Lyttelton Times  -   Christchurch   -   April  1874
 
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Wednesday 1 April 1874
Property for sale -
001
ATKINSON - Mr Thos. sold his farm at Fernside, selling farm horses and implements ---

Inquest -
004
RICE - John William,  at Kaiapoi --  father Robert Rice --   d. 28 March ---

Dinner -
005
WALLS - Mr James,  -- dinner at Courtenay Arms --  is going home to Scotland next Wednesday per s.s. Mongol ---


Thursday  2 April 1874

Presentation - 008
MARTINDALE - Mr R.W.  leaving Canterbury Railway Dept. --  gold watch, albert and locket ---

Drowning - 009
WILLS - Thomas,  a young lad,  son of immigrant on ship City of Glasgow, -----


Saturday 4 April 1874
Property for sale -
012
MORRISON - Messrs W. and G.   lease of 100 acres at Moeraki Downs -- 18 yrs to run ---

Property for sale - 013
PIPER - Messrs Henry Piper & Co. -- dissolution of partnership --  1500 acres at Duvauchelles --

Property for Sale - 014
ROUNTREE - Mr,  farm of 50 acres at Moeraki Downs -----

Inquest - 015
WILLS - John,  drowned at quarantine station, Ripa Island --  mother Sarah Wills --  age 8yrs --


Monday 6 April 1874
Dinner and Presentation - 017
MARTINDALE - Mr,  was entertained on Saturday ------  more ---

Complimentary Dinner -  018  & 019 & 020
WALLS - James, farmer,  Kaiapoi Island,   farewell dinner at Courtenay Arms last Thursday --  2nd visit to Scotland --  lots more --


Tuesday 7 April 1874
Greendale School 023
List of names  -- Easter examination --  List of Names ---

Sudden Death - 024
NAGEL - Charles,  a farmer, of Rangiora area,  died on Monday --  inquest today --

Waimate - 025
PARKER - Messrs H.R. and J.E.    sell -- 1st  Waihou  Estate, 10,700 acres  and 2nd 30,00 acres   3rd 3500 acres.-- more ---

Drowning  - 026 & 027  & 028
STANDING - Charles,   found drowned in the Heathcote last Sunday -- lots more ---


Friday 10 April 1874
Death -  034
LOCK - George Fortescue, of  Saltwater Creek,  died on Wed. night --  inquest to be held today ---

Farm for Sale - 035
MORRISON -  Messrs W. & G.  200 acres    --- Cust District

Inquest - 036
NAGLE - Henry, a German, lived near Rangiora,     died last Monday ---

Farm for Sale -  037
PARKER - Messrs H. R.  &  J.E.  --  Elephant Hill Station,  8500 acres


Saturday 11 April 1874
Funeral   -
039
 LEWIS - Mr D.  an early settler --  place yesterday ----

Inquest -
040  & 041 & 042 & 043
LOCK - 
George Fortescue, ----  a very long column ----

Partnership - 044
AMESBURY & KLEIN -  partnership will cease to exist,  Wine & Spirit Merchants.


Monday 13 April 1874
Naturalization -
046
STOPPELBEIN - Friedrick,  of Temuka,  granted letters of naturalization.


Wednesday 15 April 1874
Bankruptcy - 050
KITCHEN - John,  of Christchurch -----


Thursday 16 April 1874
Partnership - 052
ATKINSON & UNWIN -  Thos Atkinson &  Henry J. Unwin,  under Killinchy Iron Works, Engineers,   will cease to exist --

Friday 17 April 1874
Farm for Sale -
056
 MEREDITH - Mr R.   Cust district,  80 acres swamp  50 acres land --  close to Moeraki Downs School --


Saturday 18 April 1874
Presentation - 058
MAXWELL - Rev. J.  minister at Port Chalmers,  received a handsome timepiece in black marble stand -- stood in at Christchurch ----


Thursday 23 April 1874
Bankruptcy -
062
CAVE -  Alfred George,  of Christchurch,  accountant --- 
McVICAR - John,  of Christchurch, labourer --


Saturday 25 April 1874
Sale of Land, horses, implements & harness -  
065
SAUNDERS - Mr A.G. of Southbridge -- leaving district --


Monday 27 April 1874
Death -
068
MORRISON - Mr John,  schoolmaster at Leithfield for last 9yrs died suddenly on Sat. morning -- 

West Eyreton -
069
 ROBINSON - Hugh,  leaving for England,  sell his farm of 144 acres and stock -----


Tuesday 28 April 1874
Mrs Ross' School Prize List -
071
 1st class -  E.R.L.Knight
2nd class, upper -  H. Hankinson Knight
2nd class, lower - G. Helmore
3rd class -  C. Cotterill
4th class - H. Langdowne
french prize - C.Newton
Physcial Science - E.R.L.Knight
Music - R.Higgins
1st squad - W.Barker
2nd squad - E.Hughes
house prize - W. Herbert.

Farm for Sale -
072
SHEATH - Isaac Brentall,  1713 acres pastoral and mineral lands --- Rural sections 3712 and 3713 in the Malvern District.

Presentation - 
073
STEDMAN -  Mr F.G.  at Rolleston,  acted as lay reader --  handsome bible and prayer book.


Thursday 30 April 1874
Presentation -  
076
WILKIN - Mr J.T.W. acted as postmaster at Lyttelton for many years --    gold watch and chain ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
5 December 2014
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