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Saturday 1 May 1875
Naturalization  -  001
HOLIVER - Thomas,  mariner,  Lyttelton.
MONSEN - Johannes Olai Monson,  jeweller,  Christchurch.


Monday 3 May 1875
Married Woman's Property Protection Act -  002 & 003
STREET  -  Bothia, applied for an order of protection  from her husband J.G.Street ----------

Obituary  -  004
PARKERSON -
Mr Burrell Parkerson, jun.  House Surgeon at the hospital,  died of typhoid fever, for some months past the hospital has been crowded with                                        
                            patients with typhoid  ---------

Neglect -  011
RANSLEY - Chas.  wife Elizabeth  ----  adjourned for a week.

Desertion  -  012
GREENING  -  Richard James,  
WILSON -  George ------


Saturday 8 May 1875
Timaru - Fatality - 013
BRUCE -  A labourer named Bruce was found dead on the Min rd between the Pareora and Otaio  he had evidently fallen off his horse -------

Fatality -   014
MELUZA - Mrs,  wife of fish hawker, John Meluza  died yesterday  -------    an inquest will be held today  --------


Monday 10 May 1875
Akaroa -  015
HUGHES - Mrs,  prop. of the Criterion Hotel  was found dead in her bed at 6-30 this morning,  an inquest will be held tomorrow.

Fatality  -  016
KNIGHT -  a young child belonging to Mr and Mrs Knight  of Sandhills,  has died suddenly on Saturday afternoon.

Inquest  -  018
MELLUZA -   in this edition  has Johanna Melluza,    death due to heart disease ----


Tuesday 11 May 1875
Children  -  019  & 020
MELBOURNE -  Eliza Jane,  aged 9,  Charlotte,  aged 6  and Charles Melbourne  aged 4  -----  sent to the Industrial School  for 7 years.


Friday 14 May 1875
Accidents  -  021
THOMPSON  -  Joseph  and
BENNETT -  William, injured in an accident at the Dunsandel railway station,  ------  taken to hospital ---------  working for John Brown in loading timber -----

Fatality  -  022
FUSSELL -  Mr Austin,  chemist, Colombo st,  who fell from a ladder in his storeroom last Monday, ----- died today -------


Saturday 15 May 1875
Fatality  -  024
THOMPSON - Joseph, one of the men injured at the Dunsandel station  died in hospital yesterday,  an inquest will be held today -------


Monday 17 May 1875
Late Accident  - 026
BENNETT -  William,  injured in the Dunsandel station accident lies in a dangerous state  -------

Rangiora  -  Accident  - 027
MARDON -  Charles,  aged 9 years -------   kicked by a horse,  eyes damaged ------

Drowning  -  028
BETTS  -  Joseph,  a plasterer by trade, was found in the Avon river  by Mr J. McWilliams, ----    an inquest was held today -----  more ----

Inquests  -  029
FUSSELL -  last Monday  he fell from a ladder onto his head and was insensible  ----  more ----
THOMPSON - Joseph ----  verdict of  accidental death returned


Tuesday 18 May  1875
Inquest -  031
BETTS -  Joseph ------  verdict  found drowned ------  separated from his wife -- in 1869, went to Auckland goldfields ---  lots  more  -------


Thursday 20 May 1875
Dunedin   -  034
RIXTON - James,  dropped down dead in Cumberland st ---  
BORLAND -  Mr,  inquest,  killed by a train ----  inquest adjourned ----- a subscription has been started for Mrs Borland and her 6 children  all girls, youngest 3.

Sudden Death  - 035
BLACK - John,  formerly a seaman on the Tintern Abbey, fell down dead on Norwich quay, Lyttelton,  yesterday ---


Friday 21 May 1875
Protection Order  -  036
GILBERT - Mary Jane, mother of 5 children,  the eldest aged 8 ------  more  -----

Inquest  -  037
BLACK - John, a seaman lately belonging to the Tintern Abbey  -----  accidental death  ------


Tuesday 25 May  1875
The Late Mr HEAD 038
Subscriptions on behalf of the widow of the late Mr Head  who died through an accident at the mouth of the tunnel -------

Temuka  -  fatal Accident  -  039
SULLIVAN -  Johnm a farmer of Orari,  thrown from his horse opposite Mr F.W.Stubbs  res.  -------  died yesterday from injuries received  ----

Presentation  -  040
ANDREWS  -  Mr S.P.
  Mr J.Gapes,  on behalf of the young ladies employed in the millinery drapery ----  presented Mr S.P.Andrews with a
                                handsome gilt clock  ----  in recognition of the services rendered in the Provincial Council in securing
                                the adoption of the Employment of Females Act.  ----  more  ----

Auction  -  Household furniture and effects  -  041
MACPHERSON - J.D. Esq. Dampier's Bay, Lyttelton selling all his  valuable furniture and effects -----  more  -----


Port Chalmers  -  043
IRVINE
  -  Arrived  -  City of Cashmere  after a voyage of 91 days ---- 24 1st class passengers,  14 steerage,  James Irvine  jumped overboard on 28 Feb.


Wednesday 26 May 1875
Death  -  044
WILLIAMS -  An able seaman named W.Williams, employed on the ss Alhambra,  while working in the hold,  fell down in a fit ---   died on way to the hospital


Thursday 27 May 1875
Found Drowned  045
WEDGE  - 
Mr R.Wood was passing a creek near his house in Salisbury st ----  saw a man -----   an old man named Charles Wedge -----    

Lyttelton  -   Refusal of Duty 047
John Sutherland,   Antonio Castro,  James Cox,  August Holm,  John Williams,  William McDonald,  Joseph Dimmons,    
                 -  Marshall,      -- Dantos,  seamen from the  ship Cicero  -----   ordered on board.

Inquest  -  048
WILLIAMS -  an inquest  on the man Williams who died suddenly  on Monday -----will be held later today

Invercargill -  049
FINNERTY -  a lad,  fell through a ballasting waggon --- died in hospital  --- inquest was held yesterday and adjourned to today  ---   
                          


Friday 28 May 1875
Inquest  -  050
WILLIAMS  -  inquest on the man Williams  who died on the train on the way from Lyttelton to Christchurch  ---  died from natural causes ------


Saturday 29 May 1875
Timaru  -  Accident -  051
GASCOIGNE  -     a carter,  while driving his team -- near Mr Shaw's premises,   ----  Timaru ---   he fell off the shaft --- wheels went over his legs -------

Dunedin  -  052
JENKINSON - Mr,  a carpenter,  Filleul st,   died   -------   he is a widower with several children,  


Monday 30 May 1875
Drowning  - Timaru -   053
NETTLETON -  Harry,  stepson of Mr Nettleton of Kaiapoi --  found drowned  in the Pig-hunting creek,  found on 28 May ---- an inquest will be held.

Dunedin  -  054
JENKINSON -  was a member of No 1 Company of Volunteers,  lived alone,  children in the Industrial School -----  an inquest will be held on Monday

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
28 June 2010

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