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Saturday 3 September 1870

Drowning -  087
McGRATH -  a daughter aged 2 and half years  of Mr James McGrath,  fell into a well  yesterday  ----


Monday 5 September 1870
Inquest -  089
McGrath  -  Olivia Maria,   ---  accidental drowning.


Tuesday 6 September 1870
Inquest -  090
DUREY -  Elizabeth,  an inmate of Sunnyside since 1861  "died of natural causes."

Bankruptcy  -  091
COLLETT -  John,   of Christchurch,  labourer ------

Bankruptcy - 092
HIGGINS - John,  of Springston,  a labourer. ----


Wednesday 7  September 1870
Property For Sale -  094
2 freehold properties  no's 156 and 158  cnr Durham st & Kilmore sts.a shop, house and bakery occ. by Mr Severn (formerly by Mr Griffin)
9 roomed house occ. by Mr Hart, formerly a boarding-house.
house and photgraphic studio occ. by Mr D.Mackie,  artist.
Cottage  occ. by Mr Tancred.
Cottage  occ.  by Mr Hedge Cooper
Cottage occ. by Mr Prudhoe
also part lot 158  near Roman Catholic Cemetery Barbadoes st,  cottage, garden and orchard.


Thursday 8 September 1870

Missing friends -  096
CONSTANTINE -  Henry,  late of Carlton, Yorkshire,  contact his brother John in West Witton,  Yorkshire.


Friday 9 September 1870

Sale of Freehold property  -  101
Racecourse Hotel  -  on Harewood rd,  lot 1  also  5 roomed house with garden     together with 30 acres freehold land
Lot 2 -  20 acres freehold land 42 miles from Christchurch  also Hotel, containing 12 rooms and bar.


Monday 12 September 1870
Sale of Household Furniture -  104
LAWRENCE -  sell at his res. St Asaph st,    tables, chairs, carpets, matting,  bedsteads, -----   and 1,  4 wheel waggonette.


Tuesday 13 September 1870
Ploughing Match - 105
BRUNT - Mr  of Mechanics Hotel, Colombo st  will cater ---  entries are,
James &  Charles Dixon,  John Silvester,  Robert Thomas,  Daniel Evans,  John Dann,  D. Mehrtens,  George Rogers, 
T. Cropstone,  J. O;Grady,  Peter Boag,  W. Brooks,  W. Mathews,  John Carland,  W. Ladbrook,  W. Greaves,
 W. Maddison,  W. Plaskett,  J. McLoughlin,  T  & J. Pannett,  James Wood  and Parish.

Bankruptcy -  106
COLLINS -  William,  of Christchurch,  a compositor.
COLLETT - John,  a labourer,  Christchurch.


Wednesday 14  September 1870
Fatal Accident  -  108
YOUNG -  George,  thrown from his horse while riding down Ferry rd, --- concussion ----

Accident  -  109
SPENCER -  a seaman aboard the ship "Ramsey"  met with a serious accident--  missed his hold,  fell on deck ----   

Property for Lease -  110
REYNELL -  Cooke,  1100 acres of first-class land  situated at Moeraki Downs.  


Thursday 15 September 1870
Bankruptcy -  112
JONES - Benjamin Napthali,  of Auckland,  comedian -----   

Bankruptcy -  113
MUMFORD - David,  formerly Hoon Hay Gully, farmer,  now of Hazeldean rd.  ------


Friday 16 September 1870
Timaru - Death -  115
WHITE - Mr George, died at the Rakaia Hotel, on returning from Chch.  ------ more ----


Saturday 17 September 1870
Supreme Court -  117
HIGGINS - John,  last examination for 20 October.
BROOKER - Stephen,  last examination for 20 October.
RUDDICK - Robinson,  a meeting of creditors. ---
LAFFY - Thomas,   last examination for 20 October.
JENKINS - John Higgins,   and
CHANDLER,  Nathaniel,    execution of deed of assignment. ----

Bankruptcy -  118
SOMMERVILLE - Thomas,  of Southbridge,  a farmer. -----

For sale of let -  119
WARE - Mrs,  cottage of 5 rooms with 2 and quarter acres,   situated in Stanmore rd,  lately occupied by Mrs Ware
                    and now occupied by Mr Beaumont.


Tuesday 20 September 1870

Naturalization -  122
VOGELER - Johann George,  of Kaiapoi,  a labourer.


Wednesday 21 September 1870
Missing Friends -  126
BOYLE - Francis,  or Patrick,   and
CAMPBELL -  Patrick  and Arthur  all from Northern Ireland,   -------

Hurunui District -  127
CHILDS - Frederick E.  has taken the blacksmith's business  lately run by Mr Taylor  ------

To Let at Rangiora -  128
VINCENT -  Mr  house containing 9 rooms, a garden planted,  choice fruit trees,  orchard,  ------


Friday 23 September 1870
Bankruptcy -  133
MAYNE -  William,  of Windmill rd,   a farmer ------

Missing Friends -  132
MORTON -  Mr,  Master joiner of Blackwall,  London,  supposed to have joined Mounted Police in NZ  ----


Saturday 24 September 1870
Sale by Auction -  135
Shakespeare Hotel,  Halswell,    sale of cattle, horses and pigs.

Properties for sale -  136
Amberleigh -  near Leithfield,  1 acre,  7 roomed house,  occ. by Dr Morris,    
Lyttelton -  1 eight acre, Exeter st,  occ; by Mr Sinclair. with cottage ---
Ferry Road -  land and house,  part RS No 14.


Monday 26 September 1870
Fatal Accident at the  Ashley -  138
COSKELLY -   Patrick,   crossing the river on horseback  ---  drowned --  employed by Messrs Belcher and Fairweather. ----  lots more -----

Auction  -  139
SNELL - Mr,   removing his farm to New Brighton ----  sell   --------  list of goods ----


Wednesday 28  September 1870
Sale of Dairy, stock - 147
MONCK - J.S.    at the late Mr McCormack's farm,  Sumner,  ------  more  -----

Sale of land -  148
RITCHIE - Mr James,  at Loe's Hotel, Leeston,   Section 8494 in the Ellesmere district,  60 acres,  


Thursday 29 September 1870
Accident -  149
McLELLAN - Captain,  of the s.s. Gazelle,  lying at wharf at Kaiapoi,  fell into the hold -----------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
3 June 2012
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