Lyttelton Times -  August  1873

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Friday 1 August 1873
Notice - 004
FRANCIS - James,  wife left his house of her own accord -----


Saturday 2 August 1873
Inquest - 007
ELGAR - Capt. Chas. of schooner "Canterbury" ---    "accidental death"

Bankruptcy - 009
THOMPSON - John,  bushman,  of Oxford ---


Tuesday 5 August 1873
Bankruptcy - 014
LAWRENCE - John Charles Field,   -----


Wednesday 6 August 1873
Land Transfer Notices -  016
BRITTAN  - William Guise & Richard Westenra & John Hall -  26 perches  part section 897 -----
RHODES - Robert Heaton -  9 acres part R.S. 338c  Mandeville district --
MOORE - Lorenzo  - 2 acres 1 rood 25 perches part RS 203 ----  more ---
LOCHHEAD - Robert & John,  75 acres RS 8125, Ellesmere district ---
HARPER - Leonard,  60 acres, RS 10295,  Ellesmere district ---
ROBINSON - George Miller,  21 perches part RS 79 Christchurch district ---
INNES  - Alfred,  1 rood, part Lot 71 ---- more ---
PEPPERELL - Thomas & James,  75 acres RS 9152 & 9165 Christchurch district --

Auction -  017
STEPHENS - Mr E.J.C. of Englefield, Avonside,  selling chattels as going to visit England ------


Thursday 7 August 1873
Accident -  018
AIKMAN -  Mr C.C.  daughter  had an accident ---- not hurt --- more ---

Auction - 021
WOLEDGE - Mr C.W.   his res. Jacksons rd, Lyttelton ---- more ---


Friday 8 August 1873
Bankruptcy -  023
CLOVER - Samuel,  of Cust Valley, a  miller ----

Accident -  025
HORSMAN - William,  employed by Mr H.B.Lane, butcher ---    live bullock horned him in leg, --- very ill


Saturday 9 August 1873
Partnership Notice - 027
CROWLEY Frederick  &
TAYLOR - Thomas Henry,  dissolved partnership as farmers in Ashburton,  Thomas Taylor carrying on -- ---

Notice -  028
DAVIS - Emma,  late Kaiapoi Brewery ----

Inquest -  029
MAIN - James,  died from poisoning ---  


Monday 11 August 1873
Fatality - 032 
HORSMAN - William, slaughterman for Mr Lane --   died ---


Tuesday 12 August 1873
Inquest - 035
HORSMAN  - William,   ----- reported in full elsewhere in paper.

Inquest - 036  & 037
HORSMAN - William,  evidence from Duncan Smith --  long column ---

Bankruptcy - 038
RUDDICK - Robinson,  of Eyreton  a farmer -----


Wednesday 13 August 1873
Inquest -  040
BRADLEY - Agnes Martha, an infant  in the care of Mrs L. Schmid ----  lots more  -- 

Half Way House Courtenay - 041
PALMER - Mr  has recently succeeded Mr T.WATSON  as landlord of the Half -way House ---- is now erecting a building for a bakery ---

Auckland - 042
EGAN -  a child of Mr Egan, of Whirimuri,  died ----

Ploughing Match - 044
HOWSON - Mr T.B.  takes place on his property today -- at Moeraki Downs ---

Auction - 045
KENNAWAY - Walter,  family residence,  RS No. 30 fronting Stanmore rd --  Mr Kennaway in occupation

Reefton - 046
McMILLAN - Alexander, was drowned in Larry' Creek on Saturday --

Death of Old Colonists  - Wellington -  047
TELFORD - Mr John, an old resident, age 84, 
KNOX - Dr,  age 82 ---  arr. 32 years ago,  brother Professor Knox ---


Thursday 14 August 1873
Leithfield -  049
CAMERON -  Mr H.C. of the firm W.A.Benn & Co.   is to leave for England in a few days --  lots more ---

Friday 15 August 1873
Bankruptcy - 050
BAKER - James George --  final order of discharge ---
CRAYTHORNE - Charles -- adjourned to 19 Sept.
CROTON - Robert --  adjourned to 19 Sept. --
WILLIAMS - Thomas,  final order of discharge --
PEPPER - William,  final order of discharge --
RAINE - Thomas,  jun.  final order of discharge --
DILLON - Edward,   --
CLOVER - Samuel -- 

Bankruptcy - 051
BARKER - James,  general dealer, Christchurch ----

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Saturday 16 August 1873
Auction -  055
TURTON - W.P. Esq.   farm close to Flaxton railway Station   163 acres --- 

Auction - 056
BARKER - James  - bankrupt estate --    RS 7792 at Dunsandel --  more ---


Monday 18 August 1873
Blenheim -  Auction -  058
REDWOOD -  Henry,  part of deceased estate---- Dashwood,  Withers, and Vernon runs --  35,000 acres  freehold, 
                        1400 acres leasehold ----lots more ---

Accident -  059
THOMPSON - child of Mr John,   -- knocked down by horse --  escaped unhurt ---


Tuesday 19 August 1873
White Crane Hotel, Woodend - 061
CONWAY - Mr J. (late of Police Force) is new proprietor ------ 

Funeral -  062
JOSEPH - Mrs,  write up ----

Accident -  063
KELLY -  Mr,  had fingers crushed in a chain while working on a crane on the railway ---

Partnership -  064
AYERS  -  Aaron  &
MARCROFT - William, partnership dissolved    William to carry on the business ---


Wednesday 20 August 1873
Accident - 066
COLLINS -  John,  living on Shand's Track --  carting load of straw to Chch for Mr J.L.WILSON of Canterbury Stores
                    ---   leg badly bruised ---

Farewell Dinner -  067
DUNCAN - Mr departing for England,  Messrs Montgomery, E. Banks,  J.Inglis  and W.R.Mitchell invited Mr Duncan to a farewell dinner ---

Land Transfer - 069
WAECKERLE -  Jacob,   estate -- 29 acres R.S. 1635? Banks Peninsula --- Richard, Walton is trustee -----

Presentation - 070
MITCHELL - Capt. of ship "Langston"   Mr W.A. Buchanan presented him with a claret cup ---    embossed with the  names
                             Rev. H.Stocker,  J.Dawe, Lieut. C.E.Hurst  ------   kindness to all  during passage out --  more ---

Distribution of Prizes - 071
ROSS  - Mrs Ross's School,   highest marks T.D.Harman --- more names ---


Thursday 21 August 1873
Presentation - 073
LEE - Mr E.J.   for services to Ellesmere Road Board   -----

Missing Friend -  074
MIXNER - William,  son of late David Mixner, Windsor, Nova Scotia,  ---- J.F. Mixner, Albert st, Melbourne


Friday 22 August 1873
Accident - 076
MILLER -  a man,  employed by Mr E.G.Wright, on Rangiora, oxford railway ---  had his foot run over ---

Monday 25 August 1873
Accident -  078
CROFT - Thomas, of Ashley Bank,  ---  horse took fright -- Mr Archibald WILSON was nearby and helped ----


Tuesday 26 August 1873
Land for sale -  081
BOWRON - Mr,  on the Avon and North east Town Belt,  ----

Leithfield - Farm Sale -   082  &  083
BARR -  William  and
BROWN - David,  partnership dissolved  and selling   536 acres and house, 10 acres bush on Mt Grey --
-- lots more ---

Prebbleton -  for sale - 084
BRUCE - James Stanley,   leaving the district -- 


Wednesday 28 August 1873
Justices of the Peace -  088
ANDERSON - John,  (Christchurch)
CAVERHILL - John Scott (Highfield, Amuri, Nelson)
COBB - Reginald (Christchurch)
CURRY - Edward (Springston, Canterbury)
LANCE - Henry Porcher (Heathstock, Canterbury)
MONTGOMERY - William (Christchurch)
NEEVE - William,  (Christchurch)
REEVE - Francis Digby Spencer, (Rakaia Forks, Canterbury)

Bankruptcy - 090
CAMERON - Kenneth,  labourer, Christchurch ----
THOMPSON - John,  bushman, Oxford -----

Estates -  091
BRASSINGTON - W. final dividend ---
CHARLESWORTH - Joseph,  ---   late Templeton, deceased --

Auction - 092
PIPER - Henry,  Duvauchelles Bay --  200 head of cattle ---more ---


Thursday 29 August 1873
Inquest  - 096
BROWN - Henry,  seaman of "Southern Belle"  seen floating in harbour --    

Anniversary -  097
"Count de Paris"  Sat. 16 August was 33rd ann. of arrival of the ship with the first French Settlers at Akaroa ----

"Mary Shepherd"  from London - 098  & 099  &  100
arr. Lyttelton 20 Aug. after 100 days --


Friday 30 August 1873
Presentation -  101
GADD - Mr A.  presented with a handsome gold ring --  prior to going to England --- 
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Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
8 September 2013

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