Lyttelton Times     -  November  1873

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Monday 3 November 1873
Fatal Accident -  005
PENTECOST -  William,  farmer,  Rangiora,  was killed on Saturday by falling off a loaded dray at Moeraki Downs
                    ----  an inquest will be held ---

Auction -  006
SANSOM - Mr W. selling building allotments next to Church of England in High St. Rangiora.

Fire - 007
TOSSWILL  -  Mr W.B.  stable on fire,  at Maltby Farm,  ----  more ---


Tuesday 4 November 1873
Found Drowned -  010
HARDING - Capt.  was found yesterday --  formerly owned a run on the Rakaia --  left Canterbury 10 years ago  ---
                             passenger in ship "Langston"  an inquest held yesterday   -----  adjourned.

Auction - 011
Scotstown Estate, Papanui -  RS 302, 50 acres,   house of 20 rooms ---

Auction -  012  & 013
RAVEN - Rev.  selling Ravenswood,  1100 acres,  2 water mills,  2 storied house and cottage  at Woodend -----


Wednesday 5 November 1873
Auction -  014
OVERTON - Bros,  Selwyn River,  Estate,  been sold,  and now selling the stock ----

Inquest -  015
PENTECOST - William Thomas,   killed by falling off his loaded dray ---  age 38 --- lots more ---

Supreme Court -  016
KELLY - Richard Seymour,  deceased   issue probate to Elizabeth Kelly --- 
BALL - Thomas,  deceased,  brother Henry,  next of kin ---  there is a widow ---
HENNING - Charles Masterman,   admission  as a barrister and solicitor ---
HEMINGS - Thomas,  probate to W. Jones and Joseph Laughton, executors ---
SINCLAIR - William,  meeting of creditors ---


Thursday 6 November 1873
Bankruptcy - 018
DOYLE -  Theodore,  of Christchurch,  draughtsman, ---  


Friday 7 November 1873

Auction - 020
CAMERON Bros. -   Wellington,  Blairlogie,  in Whareama District, Wellington  16,000  acres  also station at Pahaua, East Coast, Wellington,
                          15,000 acres ----   2 partners have died in this firm   ----

Inquest - 021 & 022  & 023
HARDING - Capt. Thomas,  ---  William Harding,  son ---  long column ---

Bankruptcy -  024
SINCLAIR - William,  Christchurch,  bricklayer ----


Saturday 8 November 1873
Supreme Court -  026 & 027028
McWILLIAMS - George,    examination and discharge,  bankruptcy --
LEWIS - Gwynne Orton -  deceased ---   Leyson Edwin &  George Lewis Phipps Eyre,  executors ---
RANBY - John, of Woodend,  bankruptcy ------  lots more  ----


Monday 10 November 1873
Accident -  030
KALTIE -  Robert,  accidentally run over in High St.  ---   not hurt ----

Auction -  031
MAXWELL -  E.C.  sell Racecourse Hill Station,  29,500  acres leasehold ---  2488 acres,  freehold ----

Auction -032  & 033
STIFFE -  S. B.  late ----   Town Sections,  746,  747,  748, 750  ----with improvements ---


Thursday 13 November 1873

Auction - 037
BURT -  Mr W. A.  formerly occupied  and now occupied by Mr Edwin Dillon,  R.S. 10.918,  26 acres,  in Ashley district.  --- fronts on to a creek ---

Auction - 038
TAYLOR  -  Charles Benjamin,  part section 5,  Omaka 114 acres at Blenheim,  a flax mill  also  sections 132, 133, 134 in Blenheim  with cottages --    lots more ----

Missing Friends - 040
LESTER -  William George,  of Dover,   last known on board whaling barque John Milton --  brother Harman Lester  looking for you,  apply -- Southbridge ----


Tuesday 18 November 1873
Auction - 044
REDWOOD -  Henry,  deceased,  Vernon Run,  near Blenheim,  comprises Dashwoods, Withers  and Vernon Runs, 
                            35,000  acres freehold,  1400  leasehold   ----  lots more ---


Saturday 22 November 1873
Land & House for sale  -  049
DANN - J.  of 2 acres,  Papanui Rd,    orchard and small paddock   artesian well  ----

Missing Friends -  051
HOLDSWORTH - George,  last heard of at Port Lyttelton,  address to Mrs Sydney Wells,  Auckland.

Sudden Death -  053
ZINCKGRAF -  Herr,  prominent in musical matters,  died suddenly on Thursday ---  leaves a wife and family of 5 unprovided for
                 ---  will  set up a public subscription ---


Monday 24 November 1873
Funeral write-up -  055
ZINCKGRAF - Mr  took place yesterday afternoon,  about 200 Forresters  ans 100 members of the German Society ---  
                             cortege to Addington Cemetery


Tuesday 25 November 1873
Land Transfer Notices  -  057
TREADWELL -  James Willway,  2 roods part RS  17  Christchurch ---
BIRCH -  Josiah,  50 acres, rural section 6295, Waipara district.
STACE - John,  1 acre 2 roods,  part lot 58,  Town reserves,  Christchurch   frontage on Colombo st. ---
LISTER - John,  76 acres  rural sections 3255 and 7605  Ashley district.
LINES - Benjamin,  100 acres,  rural sections 3116  and 3281,  Lincoln district.
WEBB - William  and
KNIGHT -  Thomas,  and Robert John,  102 acres,  rural sections 753,  1116,  1206,  1628,  7984  Lavericks Bay,  Banks Peninsula.

Fatal Accident -  058
MELLISH - Frank,   aged 8 yrs drowned in the Waimakiriri River   3rd son of Mr G.L.Mellish  Resident Magistrate,  was with brother Arthur -----


Wednesday 26 November 1873
Auction Sale - 060
COSTER -  J.L.   to sell   at "Compton"  Opawa,  all furniture  etc,  leaving for England ---

Presentation -  061
DAY -  Mr W.  partner in firm Messrs Heywood & Co.    --  about to visit the Old Country ---  lots more ----

Auction -  062
MAXWELL -  E.C.    Racecourse Hill Station ---  29,500 acres leasehold  2488 acres freehold. ----

Bequest -  063
WATKINS -  Dr.  of Akaroa,  presented a valuable piece of land in Jollie st as a site for a literary  institute ---


Thursday 27 November 1873
Inquest -  066
PRICE -  James,  age 2yrs,   drowned in Waianiwania creek  on 24 Nov.   at Homebush -- more ----


Friday 28 November 1873
Death -  068
KOHUTUANI -  Petara,  oldest Maori chief of the Raupaki Natives -- age 120 years ---

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
27 December 2013

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