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Monday 2 October 1871

Accident  -  001
PRICE - Mr James Price, cattle dealer, was riding homewards ----thrown from horse ---  some ribs were broken ---


Tuesday 3 October 1871
Deaths  -  002
SHEPARD - Mr W.H. prop. of the coaches from Wanganui to New Plymouth.  -----   thrown from the coach --  kicked by the horse  -----died at Wanganui
JACKSON -  a shoemaker of Blenheim  has died  -----
MORTON -  Thomas  a miner form Greymouth  has drowned ----
BARBOUR -Alexander  buried in a claim at Moonlight diggings  Peter dell  was recovered  injured  but alive.


Thursday 5 October 1871
Dunedin  -  003
Clifton Falls Station has been purchased for ---  by Menlove  and Brown

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 1971
Blenheim - 004
HAMEL - Mr  was drowned in crossing the overflow south of the Opawa bridge in the coach ------

Adelaide -  September 29th  -  004a
MAIN
  -  Mr Main,  a chemist, and an old colonist, died suddenly.

Melbourne  -  September 30th   - 004b
MARRIATT
  -  A woman named Ann Marriatt,  was found murdered on the beach near Sandridge.

Wellington  -  005
MASON - Mr,  an old settler, died suddenly -- at the inquest the verdict was death from natural causes.

Dunedin  -  006
McILROY -  Mr,  found dead in rear of the Golden Age,  was prop. of the Gridiron Hotel -----


Monday 9 October  1871   page 2
Auckland  -  006a
STRATFORD  -   Dr Stratford is dead.


Wednesday 11 October 1871

Supreme Court  -  -  Bankruptcies -  007
FALLOON -  Robert,   ---  meeting of creditors for Wednesday  18th --
CRESSWELL -  George --  deed of arrangement  ----
COLE - Herbert Page  ---  excecution of deed of arrangement  ---
FENWICK -  Henry,  excecution of deed of arrangement  ---
MOORHOUSE - William Sefton,   meeting of creditors ---


Thursday 12 October 1871
Accident  at Flaxton  -  008
BLOOMFIELD -  Henry, ----  riding a horse ---  thrown ---   fractured his skull,  lies in a precarious state ---  lots  more ----


Friday 13 October 1871
Accident  -  Christchurch  -  010
LEE -   daughter of Mr Lee -- going to school  -- run over ---  broke her leg ----

Letters of Naturalization  -  011
BAIBIEUX -  Francois,  of Lyttelton,  Roman Catholic priest.
CHERVIER - Jean Claude,  Roman Catholic priest


Monday 16 October  1871  page 3
Desertion  -  Lytttelton - 011a
WHARTON - Frederick, a boy on board the brig Speedy  --- remanded

Taranaki -  012a
McKENZIE
  -   Mr McKenzie of Kekeranga,  has been killed by a falling tree.


Thursday  19 October  1871
  
page 2
Wellington  -  012b
FRASER
  -  Thomas Fraser, a settler since 1830,  died this morning.


Friday 20 October 1871
Deaths  -  013
WELLS -  Mr George,  commission agent,   Dunedin,  late of Hamilton, Victoria, -----
COHEN -  E.A.  auctioneer of Auckland,  has died suddenly.


Tuesday 24 October  1871
Drowning    -  015
UNWIN  -   washed off his horse at Rakaia in the ford    ---    inquest will be held ----

Death  -  016
DEAN -  John, a stevedore,  died suddenly  from heart disease  


Wednesday 25 October 1871
Inquest  -  017
PESTER - Caroline Ann,  aged 10mths  died suddenly on Friday ---- convulsions  -----  more  ---   died from natural causes.

Rakaia  -  018
UNWIN  -  the name of the man who drowned in the Rakaia on Monday   who occupied a farm about 3 miles from Rolleston.

Accident  -  018a
BONAR
  -  The child of a farmer named died from burns received accidently.

Napier  -  019
KENNY  -  Mr,  clerk in the Telegraph Dept,  died suddenly

Dunedin -  019a
TAYLOR -   David,  a labourer was killed by falling from a dray at Lawrence.


Thursday 26 October 1871
Tapanui  -  021
McLAUGHLAN -  Dr, died suddenly on Sunday.

Auckland  -  022
SHEEHAN - Mr D. late of the Governor browne Hotel,  died suddenly  -- 1000 persons attended the funeral.


Friday 27 October 1871
Funeral write-up - 023
LOCKYEAR -
Mr,  funeral took place at the Avonside Church. ------  left a widow and  5 children ----  lots more ----

Dunedin  -  024
CARGILL -  Mrs,  relict of the first superintendant,  died yesterday   aged 81.

Auckland  -  024a
COHEN
  -   At the inquest on Mr Cohen,  the verdict was suicide by taking strychnine, whilst under great mental excitement.  

Bluff  -  027
KEENS
  -  The Alhambra left Melbourne on the 21st inst. at 3pm and arrived at the Bluff at 1-30pm.  A Mr J.A.Keens,  saloon passenger,
                    died from inflamation of the brain on the 25th.

Melbourne  -  026
COPE
  -   Edward Cope,  ex member of the Assembly is dead.


Monday 30 October 1871
Found Drowned  -  028
HOWROYD -  Martha,  wife of Jesse Howroyd who is at work in Wellington,  -----  more  --- an inquest will be held.

Death Overboard  -  JOHNSTON - 028a
The schooner Kaiuma,  Captain Maule,  of this port, arrived at Hokitika yesterday from Wanganui and that the report by Captain Toomey
of the "Lady Don" is verified.    The Cook  - Alexander  Johnston,   a native of Aberdeen was washed overboard but particulars are not to hand.

Serious Accident  -  029
McDONALD - Mr,  Government Surveyor last Saturday ---  riding down Riccarton Road  ----- horse threw him 3 times ---  feared he will lose sight of an eye.

Transfer of License  -  030
SEXTON - Cornelius, of Railway Hotel, L yttelton  -------    to  Edward Dudley.


Tuesday 31 October 1871
Inquest   -  031 and 032
HOWROYD  -  Mrs Martha ------   Harry Howroyd, son aged 14  and his father had been working in Wellington for about 17mths   ------- lots more -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
3 May 2005

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