Lyttelton Times  -   October 1873

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Wednesday 1 October 1873
Auction - 001
Amberley -   the whole township of Amberley  laid out in sections  ------

Dunedin -  003
CLARK - Archibald,  drowned  crossing the Taieri River ---

Auction -  004
TURNER - Mr John,  sell land on Stanmore rd,  6 acres,  ---  brick house  10 rooms --


Thursday 2 October 1873
Wellington - Auction - 005
CAMERON -  Bros,  deceased  -- 2 properties  Blairlogie,  16,000 acres ----  and  station at Pahaua 15,000 acres ----


Friday 3 October 1873
Grahamstown - 006
ANDREWS - a girl,  age 11 was killed by a truck  -------

Missing Friends - 008
CATES - Charles C.  arr. Lyttelton in ship Robert Henderson in 1871    ------

To Let Farm -  010
TISH - Phillip,  to let 150 acres ---  at Waikare Flat, North Rd, 


Saturday 4 October 1873
Accident -  012
BADDEN - Mr,  driving a horse and cart took fright in the valley and ran away over the Bridle-path to Lyttelton ---

Supreme Court -  013
PREECE - Thomas Charles,  deceased    father Thomas Preece applied for letters of administration --
PALMER - James,  deceased,  letters of administration to Frederick Palmer,  (brother)
CLARK - Frederick,   --- fixing date of last examination and discharge --

Auction -  014
BOWEN -  C.C.  to sell building plots,  Middleton estate ---

Auction   - 015
DILLOWAY - John, deceased --   land and building known as Plough Inn,  Riccarton rd junction ----

Auction   - 016
MURPHY - Mr John,  RS. 14020,  50 acres,  at Hororata ----


Monday 6 October 1873
To let - 019
CHARLESWORTH - Capt.   Saxon Farm  -----


Tuesday 7 October 1873
Inquest - 020
BEVERLEY - Abraham,  late landlord of Saxon Hotel, Lyttelton,  ---   death from natural causes.

Auction - 023
PONSFORD - John,  RS 29, Christchurch  in Hereford st  1 and quarter acre ---   5 roomed house --

Funeral write up - 024
BEVERLEY - Richard,  chief of locomotive dept. on Canterbury railways   ---   300 persons present at funeral ---


Wednesday 8 October 1873
Runaway horse -   025
CAMPBELL - Mr a horse left standing with a dray at Canterbury Foundry bolted ---  lots more ---

Auction -  026
CLARKSON - Mr Thomas,  5 acres of the Henfield property   -----

Auction - 027
SEALY - Mr Edward Percy --  40 acres  RS no's 6433 and 6434  at Little River ---   also part RS 71  ---


Thursday 9 October 1873
Auction - 030
RAYMOND - J.W.  selling Avondale Station,  runs 154 & 150B  Southland   27,000 acres leasehold  4,940 freehold --- more ---

Auction -031
STEGGALL -  Mr E.  RS no 1211  Rangiora    25 acres ----

Death -  032
WOOD - Mr James,  builder, Whately rd,  found dead in his bed ---  a widower  and 3 children  eld. 13yrs --  
                    b. Adelaide, been here 16yrs ---  age 35,   on 8 February last ---


Friday 10 October 1873
Auction - 034
MacFARLANE - Dugald,  wine merchant ---    8 roomed house quarter acre  Cranmer square ---  best wine cellar in province ---


Saturday 11 October 1873
Death -  036
HEMS - Thomas,  , age 45,  married --- 

Invercargill -  037
MADDEN - William,  a miner at Orepuki  seriously injured by a fall of earth --  died yesterday 9th  ---

Auction -  038
PONSFORD - John,  part RS 29,  Christchurch --   5 roomed house  ---

Auction -  039 & 040  & 041
RAVEN - Rev. John,  sell Ravenswood  1100 acres  -- family residence --  2 watermills. adjoins Woodend  & Waikuku ------

Auction - 042
SEALY - Edward Percy,  40 acres,  RS 6433 and 6434  at Little River --- 

Death - 043
TAYLOR - Walter,  a well known jockey,   age 28, -----  caught  a chill ---


Monday 13 October 1873
Auction - 045
DILLOWAY - Mr John,  deceased,  sell  Plough Inn,  Riccarton rd  --- 1 and 1/4 acres  --- more ---

Inquest -  046
HEMS - Thomas,  a waiter, died suddenly on Friday ---   died of natural causes,  buried Church of England Cemetery ---

Obituary - 047
MOMO - Horopapera, one of the Raupaki Native chiefs,  died on the 7th ---

Funeral write up - 048
WOOD - James,  was an early member of Fire Brigade---  Mr James Wood, father of deceased ---


Tuesday 14 October 1873
Death -  052   (refer to 061)
GILLOTT -  John,  a servant of Messrs Hay, Pigeon Bay,  died suddenly --  on 12 October ---- 

Deserting ship - 053
MILLER - George  and
LINDSAY - William,  deserted their ships Columbus and  Millwall   ----  

Funeral - 054
MOMO - took place yesterday at  Raupaki ---   died age 35 ---


Wednesday 15 October 1873
Auction -  057
RAYMOND - J.W.   selling Avondale Station,  runs 154 and 150B  Southland district ---  27,000 acres leasehold,
                          4,940  freehold ---  with 21,500  sheep -----


Thursday 16 October 1873
Auction -  059
BOWEN - C.C. selling sections  on the Middleton estate --- 

Auction - 060
COBB -  R. deceased,   to sell furniture & effects ----

Inquest -   061  (refer to  052)
GILLON - John,  died suddenly at ---  Akaroa on 12 Oct.    verdict  (died by visitation of God)


Friday 17 October 1873
Auction -  062
GLEN - Thomas,  deceased,    sell effects ---

Auction - 064
PRATT - W. to sell shops in Triangle  on Colombo st.  ---

Auction - 065
SHEARER - J.M. & Co,  selling  (giving up business)   all stock ----

Supreme Court -  066
THOMPSON - John,  applied for final order of discharge ----  very long column -- adjourned ---

Supreme Court - 067
BARKER - James,  adjourned to 13 November --  
SHEAD - Thomas Walter,   adjourned to 13 November ----

Bankruptcies -  069
MURRAY - Maurice, --   adjourned to 28 Oct.
O'REILLY - Patrick,  adjourned to 13 November ---
FREW - Wm.  made final order for discharge --
SEARLE - Charles,  adjourned to 13 November -- 
RUDDICK - Robinson,  adjourned to 13 November ---


Saturday 18 October 1873
Auction -  070
PARKER - W.H.   estate of  ---  RS 1630  35 acres ---
ROBERTSON -  D.  estate of --  70 acres  RS 10714 and 10715 at Waikari ---

Hororata Hotel For sale -  071
DERRETTS  Hotel -  14 rooms    and 20 acres ----

Bankruptcy - 073
SINCLAIR - William,  bricklayer, -- 


Monday 20 October 1873
Accident -  074
GUILDFORD - John,  of Papanui rd,  ----   working in a gravel pit  at Riccarton ---


Tuesday 21 October 1873
Accident -  076
LYNSKEY - William,  returning to Kaiapoi in buggy  --  shaft broke   2 women, 3 children and Mr Lynskey were thrown out ---  all had a shaking ---

Fatal accident 077
SMITH - Hamilton,  of Fernside --  was driving a heavy roller,  knocked him down --  rolled over him -- died Sunday ---


Wednesday 22 October 1873
Inquest - 079
SMITH - Hamilton,      witnesses were Sarah Smith,  John Smith ----


Friday 24 October 1873
Land Transfer Act Notices -  084
CAMPBELL - Peter,  60 acres,  RS 10546,  Ellesmere District --
D'OYLY -  Robert William,  4 acres --  part RS 349, Mandeville district --- 
DYMOCK - William,  50 acres,  RS 3190,  Lincoln district --
FEARON - Francis,  32 acres,  RS  8216, Mandeville district --
MacPHERSON - James Drummond,  7 acres ---  part RS 160 --  Harewood rd -- 
PARKINSON - Thomas Hodgson,  100 acres,  RS 1879  and 7482  Lincoln district ---
STANLEY - John Frederick,  20 perches --  part lot 73  ---
STUART - Archibald Paisley,  54 acres RS 1727  and 1728  Mandeville district -- 
VINCENT - William,  1 acre,  lot 119  Colombo st ---
WILLIS - Rachel,  1 rood  section 9  ---  Lincoln township ----
WILSON - James,  3 roods, section 1054,  1056 and 1058 --


Saturday 25 October 1873
Land Transfer Notice -    087
BLAND - William  of Orton Green,  Ashburton, farmer   Heir-at-law of James Bland  dec.   50 acres RS 15429, Ashburton district ---

Auction -    090
MacPHERSON - J.D.  agent for Wakefield Trust estate  --    building sites at Sumner --- 


Monday 27 October 1873
Inquest -  091  &   092  &   093  &   094
BALL -  Thomas,  died suddenly 23 Oct.    age 45,   --- has a wife, 2 daughters and a sister4 in law who live at Woodend ---  very long column ----

Accident -    099
JACOB -  a man  employed by   Messrs Gamman & Davis,  saw mill props.      had accident with saw ---


Tuesday 28 October 1873
Inquest -   101
DENBY - Charles Abel,  age 15,  drowned in a waterhole on Mr Dixon's farm, Eyerton,  last Sunday ---- lots more ---

Bankruptcy -   103
GRINDROD -  Samuel,  labourer, Christchurch ---

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Beverley Evans
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1 December 2013

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