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Monday 2 December 1878
Birth - 001
RICHMOND - on 30 Nov. at the Terminus Hotel, Christchurch,  to wife of F.Richmond -  a son.

Funeral Notice - 002
LINDSEY - Mrs Mary,  will leave her res. Weedon's on 3 Dec at half past 11 o'clock ---


Tuesday 3 December 1878
Deaths - 010
BROWNE - William Francis,  on 2 Dec. at Leeston,  infant son of W.H. and Grace Browne.
MANNING - Rebecca, on 29 Nov. at her son's Harewood rd,  widow of John Manning, Queen's County, Ireland, age 74.


Wednesday 4 December 1878
Birth - 011
CUTHBERT - on 3 Dec. at Zenona Cottage, Sydenham,  to wife of W.Cuthbert  -  a daughter.

Death - 011
TURNOR - Charlotte,  on 3 Dec. at her res. Lichfield st.  bel. wife of John Turnor.


Thursday 5 December 1878
Birth - 016
WATT - on 2 Dec. at Tinwald,  to Mrs Charles watt  - a daughter.

Death - 016
CUNNINGHAM - James Alexander, on 3 Dec. at Rangiora,  2nd son of James Alexander & Frances Lucy Cunningham, of Loburn, aged 8 yrs 8mths.

Funeral Notice -  015
TURNOR - wife of John Turnor,  to leave Lichfield st, east,  this day, at half past 2 o'clock, for the Addington Cemetery.


Friday 6 December 1878
Births - 018
CORFE - on 5 Dec. to wife of C.C.Corfe  - a son.
CLARKSON - on 5 Dec. at Cashel st east  to wife of Mr S.Clarkson  - a son.

Marriages -  018
THOMPSON - BENNETTS - on 26 August,   at Christchurch, William Bell Thompson  to  Eliza Bennetts
TWEEDIE - FERGUSSON -  on 4 Dec. at -----  Andrew Tweedie,  joiner  to    Margaret Fergusson,  millwright, Sydenham.

Death - 018
LEMON -  Thomas,   on 1 Dec. at his brother's res. Ashburton,  age 46.


Saturday 7 December 1878

Births -  026
LIDDLE - at Avonside  to wife of Mr Thos. Liddle  -  a son.
MANNING - on 5 Dec. at Rangiora,  to wife of Mr John Manning -  a son.
WAUGH - on 5 Dec. at -- to wife of Thos. Waugh,  Longbeach  -  a son.

Marriages  -  026
MOORE - McWILLIAMS - at --  Edwin Frederick, son of F.A.Moore, Hobart, Tasmania  to  Margaret, dau. of John McWilliam, Christchurch
RICHES - WAGSTAFF - on 3 Dec. at --- Merivale,  D.G.Riches  to  Jessie Wagstaff.
WEST - SHEPARD - on 4 Dec. at -- Halswell  Arthur John, son of James West, Manor Farm, Kilmersden, Bath, Somersetshire  to  Sarah,  dau. of late Edward Shepard, Christchurch.

Death -  026
COLEE -  Robert A.  on 6 Dec. at Christchurch,  master of Industrial School, Burnham.
MANNING - on 6 Dec. at Rangiora,  infant son of Mr J. Manning.


Monday  9 December 1878
Birth -  031
CLARKSON - on 4 Dec. at Ashfield Station  to Mrs W.R.F.Clarkson  -  a son.

Death - 031
CLARKSON -  on 7 Dec. at Cashel st east,  infant son of Mr Samuel Clarkson,  aged 2 days.

Funeral Notice -  033
COLEE - R.A.  will leave res. of Mr Samuel Smallwood, Sydenham  Tuesday 10 Dec. at 3pm.



Tuesday 10 December 1878
Birth -  036
REVELL - on 8 Dec. at the Springs, Lincoln,  to wife of John C. Revell -  a son.

Marriage -  036
GOULD - BALLANTYNE - on 5 Dec. Charles, 2nd son of George Gould  to  Catherine Thorne, eld. dau. of John Ballantyne, Christchurch.

Funeral Notice -  035
COLEE - R.A.  will leave res. of Mr Samuel Smallwood, Sydenham  Tuesday 10 Dec. at 3pm. for the Addington Cemetery


Wednesday 11 December 1878

Births -  041
CAMPBELL - on 8 Dec. at her res. --- Wellington,  to Mrs F. Noble Campbell -  a daughter.
BOWMAN -  on 8 Dec. at ---  to wife of James Bowman  -   twin  daughters.
HICKSON -  on 9 Dec. at Tuam st,  to wife of J.Hickson,  Inspector A.C.  -   a daughter.

Marriage -  041
SCHWARTZ - DAVIS - on 4 Dec. at ---  Isidor, eld. son of late Jacob Schwartz  to  Bessie, 2nd dau. of late Hyam Davis, .

Death - 041
HARPER -  Stephen,  at Avonville,   aged 41.

Funeral Notice -  042
HARPER - Stephen,  will leave his res. Avonville on Thursday 12 Dec. at 3pm  for the Avonside Cemetery.


Thursday 12 December 1878
Marriage -  047
HOBBS - ATKINSON - on 9 Dec. at ----  William Thomas, only son of Wm Hobbs, --- Sydenham  to Elizabeth Ann, eld. dau. of James Atkinson, Sydenham, Christchurch.


Friday 13 December 1878
Births -  049
JONES - on 11 Dec. at her res.  East belt  to Mrs J.Ormsby Jones -  a son.
LANGDOWN - on 12 Dec. at Willow Glen, Sydenham,  to wife of William Langdown  -  a son.
SHANNON - on 2 Dec. to wife of R.Shannon, 90 Colombo st  -  a daughter.
SPRING - on 11 Dec. at Southbridge  to wife of Walter Spring  -  a daughter.
ELMSLIE - on 12 Dec. at Latimer Square  to wife of Rev. J.Elmslie -  a son.

Marriages  -  049
FORSTER - GOLDTHORP - on 12 Dec. at --   William Forster  to  Mary Ann Goldthorp,  both of Christchurch.
HOLMES - FLAMANK - on 11 Dec. at -- Hororata,  Maude Julia, dau. of late Robert May Flamank, of Newton Abbott, South Devon  to
                     John S.F. Holmes, of Matahiwi Station, Masterton,  2nd son of Edward Carleton Holmes, of Brookfield, Arundel, England.
WETHEY - WATTS - on 12 Dec. at merivale -- Edward brewer, eld. son of Edward C.Wethey, of Bristol, England  to  Clara, dau. of Henry Watts,
                    of Stogember, England.
CHIDGEY - BULLER - at Greendale --- Arthur Chidgey  to Charlotte E.L.Butler, 4th dau. of John Butler Esq, Greendale.
                              (this is spelt Buller and Butler in paper)


Saturday 14 December 1878
Birth - 056
RUSSELL - on 25 Oct. at St. Leonard's-on-sea to Mrs P.H.Russell  -  a son


Monday 16 December 1878
Marriage -  066
TAYLER - McDOUGALL - on 12 Dec. at ---  Thomas, eld. son of late Charles Tayler, Fordham, Colchester, England   to  Annie Livermore,
                    dau. of W.E.McDougall, Christchurch.

Deaths -  066
WARREN - Frances, Mrs,  on 14 Dec., at Christchurch,  in her 81st year.
SHEPPARD - Thomas,  at ----  late of   Belfast, Ireland,  aged 38 arrived by ship  "Mallowdale"  on previous day


Tuesday 17 December 1878
Birth - 072
RICHARDS -  on 15 Dec. at Glentunnel  to wife of Thomas Richards  - a son.


Wednesday 18 December 1878
Births - 081
THOMPSON - on 16 Dec. at Almesbury Farm, Saltwater Creek, to wife of Mr Walter Thompson - a daughter
ELLIS - on 17 Dec. at Cranmer square, to wife of Edward Ellis, MD - a son.
JENKINS - on 16 Dec. at Kaiapoi,  to wife of E.H.jenkins - a daughter
CAMPBELL - on 15 Dec. at Rakaia South to Mrs William Campbell - a son

Marriages -  081
BAKER - DICKENS - on 17 Dec. at --- Thomas Southey Baker, of French Farm  to  Josephine K.A. dau. of Thomas Dickens, French Farm.
DUKE - FOULDS - on 16 Dec. at --- Lyttelton,  Charles Robert Duke  to  Mary Foulds, both of Lyttelton.

Death - 081
WILSON - William Barnett Dundas,  on 5 Dec. at Davos Platz, Switzerland, only son of Archdeacon Wilson.


Thursday 19 December 1878
Birth - 085
CAMPBELL - on 17 Dec. at Ashburton  to wife of James Campbell - a son.

Deaths -  085
FROST - Alexander George, at res. of parents, son of James & Chrissie Frost, aged 6mths
SMITH - Elizabeth,  relict of Thomas Smith,  on 17 Dec. at ---  aged 74
WRIGHT - Harriette Annie, on 18 Dec. at her res. eld. dau. of W.Wright, West Eyreton, aged 22
QUIGLEY - John, on 18 Dec. at ---  late of Bally-Quin, County Waterford, Ireland,  aged 53.

Funeral Notices -  087
SMITH - Mrs ---  will leave Mrs Blackmore's house,  Papanui,  this day at 3pm.
ANDERSON -  Bro. Thos.  L.O.L. No 3. C.T.B.  will leave Friday  at 3pm -----


Friday 20 December 1878
Marriage -  090
BAKER - COTTERELL - on 14 Dec. at ---  Henry Marks Baker of Coalgate  to  Selina Cotterell, Christchurch.

Deaths - 090
AITKEN - on 17 Dec. at Brackenfield Farm, Doyleston,  Janet Brackenbridge, loved dau. of William & Elizabeth Aitken,  aged 4 mths.
ELMSLIE -  on 19 Dec. at her res. latimer Square,  loved wife of Rev. John Elmslie
COOK - Frances Maria, on 18 Dec. at her father's,  bel. wife of F.W.Cook and bel. dau. of Dr RAYNER MD,  Temuka.
 
Funeral Notices -  093
QUIGLEY -   John,   brother-in-law Mr John TIERNEY  --- to leave ---  for the Heathcote Cemetery on Friday at half past 1 o'clock
WRIGHT - Miss H.A.   will leave Mrs LLOYD'S house --  this day at 3pm.
ELMSLIE - wife of Rev.  Mr Elmslie,  on Sat. 21 Dec. at 2-30pm. ----
ANDERSON - Mr Thos.  will leave his res. St Asaph st, west,  this day Friday 20 Dec. at 3 o'clock  for the Scotch Cemetery


Saturday 21 December 1878
Birth -  096
CARDE -  on 19 Dec. at Ferry rd,  to wife of Mr J.E.Carde  -  a son.
CRADDOCK - on 20 Dec. at St Asaph st, west,  to wifre of Mr J. Craddock  -  a daughter.

Death -  096
WHITE -  Leonard Lancelot,  on 20 Dec. at Lincoln rd, Addington, infant son of William White jnr,  aged 8mths


Monday 23 December 1878

Births -  102
DAVIDSON - on 20 Dec. at Durham st, Sydenham,  to wife of Mr Hercules Davidson  -  a daughter
BANKS - on 1 Nov. at 3 Edinburgh Tce, Kensington, London to wife of Frederick Banks -  a daughter

Funeral Notice -  104
YGARZA - Senor Alfredo,  will leave Carlton Hotel at 4 o'clock, this day  and the Catholic Church at half-past 4.


Tuesday 24 December 1878
Births - 112
VALE - at Leeston,  on 15 Dec. to wife of Mr F.N.Vale  - a son.

Marriages - 112
ALPE -DICKINSON - at Merivale, ----- Samuel Alpe  to  Caroline Mellow, eld. dau. of Mr G. Dickenson, ---
MAKEIG - ROSE - on 23 Dec. at ---  Arthur, 2nd son of G.A.Makeig  to  Eliza, eld. dau. of Mr J. Rose, Geelong, Victoria.

Deaths - 112
STUART - Stanley, on 21 Dec. infant son of M. and P. Cunningham.
FRY -  Matilda Elizabeth, at Opawa,  aged 13.
CHEYNE - Clementina,  at Edinburgh, aged 79,  widow of Peter Cheyne of Lochhead, Aberdeenshire, dearly-loved mother of peter, Schoolhouse, Halkett Town, Christchurch, NZ

Funeral Notice -  117
FRY - Matilda Elizabeth,  will leave res. of C.P. Cholmondeley, Opawa, for Heathcote Cemetery, this day ----
IVENS - George,  will leave White Crane Hotel, Woodend,  today at 2pm.


Thursday 26 December 1878
Birth - 123
BAKER - on 25 Dec. at Wildwood, Opawa,  to wife of John H. Baker  -  a daughter.

Death -  123
PIERCE - John, on 25 Dec. at Coleridge st, Lyttelton,  aged 58.  ------

Funeral Notice -  125
PIERCE - John,  Lyttelton,  will leave his res. Friday 27 Dec. at 3pm.


Friday 27 December 1878
Birth - 132
MILSOM - on 26  Dec. at Kaiapoi,  to wife of Mr G.P. Milsom -  a daughter

Marriages -  132
DOWLE - NELSON - on 24 Dec. at ---  Benjamin Dowle, of Sydenham  to  Florence Phillis, eld. dau. of Mrs M.A. Nelson, Christchurch.
BELL - TAYLOR - on 24 Dec. at --- Ashburton,  John Bell, of Longbeach  to  Susan C.Taylor, Ashburton.

Death -  132
BIRNIE - Thoephilus Roland,  on 25 Dec. at Inverngie House, only son of Alexander Birnie, aged 11 weeks 3 days.

Funeral Notices -  134
PIERCE - John,  Lyttelton,  will leave his res. Friday 27 Dec. at 3pm.


Saturday 28 December 1878
Births -  142
CLARK - on 24 Dec. at St Albans  to wife of G.Clark -  a son.
COOPER - on 27 Dec. at his res. Second st, Sydenham  to wife of Mr R. Cooper  -  a son.

Marriages -  142
BROUGHTON - GOSS - on 21 Dec. at --- William Broughton  to  Emma, eld. dau. of James Goss, Christchurch.
PEAKE - PENBERTHY - on 16 Dec. at ---  Herbert Peake  to Ellen Penberthy, Both of Christchurch.

Death - 142
BORTHWICK - David Alexander,  on 27 Dec. at Tai-Tapu,  aged 56, schoolmaster  -------

Funeral Notices -  143
BIRNIE - Thoephilus Roland, to leave Inverngie House, Tuam st, Sunday 29 Dec. at 3 o'clock  for the Addington Cemetery.
BORTHWICK -  to leave his res. Tai-Tapu  for the Springston Cemetery,   Sunday at 2pm.


Monday 30 December 1878
Marriage -  145
GEMMELL - LESLIE - on 24 Dec. at ---  William Gemmell  to  Jessie Colville Leslie,  both of Lyttelton.


Tuesday 31 December 1878
Births -  148
CRAIG - on 29 Dec. to wife of David Craig  -   twin sons.
HOOK -  on 26 Dec. at Waddington, Malvern,  to wife of Mr J.Hook - a son.
SAGE - at her res. Leithfield,  to wife of Mr C.Sage -  a son.
STOUPE - on 28 Dec. at  ---  to wife of Mr W.J.Stoupe - a son.

Marriages -  148
IRELAND - LOUGH - on 26 Dec. at Amberley --- Alexander Ireland, Riverton, Southland  to Louisa Lough, Amberley.
LINN - SWEENEY - on 28 Nov. at Wellington,  Peter Merton Linn  to  Belinda Mary Magdalan, dau. of Mr John Sweeney, Bingsland.

Funeral Notices  -  149
WHITE - William,  son of Mr White,  ---  leave this day at 3-30pm  for the English Cemetery.
BROWN - Charles Henry,  son of Mr Richard Brown,  to leave --- this day at 4 o'clock  for the English Cemetery.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch, NZ.
16 April 2012
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