Lyttelton Times  -   December 1874

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Tuesday 1 December 1874
Pigeon Bay -  003
HOUGHTON - Mr Frank,    Blue Gum Station,  270 acres  for sale --- 

Le Bon Bay School - 004
Le Bon Bay School  opening  --  lots more ---


Wednesday 2 December 1874
Funeral  - 006
ROBINSON - Ebenezer,  accidentally killed at Waddington ---   age 18,    Addington Cemetery --

Clent Hills Station - 007
TOOTH - Robert,  auction 15 Dec.  51,180 leasehold acreage,  25,000 sheep --- 


Friday 4 December 1874
Bankruptcies -  009
WILLIAMS - Thomas, of Christchurch.
PYNE & PRICE - butchers,  David Pyne and James William Price ---

For Sale -  010
FOTHERINGHAM - Jas.  at Dampier's bay, Lyttelton,  list of household furniture & effects.

Farm for Sale -  011
LANDSBOROUGH - John, 2 miles from Timaru,  863 acres ---


Saturday 5 December 1874
Chattels Auction  -  013
WILLS - Rev. J.H.  leaving Ashburton  --- list of chattels.


Wednesday 9 December 1874
Furniture Auction -  019
EDWARDS - Rev. H.J.  giving up housekeeping until parsonage is enlarged at St Michael's ---


Thursday 10 December 1874
Auction -  020
COTTON -  Messrs W. O.  &  J.    50 acres  on Bealey rd   occ. by Mr J. Muirhead, 

Early Settlers021
1st arrival of immigrants in any part of NZ.   In 1832 there were 100 settlers at Koroareka 1835 500 settlers north of Thames  ---
1st batch of regular immigrants  left England in the ship Tory in May 1839  arr. Wellington 20 Sept. 1839   
before Feb. 1840,    1125 persons had sailed for NZ.

Lincoln property Sale - 022
HILL - J.  96 acres of land,     new house and cottage ---

Property for Sale -  023
MATTHEWS -  Samuel,  5 roomed cottage Windmill Rd ----


Friday 11 December 1874
Land Transfers -  026
ALLAN - James,  1 acre   ---- Christchurch District.
BING - Morice,  3 acres 1 rood 24p.  part RS 41   Christchurch District.  north of River Rd
CUDDON - Marianne,  8 acres  part RS 18 Christchurch District..
GRAY - Henry Francis,  77 acres,  RS 13538, 13556  13575, Lincoln District.
HARLE - Thomas,  1 acre  part RS 79  Christchurch District. 
HOWARD - George,  2 roods ---  part  RS 26    lots 41 & 42 Avonville  
MATHESON, JARDINE,  MAGNAIC ----40 acres RS 3215 Waipara district 
JOHNSON - Andrew Mansall,  2 roods 4p.  part section 238  Christchurch District.
McKENZIE - Edward,  1 rood 24 p.   part RS 175  Christchurch District.
WILLIAMS - Joshua Strange,  9 acres,  part RS 48a Christchurch District.

Nelson - 027
WINTER - George,  and 4 children in capsized dray  ---
PALMER - John --  driving a timber-laden dray --  in a precarious state.


Saturday 12 December 1874
Clent Hills Station  - for sale -   028
51,180  acres of leasehold land --- 25.000 sheep  -- 4000 lambs --- 

Pigeon Bay -  029
HOUGHTON - Mr Frank,  sold his farm,  selling  stock ----

Mrs Ross School - 029a
List of names of  prize winners -------

Rev. C. Turrell's School 030
List of names of  prize winners -------


Monday 14 December 1874
Colombo Road District School  - 031
List of names of  prize winners -------

Dalcroy House, Lyttelton  -  032  & 032a
List of  names of  prize winners  -------


Tuesday 15 December 1874

Farm For Auction -  033
KINLEY -  Messrs J.  & G.  sell at Ohoka,  83 acres --  lately occ.
             by Mr Inglefield  and 60 acres let to Mr G. Fisher ---

Missing Friends -  034
MATHEWS - Mrs,  came on ship "Duke of Edinburgh"   -----
WILLIS - Mr E.G.T. supposed to left England last Sept. -----

Auction -  035
WOOD - Mr J.  2 good houses  conjoined   in Hereford St West ---


Thursday 17 December 1874
Boarding -House for Auction -  037
BOSSESTOW - Mr Francis,  on North Rd, at Kaiapoi,   ----  


Friday 18 December 1874
Akaroa Academy038
List of  names of  prize winners  -------

Mrs Alabaster's School -  039
List of  names of  prize winners  -------

Canterbury College -  043
List of  names of  prize winners  -------

Property Auction - 044
CUNNINGHAM - Mr P.   sell house late occ. by Mr Westlake --  foot of Bridle Path, Lyttelton.


Saturday 19 December 1874
Catholic Boys' School -  049
List of  names of  prize winners  -------

Auction - Oxford -  050
SKILTON - Mr, selling whole stock, 27 acres of Bush, Furniture and effects ----

Waihopai Valley Auction -  051
MEYER - situated in the Upper Valley,  6382 acres freehold,  12, 716 acres leasehold  -----


Monday 21 December 1874
Property Auction -  053
DUDLEY - Mr,  Dunedin Club Hotel -----


Tuesday 22 December 1874
Missing Persons - 055
TWELVES - Edward William,   or
WILSHIRE - Mr who sailed from England in 1866 in "Norwood"   contact Caroline Wilberforce SUTER (nee Twelves)  --- London.
WHITEHEAD - James,  last heard of in Timaru -- 

St Albans School  056
Distribution of prizes -  long list of names ---


Wednesday 23 December 1874
Land Transfers - 057a
DAVIES - Edward,  40 acres, RS 6999,  Ellesmere District -- 
HEBDEN - John,  9 perches, ---  on Gloucester St. -----
LOWE  - Francis, 20 perches --- part RS. 252  Christchurch District.
MILTON - William Newton, 1 rood 24p.  part RS 175---  Christchurch District.
MURRAY - William Arthur,  32 perches  -- Lincoln Township -- 
SEWELL - Henry,  28 acres 2 roods  RS 938  ---- Christchurch District.
THOMSON - Maria,  1 rood 3 perches, northern half of section 1047 ---  Christchurch City
VOLLER - William Ellis,  1 rood, lot 121  Christchurch District.
WILSON - James,  42 acres ---  part RS 74 ---Christchurch District.


Bankruptcy - 058
MERSON - Thomas, of Lyttelton,  --- General storekeeper ---
TAYLOR - William,  blacksmith,   ----


Thursday 24 December 1874
Heathcote Valley School -  060
Distribution of prizes -  long list of names ---


Saturday 26 December 1874
Woodend School - 063  & 063a
Distribution of prizes -  long list of names ---


Monday 28 December 1874
Presentation - 065
STILLING - Mr F.  6yrs employed by Messrs Strange & Co -- leaving for Sydney  -----


Tuesday 29 December 1874
Partnership -  067
CAMPBELL - John Robert, joined his brother in partnership in Mesepotamia Station.


Wednesday 30 December 1874
Naturalisation -  069
BERGH - Ludvig,  ironmonger, Christchurch
BRUNS - John Henrich,  farmer,  Ashley --
ELLMERS - Hermann,  farmer,  Ellesmere.
JOHNSON - Charles,  master mariner, Woolston.


Thursday 31 December 1874
Fatality -  070
LAVERY -  a child of Mr R. Lavery, Temuka. ---

Inquest - 071
PADDOCK - Mary,  age 56 -- found dead in her bed -- 

Papanui District School -  072
Distribution of prizes -  long list of names ---

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
5 June 2015
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