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Thursday  1 December  1870
Meeting of Creditors  -  001
BAYFIELD  -  Matilda  --- adjourned  for a week.
BEEBY  -  Frederick Charles  -------

Obituary  -  JOLLIE  -  002
Mr Francis Jollie,  of Mount Peel,  died yesterday. ---   Mr Jollie was one of the leading pioneers of settlement on New Zealand,  having 1st  resided in the
Nelson province.  He was one time Nelson Agent for the New Zealand Company  -------   for many years a member of the General Assembly ------    farm 
at  Wakapuwaku  ---   was also  the  first cultivator of the hop in New Zealand   ------

Inquest  -  SHARP  -  004
an inquest was held at the South Rakaia Hotel  on 29 November ----  death  of George Sharp --- evidence of James Heslop,  his partner  and William
Compton ---  attempting to ford a river on horseback ------  the conduct of William Compton   ---  deserves the highest  praise -------


Saturday  3 December  1870
Death  -  BAILEY  -  005
A youth named W. Bailey,  son of Mr Bailey,  farmer,  Eyreton,  ----   deceased was staying with a Mr Spearey,  who resides under the hills in Heathcote
 ----   an inquest will be held -----


Monday  5 December  1870
Inquest  -  BAILEY  -  006
----  W. Bailey  --------


Tuesday  6 December  1870
Obituary  -  TODD  -  007
---  Mr Todd,  who has been murdered in the Waikato  is a younger brother of Mr George Todd,  of Opawa,  Christchurch. 
        He is about 38 years of age ----   engaged in his work for last 13 years in the North Island  ---------


Wednesday  7  December  1870
Meeting of Creditors  -  008
BAYFIELD  -  Matilda  ----  more  ---
KIRKNESS  -  David ---    adjourned for a week ---
GRIDLEY  -  William Oliver  -----  adjourned for a week ---

Bankruptcy Notices  -  008a
CATTERMOLE  -  William
MAYNE  -  William
MORGAN  -  Robert
McCAA  -  Alexander
WILLAN  -  Thomas
PILBROW  -  James
WILDERMOTH  -  John
BUCHANAN  -  george
COLLETT  -  John
RUDDICK  -  Robinson


Thursday  8 December  1870
Presentation  -  DUNCAN  -  009
 ----  to Mrs Duncan  instead of his Worship the Mayor  ----  a silverepergne,  convertible  to a candelabra  upon which is suspended a silver cradle
 in the form of a nautilus shell.    the commission has been entrusted to Mr Sandstein,  jeweller,  Cashel street. -----


Saturday  10 December  1870
Supreme Court  - 011
MOUNTFORT  -  Charles Wheeler  Mountfort ----  or of adjudication  and meeting of creditors.
PHILLIPS  -  John  ---   meeting of creditors -----
BRADWELL  -  Caroline ---  widow of deceased
RHODES  v. Rhodes  and another  --- further extension of time -----  to 11 February ----
KERMODE  -  Robert Quayle ---  applied for probate   to Mr Richard Bethell  as executor.


Wednesday  14 December  1870
Death  on Board the "Glenmark"  -- 013
McSHANE -  Dr  ----   died on board  on 10 October,  was from Auckland -------


Thursday  15 December  1870
Accidents  - Lyttelton  -   014
COHEN  -  Sydney --  at  Mr Talbot's  dumping shed ---
BUTCHER  -  employed at Messrs Flett and Loutit's  slip, a log of wood fell on his shoulder  -------


Wednesday  21 December  1870
Accident  -  WAKE  -  016
at Kaiapoi  to a boy about 6 years old,  the son of Mr Wake,  schoolmaster,    a lad named TODD  driving a spring cart -----

Presentation  -  DUNCAN  -  017
Yesterday members of the City Council  and their Clerk  proceeded by special coach to the residence of his Worship the Mayor on the Ferry Road,
for the purpose of presenting the testimonials to Mrs Duncan -----    child whose birth the testimonial was intended to commemorate --- handed the
epergne  to Mrs Duncan -----  lots  more -----

Supreme Court  -  017a
THOMAS  -  Richard Dunn ---  applied for admission as a barrister and solicitor ------
HALLAM  -  Robert William James   meeting of creditors ---   2nd January 1871
KERR  -  Mary   examination  and discharge  ---  19 January  1871
McCORMACK  -    deceased  ---  
MORGAN  and McAA  -  adjourned   until Friday
PILBROW  -  James --  final  order for discharge
RUDDICK  -  Robinson --  final order of discharge  ---


Thursday  22 December  1870
Accident  -  HERRICK  -  018
---  near Tai-Tapu --  Mrs J.J.Herrick  was driving out  with her 4 children,  the horse shied  at a quantity of timber  lying on the road --- with great presence
of mind   threw out 2 of her children, one a baby   and herself sprung to the head of the horse  which she contrived to hold till neighbours came to her
assistance  ------  had the horse gone 2 feet   more to one side   ------- might have all been killed.


Friday  23 December  1870
Child Lost  -  LAVERY  -  019
-- at Kaiapoi  yesterday  ---  loss of a little girl about 4 years old,  daughter of Mr H. Lavery,  residing at Eyreton -----  was found  about a quarter mile
down the road -----


Saturday  24 December  1870
Supreme Court  -  020
BEAN  -  John Wm ---   meeting of creditors ----  for 4th January  1871
KIRKNESS  -    examination  and discharge  -  19 January 1871
BAMFORD  -  John Dean   last examination  19 January 1871
ELLISDON  -  Edward Sallows   -  meeting of creditors  4 January  1871
KENRICK  -  Richard Kyffin?  -  confirming trustee --
BOWMAKER  -  John ---    Mr Graham  as trustee ---  last examination  and discharge  for 16 February  1871
LATTER  -  GRAHAM  -    set aside signing of the locutary judgement  -----
McCORMACK  -  deceased  ----
JOLLIE  -  Francis  -  deceased ---  probate to widow  ----
MORGAN  and McAA  -  last examination  19 January
DOSSETT  -  Rowland Thos.  ---   meeting of creditors  4 January  -----


Tuesday  27 December  1870
Le Bon Bay  -   GROGAN  -  021
---   on 23rd ---   a man named Grogan  --- lying dead in Le Bon Bay  -------


Wednesday  28 December  1870
Inquest  -  GROGAN  -  022
----   adjourned  to  Akaroa on the 30th  -------


Friday  30 December  1870
Greymouth  -  Deaths  -  023
PATMORE  -  George ---  on Tuesday at Nonle diggings,  Grey River ----  
WOGAN  -  Samuel,  or Wolgan,   a boatman  drawing a bucket of water,  fell in  and was drowned ------


Saturday  31 December  1870
Ashburton  -  THOMSON  -  025
An  accident occurred  on 28 December ---- Mr Thompson's cart was returning from the township  to the station on the Hinds  when in the 1st stream
it capsized  ----   all none the worse for their immersion ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
15 January  2009

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