Papers Past   -  Lyttelton Times   -   1859  -  January  to   June    

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Wednesday 12 January 1859

Stow-away -  001
PHILLIPS -  
George,  was a stow-away on the Clontarf ---   cooper by trade  -------

For Sale - 002
PIGEON - Mr,   selling 30 acres of land part Rural Section No 118 ----  fronts Lower Lincoln Road, ----  more ----

Partnership  dissolved -  003
MARCHANT and POLHILL -  J.C.Marchant and F.Polhill,   sheepfarmers at the Waiapara, Canterbury, 

Partnerships dissolved   -  004
WAITT,  LeCREN,  HARGREAVES -    firm of Robert Waitt & Co.  dissolved,  Robert Waitt, H.J.LeCren, E.A.Hargreaves
CHANEY, JONES, ABRAHAMS, EVANS -  stonemasons and bricklayers, of Lyttelton.  W.J.Chaney,  W.P.Jones,  T.Abrahams, Robert Evans
BROWN & CAMPBELL -  butchers, Christchurch,  Henry Brown,  Edward Ferguson Campbell
ELLIS & GARTNER -  hotelkeepers, Christchurch,    Thomas Ellis,  Gustav V.Gartner.

Sale of Ferry Wharf  -  005
AIKMAN - J.C.  to sell leasehold premises at the Heathcote Ferry, known as the Ferry Wharf, lease has 17 years to run ------   more  ----


Saturday 15 January 1859
Land Sale -  006
BLAKISTON -   at Kaiapoi  hotel,    ------  sold 32 quarter acre sections of Messrs Blakiston's land


Saturday 22 January 1859
Shipping -  007 & 008
STRATHALLAN -  has arrived,  90 days out to Timaru --- 200 steerage passengers  from London,   were shipped for Timaru but did not stay
             John Macdonald and wife   and  Enoch Barker and family ----   more  ------
Births on board  -  
            PADGETT - Mrs Martha -   a son on 23 Nov.
            HAYES - MrsIsabella on 24 Nov.  -a son
Deaths on board  -
          BARKER - Sarah,  wife of Enoch  aged 36  on 22 October
          OAKLEY - William,  aged 11mths,  on 24 October
          KOHNE - Mary,  aged 6mths,  on 20 November
          BISHOP - Arthur,  aged 11mths,  on 12 December
          DOUBLE - Eliza Ann,  aged 8 years,    on 24 December
          DAVIDSON - Wm,  aged 14mths,  on 2 January
          BRIGHTMAN - Louisa,  wife of William,  aged 36  on 6 January

Inquest   -  009
COMPTON -  George,  many years landlord of Mitre Hotel ----  lots more   ---    had sons William  & George

Hororata Sheep Station  -   For sale  -  010
AYLMER -  J.J. 10,000 acres  situated on the Selwyn,  35 miles from Christchurch ---- received instructions from J.J.Aylmer ---   more ---
         

Wednesday 26 January 1859
Fire  -  Akaroa  -  011
DEIGHTON - Mr,  house inhabited by  Mr Deighton in Robinson'd garden  -----  more  ------


Saturday 29 January 1859
Emigrant passengers  arrived on these vessels  -  013
1855 -  May, Grassmere,  97 passengers,   August Caroline Agness,  176 passengers,   Oct.  Cashmere,  141 passengers
1856 -  Jan, Isabella hercus,  104,    July, Sir Edward Paget,  166,     Oct. Joseph Fletcher,  210,  Dec. Egmont,  145.
1857  -  Oct. Glentanner,  148
1858 - Feb. Roehampton,  112,  July, Maori,  186,    Sep. Zealandia,  394,   Nov. Indiana,  342.
1859 - Jan. Clontarf,  331.


Wednesday 2 February 1859

For Sale  -  Lyttelton - 014
COWAN - John  and
FISHER - Henry,  tenants of  building for sale ---------


Saturday 12 February 1859
Inquest  -  015
FORD - Augustus,  was found beyond Dampier's Bay  ----- more -----

Inquest -  016
MARTIN -  Mary,  aged 18mths.  drowned in a tub of water ----   more -----


Wednesday 16 February 1859
Dissolution of partnership -  017
HODGSON - Christopher George  and
KNYVETT -  Charles Ferrers Knyvett  as sheepfarmers at Addington Station, in the district of Amuri,  this day dissolved

Dissolution of partnership -  018
TAYLOR -  Robert   and
POPPLEWELL - Joseph John,  in business in Oxford  Street, Lyttelton,  as Carpenters and builders  and Undertakers  under the name Taylor and Popplewell


Wednesday 23  February 1859
Deceased  -  019
ALLWRIGHT -  Henry,  late pf Lyttelton,  painter and glazier,   ---------

Land for Sale  - 020
WYATT -  Benjamin,  Springfield Farm
(late in the occupation of Benjamin Watt) is now open for sale  for sale, in lots of one acre and upwards.


Saturday 26 February 1859
From Melbourne  - 021
ASSMUSSON - Carl,  watchmaker and jeweller, (formerly Queen st Melbourne)  just returned from Europe with a large assortment of watches and jewellery -


Wednesday  2 March 1859
Land for Sale  -  022
TOWNSEND -  James, Esq,  wishes to sell  land fronting onto the Heathcote River  and Bridle Path -----   more  ------


Saturday  9 April 1859
Supreme Court  -  023
COMPTON - George, late Mitre Hotel, Lyttelton    -----   deceased,  intestate 

Land for Sale -  024
WOODFORD - Mr R.,  selling   20acre section on Ohoka Road, Kaiapoi  -----


Wednesday 13 April 1859
Thank you  -  025
ALLWRIGHT - H.Allwright desires to return thanks to the many favours bewtowed on his late father for the last 8 years  --- business will be carried on --

Fatal Accident   -  026
ALLAN  &
LAWRENCE -   were upset in a boat last Friday night,  Allan  was well known in the Port,  Lawrence had just come from Nelson ------

Land Sale -  027
SIDEY -  Mr C. has for sale  30 allotments  -- paddocks between Messrs Cookson and Co's warehouse and Mr Jones's store with deep water frontage ----


Saturday 16 April 1859
Land for Sale  -  028
BESWICK - Dr   sale of his property  --- 13 lots -----  descriptions listed
WOODFORD -  Mr  ----  19 lots  all listed  -----  fronting Ohoko Road.

Accident  -  029
STRONG -  Joseph   accidentally killed by an explosion of a gun  ------    lots more  ------

Supreme Court  -  030
CALVERT -  Adam Taylor,  of Mount Peel,  deceased,  intestate  -----

Fund for Relief  -  031
HUGHES -  late Robert,  waiter of the Royal Hotel, Christchurch,  ---   fund for his widow and children


Saturday 23 April 1859
Fatality  -  032
LAWRENCE  -  body was recovered yesterday  -------

Death  -  033
SIDEBOTTOM -  at the Royal Hotel,  has just come to town after selling a run ----a young man of good family -- here about 7 years ---

Land Sale  -  034
LATTER -   sections of the Wicken Estate the property of E.C.Latter  situated at the foot of the hills on the Heathcote River  -----

Wednesday 27 April 1859
Fatal accident  -  035 & 036
THOMSON - John Barclay,  landlord of the Royal Hotel, Christchurch  -- returning to town with M Pearson  ---  crossing the Waimak river -- fell -----


Wednesday 4 May 1859

Annual Licensing -  037
Applications were heard for licenses in Lyttelton,  Akaroa and Sumner.
Mitre Hotel,  Albion Hotel  -  Mr Collier,  Lyttelton
Canterbury Arms, Sumner  - Mr G.Day,
Bruce's Hotel  -  Mr Gibbs.
Commercial Hotel  -  Mr Armstrong. Akaroa  and
Head of Akaroa Bay  -  conditional license  to Mr Anderssen

Postponed  -  until next week  -
Universal Hotel  -  W.Heaphy
Robin Hood  -  Peter Cameron.
Canterbury Hotel, Lyttelton  -  J.Caton.
Peninsular Hotel, Akaroa  -  W.Henderson.


Saturday 7 May 1859
Census returns  -  038
A very interesting list of Statistics   census returns for the Province of Canterbury taken 25 December 1858.


Wednesday 11 May 1859
Census returns  -  039
An error in the census table published   the numbers of the members of the Church of Scotland of the male sex at Timaru was made 472 instead of 47.


Wednesday 18 May 1859
Inquest -  040
DUMMETT -  John,  inquest held at Pariora, 7 miles from Timaru,  ---  fell off a dray   ---  accidental death.


Saturday 21 May 1859
Inquest  -  041
HARRIS -  Anne, age 3 years  died last Tuesday  -------


Wednesday 1 June 1859
Letters waiting  -  043
SLOAN  -  William  and
LOWRY -  William,  of Killinchy,  Ireland,  will find letters waiting for them  on application at the Lyttelton Times Agency office. Christchurch.

Land for Sale  -  042
SPOWERS -  James,  for sale his Kaiapoi sections.


Saturday  4 June 1859
Notice of Assignment  -  044
PERCIVAL -  Augustus George,  of Papanui  has assigned  all his real and personal property  unto George GOULD  and William THOMSON, accountant


Wednesday 8 June 1859
The following is a list of voters objected to being on the electoral roll. for Akaroa.  -  045
David Anderson,  Pigeon Bay;        Decc -- Bernard,  Head of Bay, Akaroa.        Joseph Bruno,  German Bay
James Beattie,  Macintosh Bay.      Brent Hamilton Carew,  Piraki;      William Cook,  Okain Bay;
John jnr Cuff,  Le Bons Bay;         Samuel Graham,  Pigeon Bay;         Charles Haywood,  Okain Bay;
Edward Howard,  Pigeon Bay;         Frederick de Joux,  Akaroa;         John Jesson,   Pigeon Bay.
Adolph Le Proux,  Head of Bay Akaroa.         George Little,  Okain Bay;         William Myers,  Okain Bay,
David McMillan,   Pigeon Bay;         David McGregor,  Pigeon Bay;         Henry Reed,  Pigeon Bay;
Alexander Schweiters,  Duvauchelles Bay,            Mark Turner,  Pigeon Bay;         William White,  Akaroa;
George Ward,  Okain Bay.


Wednesday 15 June 1859
Death of  -   046
SCOTT -  Joseph,  of Timaru,  that thanks of this public meeting be given to Patrick Kirwen, Charles Putmen, and William Docherty
                 and the bushmen for their praiseworthy efforts in recovering and interring the body of Joseph Scott  -----  lots more ----


Saturday 18 June 1859
Conditional Licenses  -  047
John Leith,  Kowai -------        Donald Cameron -  Saltwater Creek  -----

Conditional Licenses  -  048
William Satchell, Oxford ----     James Robertson,  Waimakiriri ----        James Main,  Great South Road -----
William Dunford,  Rakaia ----        David Pollard,  Pariora  -----        Joseph Dean,  Arrowenua -----
John Anderson,  Haed of Akaroa Harbour ----

General Licenses  -  049,  050, 051
William Heaphy,  Universl Hotel, Lyttelton;         Peter Cameron, Robin Hood Hotel, Lyttelton;       John Henry Caton,  Canterbury Hotel, Lyttelton;
Christopher Alderson Calvert,  administrator for estate of  George Compton,  Mitre Hotel, Lyttelton.
George Day,  Canterbury Arms, Sumner;         Samuel Gibbs,  Bruce's Hotel,  Akaroa;         George Armstrong, Commercial Hotel,  Akaroa;
Edwin Pearce,  Heathcote Arms,  Ferry Road;         Rowland Davis,  Christchurch;         Charles Newton,   White Hart Inn,  Christchurch;
Edwin Coxhead,  Royal Oak Inn,  Christchurch;         John Frederick Ballard,  Golden Fleece Hotel, Christchurch;
Mary Thomson,  Royal Hotel, Christchurch;         John Dilloway,  Plough Inn,  Riccarton, Christchurch;         William Heddings, Papanui, Christchurch.
Samuel Treleaven,  Bridge Inn, Great North road,          Joseph Felton, Courtenay Arms, Waimakiriri Ferry;        
Edward Panckhurst,  City of Canterbury, Kaiapoi;         William White,  Kaikanui Hotel, Kaiapoi;         George Jackson,  Ferryman's Arms, Kaiapoi;
George Frederick Day, Kaiapoi Hotel;         John Cuff,  Northern Hotel, Kaiapoi;         Joseph William Papprill, Rangiora;
Thomas Wilberfoss Foster,  Lion Hotel, Rangiora;         Thomas Dann, Royal Hotel, Timaru;         Samuel Williams,  Timaru Hotel, Timaru.

Wine and Beer Licenses  -  049
Eleanor Dillon, Christchurch,  William Stringer, Christchurch,   Stephen Payne Smith (Waimakiriri) River,   Waimakiriri.

Estate of  -  050
SLEE -  Frank,  butcher,  assigned all his personal effects unto Richard Westenra and Alfred Charles Barker, both of Christchurch,


Saturday 25 June 1859
Drowning  -  051
NELSON -  Peter,  drowned on the 22nd ---    also James Conway was rescued ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
5 July 2011

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