.Hargreaves.

Notice to Creditors - 015
SCOTT  -  Samuel Francis  and George Francis (late Mitre Hotel and Robin Hood Inn, Lyttelton)


Saturday 18 September  1858
Ploughing Match -  016
took place at Mr McBratney, beyond Riccarton and Fendall Town, some 5 miles from Christchurch
Judges -  Mr Curlett, of Riccarton,  Mr Meldrum, of Double Corner and Mr Douglas of Mount Grey.
--- list of prizes winner ----


Wednesday 22 September 1858
Partnership  Dissolved -  017
Edward Goodacre  &  Robert Thompson,  storekeepers of Christchurch.


Wednesday 29 September 1858
Partnership dissolved -  018
James Murrray  &  William Garlick,  brickmakers --



Saturday 9  October 1858

Okain's Bay  -  016
FLUTIE  -  a boy of 4 years of age,  son of Mr Flutie is lost in the bush,   child must have perished.

Partnership  -  017
ELLIS  -  Thomas   &  
Von GARTNER -  Gustav,  hotel keepers in Christchurch  has been dissolved by mutal consent.


Wednesday 20 October 1858
Land Sale  -  018  page 5
BACK  -  Alexander, selling  freehold farm on Lower Lincoln Road,    ---------



Wednesday 10 November 1858

Inquest  -  019  p6
PERCEVAL - James, died of exposure near Mount Grey, North Canterbury,  -----  more  ---

Otago  shipping  -  020    p6
The Regina,  Thornton, from London 19 July for Otago and Canterbury  arrived this afternoon, she has the following passengers for Canterbury -
Mrs I.T.Cookson;  Miss A.N.Scott;  Major E. Croker, wife and child;   Wm Rolleston;  G.Harper;  C. Newton and wife;  Frederick Beart,  Robt. Laurie,
wife and 4 children;  and about 20 immediate passengers.  No casualties occurred on the voyage.

Shipping  snippets - 
The Indiana  sailed on 6 August for Canterbury  with 250 assisted emigrants and a large party of passengers ------the Zealandia having sailed from Gravesend on
14 July with 300 emigrants -- The Clontarf will take out a further party -- in September ----


Wednesday 17 November 1858
Wellington  -  Death -  021  p4
BOWLER -  Mr J.  was accidentally killed  -- was proceeding homeward towards Porirua, walking besdie his cart horse shied -----

Property For Sale  p 5 -  022
WILSON  -  William ,  situated in Tuam st,  East,  on half an acre  ------  more ---


Wednesday  24 November 1858
Shipping snippets -
The Indiana  --  built in Quebec in 1856  came into port yesterday about 2 o'clock  bringing another large freight of immigrants ------- 109 days from Gravesend



Saturday 27 November 1858
Partnership dissolved -  023  p5
SUTCLIFFE -  William  &
HOLMES -  Hiram John  &
CLIFF -  George,  under "Sutcliffe Holmes & Cliff"  carpenters and builders,  

Land for sale -  page 6  -  024
DUNNAGE -  Charles,  selling property 6 miles from Christchurch  ----- 


Wednesday 1 December 1858

Accidents  - 
024
McILWRAITH - Mr George,  brother of Mr Deans, of Riccarton  met his death on Thursday  -- fell from a horse -- at Homebush Station ---
BENNETT -  Joseph was drowned at Kaiapoi on the 24th  ---
MORGAN - Capt. M.P.C. for Lyttelton, was thrown from his horse  --- now recovering ---

Partnership  dissolved  - 
025
ROWLEY - John  &
GIGGS -  George,  butchers at Lyttelton ----


Wednesday 8 December 1858
Fire  -  026
TAYLOR - on Sunday morning a fire destroyed Mr Taylor's brewery,  beyond the Papanui bridge --- a subscription is being set up  ----

Fire  - 027
Taylor's Brewery  -  Mr Richard Taylor, subscription Lists have been opened ------

Property Sale  - 028
DUDLEY -  Rev. B. Dudley selling his property known as "Highland Cottage"  ------   more  ----


Saturday  18 December 1858
Furniture and Household Effects  -  For Sale  - 
029
DUDLEY  -  Rev. B.W.   a  list of furniture and effects  -------  more  -----


Wednesday  22 December 1858
To be Sold - 
030
EARLE  -  part of the Grange Farm  of 75 acres -----    section 44 and leasehold  ----  


Friday 24 December 1858
Cemetery  -   p5.  -   030a

Christchurch Public Cemetery,  5 acres of land near to the English Church reserve on Selwyn-street, Lincoln Road,  have been set apart for
 use as a public burial groundand are now available for internments. ------   more   -----

Freehold land for sale - 
031
JEFFREYS -    40 acres Section 188?  with a dwelling house, barn, and stockyard   Christchurch side of Fendall Town -----


Wednesday 29 December 1858
Shipping News  - 
032
The Strathallan,  left for this Port on 15 October, full of passengers,  The Caduceus  to sail in November
The following vessels had sailed for New Zealand ports since 15 September
Clontarf  for Lyttelton,  16 September
Eagle  for Auckland,  21 September
Equator  for Wellington  19 September
Kinnaird  for Wellington  6 October, put back to the Downs 15 October
Duchess of Leinster  for Wellington  10 October
Strathallan  for Lyttelton  15 October

To be Sold -  033
EARLE  -  part of the Grange Farm  of 75 acres -----    section 44 and leasehold  ----  

Partnership  dissolved  -  034
BROWN -  Henry  &
CAMPBELL -  Edmund Ferguson,    butchers,   ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
26 July 2011
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