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Thursday  4 January  1872
Supreme Court  -  01
MUIRHEAD  -  John 
AITKIN  -  John
BURKE  -  W.E.
READ  -  John


Saturday  6 January  1872

Waipara  -  ROBINSON  - 02
----  an employee of the Hon. Mr Robinson  was driving a dray down a cutting  ---  man was thrown out.  ----


Tuesday  9 January  1872

Moeraki Downs  -  Fire  -  EARLY  -  03
a fire occurred on  Saturday night in the stable of Mr S. Early,  Moeraki Downs ----    who helped  among whom are
Messrs MESSANT, McPHEE,  and BOWICK.


Thursday 11 January  1872

Registrar's  Returns  - 05
the number of births registered in the Christchurch district for the month ending December 31st
Births -    88  -  49  males   and 39 females.
Deaths  -  21  -  13 males  and 8 females
Marriages  -  18 
the numbers for the corresponding month of 1870  were
87,  28   and 16.


Tuesday  16 January  1872
Fire  -  CARDALL  -  08
----  fire at Mr A. Cardall's homestead,  Lawford,  near Templeton  on Sunday.  --  Mr Bailey's men had been  --- threshing some grass seed,  
--cook left some live embers  --- ran on to the stacks,  destroying 800  or 1000  bushels of seed,  Mr Bailey's combine elevators etc.  ---


Wednesday  17 January  1872
Fire  -  BARNARD  -  09
about 10 o'clock last night screams were heard --- from a house occupied by a Mrs Barnard,  in Taylor's lane  off Madras street north,
---  possible injuries will prove fatal.--------


Thursday  18 January  1872
Presentation  -  McCABE  -  10
Mr McCabe,  the sacristan  of the Catholic Church  and Mrs McCabe,  minister's housekeeper,  about to leave Christchurch  ---- 
presenting them with a silver tea and coffee service and salver  ------


Friday 19 January  1872
Presentation  -  DEIGHTON  -  11
A presentation was  made at the Ladie's College St Asaph street,  west  to Mrs Deighton ----  by parents of pupils recently attending
her school in Lichfield street.   -----  more


Monday 22 January  1872
Accident  -  BURNS  -  14
a man named Gregory Burns  in the employ of Mr Burrell,  East town belt,  met with a serious accident  whilst leading a horse attached
to a reaping machine ----   conveyed to hospital  - no bones fractured -   now doing well.


Wednesday  24 January  1872
Accident  -  FREESTON  -  15
a serious accident occurred at Moffatt's Mill,  Lincoln,  to a young man named Freeston,  who used to be employed as a clerk at Wood's Mill, 
Christchurch,  ---amputate leg below the knee ----  now doing well.


Wednesday  31 January  1872
Leithfield  -  GREEN  -  17
a case of accidental poisoning  ---  to a man named Robert Green,  a groom in the employ of Messrs Sansom and Co.  -----   more. 

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
20 June  2008

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