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Thursday 1 August  1878
Dissolution of  Partnerships - 001
BECK  - John  and  TONKS - W.    trading as Beck and Tonks in Wellington and Hobart Town, Tasmania, 
PATTRICK Brothers  -  L.L.  and Thomas

MEROPE  from London -  003
A  report of the journey of the Merope  from London.


Friday 2 August 1878
Land Sale - 011
FOSTER -  John,  45 sections of land at Addington close to railway station -------

Property for sale -  012
DRON -  Mr John,  to sell at the Hurunui,  23 acres of land with good stone house (4 rooms)  ------


Saturday 3 August 1878
Partnerships  Dissolved    -   013
SMITH & GILLING -  Robt. Gilling and Henry Smith  as woodturners and chairmakers  -----
HALL -  Mary, and    EDELMANN -  Albert,   brickmaking in the Heathcote Valley ------

WHITSTONE Estate for sale -  
016
CAMPBELL -  Hon. Robert,  subdivided into sections ------ few minutes from town of Oamaru  --------


Monday 5 August 1878
Bankruptcy -   018
McNICOL - Charles,  of Knightstown,  bootmaker ---

Inquest -  020  & 021   
BROWN -  Alexander, an apprentice aboard the barque Southern Cross,  died suddenly, --- Henry BOON, master of the vessel,   
                    aged about 13 years --- C.C.PITMAN,  2nd officer ---  Henry HUTCHINSON, employed on the railway ----- 
                    Thomas OCKFORD --- railway employee ------  Edward BURGOYNE,  an apprentice on board the Southern Cross
                        ------  death from natural causes.


Wednesday 7 August 1878
Drowning case -  025
CUNNINGHAM -  missing for a week,  a body found yesterday north side of the Waitaki --------

Wedding  -  
026
KARATITI  - POHATA ,   at Raupaki pah,   George Pataina Karatiti  &  Harirota Pohata,  Karaiti is son of Solomon,
                    who is chief Rangitira of the Waimate Maoris, but lives at Raupaki.   -----  lots  more -----

Partnership  -  
027
WEBB  - Mr R.T. of Southbridge, late Manager for Messrs Miles, hassal and Co.  and
JAMESON - Mr Fredk,  of Leeston late agent of the Bank of New Zealand at Southbridge   taken into partnership  with Mr W.J.G.BLUETT -----

Farm for sale -
028
MEARS - Mr C. 27 acres on Heathcote River and Lincoln rd with good house  -----

Property for Sale - 
029
Township of Ellisham  -  situated at Ellis Flat, 3 miles from Bennetts station on the Oxford Line.

Farm for Sale -
030
WOODING - Mr,  254 acres in 4 paddocks, next to Captain Willis's farm  3 miles from Dunsandel Station ------

Property for Sale -
031
HERMAN - Mr I.  occupying  property,   for sale on behalf of absentee owner ---half acre of land   and family dwelling house 


Thursday 8 August 1878
Death   - 034
BACHELOR -  Henry,  of Mount Grey Downs,    ------  more  ---- an inquest will be held ----

Grahamstown  - 
036
THRUPP  and BENNY  -  fatal boat accident,   ------ all leave large families ----  and
De THIERRY -  is son of old Baron De Thierry, who purchased land in the Kaipara ----  more ----

Fatality - Oamaru   -   
037
BLACK - Matthew,  working in a quarry,  near breakwater  --- leaves a wife and family   ---

Land Transfer Notices  -
039
WILLIAMS - William,  part rural section 40 Lyttelton,  occupied by applicant.
BARNES - Thomas,  1 acre, part rural section 3 Christchurch district. occupied by Peter BRONKLAUSEN
PALMER - David,  25 acres, rural section 4607 Ashley district .
WARD - Thomas jnr and BROWNLEE - Thomas, 75 acres, 3 roods, 24 perches, part rural section 8023, Malvern district, occupied by Thomas Brownlee.
McLACHLAN  -  Donald, 60 acres, part rural section 12693, Oxford district, occupied by applicant.
LEATHERDALE - George, 50 acres, rural section 3176. Mandeville district,  occupied by applicant.

Bankruptcy   -
040
TAYLOR -  Edward,  of Christchurch,  labourer  ------
WALKER - Alfred,  bootmaker of Christchurch ------


Friday 9 August 1878
Bankruptcy  -   041
WOOD - William,builder, of Christchurch -----  final dividend.
BEUMELBURG - Laudius Christopher,  of North rd, Waimakiriri,    farmer,  ----

Inquest - 
046
BATCHELOR -  J. found on Wednesday  ------  


Saturday 10 August 1878
Inquest  -  050
RICHARDS - Charles,  a labourer, on the Seadown Estate,  found dead in his bed ----  

Obituary -
053
HART  -  Mr M.B. --------

Partnership Notice -  055
WEBB - Mr R.T. of Southbridge  and Mr Fredk JAMESON   of Leeston ---- joined ----    W.J.G.Bluett & Co.

Property for Sale - 
056
BLACKLER -  Mr John,    a 4 roomed house with half an acre of land.  -------in King st,  being auctioned at Doyleston.

Chattels Clearing Sale - 
057
ALLEN -  Alexander,  has let his farm,  --- at the Homestead, Killinchy Swamp.-------- 

Sections for Sale - 
058
HAWDON - Joseph,   late ,  ----------   4 quarter acre sections  in Tuam st,   -------

Clearing Sale - 
059
WESTAWAY - Mr William,  who is leaving his farm  -- 


Monday 12 August 1878
Chattels  Clearing Sale -  063
HOWARD - Charles Caleb, of Templeton, schoolmaster. ----- lots more ----


Tuesday 13 August 1878
Missing Friends - 064
FULLERTON -  David,  of Lisburn, Ireland,   -------

Bankruptcy - 065
SQUIRE -  George, of Cashel st,  a labourer -----
KESTEVEN - Leighton, of Ashburton,  medical practitioner -----

Property for Sale - 068
WADEY -  Mr C.  leasehold property cnr St Asaph st and Manchester st ----


Wednesday 14 August 1878
Accident -  073
POWELL - Charles,  at Haye's timber yard, Ashburton,  -----

Riccarton Estate Sale -  074
prices for sections sold ---    for 28 acres,  25 thousand two hundred and eighty five pounds,  giving an average of 900 pounds per acre.

Properties For sale -  078
MORLEY - George H.  ---  16 acres  subdivided into 17 sections   with well built house  -- near Southbridge Junction ---
RULE - Mr W.H. 6 acres of land  at Springston,  with well built house ----  more  ----

Property for Sale  -  Longbeach  -  079
218 acres on the Longbeach Run, fronting Graham's rd, adjourns Wheatston Township and 1 mile from the Ashton Government School ----  

Ashburton -  WINTER'S Run - 080
SMITH - H.T.   275 acres 2 miles from Ashburton township. -- adjourns Messrs Tancred and Allen,  Oram and others.

Bankruptcy - 083
MAPLES - William,  hotelkeeper, surviving partner of Maples Brothers, William and Edward ---  lots more ----

Supreme Court  -  084
BENNETT - Henry,  deceased,   rural section No 6094  --- 20 acres -- petition of Margaret Bennett of Ashburton ----   lots more -----

Supreme Court -  085
GUNNION - William, deceased, ----69 acres -- rural sections 6914-5 ---- widow,  Margaret Susannah Gunnion  of Courtenay

Estate of  -  085a
PARISH - William,  deceased,  are requested to forward accounts for payment  to Wynn Williams & Deacon ---


Thursday 15 August 1878
Wanganui -  Fatality - 088
MARTEN - Frank,  was killed at the railway station at noon today --- was a porter, -- 


Friday 16 August 1878
Supreme Court    -  091
McNICOL - Charles, Knightstown,  bootmaker ----
UDEN - Harm,  builder, of Christchurch -----
WALKER - Alfred,  bootmaker, of Christchurch ----
PARISH - William,  deceased,  are requested to forward accounts for payment  to Wynn Williams & Deacon
CLARKE - G.    late of  Waltham,  butcher ----


Saturday 17 August 1878
Bankruptcy -  092
JONES - John,  carpenter  of Christchurch ---
SAUNDERS - Seymour Harris,   commission agent,  Christchurch, 
CROSSE -  Samuel Victor,  dentist,   ------
GORDON - James William Hume,   of St Martins,  storekeeper ----

Ashburton land Sales -  093
sold on account of  --  prices   all listed
ORR -  68 lots, sold on account of ----    also town sections  816 Aitken st,
SARGEANT - F.A.  lot 47 east town belt ---- with 2 roomed cottage
HAMPTON -  Mr B. 31 acres  near Tinwald --- 
CHAMBERS - George, 70 acres, situated near Waterton,
REMMINGTON - Mr C. 150 acres,  near Tinwald,  
MILLAR - Mr C.  60 acres, on the Wakanui run,  near the school and 47 acres  -----

Inquest -  099  & 100
FLEMING - John William,  died Lyttelton Gaol,    Samuel Charles Phillips  deposed ---   received at gaol 13 July 1877 ----  
                        died of heart disease  --- lots more  ------

Doyleston  -  Property for Sale  -  102
BLACKLER - James,   piece of land No 45  in town of Doyleston. half acre and 3 roomed cottage.----

For Sale -  103
BEAUMELLBURG -  Mr C.C.,    sell leasehold property  11 acres,   with 4 roomed house  rural sections 848 and 855 ----


Monday 19 August 1878

Partnership Notice -  105
GODBY  -  Michael  and
TOSSWILL -  William,  commenced partnership as Barristers and Solicitors,  Timaru ---
ALINGTON -  W. Herbert,    and
ALINGTON - George H.  and
ALINGTON  - Charles S.  farmers,  under the name Alington brothers, South Rakaia,  dissolved. ----

Sefton -  Fatality -  107
SLIPPER - John,  schoolmaster, Mount Grey Downs,  ------- lots more ----

Sale of Books and Book debts - 109
WALKER - Alfred,  Christchurch, bootmaker ---  list of goods for sale -----
HOWARD - Charles Caleb,   Templeton, schoolmaster,   600 volumes of valuable books  -----


Tuesday 20 August 1878
Bankruptcy -  110
McGARRY - Jacob,   of West Eyreton,  labourer ---  
HOOPER - William,  of Heathcote,  farmer -----

Land sale at Albury -  115

Grahamstown - 116
McKAY - a young lady a dau. of Mr Thomas McKay, wine merchant, of Auckland,  went for a walk  --- found 40 hours later wet and cold -------

Albury  -  100 sections for sale - 118
RICHARDSON - Edward,  100 sections for sale in the township of Albury  and 2 farms, each 50 acres,   --- more ----

Farm for sale - 119
WILSON - Mrs,  sell 53 acres, rural section 7558 in the Springs District, ----

Rangiora  -  sections for sale - 120
PERROTS  - Mr F. Perrot's  Paddock -   quarter acre sections ----


Wednesday  21 August 1878
Man & Child Missing -  125
CROSS -  Henry,  left his home in Sydenham,  carrying his daughter  -----   gone missing ------

Featherstone - 127
STEPHEN - William,  a young man,  accident on the Rimutaka ---    driver and 2 horses killed -----  

Hoon Hay Land for Sale -  128
CRONIN - Mr G.  20 acres,  adjoining Sir Cracroft Wilson , Hon. E.Gray and E.G.Wright,  rural section 5?2 ------

Farm for sale Ashburton Forks -  129
GREENSTREET - late Chas, and Mrs,  442 acres,  in the Forks of the Ashburton ------

Kirwee farm for Sale -  130
SIMPSON - Mr W.J.    Rural sections 15696 and 15697  surrounding the railway station reserve ------


Thursday 22 August 1878
Missing Man -  132
a trace   has been seen  at the railway platform  reported to the police  ------

Bankruptcy -  134
VETTE -  Henry,  of Ohoka, farmer ------

Property For Sale -  135
IVENS - Mr George,  half acre land and dwelling house, butchers shop and other buildings  at Woodend,  -----
WALKER - Richard,  at West Oxford, 25 acres of land   r.s. 9220   ------

For Sale -  136
BOYD -  Thomas,  1 rood 25 perches  at Rangiora, fronting South and School streets,  ------
HAMPLEMAN -  Mr,   sell at his  farm near Girder Bridge, Kaiapoi,    stock and effects -- all listed

North Moeraki Downs -  137
RUDDENKLAU -  Mr John,  sell RS  4048, 4128, 4206, 4207, 5595,   281 acres --- owner purchased a property nearer his other lands -----


Friday 23 August 1878
Foxton -  138
TAYLOR -  Mrs Richard,  was drowned,  on her way to Wellington ---  inquest ---

Bankruptcy - 139
BURNS - Martin,   ---
KESTEVEN -  Leighton, of Ashburton, medical practitioner ----
MAPLES -  William,  surviving pa
WAL-IS  Samuel, of Weedons, farmer ----
WALKER - Alfred,  Christchurch, bootmaker -----


Saturday 24 August 1878
Timaru -  Found Dead - 142
BROOKS -  Thomas,  in bushes near Mr A. Perry's house, Timaru,  inquest to be held today

Missing Man & Child -  143
Found in Wellington and are being sent back to Christchurch ---

Auction -  144
GREIG - D. and J.  selling 30,000 feet of baltic and colonial timber ---  lots more -----

Property for Sale -  145
SUTCLIFFE - Mr John,  Windmill rd,   2 plots of land, 1 has house of 6 rooms ------

Property for sale - 146
HERMAN - Mr I.  half acre of land and dwelling house in Colombo st north ---  occupied by Mr I.Herman  belongs to an absentee  ------

Oxford -  Commodious Residence -  147
FOSTER - Mrs,   conducted a high class ladies school in the res.   she has left Oxford ----

Bankruptcy -  149
TRASK - George,  cab driver, of Christchurch ---
WILLIAMS -  William,  painter, of Christchurch -----


Monday 26 August 1878
Inquest - 151
BROOKS - Thomas of Timaru,  verdict  "Found Dead"

Funeral -  152
KENT - Sister, of the I.O.G.T.  took place at the Weslyan Cemetery,  -----

Inquest -  153
COWAN - Mrs,   of Dunedin ------  death due to disease ----

Bankruptcy - 155
UDEN - Harm, builder of Christchurch ----
RIPPINGALE -  Arthur,  Ashburton Forks,  farmer.
SQUIRE - George,  Cashel st, labourer ---
DONOVAN - Henry,  labourer of Christchurch --
HOWARD - Caleb,  of templeton, schoolmaster ---
McKINNON - Angus, of Leithfield, contractor, ---

Clearing  Sale -  157
NUTT -  Mr S.  farm  sold, at Tai-Tapu,   list of chattels and stock -------


Tuesday 27 August 1878
Bankruptcy - 158
WILSON - Richard,  late of Sheffield, storekeeper ----
GORDON -  James William Hume,   -------
WISBLY - Edward James,  of Lyttelton,  labourer ------

Dunedin - Drowning - 160
GLEESON -  John,  drowned at the Dunedin jetty -----  


Wednesday 28 August 1878
Leithfield  -   Accident -  163
CULLIMORE - Joseph,  on horseback ---    horse shied,  threw him to the ground ----  

Valedictory -  165
PEAT -  Mr,   schoolmaster of Waikuku school,  leaving to go to Loburn school ---- lots more -----

MERIVALE  -  Freehold estate -  166
LANE -  Mr W.H. sell by auction,  Papanui rd, property known as Merivale House  ----  15 acres 28 perches -----


Thursday 29 August 1878
Bankruptcy -  167
DAY - Robert,  of Whitecliffs,  a lime burner ----

Accident -  170
Rainscliff -  accident  -  170
EDWARDS -  a farmer, with his wife aged 19  were burning tussock   ------   wind changed and she is badly burnt, --- died ---  
                        he is son of Mr Edwards, malster, Windmill rd. ----

Waimate -  property for sale -  171
PARKER  - H.R  & J.E.  9000 acres,  in one block ----- with homestead, plantations and gardens -------


Friday 30 August 1878
Rainscliffe - 174
EDWARDS -  Mrs   ----   body moved to Winchester  inquest will be held,  husband also terribly burnt ------


Saturday 31 August 1878
Presentation -  Lyttelton Borough School  -  177
EDGE -  Mr W.L.  headmaster,  ----- Master Charles WILCOX, made presentation ---   

Inquest   -  178
EDWARDS - Lucy,  ---  accidental death ----  Mr Edwards transferred to Christchurch by train  -----

Bankruptcy -  180
FRASER - James,  of Malvern  contractor ----
HOWARD -  Charles Caleb,  of Templeton,  schoolmaster ---

Stanmore Road  -  181
HADFIELD -  J.  for sale,  6 or 7 acres,  adjoining Messrs Miles, Hassal and Co.   near Stanmore Bridge ----

Land for Sale -  182
A new town called Darnley,  rural sections 2730, and 2371,  on the bank of the Waipara,  5 miles from Weka Pass --- lots more ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
10 February 2012

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