Lyttelton Times  -   January  1874

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Thursday 1 January 1874
Inquest - 003  & 003a
WILLIAMSON - Laurence,   -- was a mate on board ketch "Jane Elkin"  age c. 38,  --- lots more.

Drowning -  004
WILLIAMSON - Laurence,  --- drowned in the Waimakiriri, on 31 Dec.  ---  lots more ---


Saturday 3 January 1874
Narrow Escape - 009
WHITFORD - boy  had narrow escape from drowning --- 


Saturday 3 January 1874
Accident - 011
WILSON -  Frederick,  thrown from his horse -- 


Tuesday 6 January 1874
Inquest - 014
WILSON - Joseph David, age 10 weeks,  died on Sunday --- 


Friday 9 January 1874
Missing - 021
SAVAGE - John,  ----


Saturday 10 January 1874
Auction  -  022
Alford  Station - 18,788  acres leasehold,  582 acres freehold   --- lots more --
Clent Hills Station - 51,180 acres leasehold, 20 acres freehold ---   more ---

Bankruptcy -  024
BRETT - James Harris,  of Mt Torlesse Station -- 


Monday 12 January 1874
Sudden Death - 028
McCANN - James,  employed by Mr Shand as a cook, found dead in his chair --
STARK - William, on Sat. suddenly fell from his horse ----  died suddenly ---

Dinner -  029
STODDART - Mr,  ---dinner ---  prior to his leaving for the old country --- 


Tuesday 13 January 1874
Inquest -  032
STARK - William,  died suddenly on Sat. --- 
McCANN - James,  -- found dead in his chair ----


Wednesday 14 January 1874
Auction -  034
TREMAYNE - Mr (leaving Canterbury)  list of furniture ------


Friday 16 January 1874
Land Transfer Notices -  037
ADAMS - Henry Cockayne,  192 acres part RS 8150, Ellesmere district, ---
ALLAN - Andrew David Mason, 1 rood 9 perches, part RS 32 --
CAVENDISH - Lord Richard,  17 perches part RS 247, Lyttelton. Richard James Strachan acting for ---
DEAL - Jeremiah,  1 acre lot 24 Leeston township part RS 5787, ---
GOSS - James,  1 rood part lot 80,  along St Asaph st --
GRAY - Ernest,  98 acres,   RS 522,  818, 1286, 6390 ---
HENNAH  - Henry Hayes &
HELMORE - Joseph Cornish,  1 acre,  2 roods, part RS 7 --
JOHNSON - Edward Mainwaring,  16 perches on Cashel st ---
LEWIS - John,  as attorney for Richard taylor,  20 acres,  RS 3655 Lincoln district.
McGILL - Andrew, 1 rood 24 p. part RS 41,  Christchurch,  Stanmore rd --- 
PACKE - George, 100 acres RS 6499 Christchurch -
PALMER - Joseph,  21 P.  part RS 257 --- 
PEACOCK - John Thomas,  2 roods, 9 perches,  sections 278 & 280 Lyttelton ---
PICKERING - george William,  2 acres,  part RS 71, Christchurch -- 
RAVEN - John,  5 acres, 2 roods,  sections -----
Superintendent of Canterbury -2 acres, 2 roods -- part RS 370 Mandeville -- 
WHITE - Alfred Joseph,  1 acre 3 roods 17 perches Wakefield township part RS 2 ---

Auction - 038
Maiatoto district sheep station ----  140,000  acres, divided by Tairei Lake,   40,000 sheep  8 roomed house,

Saturday 17 January 1874
Farewell Dinner -  042
STODDART - Mr H.  took place on Thursday evening ---  lots more ---

Sudden Death -  044
TURNER - Mrs,  wife of John, Cranmer Square,  -- fell suddenly to the ground -- 


Monday 19 January 1874
Funeral Write - Up - 047
GUNNION - Mr Wm.   took place yesterday -- one of the oldest member of the Court Star of Canterbury --

Missing -  048
LAW - James,  late Fernhill, Aberdeenshire,  -- father is dead,  ------


Tuesday 20 January 1874
Serious Accident - 051
HIGHLAND - 5yr old son of Mr Highland of Kaiapoi, 

Missing Friends -  052
EVANS - Walter,  son of William & Sarah, from Fiddington, near Bridgewater, Somerset, came to NZ about 14yrs ago  -----
LAW - James, late Fernhill, Aberdeenshire ------


Wednesday 21 January 1874
For Sale - 054
MORRELL -  George,  a 4 roomed house and 5 acres -- on the North rd, Papanui --

Presentation - 055
PEARSON - Mr W.F. formerly of BNZ about to visit mother country , --- handsome gold chain with locket ---

Fatal Accident - 056
PERRIN - Alonzo, age about 8yrs, son of James Perrin,  wheelwright, drowned in the Waimakiriri, 


Thursday 22 January 1874
Missing -  058
EVANS - Walter, son of William & Sarah,  from Fiddington, near Bridgewater, Somerset, came to NZ about 14yrs ago  -----

Auction - 059
HOWES - Rev. E.  deceased estate,  town sections No1 & 2  Cambridge Tce ---  also 80 acres RS no 89 --  Opawa.

Auction - 060
MAITLAND - Bros, dissolution of partnership, Hillend Estate,   Molyneaux River,  17,000 acres,  13,000 sheep ---  more --

Auction - 061
MEERS - Mr W.D. (leaving the Colony)  well made furniture ----  long list ----

Inquest -   062  & 063  & 064   &  065
PERRIN - Alonzo Vincent ----   drowned on 20 January ---   age 7 last November ---  lots more ---


Friday 23 January 1874
Presentation - 068
GIBSON -  Capt. & Mrs,  leaving Lyttelton for England, on Cardigan Castle   ---  gold watch guard and locket, 


Saturday 24 January 1874
Bankruptcy -  070
GILBERT - John,  a tailor, Christchurch ---


Monday 26 January 1874
Auckland -  072
CARPENTER --    divorce ----
JEVONS - Henry,  late manager of Bank NSW at Grahamstown, found lying dead ---


Tuesday 27 January 1874
Auction -  074
Double Hill Station,   98,500 acres,  30,000 sheep,  ---- 


Saturday 31 January 1874
Drowning -  078
BANKS -  lad drowned  and 4 others escaped --   more ----

Partnership dissolved -  080
Harvey Hawkins,  William Stocks,  Robert Wilkinson Martindale,  as contractors,  Lyttleton,  ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
2 June 2014
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