Papers Past   "Star"  Christchurch  -   October  1871    -   

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Monday  2 October  1871
Accident  - PRICE  -
as Mr & Mrs Price,  cattle-dealer was riding homewards on the Fendalton Road, ----- a dog ran out and frightened his horse --  Mr Price was thrown -
--  some of his ribs were broken  ----

Presentation  - 
BLUETT 
-  members of the Ellesmere Farmers Club  --presented Rev. W.J.G.Bluett with a testimonial ----  handsome gold watch and silver cup -----  lots more


Tuesday  3 October  1871
Lyttelton  -  stowaway  - 
FRASER 
-  John Fraser was charged with being a stowaway on board  ss Taranaki.  the purser Mr MOSS.  proved the offense ----


Thursday  5 October  1871

Registrar's returns  -
Births -  Christchurch district  for month of September  was   108  -  59 males  and 49 females
Deaths  -   12  -  7 males  and 5 females
Marriages  -  28
For corresponding month in 1870  numbers were  95,  29,  and 21


Saturday  7  October  1871

Blenheim  - 
HAMEL 
-   Mr Hamel was drowned in crossing the overflow south of the Opawa River -----

Wellington  - 
MASON 
-   Mr Mason,  an old settler,  died suddenly yesterday.  At the inquest the verdict was death from natural causes.

Dunedin  - 
McILROY 
-  McIlroy,  prop. of the Gridiron Hotel  was found dead in rear of the Golden Age ----


Friday 13 October 1871     

Funeral Notice  -  page 1
TREGEAR
  -  Susannah, are respectfully invited to attend her funeral,  which will leave her late res.  at a quarter past 3 o'clock,  tomorrow,  (Saturday)

Death  -   page 2
TREGEAR   - on 12 October at Lyttelton,  Susannah Tregear,  the beloved wife of James Tregear,  age 49 years.


Monday 16 October   1871 
   page 2
Birth  -
CROSBIE -  on 15 October at Stratford Cottage, Avonside,  to wife of R.P.Crosbie  -  a son.
WORTHY - on 15 October at the Cottage, to wife of Edward A. Worthy -  a daughter.


Wednesday 18 October  1871   page 1
Funeral Notice -   
COTTON
  -  Edward,  son of  Mrs Cotton are respectfully requested to attend the funeral  to leave her res. Kilmore St. East,
            tomorrow  Thursday at three o'clock.


Tuesday 24 October   1871     page 2
Birth  -
THOMPSON  - on 23rd  October at  her res. Springfield Road, to wife of J.M.Thompson - a daughter.


Thursday 26 October  1871    page 2
Funeral Notice 
HOFEISTER
  -  The friends of Mr Hofeister are respectfully informed that the funeral of his late wife, will leave his res.
            Kilmore St. at 3 o'clock on Saturday 28th.


Friday  27 October  1871   page 2
Funeral  - 
LOCKYEAR

The funeral of the late Mr Lockyear took place yesterday at Avonside Church.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
3 May 2005

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