Lyttelton Times    -   February 1874
 
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Monday 2 February 1874
Inquest - 001
BANKS - Charles,  an apprentice on ship "Pleiades"  drowned on Monday night --- 

Mutiny on barque " W.E.Gladstone"  - 003
Charles Forman,  Thomas Byford,  John Whitten,  W.G.Darling,  John Wood,  Joseph Parkin,  seamen  and --- Frost, steward ----

Marriage - 004
WILLS - STEPHENSON - Clara Stephenson,  burlesque actress to  her agent Mr F.Wills at Queenstown.


Wednesday 4 February 1874
Auction - Riccarton -  007
HENFIELD -   45 acres,  formerly occ. by Mrs Beard -- 

Presentation - 008
DUDLEY - Mr Charles Edward,  of Kaiapoi,  saved persons from drowning -- 

Auction -  010
Horseshoe Lake - 70 acres,  RS 4867,  4868, and 6113 --  near Mr Templer's property --  also
KERR - Mr,  45 acres  RS 11259  near Horseshoe Lake ---


Thursday 5 February 1874
Death - 010a
BINSTEAD - a man,  9 miles from Makikihi --  shot himself -- 

Auction - 012
Alford & Clent Hills Stations - 012
Alford,  18, 788 acres leasehold,  582 acres freehold -- 
Clent Hills -  51, 180 acres leasehold, 20 acres freehold. (coal) 

Accident -  014
GILES - Stephen,  had a serious accident  --  received a kick in the face from horses ---


Friday 6 February 1874
Fatal Accident -  016
RECHTER - William, a German,  accident on farm of Messrs Guild & Threkeld at West Eyreton,  --- married with children --

Desertion - 017
ROWE - Robert Morley, summoned for neglect of his wife and 2 children aged 11 and 14 --- lots more ---

Melbourne - 018
WADE - a young man drowned trying to save Mary McGibbon --


Saturday 7 February 1874
Fatal Accident - 020
ROACH - James, died from being gored by a bull --  living with Mr Andrew Maher, St Albans ---


Monday 9 February 1874
Auction to close estate - 022
HOWES - Rev. E.  Town sections -----     RS no. 89, 50 acres,  Opawa --- 

Bankruptcy - 023
LEWIS - Gwynne Orton,  late Lyttelton,  deceased ---    more ---

Funeral write -up - 024
ROACH - James,  took place yesterday --  

Inquest - 0250205a   025b  & 025c
ROACH - James ---  a very long column ----


Tuesday 10 February 1874
Auction - 027
COURAGE -  Frank,  sold  farm on northern bank of Waipara River,  4 miles from Amberley railway Station ----

Auction -  028
McKEEVER - William,   lease of 4 yrs  to run on site central Christchurch-- 

Bankruptcy - 029
McVICAR - John,   -----


Thursday 12 February 1874
Dissolution of Partnership - 033
HALL & MILLIS -  J.G.Hall  and R. Millis,    boot and shoe maker --- 


Friday 13 February 1874
Dissolution of Partnership - 035
HALL & MILLIS -  J.G.Hall  and R. Millis,    boot and shoe maker ---
PARSONS - FLUTEY - Lewis parsons  and John Fluty,     

Bankruptcy - 036
SHEATH - Isaac Brentnall,    trading as A.J.White & Co.


Saturday 14 February 1874
Auction -  038
DUNN - J.   2 acres   Papanui ---- 


Monday 16 February 1874
Auction -  041
RAINE -  Thomas,  sell  80 sections  township of Rainestown, near New Brighton  --- 

Fatal Accident -  042
WARD -  George H.  a boy about 12yrs  son of Mr D.C.Ward, Avonville,   drowned in Avon River,  Mr E.S.Leversedge tried to save him ---


Wednesday 18 February 1874
Fire at Amberley -  046
GRAY - Mr A.C.  --  another fire broke out,  little damage --

Auction - 047
HENFIELD -    on 19 Feb.  45 acres  ---


Thursday 19 February 1874
Death -  049
BROOK - about 5yrs of age, dau. of Mr Brook,  Lincoln Rd,  died suddenly ----

Missing -  055
HEVERAN - Catherine,  from Gulladuff, near Maghera,  ------


Friday 20 February 1874
Fatal Accident -  057
HARRIS - Mr, an old colonist of Governor's Bay---  more ---

Bankruptcy -  058
HOFT - Herman, bootmaker, -- lots more ---

Auction -  059
HANKEY - Messrs,  of London,  selling RS 767, 30 ares  and RS 974  20 acres  both at Saltwater Creek,  RS 876 44 acres at Kaiapoi Island ---

Monday 23 February 1874
Inquest -  063
HARRIS - Robert,   -----


Tuesday 24 February 1874
Presentation - 065
JAMES - Bro. C.   in recognition of his services as Hon. treasurer of the Loyal City of Christchurch Lodge  --- more ---

Auction - 066
MARCROFT - Mr W.  sell at Standard Farm   200 -- sheep -- lots more ---


Wednesday 25 February 1874
Land Transfers - 068
CLARK - Charles,  1099 acres,  rs 7539  north of Waipara district --  also 920 acres  RS -----
HARPER - Leonard,  attorney for Edmund Theodore Doxat,  175 acres  RS 1460, 1472,  1473,  1479 -----
HOLMES - George   1306 acres,   RS ------  Malvern and Upper Chch districts.
HOOKHAM - Henry,  25 acres,  RS 2229, Mandeville district ---
SMITH - John,  30 acres --  northern part RS 5791, Lincoln district and 10 acres --  RS 6878 
WHEELER - Joseph Mort,  1 acre ---   part RS 16 --- 


Thursday 26 February 1874
Inquest -  069
HARRIS - Robert,  last Friday -- 


Friday 27 February 1874
Assault - 071
FERROCK - Anthony -- violently assaulted his wife Bridget ----   lots more ---


Saturday 28 February 1874
Kaiapoi  Borough School -  073
annual distribution of prizes ---  list of names of prizewinners ----

Bankruptcy - 074
SHEATH -  Isaac  Brentnall,  furniture merchant --  John Holme Twentyman  merchant,  William Pratt, draper --  William Saunders,  merchant ---- 

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
8 June 2014
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