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Thursday 1 July 1869
Missing person -  001
SPREY - George,  arrived Canterbury ship ACRINGTON, 1863, write your brother Henry Sprey, Alexandra, Otago.  --

Friday 2 July 1869
Fatalities -  Grahamstown  -  003  &  004
GORDON -  on the goldfields,  Mrs Gordon and child and John McLEOD  died in their house when the bank gave way and a kauri tree fell on the back of the house  ---  
                         lots more  ------  an inquest held yesterday ---


Saturday 3 July 1869
Inquest -  005
KLOCK - William,  a child aged 20mths,  -----  accidently drowned ---


Monday 5 July 1869
St Luke's School prize List  - 007
distribution of prizes -----  long list of names  -----  1st prize Charles Albert PIPER, Walter Stringer, 1 mark behind. ------

Death -  008
KINGCOTE - accidentally shot himself on the station of Mr C.R.Blakiston, at Cragieburn, on the 3rd. ----

Ship Desertion - 009
LUND -  Reece  and ----
JOGHRAM  -----    deserted from the Dagmar  at Lyttelton ---


Tuesday 6 July 1869
Inquest - 011
KINGSCOTE - Mr A.F.,  ------    verdict accidental death ---


Thursday 8 July 1869
Partnership dissolved -  016
REECE - FLOCKTON -  Edward Reece, of Christchurch  and Charles Flockton,   of Timaru under Flockton & Co.

Claims -  016
BURKE -  Michael John,  late of Halswell,   all claims against the estate of  ----  deceased ---  


Friday 9 July 1869
Bankruptcies -  017  & 018
HOOPER - Edwin,  brewer of Timaru  ---
BUNTING - Hotatio,     final discharge granted ---
HEDGE - Edward William,   ----
HALLAM - Charles Fisher ---
BAUGH - William Thomas,   ----
BROOKS - Henry,  ---
WHYTE - William, 

Bankruptcies - 019  & 021 & 022
WADDEL - Alexander Elder,  ---
HENWOOD -  John,  ----
CHAVE - Thomas  & Francis,  --- 
POYNTZ - Stephen Edward ----
MOORE - John,  --- adjourned to 5 August
WOODFORD - Richard ---  filed for discharge --
CATON - John Henry ---  adjourned to 5 August
COX - Luke John,  final discharge granted.

Bankruptcy - 024
McLAUCHLAN - John,
MUSSEN - George -- adjourned to 5th August
STACKWOOD - Daniel   adjourned to 5th August


Saturday 10 July 1869

Notice -  025
BURKE - Michael John,    all persons having claims against this estate -----


Tuesday 13 July 1869
Notice -  028
TURNER -  Charles Brown,  all persons having claims against this estate ---
BURNELL -  Edwin -----  creditors in this estate ----


Wednesday 14 July 1869
Inquest -  029
WILSON -  a newly born infant ---  born to Annie Wilson, a servant of the Central Hotel -- adjourned ---


Wednesday 21 July 1869

Deaths -  035
HAGGITT - Mr D'Arcy, senior  and
JOHNSON - Captain   both well known of Dunedin ---  Mr haggitt sen. partner in firm Messrs Haggitt and Haggitt, solicitors,  ---- aged 63
                        Captain Johnson was a young man  died yesterday   --- had been master of the Harbor Company's steamboat, Golden Age ----
                            Otago Daily Times,  10 July.


Monday 26 July 1869
Death - 039
MacFARLANE - Mr George, M.H.R. for Lyttelton,    -- a handsome stone  imported and erected to his memory in the Wellington Cemetery.


Tuesday 27 July 1869
Transfer of License of Rakaia Gorge Ferry -  041
DUNFORD - Charles  to  Duncan McDOUGALL, 


Wednesday 28 July 1869

Fatality - 044
McILWRAITH - John,  a carter, run over by a bullock dray  at Waimate on 28th,    ----  died --leaves a wife and 8 children ---

Bankruptcy -  045
PIPER - Henry,  of Ferry Road, near Christchurch,  ----    more ----


Thursday 29 July 1869
House to let -  046
LOCKHART - G.D.  house and 5 acres at Avonside  to let for one year  at 100 pounds per year.

To Let -  047
WARE - a comfortable cottage on Stanmore rd, with 2 acres   at present occupied by Mrs Ware.

Inquest -  049
MILNER -  George,  aged 9mths of Amberley,    died 25th  -----

In Bankruptcy - Dividends payable -  051
HISLOP - W. Christchurch,  seedsman,
TREADWELL -  J.W. of Christchurch, accountant,
SINCLAIR - W.  of Heathcote VCalley,  storekeeper --
WYCHERLEY - T.  of Rangiora,  publican
WARD - A. of Woodend,  publican,
PEARCE - W.C.  Lyttelton,  draper and master marriner
COKER and HEATH -  of Christchurch,  hotelkeepers,
SCOTT - D. of Christchurch,  schoolmaster


Saturday 31 July 1869
Inquest -  054
SKILLETT -  Ernest, an infant, aged 6mths,  found dead on 22nd -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
25 November 2011


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