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Thursday  2 September 1875
Protection of Earnings  - 002
GREEN -  Selina E.J.Green apllied to have her earnings protected from her husband John William Green,  neither party appeared,  case dismissed.

MEROPE  -  Immigrants for Timaru  - 003
The Timaru Herald states that the Immigration Officer at Timaru,  Mr Le Cren,  received by the Suez mail the following summary of the trades and occupations of the immigrants  per ship Merope  which sailed from Plymouth for Timaru on 30 June.
farm labourers  - 61,     general labourers  -  25,     navvies -  4,    shepherds  - 3,     carpenters - 7,      joiners - 1,    sawyers - 3,    blacksmiths - 4,  
brickmakers - 2,      plasterers - 1,   shoemakers - 2,   butcher - 1,    constable - 1,    hairdresser - 1,    printer - 1

Single Women  -
Cook - 1,   dairymaids -  3,   housemaids  - 3,  laundress - 1,  dressmaker -1,  general servants - 17.

Male Adults  -  124,   Female adults  - 74,   male children  -  28,   female children - ?6,   infants - 12,   
Total souls  -  264,   equal to 225 statute adults.

Nationality  -
English -  203,  Welsh - 1,  Channel Islands - 1  French - 1.


Friday 3 September 1875
Auckland  -  004
DAVIS -  a photographer,  son of Mr Davis,  photographer, Melbourne.  He leaves a wife and 3 children  jumped overboard the s.s.Hawea.


Saturday 4 September 1875
Death  -  007
SNELL -  a child aged 4mths, belonging to Mr Snell, lives on the Sandhills, near the South Waimakariri railway bridge,  died suddenly, an inquest will be held.


Monday 6 September  1875
Presentation  -  008
CALVERT -  Councillor,  to be presented with  a silver tea and coffee service,  in recognition of the number of years he has served as a Municipal officer.

Inquest  - 009
JOHNSTON - Charles Henry,  son of Mr W.Johnston,  engineer in Christchurch Fire Brigade, ----  aged 6 weeks  ---   congestion of the lungs.


Tuesday  7 September 1875
Licensing Court  -  010
Applications for renewal of licenses granted at the annual meeting, but not taken up,  were heard -
SLUIS - Joseph,  Perthshire Arms Hotel,  Lincoln  --------- granted
ROGERS  -  Geo.   George and Dragon Hotel,  Templeton,  ---------  granted
SEARLE -  Benjamin -  Cass Hotel,  West Coast Road,  -------   granted


Wednesday 8 September 1875
Dunedin   -  Fatal Accident  -  011
STEADMAN - Henry,  driver of the West Tairei coach,  --- horse shied --  toppled the coach over a 20ft bank  Henry died at 2pm  ------

Queenstown      -  011
MALDERS  - Kate,  concealment of a birth   ---------


Saturday 11 September 1875
Sudden death  -  015
INCH -  George,  died suddenly at Oxford on Thursday night ---- aged about 20,  only 12 mths in the Colony  --- an inquest will be held.


Tuesday 14 September 1875
Death  -  017
RAPHAEL -  Councillor  ----    announcent of his death this morning -----


Thursday 16 September 1875
Wife Desertion  -  018
LOYD -  Joseph, an elderly man, charged with deserting his wife Lydia Loyd,  separated 12 to 14 years   -------   lots more  -------  9 children,
                    8 alive and grown up. ------    (spelt Lloyd later)

Lyttelton  -  Death  -  019
MURRAY -  William,  a Councillor,   ------  lots more  -----

Funeral  -  020
RAPHAEL  - Alfred Isaac Raphael took place yesterday  --   largest seen in the city ---  more  -----


Monday 20 September 1875
Invercargill  -  022
GARDINER -  Charles,  of Waihopai flour mills  ----  died on the Mataura line  -----an inquest will be held on Monday


Tuesday 21 September  1875
Auckland  -  023
MARKS  -  Thomas,  an immigrant by the ship Dover Castle,  was drowned in crossing a creek at Huia.

Dunedin  -  024
STEPHENS -  Robert,  a hawker, was found dead in a yard adjoining the Universal Hotel, Maclaggan st.  aged about 50,  from Devonshire  -------


Wednesday 22 September 1875
Lunacy  -  025
CALLEY - David,  of Wharton, Lancashire,   who for some years had been on Mr T.H.Parkinsons run -----  was entitled to property at Home,  

Supreme Court  -  026  
TRIBE -  Charles  ---   order of adjudication ---   date for Wed. 29 September  ---  
SHAILER -  Thomas ----  order of adjudication ---   date for Wed. 29 September  ---  
PETTERNELL -  Manton,  deceased  ---    issue of probate to Francis Thomas OPIE  a named executor.  
SCOTT -  George,  deceased ---  probate to Samuel Francis Scott  -----
PURVIS -  James Glen,  order of adjudication ---   date for Wed. 29 September  ---  
SLOPER - John,  deceased  ---  probate to John Lee and George Keats  as executors.
IRVING -  James Oldham,  last examination  for Thursday 4 November ---
BURGESS -  J. G.  order of adjudication ---   date for Thurs. 30 September  ---  


Thursday 23 September 1875
Wife Desertion  -  028
LLOYD -  Joseph (Loyd in earlier paper)   adjourned case for havng deserted his wife Lydia Lloyd, was further adjourned until 1 October.


Saturday 25 September 1875
Property Sale  -  030
MORGAN -  late Captain at Kaiapoi, and 3 acres of land  sold to Mr E.G.KERR, kaiapoi  for 650 pounds
BIRCH - Mr  occupied by Mr Birch  at Kaiapoi,  sold to Mr Birch for 350  pounds
HURSE -  Mr of Kaiapoi,  occupied by Mr Hurse sold  for 190 pounds
RINGWOOD - Mr,  7 roomed house and land in Barbadoes st sold to Mr NEEDHAM  for 625 pounds.


Monday 27 September  1875
Timaru  - Fatal Accident  -  031
KELLY -  a little girl aged 3 years  residing at Sandle town,   child drowned on  24 September  ---   an inquest will be held

Ship MEROPE,  from Plymouth,  via Timaru  -  032
Report of the ships journey  from Plymouth,  3 infants died,   Captain was J.Sutherland,  Matron was  Mrs Bartropp,      doctor was Mr Hasart,


Tuesday 28 September  1875
Arrival of ship LACTURA  033
clipper ship Lactura,  Captain Luckes, arrived on 27 September from London,  an extract from the diary of one of the saloon passengers  ---------


Wednesday 29 September 1875
Prebbleton  -  Accident  -  034
PENNY -  Mr  a miller at Irwell,  with his wife and child ------horse kicked   all occupants were tipped out in aheap at the back,  no one seriously hurt ----


Thursday 30 September 1875
Wellington  -  035
WALLIN  -  a fireman, was drowned today swimming off to a boat that was anchored out.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
13 September 2010

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