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Tuesday  3 December  1872
Inquest   -  EYTON  -  002
Mr John Eyton,  a gum digger,  was killed by another gum digger at Northern Wairoa ----  at the inquest a verdict of manslaughter was returned.

Naseby  -  TURNER  -  003
Thomas Turner,  miner,  was killed by a fall from his horse at Naseby.


Wednesday  4 December  1872

Sudden Death  - NEWSOM  -  004
Mrs Newsom,  the wife of a tailor ----  suddenly dropped down dead ----     leaves a family of 7 children.

Accident  -  GRESSON  -  005
His Honor Mr Justice Gresson  had a very narrow escape from serious injury  -----  riding through Cathedral Square ----  horse slipped on a stone
 -----  suffered severe shock and a small cut on the nose.


Thursday  5 December  1872
Auckland  -  Inquest  -  DIDDANS  -  008
at the inquest on Diddans,  the verdict was --------

Presentation  -  GLASSFORD  -  007
---  members of the Union Rowing Club,  met at the boat shed  -----  presenting a testimonial to Mr N.G.Glassford,  commodore of the club
-----   lots more -----


Tuesday  10 December  1872
Inquest -  RIEDER  -  009
A fatal accident occurred to a young man named Rieder ----   in company with his brother-in-law,  a farmer  named SCHIFFIER?,  he went out on
horseback  ----  animal reared up and fell back on him in a ditch ----   inquest held yesterday,    verdict accidental death.

Queenstown  -  Death  -  BROWN  -  010
---  Mr Thomas Brown,  was a sheep-owner ---on the 25 Mile Lake,  and while tailing lambs -----  died on Wednesday night  ---
                    supporting a widowed sister and her children  -------


Wednesday  11 December  1872

Accident  -  HOPKINS  -  011
----  Mr Hopkins ----  riding the waves on the beach at New Brighton,  when his horse became restive and  threw him ----  escaped with nothing worse
than good ducking.


Wednesday  18 December  1872
Supreme Court  -  012
STANDIDGE  -  John Chas.     creditors meeting set for 26 December  at 11 o'clock


Friday  20 December  1872
Sudden Death  - WINSKELL  -   013
George Winskell,  formerly a blacksmith at Amberley,  near Leithfield,  died suddenly  -- at Kaiapoi

Bankruptcy  -  014 &  014a
HAMILTON  -  Thomas ---    was a coachman ---  final discharge granted.
WILSON  -  R.    discharge granted  ----   lots more -----
ROUNTREE  -  Alexander --   granted final discharge -----
LUDEMAN  -  Heinreich  ----   adjourned to 16 January
LENNON  -  Thomas  ---  final discharge  granted
KNUCKY  -  Richard  ---  adjourned to tomorrow.
FISH  -  John  -  adjourned  to 16 January ---
CRANE  -  Charles F. ---   final discharge granted.
JOHNSTON  -  Wm ---  


Saturday 21 December  1872
Bankruptcy  -  015
DUNKERLEY  -  John -- adjourned to 30 December
HOLT  -  Randolph Henry ---  last examination  16 January ---
NEWTON  -  James ---    16 January ---
DAVIE  -  John Eveleigh  --  for Thursday  13 February ---
HAMMET  v  DAY  -  adjourned  to 14 January ---
KNUCKEY  -  Richard  ---  final order of discharge ---
JOHNSTON  -  William  ---  adjourned  to  16 January


Tuesday  24 December  1872
Inquests  -   016
JONES  -  William,  a labourer, lately employed on Oakden Station,  Rakaia Gorge,   ----   
SMITH  -  Thomas -   accidently drowned in the river Avon ------

Dunedin  -  WILLIAMS  -  017
Mr Williams,  Baptist Minister,  died from the effects of the coach accident on Friday.


Thursday  26 December  1872
Accident  -  HASKELL  -  018
Mr George Haskell  met with a rather serious accident on the Rangiora Drain road last Monday ----    horse took fright ---   sustained some severe
internal injuries  and bruises ----

Inquest   -  HENLEY  -  019
---  a man named Thomas Henley,  died suddenly at Dilloway's Hotel,  from the results of  -----    larking,  on Thursday last ---  deceased  and a man
named John VICKERY  were playfully trying their strength against each other when Henley fell, -----  broken his leg ---  accidental death.


Monday  30 December  1872
Ashley Downs  -  FREE  -  020
 ---- that the boy Free who had his feet accidentally cut off by a reaping machine  on Friday week -----   progressing very well towards recovery.

Kaiapoi  -  BEAN  -  021
The body of the boy Silas Bean,  who was drowned in the Waimakariri River   at Kaiapoi on the regatta day,  was found on the beach near New Brighton
yesterday -------  

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
18 January  2009

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