Lyttelton Times  -   March 1874
 
    
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Thursday 5 March 1874
Auction - 003
MAITLAND - Bros. dissolution of partnership,  selling Hillend Estate, on the Molyneaux River,  17,000 acres freehold land ----


Friday 6 March 1874
Farewell Dinner -  005
COUTTS - Donald,  farmer, Kaiapoi Island, ------   is leaving Canterbury for the North Island

Farm for Sale -  006
DIXON - Marmaduke,  sell  interest in lease of 600 acres near Messent's Hotel, Moeraki Downs,  Cust --- 

Farm for Auction - 007
HEMMINGS - late Thomas,  on Lincoln Rd,  part RS 118 13 acres ---  and Springston RS 6919 of 250 acres  and at Hawkins,  RS 8482 & 8483.


Saturday 7 March 1874
Auction -  008
SMART - G.F.  leaving for England,  all his superior household furniture and effects -----


Monday 9 March 1874
Testimonial -  010
DUNLOP - Mr D.L.N.  retired from staff of Lyttelton Times -- been employed as compositor for 10 yrs -----

Inquest -  012
TRAVISE - John, age 35,  ----   death from inflammation of  -----


Thursday 12 March 1874
Ohoka -  015
WHITE - Joseph Senior White,  sell by auction live stock and implements -----  listed ----

Auction of Property  -  016
WHITE - Joseph Senior ----  3 lots, 
1, Oxford Hotel,   occ. by Mr John Skilton, 
2. hotel & land Saltwater Creek.- ----  now known as Northport Hotel ---
3. house, store & warehouse, Saltwater Creek.  occ. by F.H.M.Walker ----


Saturday 14 March 1874
Turner's Run  -  018
GILLINGHAM - S. sold his interest in Turner's Run to Messrs Strachan, sell live and dead stock ----


Tuesday 17 March 1874
Bankruptcy -  021
McVICAR - John,  labourer, Christchurch ---


Wednesday 18 March 1874
Land for Sale -  024
RAINE - Thomas,  selling 80 building sites,  township of Rainestown, near New Brighton. ----

Fatal Accident -  025
WILKIN - Mr W.S. -- kicked by a horse at Birch Hill Station has died  ---   son of late postmaster, Lyttelton -- bur. Mount Cook ---  more  -------


Friday 20 March 1874
Farm Auction - 027
ATKINSON - Thomas,  91 acres at Fernside --- 7 roomed house ---

Property Auction - 028
WILSON - Mr I.B.  in Sewell st,  Kaiapoi,  6 roomed house -- 


Saturday 21 March 1874
Fatality -  031
GENDROT - Hippolite,  of Akaroa,  d on 19 March  -- an early French settler arr. Akaroa in 1840 by Count de Paris --

Presentation -  032
ROSS - Mr W.G.  late surgeon of ship Dilharee,   signed by 114 of the adult passengers --    more ----


Monday 23 March 1874
City of Glasgow,  from the Clyde -  033  & 034
long write up of voyage,  lists names of births & deaths
Births - 
13 January - Mrs McLaren - a daughter  who died on 18th
24 Feb. - Mrs Alexander - a daughter,  Mrs Cooper - a son.
Deaths -
16 Jan. Sarah Buchanan, age 1yr
25 Jan.  Agnes Forester, an infant.
25 Dec. Margaret Watson, 3yrs
25 Feb. Mary Curry, 3yrs
27 Feb. John Rait,  age 2yrs.
15 March George Lees,  1 yr.
19 March Andrew Welch,  24 yrs

Accident -  035
WILSON - Mrs,  wife of Mr Wilson,  potter,  at Kaiapoi,  -- horse shied -- 


Tuesday 24 March 1874
Bankruptcy - 036
DAWSON - Henry Joseph,  cabinetmaker,  Christchurch ----

Inquest at Akaroa -  037
GENDROT - Monsiuer H.  -----   disease of heart ---

Sudden Death - 038
KERR - a child 10 weeks old --   was one of twins --  


Wednesday 25 March 1874
Land Transfers -  040
BUCKLEY - George,  49 acres part sections 248a and 1319 ---
BORTHWICK - David Alexander, 23p. part section 40, Lyttelton,  ---
CUMBERWORTH - John,  19p.  part section 252 ---
FRASER - Rev. Charles, 4 acres part section 113 Christchurch --- 
GRAHAM - William,  2 roods,  part sections 159, 160, 161, Lyttelton --
LOCK - George Carnegy,  50 acres part section 8471 Ashley district --
MILSOM - Richard,  5 p. part section 22 Lyttelton ---
TICKNER - George, 22 acres,  part section 9  Christchurch --
PASHBY - Thomas, 148 acres,  sections 297a and 362, Mandeville -- 


Sell Freehold Property -  041
PIPER -  Messrs Henry  & Co.   dissolution of partnership,  sell  at Duvauchelles 1500 acres -- also The Mill --   lots more ----


Thursday 26 March 1874
Inquest -  044 & 045 & 046
KERR - Jane, age 10 weeks,  an illegitimate child --  a very long column ----

Bankruptcy - 047
McWILLIAMS - George,   ----

Serious Accident - 048
RIMMINGTON - Charles,  farmer, Eyreton,  --- fractured leg ---  more ---


Tuesday 31 March 1874

Cust Valley farms for Sale -  053
MEREDITH - Mr R.  80 acres in Cust Valley  --  50 acres in the Moeraki Downs --- 

Sudden Death -  054
RICE -   age 4mths,  son of Mr Robert Rice, Kaiapoi Island,   an inquest to be held -- 

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
12 June 2014
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