Lyttelton Times  -   May 1875

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Saturday 1 May 1875
Marriages -  001
HODGES - WHITE - on 29 April at --  Franklin Hodges  to Bessie White, both of Christchurch.

Funeral Notice -  002
BRADLEY - Edward,  on Sunday 2 May at half-past 2 o'clock.


Monday 3 May 1875
Births - 006
FIELD - on 1 May at Templeton  to Mrs Strickland Field - a son.
HILL - on 2 May at --  to Mrs R.P.Hill -  a daughter.

Marriage -  006
CLEVELAND - LANE -  on 28 April at -- Arthur William Cleveland (Melbourne)  to Emmeline, dau. of William Hannibel Lane.

Death -  006
PARKERSON - Burrell,  jnr.   on 2 May at --    late House Surgeon,   age 45

Funeral Notice -  007
COWAN - Mrs John --  on Tuesday  at 2 o'clock ---


Wednesday 5 May 1875
List of births for month015
BROWN -  on 10 April at -- Lyttelton -  a daughter
COTTRELL -  on 29 April at --  a daughter.
DANIELS - on 17 April at --   a daughter.
FEAST - on 3 May -- a son.
FIELD -  on 1 May at Templeton --  a son.
GRAHAM- on 24 April at Lyttelton --  a son.
HENDERSON - on 14 April at Kaiapoi --- a daughter
HORSFIELD - on 15 April at -- Lyttelton,  ---  a son.
HILL -  on 2 May at --  a daughter
LODGE - on 17 April at --  - a son.
MANNING - on 23 April at --  a son.
MERSON -  on 2 May at -- Lyttelton -- a son.
NATHAN - on 12  April --  a son.
PEELE - on 9 April -- a son.
ROOKE - on 24 April -- Timaru --  a son.
ROUSE -  on 25 April --  Lyttelton --  a son.
RUSSELL - on 10 April at -- -- a daughter
SHIELDS - on 17 April at --  a daughter.
SUTCLIFFE - on 30 april --  a daughter
WAKEFIELD - on 23 April at Timaru --  a son.

Deaths for the month016
CARO -  Maude Miriam  on 22 April  --  age 5mths
CROWE - Ernest Edward --   on 16 April  age 8mths ---
FENDALL - Herbert Johnson,  on 24 April  age 7 weeks
GREEN - Arthur Winstanley --  on 22 April at Timaru --  age 5mths --
GUNN -  John Carter,  on 10 April at --  age 15yrs --
JOHNSTON - Robert,  on 19 April at Ashburton,   age 9mths.
MACBETH - John,  on 16 April at --  infant son ----
MORGAN -  Capt. William,  on 11 April at Kaiapoi,  age 71 --
PARKERSON - Burrell,  on 2 May at --  age 45 --
PHILLIPS -  Maud Eva,  on 20 April --   inf. daughter ---
SMITH -  Thomas,  on 2 May at -- age 37 --
ROUSE - Edward Lyttelton,  on 25 April -- 
TUERSLEY - Mary Ann,  on 11 April -- age 30.
TAYLOR -  Mary Susan,  on 9 April at Lyttelton,  -- 

Marriages for the Month - 020
CLEVELAND - LANE on 28 April at --  Arthur William Cleveland --- to Emmeline Hurst ---
GIBBONS - LeCOMPT - on 17 April at --  Akaroa,  John Gibbons to  Caroline Le Compt ---
FLANAGAN - MILNES -  on 27 April at -- Akaroa, James Flanagan  to  Selina Milnes ------
HODGES - WHITE - on 29 April at --  Franklin Hodges  to Bessie White --
MEIKLE - LEAR -  on 12 April at --  John Meikle  to  Marion Louisa Lear, both of Timaru --
RIX - REYNOLDS - on 8 April at -- Robert George Rix  to  Emma Roland Wilson Reynolds ----
SMITH - MANSON - on 13 March at -- John Smith ---  to Marion manson ---
STEVENSON - McKENZIE- on 16 April at --  John Stevenson  to Isabella Mckenzie ---
WOODHAM - COWPER - on 12 April at  Charles Woodham  to Annie Cowper ---
YATES - EDWARDS - on 20 April --- John Yates   to Barbara Edwards ---

Funeral Notice -  017
SMITH -  Thomas,  --  today Wednesday  at a quarter past 2'oclock ----


Thursday 6 May 1875
Birth -  028
TOSSWILL - on 5 May at Prebbleton,  to wife of A.R. D. Tosswill, -- Waikari -  a son.

Marriages -  028
WEARN - FARRANT -  on 5 May at --  Marie, dau. of Robert Farrant (late St Heliers, Jersey)   to  J.W. Wearn, (late Ryde, Isle of Wight)
HUDSON - HUMPHREY - on 6 April at --  Stephen Hudson to Emma Maria Humphrey, both Christchurch.
MORGAN - MYLNE - on 1 May at --  Archibald Morgan  to  Emily Mylne, Christchurch.

Deaths -  028
SHANKS - Mary,  on 5 May at --  Mary,  dau. of Robert & Mary
WALKER - Lillian Grace,  on 4 May,  inf. dau. of J.Q.  and Lilian,  age 5 and half months.


Friday 7 May 1875
Birth -  030
COWPER - on 2 May at -- to Mrs Henry Cowper - a daughter.

Marriages -  030
TURNER - SHEPHERD - on 5 May   Charles H. Turner  to Annie Shepherd, (late Hobartown, Tasmania)
WALKER - WARREN - on 6 May at --  Robert H. Walker  to  Mary C. Warren,  ---

Deaths -  030
PARSONS - George Fredrick,  on 5 May at West Oxford,  son of Lewis & Sarah Ann,  age 12mths.
WALCOT - Ralph Barnard,  on 5 May at --  son of R.B.  and H. N.  Walcot,  age 10yrs.


Saturday 8 May 1875
Death -  035
STONEY - Rebecca,  on 7 March at --  wife of Johnstone T. Stoney, J.P. of Emell Castle, King's Co. Ireland.


Monday 10 May 1875
Death - 037
WOLEDGE - Elizabeth,  on 9 May at -- dau. of C.W.  & Elizabeth Woledge,  age 16yrs.

Funeral Notices -  039
BALLANTINE - William James,  --   this day --- 
MELLUZA - wife of John,  -- this day  -- at 2 o'clock.


Tuesday 11 May 1875
Birth -  042
WOOD - on 10 May at Lyttelton  to wife of Capt. R. Wood -  a son.

Deaths -  042
DALE - Frances Beatrice,  on 9 May at --  dau. of J.B.  and Alicia Dale, age 12yrs.
GOURLAY - Thomasina,  on 8 May at --  age 6yrs.

Funeral Notices - 043
HANRAHAN - John,  --  on Tuesday 11th ---
WOLEDGE - Elizabeth,  --  on Wednesday at 2 o'clock.


Wednesday 12 May 1875
Birth -  045
HAYDON - on 10 May at --  Prebbleton  to wife of J. Haydon -  twin sons,  one stillborn.

Death -  045
BENNETT -  Margaret,  on 8 May at Kaiapoi,  widow of Joseph,  age 73yrs.


Thursday 13 May 1875
Deaths -  047
LANE - Sydney Bathurst,  on 12 may at --  son of W.H. Lane. age 6yrs ----
FOOKS - Jane,  on 15 April at --  Tasmania,  widow of James Mackenzie Fooks, of Weymouth, Dorsetshire,  age 97yrs.
COBB -  Elizabeth,  on 28 April at --  Melbourne,  wife of William Winstanley Cobb,  age 33.

Funeral Notices -  048
REVELL - Mrs Lydia -- on Friday --- 


Saturday 15 May 1875
Marriages  - 050
NICHOLLS - DIXON - on 12 May at --  William Nicholls  to Sarah Sheldon, dau. of William Dixon ---
NEWTON - GORDON -  on 12 May at --  Arthur Charles, son of late Rev. William Newton  to  Mary Kate De Renzy, dau. of George Gordon, Town Clerk, Christchurch.

Deaths -  050
AIKMAN - Mr J.C.  on 14 May at -- 
THOMPSON - Hilda Maria,  on 14 May at -- dau. of J.M. Thompson,  age 13mths.

Funeral Notices -  051
THOMPSON - Joseph,  --  on Sunday  at 2 o'clock  for the English Cemetery.
AIKMAN - John C.  --  on Sunday,  at half past 2 o'clock.


Monday 17 May 1875
Birth -  057
BRIDGE - on 14 May at Akaroa,  to wife of H.B. bridge -  a son.

Marriage - 057
CANNON - GOODISON - on 12 May at --  John, son of Thomas Cannon  -- to Ellen, dau. of late John Goddison ---

Deaths -  057
BROWN - William John,  on 15 May,  at --  son of J.Evans  & Theresa Brown.
FUSSEL -  Austin,  on 14 May at --  age 37 yrs.
LEE -  Marian,  on 16 May,  dau. of Thomas & Isabella Lee,  age 9yrs 10mths.

Funeral Notices -  059
BUCKMAN - Mrs Mary,   -- this day  17 May at 3 o'clock.
BETTS - Joseph,  --   this day    at half-past three ---


Tuesday 18 May 1875

Births -  064
BEALEY - on 4 March at Bayswater, London   to Mrs Samuel bealey -  a daughter.
HASSAL -  on 17 May at --  to wife of T.M.Hassal - a daughter
MINCHIN - on 15 May at --  to wife of Wm Minchin,  of Malvern - a son
McDONALD - on 16 May at --  to Mrs T. McDonald - a son.

Death -  064
SPRING - Annie,  on 16 May at Southbridge,  wife of Walter Spring,  age 27yrs.

Funeral Notice -  065
TOON -  Alice maria,  --  dau. of Mr Toon,  --  on Wednesday at 2 o'clock.


Wednesday 19 May 1875
Marriage -  069
SIMPSON - BUXTON - on 13 May at --  Sydney Joseph, son of george Simpson, of Sydney to Mary Hannah, dau. of John Buxton, builder of Christchurch.

Death -  069
HARTNELL - Tom,  late of Rakaia,  age 22yrs.


Thursday 20 May 1875
Deaths -  071
FLETCHER - Caroline Mabel, on 19 May at --  dau. of John Johnston & Frances Ann Fletcher,  age 6 and half years.
GLENDINNING - George, on 16 May at Waikari,  age 53.


Friday 21 May 1875
Birth - 077
BELL - on 19 May at --  to Mrs John C. Bell, of Ashburton -  a daughter.


Saturday 22 May 1875
Birth -  082
HILLIER - on 20 May at Lyttelton  to wife of William Hillier -  a son.

Marriage -  082
CODLING - BUTTON - on 20 May at --  Thomas Codling to Elizabeth Button, ---

Death - 082
HILL -  Philip,  on 21 May at Malvern,  Baptist Minister,  age 27yrs.


Monday 24 May 1875
Deaths -  086
CARROLL - John,  on 22 May at Lyttelton,  father of M. Carroll, butcher,  age 58.
WINTER - Thomas Bassell,  on 22 May at --  age 70.

Funeral Notice -  088
CARROLL -   father of Mr M.  -- this  day  -- at 3pm.


Tuesday 25 May 1875
Birth -  091
WILSON - on 23 May at Ashley Bank  to wife of Archie - a son.


Wednesday 26 May 1875
Births - 093
CUTHBERT - on 24 May at -- to wife of Edwin Cuthbert -  a daughter.
MARTIN - on 21 May at -- to wife of Mr C. Martin  - a son,  survived a few hours.
PREBBLETON - on 25 May at --  to wife of F.W. East prebbleton -  a son.
THOMPKINS - on 22 May at --  to Mrs M.R.Thompkins - a daughter.

Deaths -  093
DOBSON - Mary Trevor, on 23 May at -- Cust,  inf. dau. of John & Elizabeth Grey Dobson -  age 11mths
RAINE -  Thomas,  on 23 May at --  son of Thomas Raine, jnr, age 6yrs.


Thursday 27 May 1875

Birth -  096
EAST - on 25 May at --  to wife of F.W. East, Prebbleton -  a son.

Marriage -  096
ADAMS -REDHEAD - on 23 May at Windwhistle,  Joseph,  son of Wm Adams  to Jane, dau. of John Redhead, Selkirkshire, Scotland.

Death - 096
CALVERT - William Albert,  on 25 May,  son of W. Calvert jnr   age 6 weeks.


Friday 28 May 1875
Births -  099
PENLINGTON - on 15 May at Akaroa,  to wife of Thomas -  a son.
TOSSWILL - on 27 May at -- Courtenay,  to wife of William B.  - a son.


Saturday 29 May 1875
Births -  105
DOYLE - on 28 May at Doyleston  to Mrs J.H.Doyle -  a daughter
PACKARD - on 26 May at Lyttelton  to Mrs W. Packard -  a daughter.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
15 January 2015
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