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Saturday 21 July 1860
Rakaia Ferry - 001
DUNFORD -
Mr Wm has sold his interest in the improvements of the Rakaia Ferry  --- to Messrs Newton & Vincent ---

Freehold land Lyttelton - 002
MOREY -  sell part section No 40 with frontages to Jackson and Selwyn Roads, Lyttelton  and 2 houses -------

Creidors of Estate - 003
MOORE - late Thos. R.Moore Esq. M.D.  -------

Ploughing Match - 004
WRIGHT  - a ploughing match will be held on 1 August in the district of Upper Heathcote on Lower Lincoln Road on the farm of Messrs Wright and Murray.


Wednesday 25 July 1860
Ploughing Match -  005
McQeen Station -  at Ellesmere,  prizes to John Gebbie,  James Smith,  David Gebbie,  John Hart,  Robert Mawson -----  

Drowning on the Arowenui -  006 and 006a
KENNADAY - an inquest was held on the body of a man named Kennaday.

Drowning - 008
BARTLETT -  John, on returning home after crossing the Wairau river was drowned in a creek near his house,
                         his son & Mr John Ward were a short distance behind him ----   more  -----

For Sale  - 009
BROOKS -  Mr William,  selling his res. Gloucester st,

Estate -  010
VAUX -  James,  deceased,  intestate,  --- more  ----


Wednesday 1 August 1860
Emigration from Bristol  -  011  &  012
William Miles  -  Saturday morning being fixed for this ship to leave Cumberland Basin for New Zealand  ------


Saturday 4 August 1860
Deed of Assignment - 013
HETHERINGTON - Robert, of London st, Lyttelton on 3 day of August assigned all his ---- to Frederick Noble CAMPBELL & Thomas Brown CRAIG ----


Saturday 11 August 1860
Missing Person -  014  and 015  & 025
DAVIS -  Jason, a young man went up to Mr Stace's station in charge of some cattle which he safely delivered
             ------  died last Tuesday week at Mr Phillip's  station  --  age about 23. 

Wednesday 15 August 1860
Not Dead  -  015
DAVIS -  the young man Jason Davis  has not died as previously reported  ----   though in a serious state

Accident -  016
COPPELL -  at Prebbleton,  Mr Coppell's young son was making fireworks ---   explosion shattered his thumb  ---


Saturday 18 August 1860
Inquest -  017
SUTTON - Jim,  last Tuesday Jim Sutton was returning from pig hunting with T.W.White, at Harewood,  when he fell down dead.  -------

Assignment  -  018
MASON - George Edward Mason of Birchdale, Canterbury,  sheep farmer,  assigned his property to George Crawford Black, of Kaiapoi, 
                storekeeper, and Thomas Brown Craig,  of Lyttelton. ----  more ----


Saturday 25 August 1860
Obituary  -  Captain CARGILL  -  The First Superintendant of Otago -  021, 022 & 023
Died Monday 6 August ---  Captain William Cargill was a descendant of  Donald Cargill, the Cameronian minister --suffered persecution in the reign of Charles 11 Captain Cargill was born in Edinburgh on 28 August 1874  -- in 1802 he joined the army ---   severely wounded at the battle of Busaco ----    retired from Army in 1821  ---   he left in the John Wickliff in December 1847 landed in Otago 23 March 1848  -----   elected 1st superintendant of the Province in 6 September 1853 ----   he married Mary Ann Yates, in 1813  the only daughter of Lieutenant Yates of the Royal Navy who survives him, he leaves 5 sons,  3 daughters and 43 grandchildren  -   a very long column -------

For Sale -  024
WATERLOW -  Mr,  is about to return to England and selling his premises,  goodwill of his business, fittings, piggeries, machinery etc.


Wednesday 29 August 1860
Amputation  -  025
DAVIS -  Jason, who was recently frost-bitten on the hills and whose death was prematurely announced has had both his legs amputated ----

Nelson - Funeral -  026
FAGAN - Mr Thomas (Sergeant-Major of the Nelson Police)  took place on Saturday afternoon  -------


Saturday 1 September 1860
Ploughing Match -  027
List of winners in a ploughing match held Lower Lincoln Road.
1st class - 
owners            -             ploughmen
W.Graham      -             D.Dunn
A.McBratney    -           owner
Wilkinson Bros.    -       A.Wilson
J.Moffatt     -               J.Jackson
John Smith   -               J.Tobin

2nd Class
W.Boag -                J.Boag
J.Fantham  -             J.Boyd
J.Fantham  -             W.Meyer
H.Bruntin   -            D.Osborn
Rev J.Wilson -         J.Coutts.

For Teams and Tackle -
J.Fantham -        Jeffrey Dale
C.Bowen -          W.Ellis
J.Fantham -       J.Fantham jnr.

Commended -
W.Matthews -          J.Blackler jnr
J.Blackler -             J.Boyd
J.Fantham  -            D.Meyer

Lease for Sale  -  028
ATTWOOD -  lease of shop and dwelling situated in Colombo st and now occupied by Mr Attwood,  bootmaker ----


Wednesday 12 September 1860
Looking For  -  029
WIESENHAVERN -  Adolph, who left Sydney about 20mths ago supposed to be in NZ   contact Emile R.Weber, Phoenix Hotel, Ballaarat ----


Saturday  22 September 1860
Taranaki Herald  -  Death  -  030  & 031
BROWN -  Richard,  --- 1st merchant who established himself in New Plymouth  -----  lots more -----


Saturday 20 October 1860
Partnership - 032
HOLMES - CLIFF -   has been dissolved by mutual consent,  Hiram John Holmes  and George Cliff.


Wednesday 24 October 1860
Deceased -  033
KNIGHT - David,  -of Kaiapoi,   all persons indebted to the late David Knight   ------

Death of Sir Henry George WARD -  035
WARD -  Sir Henry  George The death of our Governor took place at Madras on the 2nd  ----  buried inside the church of Fort St.George ---- more ----

India - Death of Mr James WILSON -  036
WILSON -   The Right Hon. James Wilson died on 11 August -------  more  ----


Wednesday 31 October 1860
Mandeville Ploughing Match -  037
Prizes were allotted to  -
Owner  -     Holder
W.H.Mein   -   James Watt
Alex McBratney -   owner
Edward & Pashley  -   D.Coutts
T.Hassall  -  J.Davidson
C.Young -   Rennie

2nd Class  -
W.Coup  -  F.Watts
D.Coutts  -  W.Gellatly
H.Buchanan  -  Owner
 lots more  -----

List of Cabin Passengers per Mataoka  -  038
Matoaka  to sail from Bristol on 31 August
Mrs Anson and son;           Mr Edward Johnstone;          Mr and Mrs Browne;           Mr and Mrs FitzGerald, 4 children and servant;   
Mr Parker;          Mr Denny;       Mr Rowland Palairat;          Mr P. Palairat;          Mr and Mrs Delamain;           Mrs Teschmachker;            Mr Fenn;    Mr and Mrs Straugman  and 4 children;        Miss Phillips;           Mr Hanby Allen;       Misses Wether (2);              Miss Weal and servant;  
Mr and Mrs Marmaduke Dixon;       Mr Maddison;        Mr Alington;       Mr and Mrs Slater and 4 daughters;           Mr A Alington;               Mr Dudding;   Mr E.W.Jones;       Mr Place;           Mr and Miss Humphreys;        Miss Roberts;           Mr J.W.Menzies;           Mr Fitzherbert.


Saturday 3 November 1860

Shipping -  038
3 ships have sailed for New Zealand, 
Koh-i-noor for Canterbury   from Gravesend  on the 23rd ult.

Thames City for Wellington,  on the 25th ult.  with the following cabin passengers  -
Mr G.W. Jordan and Mrs Jordan;     Mr Henry Burr;      Rev. Mr Gedge and lady;      Mr G.Mace and Master Mace;    Mr Henry Graham;    
Miss Barbara Horne;      Captain Chaytor and brother;  Mr Charles Hudson;  and Mr Norris and brother; 

clipper Rob Roy   left Gravesend yesterday  and following passengers  -

Cabin -  Captain F.H.Daniell;  Mr Jacob Bryan;  Mr Middleton;  Mr Edward Seymour;      Mr W.J.Tagg and lady;        Lieut. Armstrong and lady; 
Miss Eliza Armstrong;   Mr Frederick De Mallet;  Mr William Armstrong;  Master Armstrong;    Dr Goldsboro and family;    and 70  second cabin and steerage.


Saturday 10 November 1860
Drowning  -  039
FORD -  4 year old son of Mr and Mrs Ford, of Canterbury st. ----


Wednesday 14 November 1860
Inquest -  040  & 041
FORD -  Robert,  body found in a well on Norwich Quay,  ------

Death -  042
GRACEY -  a man,  trying to cross the Hurunui River at the Greta Ford -- was married, 


Saturday 17 November 1860
Obituary  -  043
GILLESPIE - James Wylie, came 2 years ago to take charge of the academy at Pigen Bay --- was a native of Ayreshire, Scotland, 
                        born August 1830  age 17 entered Free Normal College Moray House  -----    lots more -----


Wednesday 21 November 1860
Property for Sale -  044
HUGHES -  Mr B.H.Hughes,  who is leaving the province  ---------


Saturday 24 November 1860
Estate late  -  045
JACKSON - A.S.  of Isbel Lodge,  Opawha Farm,  River Heathcote ------


Saturday 1 December 1860
Deceased   -  046
HAYLOCK  - Charles,  all persons having claims against Charles Lagden Haylock,  late of Akaroa,  Miller,  deceased  -----

For Sale -  047
PAVITT -  freehold property,  Woodlands, in Akaroa,  118 acres, saw mill,  3 houses  ---------

Missing persons  -  048
SMITH - Mr John,  Surgeon, accompanied by his wife to Gravesend,  left her 10 April 1857 as surgeon to the Solent,  for Auckland and Canterbury --
                has not been heard of or seen since. ------


Wednesday 5 December 1860
Shipping News  -  049
MATOAKA -  left  on  1 Dec. from Bristol
Cabin passengers  -
Mr and Mrs Anson;      Mr and Mrs Browne;       Mr and Mrs Fitzgerald and 5 children;      Mr and Mrs Delamain;       Mr and Mrs Strangman and family;  
Mr and Mrs Dixon;      Mr and Mrs Slater and Misses Slater (4)         Mrs Teschmaker;      Miss Phillips;      Misses Webber (2)      
Miss Weale and servant;        Miss Roberts;      Mr and Miss Humphreys;      Messrs Johnstone,      Parker,  Denny,    R. and P.Palairat,     Fenn,      Allen,  Maddison,  W. and A.Alington;  Dudding,  Jones,   Place,  Menzies,  FitzHerbert,  and Dunn.

Second Cabin  -  Mr and Mrs Lough, and 5 children;    Mr and Mrs Tuckey and child;     Messrs Bonifant,  Leigh Cole,  Powys,  Gerrett and Biggs.
Third Cabin -  Fanny Franklin and child;   Mary Methuen;  C.& T. Chivais;  D.Oyball;  J.Gay;  J.Holliday;  J.Bowen;  R.Cammack;  W.Cowles;  C. Kenny.

For Sale  -  052
PALMER - 
Joseph, property on banks of Avon,   -----   more ----


Saturday 8 December 1860
Property Sold  -  054
THOMSON -  Mr, owner  of the run
Lochinvar in the Upper Waimakiriri,  has been sold  to Mr BEWLEY -------

Accident  -  055
OATES -  at new River,  the pilot and his boats crew (his son and another)  were capsized and drowned -------


Saturday 22 December  1860
Inquest  -  056
STEEPLE -  James,  drowned in the river Cam, Kaiapoi,    was better known by the name COOPER, in Lyttelton ---  leaves a widow and child.

Leaving for England   -  057
TORLESSE  - Mr C.O.  is leaving for England  --- any claims against him to be sent before the end of this month.


Wednesday 26 December 1860

Dissolution of Partnership 058
MANNING  and PREECE -  more ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
21 June 2011

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