Lyttelton Times   -  Christchurch  -  August  1870    

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Tuesday 2 August 1870

Fatal accident -  02
WRIGHT - a boy about 2yrs old,  son of Mr Wright, Drain rd, Rangiora,  accidentally drowned -----


Wednesday 3 August 1870
To Let -  04
REEVES - residence situated in Armagh st, lately occupied by W. Reeves, esq.

Missing Persons - 05
RICHARDSON - Richard,  of Borough of Southwark, England,  ---


Thursday 4 August 1870

Sale of Household effects - 06
BELLEMIN -  Mons.  (leaving Christchurch)  to sell at his res. Hereford st,   -------

Inquest -  08
WRIGHT - William Eldred,   mother E.Wright,  aged 1 yr and 9mths,  ----- father William Wright --- more -----


Friday 5 August 1870
Bankruptcy - 10
MALTHUS - Charles Edward Daniel  &
PEEZ - Otto,  both of Tauamutu, flax dressers ----


Monday 8 August 1870
Farm to Let - 14
DIXON - Mr M.  483 acres near Kaiapoi. apply to Mr M.Dixon, Eyrewell Station.


Wednesday 10 August 1870
Debts -  16
RUFF - John,  will not be responsible for any debts incurred by my wife Catherine Ruff -----   

Supreme Court - 17
SMALLWOOD - Alfred Beaumont, deceased, intestate,  
DUREY - George,  deceased,   ----
TREVITT - Thomas,  applied for order of adjudication ---
BELL - William,  applied for order fixing date of last examination and discharge ---
PITCAITHLY - James,  deed of assignment ----


Thursday 11 August 1870
Bankruptcy -19
PAVITT & Co.  of Saltwater Creek,    a flax mill for sale ------


Friday 12 August 1870

Akaroa - Fatal accident - 20
DUERDEN - John,  on Little River rd,    ------  more ---

Leithfield -  accident - 21
DALZELLS - William,  excavating north rd for gravel,  injury by fall of a quantity of earth ----


Saturday 13 August 1870
Supreme Court - 24
SHANLEY - Margaret, deceased,  letters of administration granted ---
DUREY - George, deceased,  probate to George Adams Durey ----
MARTIN - Patrick,  applied for an order ---
MALTHUS - Daniel  and
PEEZ - Otto,   --  deed of assignment ----


Monday 15 August 1870
Leithfield -  HOOD'S Land -  for sale - 25
WILKIN - Robert,  1600 acres  into 70 sections ------

Auction of Household effects - 27
BUCHANAN - Mr Beverley,   (late)   list of goods for sale ----  

Death of Mr Charles Dickens - 28, 29,
DICKENS -  Charles,   died 8 June 1870 ----    sister-in-law  Miss Hogarth,  -------  lots more ----

Obituary - 30
McRAE - Mr William,  of Waipapa,  -- eldest son of late Mr George McRae,  of Blarich, Awatere,  and formerly Blarich,
             parish of Rogart, Sutherlandshire,   ----    aged 45, -----   left wife and large family  ----  


Tuesday 16 August 1870

Bankruptcy - 32
HUDSON -  Thomas,  of Timaru,  a butcher,  ------

Bankruptcy - 33
SCRIMGEOUR - Alexander,  of Christchurch,  a wheelwright,  ---


Wednesday 17 August 1870
Akaroa - Accident -34
DUIRDEN - John,   fatal accident ---  on the 10th ---    inquest held ----   was unmarried,   ---  lots more ---

Saltwater Creek - 35
CAMERON -  Messrs D. and D.    land For Sale - 85 acres,   -----

Saved from Drowning - 36
VARCOE - a little girl,  fell into the Avon near the Carlton bridge -----   Miss Dearden    saved the child ------

Auction Sale - 37
WALTON -  Mr R. Worcester st, west,    leaving Christchurch,  sale of  chattels ----


Thursday 18 August 1870

Bankruptcy - 39
WATTS - James Henry,  of Riccarton,  veterinary surgeon,  ----


Friday 19 August 1870

To Let  - 41
BRYNBELLA  - a capital house of 7 rooms to let on North town belt,    close to Carlton Hotel.


Saturday 20 August 1870
Doyleston Clearing Sale  -  44
GILMOUR -  William,  150 acres,   with cottage,  near Mr Blackler's on Drain rd, selling farming stock,  horses,  cattle
                             implements and grain,  also freehold farm .

Kaiapoi Island  -  Auction sale of stock - 45
WALLS - Mr James,  is selling  ----   horses--- listed ----


Monday 22 August 1870

Dissolution of Partnership - 47
WILKIN - Joseph  &
KEEGAN - Patrick,  as dairy farmers,  at Manukatahi,  Akaroa.

Dissolution of Partnership - 48
LARDNER - Geo.  and
SIMS - Wm,  at Akaroa, as Timber dealers and lightermen  -----

Inquest -  49
SALT -   female child,  aged 2 and half years  inquest held at house of Mr William Salt,  Mt Grey Downs,  


Tuesday 23 August 1870
Missing Friends -  50
BROUGH - Benjamin,  father very ill,  Amphitheatre,  Victoria, July 1870

Bankruptcy -  54
MUMFORD - David, formerly  farmer,  in Hoon Hay Valley,  now of Hazeldean rd, labourer, 

Bankruptcy - 55
BRYANT - Robert,  of Christchurch,  builder and contractor ---


Friday 25 August 1870
Oxford -  Auction - 56
GRICE -  Mr Isaac,  selling farm of 52 acres,  with house  etc  and stock listed -

Property for Sale -  58
STIFFE -   estate of S.B. Stiffe,  very long  ---  lots more ----


Monday 29 August 1870
Lyttelton Accident -  61
HAY -  Joseph,  a seaman,  on brigantine Camilla,   Hay was on the foreyard,  missed his hold and fell ---  lots more ----


Wednesday 31 August 1870
Inquest  - Akaroa  - 65
DUERDEN -  John,  died asa result of accident on 19 Aug. on Little River rd.

Greymouth -  67
HALL -  William,  fell from the wharf into the river   and was drowned  -----

Bankruptcy -  
HART  - John,  of Christchurch,  hotelkeeper ---  snippet -  (68)
HIGGINS - John,  of Springston,  a labourer ---  (69)  
PARSONS -Thomas Harris,  of Timaru,  builder ---  (70)  
SIMPSON - John    and  (71)  
SIMPSON - James Kirkpatrick,  of Kakahu,  farmers,    Simpson Bros.   

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
20 May 2012
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