Lyttelton Times  -   December 1873

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Monday 1 December 1873
Bankruptcy - 003
HOWLAND - A.G.  flax manufacturer, Christchurch ---

Auction -  004
TAYLOR -  C.B. estate of,  Taylor's Mill, -- 114 acres,  adjoining Blenheim ---  more ---


Tuesday 2 December 1873
Fatality - 006
HAGENSEN - Helena Mary,  age 12mths and 3weeks  fell into a small but deep tub  at Leithfield -----

Auction -  007
LAKE -  Robert,  jnr. Esq.  Kent,  cnr section Harewood & Great North rd,  part RS 203, 3 roods,  ---
                with Butcher, blacksmith and wheelwright  ---  also part RS 330 37 acres

Auction -  008
WILKINSON - James,   sell farm  Heathcote-Head Farm   near Lincoln rd,  80 acres --- 


Wednesday 3 December 1873
Inquest -  011
HAGENSEN - Helena Mary,  of Mt Grey Downs, ---  accidental death from drowning.


Thursday 4 December 1873
Fatal Accident -  012
CORKIN -  son of Mr Joseph,  Addington,  found dead near open well ---  


Friday 5 December 1873
Inquest -  015
CORKIN - Thomas,  age 18mths --  accidental death was returned.


Saturday 6 December 1873
Auctions - 016
HEMMINGS - Thomas,  (late)  part town section 840 and 842,  on High st.  ----

Auction - 017
MALEY - Mr R.  -- 100 acre farm at Mandeville, on Main Drain Road. ----

Bazaar & Picnic -  018
PARSONS - Mr.   will be held at his paddock at  Governor's Bay --- on  Anniversary Day 16th December----

Supreme Court - 019
BRETT - James Harris,  --- bankruptcy --
CLARKE - Edwin,  meeting of creditors ---  15 December ---
GILLON - Mr John,  deceased,  --  probate to James Daniel Garwood. ---
LAWRENCE -  Francis,  last examination  11 Dec. (bankruptcy)
WALKER - Sherbrook,  deceased,  letters of administration --- n.o.k.  Thomas Beresford Need Walker 


Wednesday 10 December 1873
Accident - 027
MOOR -  Mr,  carriage builder, Papanui rd  driving along Springfield rd -- trap overturned  and fell under it -- 


Thursday 11 December 1873
Bankruptcy -  029
BRETT - James Harris,  of Mt Torlesse Station ----

Friday 12 December 1873
Bankruptcy -  032
SINCLAIR - William,  of Christchurch,  bricklayer,  ----


Saturday 13 December 1873
Supreme Court -  033
SPENSLEY -  Willian Dixon,  deceased,  applied for probate  to James Spensley ----
KING - John,  applied for order authorising John King at present under detention as a dipsomaniac ---


Monday 15 December 1873
Wife Desertion -  035
DIPPENHEIM -  John,  an elderly man, deserted his wife Martha,  quite a young woman -- married 6 weeks ago
                 and known him 9 hours before marriage -----  lots more ---


Tuesday 16 December 1873
Auction - 038
KEAMISH -   Mr,  sold his farm at Templeton,    selling live stock,  implements , household furniture ---- ---

Auction -  039
PREECE - Mr T.   household furniture  Armagh st West, near Cranmer Square,  --  moving to  business premises Cashel st. -----


Thursday 18 December 1873
Gymnaste "Lottie Angell"  -  042
POTTER - ARMSTRONG - on 30 November at -- Ballarat  --  Swift Potter, son of R.F.Potter, inspector G.P.O.London  to
                Charlotte Emmeline Armstrong, dau. of Thomas Armstrong, C.E. of London.


Friday 19 December 1873
Land Transfer Act Notices -  044
NEES - Heinrich Gottlieb Carl,  and 
CLARKSON - George,   33 perches,  part RS 79, Christchurch district  fronting South Town Belt &  Colombo st.
STAFFORD - Hon. Edward William,  682 acres RS 51, 951,  8094, 8095, 8096,  8097, 8099,  8100,  12559,  parts 8101 and 10141, Lincoln District.
CARTER - Elizabeth Ann,  221 acres part RS 3166 and 4179 Ashley district.
HOLMES - Robert Langley,  5 acres  part RS 41 Christchurch district, now occupied by M.Murphy.
ROBERTS - George, 70 acres,  RS 10761 and 12902 Ellesmere district.
WESTAWAY - Thomas,  26 perches part lot 73 Christchurch town reserves,  Montreal st.----
PACKER - Henry William,  2 acres,  lot 143 Christchurch town reserves
THOMPSON - Deborah,  19 perches  part Lot 42  Christchurch town reserves --  Salisbury St.
GARRETT -  David,  60 acres,  RS  7728 Oxford district --
SALE - Mary,  18 acres, part RS 1504, 2576, Oxford district --
CONNEBEE -  Richard,  40 acres,  RS  1148,  and 8188,  Christchurch district ---
MARSHALL - John,  14 perches,  part Lot 122  Christchurch town reserves 
SEVERN - Joseph Samuel John  9 perches part section 156,  Christchurch City,   Durham st, & Kilmore st -- 

A Grateful Emigrant -  045
McELEER -  Patrick,  in 1843 a tenant on property of Rt. Hon. Edward  Litton -   was assisted to emigrate to New York  --   no one heard from
                     him for years until he was chanced upon in 1860  a son of late Master Litton came across him on his travels  -----
                         had become wealthy ----  lots more to story

 
Saturday 20 December 1873
Death of Old Colonist -  049
McLEAN - Mr Alexander, of Maraekakaho, Ahuriri, brother to the  Hon. Native Minister at Napier, on 1 Nov.  a very old settler of Napier district ---  more ----

Auction -  050
REVELL -  Mr H.  116 acres of land  with house --  North Rd, Woodend  opp. Mr Horrell. ----


Wednesday 24 December 1873
Missing Friends -  054
STONE -  Charles Haris, has not been heard from for 2 years --  to Mr Ball, $ Junction Villas, Holloway, London.


Saturday 27 December 1873
Auction -  057
PENTECOST - Mrs W.   sell by auction  her magnificent growing crops -------


Monday 29 December 1873
Missing Friends -  058
ACKLAND -  Mrs William,  your husband is in Christchurch ----

Dissolution of Partnership - 060
MITCHELL -  William Robert  &
BURTON -  William Hali,   Coach Props. and Mail contractors  Christchurch and Hokitika ---


Tuesday 30 December 1873
Greendale District School results -  062
Long list of names of prizewinners  ---   at the end  best conducted boy, voted by the girls,  William Vaughan
                best conducted girl voted by the boys  Kate Ridgen.

Dissolution of Partnership Notice -  063
HINGE - Henry  &
LEWTON James,   as stockowners and farmers at Woodend --- 


Wednesday 31 December 1873
Immigration -  065
"Star of India"  sailed for Lyttelton 26 September,  due to arrive any day   -- a list of all the occupations  and nationalities ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
16 December 2013

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