Lyttelton Times  -   August   1874

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Saturday 1 August 1874
Missing Friends -  003
GORDON - Bernard,  late Melbourne Police Force --  last heard of in Christchurch in 1868 ---

Accident -  004
MARTIN - Henry,   casting off --  ship Ballochmyle --  broken leg --


Wednesday 5 August 1874
Accidents -  009
MILLETT - Mr E.W. driving hoses in High st,   ---  no one hurt --
MASKREY & ANDERSON - of Prebbleton,  -- trap capsized -- thrown out --  no injuries --


Thursday 6 August 1874
Accident -  013
HART - Capt. of the s.s. beautiful Star,  accident aboard ship at Lyttelton  -- had half leg amputated ---

Property For sale -  014
LANE - Mr F.   butchers business and farm,  ---selling due to  ill health -- more ---

Bankruptcy -  015
SEYMOUR - Robert Sharland,  carpenter,  Christchurch.


Saturday 8 August 1874
Farm for Sale -  019
BUTTON -  Mr R. T.  110 acre farm at Leeston,  ---  more ---

Accident -  020
CARMICHAEL - Thomas,  a lumper,  on ship Wennington,  completely  twisted his foot -- more --

21st Birthday -  021  &022 & 023  &  023a  &  023b
DEANS -  John, of Riccarton,   --   a very long write up -----

Accident -  024
HART - Capt.  died on  Thursday on the voyage to Dunedin ---  leaves widow 7 children --

Land for Sale - 025
BRIDGE - Mr C.J.    at Southbridge,  building sites in township,  railway nearly finished ---


Monday 10 August 1874
Inquest -  026
BIGGS - Thomas, age 28,   was in quarantine station  Camp Bay -- came on ship Northampton on 6 June -- married  but no family --

An Old Colonist -  028
BRADLEY - James, at Eastern Mahurangi, Auckland,  age 87 --  here for 43 yrs. ---


Tuesday 11 August 1874
The Late Capt. Hart - 031
HART - Capt.   a subscription was opened up in Timaru  in aid of the widow and orphans -- 

Furniture Auction -   032
De La PASTURE - Count,     superior furniture   in Opawa, opp. church ---


Wednesday 12 August 1874
Late Capt. Hart -  034
HART -  Mr Smith of the Combination Troupe --  benefit in aid of late Capt. Hart. at Theatre Royal --


Thursday 13 August 1874

The Funeral of Late Capt. Hart -  036
HART - Capt. Thomas,  ---  a very long column ----


Friday 14 August 1874
Southbrook -  038
DUDDING - Horatio,   property of 19 acres and house to let --   leaving the district --

Fundraising for Late Capt. Hart -  040
HART - Capt.    Lyttelton  will put on a fund raising  entertainment on 20 Aug.  ----


Monday 17 August 1874
Late Capt. Hart -  043
The result of the benefit at the Theatre Royal   -- list of donations ---


Wednesday 19 August 1874
Inquest -  047
HILL -  Annie,  age 6mths --   father Charles,   had whooping cough --  arr. by ship Stonehouse, 2mths ago -- 


Thursday 20 August 1874
Property for Sale -  048
ANDREWS - H.  bankrupt stock of --  grocer, soap maker etc --  long list ---

Inquest -  049
BLARNEY - Alexander,  of Ashburton ---    lots more ----

Auction -  051
BUTTON - Mr R.T.  auction this day --  at Leeston ----

Late Capt. Hart -  053
Timaru has raised  170 pounds for the widow of Capt. Hart -- 

Dunedin - 054
HAYZEN - Mr Anthony, --     died  --- 


Saturday 22 August 1874
West Christchurch School -  056
in Lincoln rd, long  list of names of prizewinners  -- between 800 and 900 children attended

Late Capt. Hart -  059
HART -  concert at Lyttelton  fundraising --- list of   names of entertainers

Land Transfers -  060
BELL - Samuel Lee,  20 acres,  RS 5676,  Ashburton District -- 
GAPES & ALLEN,  12 perches,  Christchurch Town Reserve ---
HAWKINS - Harvey,  46 acres 3 roods 30 perches,  part R.S. 130 Lyttelton.
HARRIS - William,  1 rood 31 perches,   Christchurch City -- 
KEAST - John,  32 perches,  part R.S. 541  ---   Mandeville district ----
KENNAWAY - Walter,  9 acres,  RS 13622, Ashley District ---
LAWRENCE - William Daniel,  50 acres,  RS 12269,    Mandeville district ----
LEWIS & HOWELL,  1 rood part RS 79, Christchurch District ----
McDOWELL - Atkinson,  1 rood  part RS 238 Christchurch District ---  more --
MILLER - William,  32 perches  --   Christchurch City --
MEREDITH & WHITE -  140 acres,  RS 7890 & 7891,  Mandeville district ----
MOSS - Frederick Joseph,  1 rood part RS 79 Christchurch District ----
SCHMIDT - Wilhelm,  1 rood 24 perches ---  Lot 7 Christchurch Town Reserve --- 
SMITH - James,  27 perches  City  ---  &   58 acres,  RS 6042 Ellesmere District.
STEPHENSON - John,  1 rood part Lot 98  Christchurch Town Reserves. ---
STEWARD - Frederick Gordon,   300 acres,  RS 2885, Ashley District ---
TRIPE - William Borrowdale    1 rood 10 perches,  part R.S. 541  ---   Mandeville district ----
WATSON - Charles,  50 acres R.S. 7924, Christchurch District ---
WHITTAKER - John,  2 roods, sections 407 & 408   Timaru ---
WILSON - William,  49 acres,  part RS 48,  Christchurch District ---


Monday 24 August 1874
Inquest -  061
AMOS - Fanny Eliza,  age 8yrs 3mths,  died from scalding on 20 August --- 


Wednesday 26 August 1874

Serious Accident -  066
LYNSKEY - Edward,    horse took fright --     -  badly injured ---

Bankruptcy -  067
ANDREWS - Hugh,  soap & candle maker,  Christchurch -- lots more ---
REVELL -  Edward,  of Kaiapoi,  ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
7 January 2015
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