1873 - Star -
a newspaper copy please quote day, date of
3 March 1873
Child drowned - RIDLEY
Yesterday a son of Mr Ridley, aged between 2-3 years was
in a creek, at the back of his res. North Town belt. The
child had left
the house, but in a few minutes before it was
found in the creek quite dead.
7 March 1973 -
Cokers Hotel - The license of Cokers Hotel
transferred from John COKER to Charles ALLISON.
Fire - Kaiapoi Island - ROSSER -
an inquiry into the origin of the fire at the farm of Mr James
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about noon on Saturday as a man named Blackmore was driving his wife
and child towards Carlton, on the way home,
-------- but fortunately escaped with only a few
12 March 1873
The late fire near Kaiapoi - ROSSER -
a subscription list is about to be opened for the benefit of Mr
Rosser, whose grain stacks were destroyed by fire a few days
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Dunedin - GIBBS &
CLAYTON sawmills -
GIBBS & CLAYTON sawmills were totally
this morning. -------- long column email for
Sudden Death - SENIOR
with reference to the recent sudden death of Mr Senior, a
carpenter, residing in Oxford terrace east, it appears
deceased had been under
medical treatment from time to time for a
considerable period prior to his death. he leaves a widow and
family of 4 children, all of a tender age
and in anything but
Dunedin - Fire -
Cumberland Street -
the large wooden building in Cumberland street -
the Distillery, and which was lately much extended and
improved - in what Messrs
GIBBS and CLAYTON had their saw and
planing mills, and sash and door factory --- Mr RENDLE a turner's
business and Messrs
GOLDSMITH a bone crushing establishment, was
destroyed by fire this morning.
Inquest at Lyttelton - Captain EVANS -
an inquest on the body of Captain Evans was held today. A
of "found drowned" was returned.
Death of an Old Identity - WELLBOURNE
Mr Geo. Wellbourne, who has been groom at Turton's
Hotel, Ashburton, during the past 5 years, died in
hospital on Friday night from
inflammation of the lungs.
The Taieri fasting girl - Miss ROSS -
the latest account of the Taieri fasting girl is that she continues
very much in the same condition she has been in for the past 3
years. She never feels
hungry or has any desire for food,
and when she does take a mouthful of tea or a crumb of biscuit it
produces a feeling of faintness. The same
gnawing pain in the
chest continues. He countenance remains its healthy
appearance, and her manner is cheerful as ever. She
speaks in a whisper, and says she is getting gradually
weaker. The Bruce heralds reporter says that although it was 2
years ago since he
previously saw Miss Ross, he could scarcely
detect any change as having occurred in her condition or appearance.
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accident - FLASHBOURN
Mr Flashbourn was returning home from town to Papanui on Wednesday
evening, when the horse he was riding came into collision near
Carlton with a cab driven by Mr C. DALWOOD.
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The Late Dr BARKER -
we deeply regret having to record the death of Dr Barker, one
the Pilgrim Fathers of the province, and a gentleman who
possible measure of esteem from all who knew him.
-------- He left England on the 7 august
in the Charlotte Jane, he was accompanied
by Mrs Barker and 3
sons. ---- -lots more email for a
an inquest was held at the Wharf Hotel, Ferry road, yesterday
afternoon, ------ on the bodies of twin sons of Mr Robt,
Gimblett. The infants (
who were born on Sunday morning
last) died in the absence of any medical man, -----died
from natural causes ---- email for a copy.
Child drowned - John BECK
on Saturday morning a child, 2 yrs of age, named John
the son of Mr R. Beck - who resides in reach of the Lichfield
Brigade station - was drowned by falling into a tub
of water under the artesian well tap. ------
Mrs Catherine NICHOLSON
found it in a tub ----
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St John's School prize list -
the prizes gained at the mid-winter examination, but not
distributed because the absence of the incumbent in Melbourne,
in the schoolroom last night. A very long list of
prize winners --------- email for a copy.
Accident - FLETCHER
an accident happened yesterday to a man named FLETCHER,
carpenter of the barque JOLIBA. It appears that the
in the hold of the vessel ------ email for a
The Late Dr BARKER -
The obsequie of the late Dr Barker took place yesterday
as a public event it stands prominent above all other funerals that
place for many years -------- a long
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Accident - Eyreton - McHUGH -
occurred at Eyreton on Monday last, to a child named John
McHugh aged 17mths, the son of Michael
It appeared that a man
named JORDAN was
McHugh's house, which is distant about a mile from White's
farm, an inquest will be held
at the child's father's house at
11am today --- email for a copy.
Dunedin - The "Philip Laing"
The passengers by the Philip Laing, the 1st ship intend
celebrating their 21st anniversary on April 15th.
Nelson - early Colonist -
Mrs John Kerr, sen of Waimea West, whose death merits
more than the ordinary brief notice. Mrs Kerr mother of
sons all calculated
to make good colonists, arrived in Nelson Harbour on 1st
1842. As soon as the suburban sections of
lane were surveyed and allotted,
Mr Kerr, ---
occupied 100 acres of land in Waimea West, and together with
Messrs J and G, TYTLER
who settled on land adjoining were
the pioneer agriculturalists of the settlement and Mrs Kerr's house
several years was the resort for all persons who visited the
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2 April 2007
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